graphics card

  1. D

    MP 7,1 Radeon Pro Vega II - Upgrade

    Hey, so I got my system with the stock 580. wondering what real world improvements from the adobe CC market there is between the two. Also considering waiting for the Radeon Pro W5700X. Thoughts?
  2. elliottcable

    MP 7,1 MPX Radeon Pro VII Duo runs two XDRs fine … until I install a second graphics card? WTF?

    So, this is super, super weird. I've got a 2019 Mac Pro spec'd out with the Radeon Pro Vega II Duo (MPX module), and two Pro Display XDRs attached to the VII Duo via Thunderbolt 3. As officially supported, of course: Prior to purchasing this Mac Pro, I was using an eGPU (Sonnet Breakaway...
  3. tapetv

    Mysterious issue: Trashcan always reboots once, and than works flawlessly

    Before coming across as a noob asking: my machine has a problem, fix it for me, allow me to shortly introduce it. My 2013 Trashcan always had some weird stuff mostly attached to graphics: once I seemed to have solved it by replacing my mouse: go figure.... Recently my graphics card got fried...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1, graphics card not working, fans running full speed

    I have a 2008 Mac Pro 3,1. Since February I've had a GTX770 graphics card and a patched High Sierra install that has worked very well. I just bought 2 new monitors. I unplugged my old monitors, plugged one new one in (which worked), then unpacked the second one and plugged it in as usual. During...
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    Upgrade Graphics card or Processor or both?

    Hi Guys, This is my machine. I am not a computer wiz but I am confident I have a powerful processor? I am having issues running programs like After Effects, FCPX, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator and they run slow, lag lots and render with slow speeds and I was told I need to upgrade my...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Nvidia - 'Black Screen' Help

    Hi MacRumors Community. I'm having one of those "Black Screen" issues when trying to install a new graphics card and could really use your help. I've been searching the web, far and wide with little to no success. Trying to get the following work together: Apple LED Display Nvidia GTX 680...
  7. D

    MP 1,1-5,1 3.1 MP Graphics Card not recognized (MSI R9270)

    Hello everyone, Just got a Mac Pro 3.1 as a gift. I have an MSI R9 270 graphics card from an old Windows build that I was hoping to drop into my new Mac to replace the stock ATI 2600XT. All the videos on the internet I have watched show people just dropping the cards in, and they work...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Questions regarding upgrading CPU/RAM/FIRMWARE

    I have an early 2009 8 core Mac Pro 4.1 (details attached) and I'm looking to make it quicker. I've just installed 4x 4GB 1066MHZ DDR3 ECC RAM (My mac is ECC enabled) and I've left 4x 2GB ram in from before (they are all made by Kingston). I've also got the OS on an SSD. My geek bench score is...
  9. Bowlingj

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2010 No Graphics on Monitor

    Hi there. I'm going crazy trying to figure this out. I have a novice experience level, so please forgive if I miss details. As much info as you can provide me would be really helpful. Here's the deal: I've stripped every inch of the computer apart based on another forum & as I added a part I...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Panic Report Help - Mac Pro Late 2013

    Hey all, thank you so much for any help in advance. Looking for some troubleshooting help for one of our rigs. We have been updating to 10.14.5 Mojave on multiple machines (from High Sierra 10.13.6), and have encountered many crashes with a late 2013 Mac Pro. Our other Mac Pros, also late 2013...
  11. kevinakerberg

    Graphics Card Options for Late 2009 27" iMac

    Hello all, I have a late 2009 27" iMac with the HD 4850 graphics card, which has failed. Looking online right now these parts go for about $200, which is manageable but a lot to ask for such an old machine. But I still would like to the machine repaired. Looking around I've seen that the HD 5750...
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    Mid-2011 iMac: Graphics issue... again.

    Hey guys, Bit of a back story. I bought my Mid-2011 iMac 27" from Apple in 2012. Everything was great until 2015 when it started having the infamous graphics issue (symptoms included artifacts on screen, vertical bars, or full on white screen). Apple did recognize this as a "known issue" in my...
  13. andrew.fenner

    Graphics Card for 2009 Mac Pro which will allow me to upgrade to Mojave

    I am looking to upgrade my early 2009 Mac Pro to eek a bit more life out of it. I mainly use if for video editing (I I use Adobe Premier CC). When I went to High Sierra it was flashed so it is registering as a 5.1 model. It has been suggested that I upgrade my video card first, what do people...
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    Radeon Sapphire Pulse RX580 and Mac Pro 5.1

    Hi everyone ... i wonder if i can ask some advice and pick some brains please ... :) I have a 2009 Mac Pro Desktop, that's been firmware upgraded from v4.1 to v 5.1. I'm currently running NVIDIA GTX 680 Pro Mac edition graphics card and High Sierra. I'd like to upgrade the card to a Radeon...
  15. Hoehne Badger

    Mac Pro Black Screen

    Hi, I recently wanted to upgrade to High Sierra so that I could upgrade to Mojave on my Mac pro 5,1 2012-era CPU. I’m using an SSD. In order to upgrade from Yosemite to High Sierra I had to remove my GTX 980 graphics card and install the original Radeon card. I’ve done card in stalls a number...
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    Resolved Flashing Nvidia GeForce 7800 GT (specifically the Firmware)

    This is an obscure card for the Power Mac G5, but I have heard of it being done and I know someone here did it by replacing the ROM, but I think I have heard of doing it without having to do that. I bought an unused 7800 GT with 256MB of video RAM. Ignoring I have no experience whatsoever with...
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    Can the 2018 Mac Mini drive 4k+ displays?

    Hi all, I am guessing that the answer is yes to this question – but I still wanted to check. Because the 2018 Mac Mini doesn't have a very strong graphics card, the Intel UHD Graphics 630, I just had the slight wonder if it really can drive a 4k screen (3840x2160) or 5k screen over its...
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    New Vega 16 and 20 GPU available

    So now if you were smart enough or lucky enough to have waited for these new options for your upgraded MBP and don't mind laying out the extra Benjamins, you can have a MBP with a graphics card that is balanced to the rest of the components. SST, multi cores, higher ram etc. While I am not...
  19. Isiah Folio

    PowerMac G4 MDD GPU Issue?

    Hi all! My PowerMac G4 has been giving me a strange issue lately, and because of what it does I'm going to guess it's the fault of the graphics card. When I turn it on, it will make the chimes sound, the fans will turn on (not at full speed), the hard drive will start seeking like it normally...
  20. MrAjarix

    Graphics card for OS X Snow Leopard

    Hey guys, I had another thread going on a GPU replacement however I wanted to ask a slightly different question here. Since OS X Snow Leopard is the last OS to have Rosetta (enabling me to use many PowerPC application(s) and providing nostalgia), I would like to dual boot with El Capitan (latest...