mac pro (2006)

  1. J

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2006 1,1 upgrade issues - advice needed please

    Hello, I hoped I might get a few pointers on a couple of problems which appeared after a 2006 Mac Pro 1,1 upgrade. - I added 32gb Ram 8 x 4GB (HYMP151F72CP4N3-Y5-AB-C Hynix) PC2-5300 DDR2-667MHz ECC FB CL5 DIMM. (all shown as ok in the system profile) - I've added an Ati Radeon Sapphire HD...
  2. Johannes Pascal

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2006 boot to Black Screen with Mouse

    Hey, i've got a problem (sry, i am a non-native english speaker), I've got a MacPro 2006 flashed to 2.1 with dual Xeon Quadcore 2.66ghz, 32 gigs of Ram (where one module stops working from time to time), a gt7300 and a quadro 4000 for el capitan which i successfully installes and booted (i don't...
  3. R

    MP 1,1-5,1 No boot logo/menu with Mac pro 2006 (macpro1,1) boots directly to windows

    Hi everyone, I am new to using older Apple products. Few days ago I bought a used Mac pro 1.1 It works fine with Windows 10 already installed by the previous owner. But I want to install MacOS, but there is no boot screen/chime, it boots directly into Windows. I can hold the option key how...
  4. M

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2,1 Random Restart Overtemp

    Hi guys, I am having problems with a 2007 Mac Pro 2,1. The symptoms are the following: Random restart. Cannot actually boot again (restarts before mac os finishes loading) unless you let it sit for 20-30 minutes. Sometimes the CPU OVERTEMP leds illuminate after. Sometimes they don’t. Either...
  5. 1

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2,1 doubts and problem

    Hi everyone, I have a Mac Pro 2,1 with no hard drive and no graphics card which I intend to restore, but I want to check that it will function well before spending money in a hard drive, a GPU and more RAM. I plugged it in and the Superdrive works, the RAM trays lights turn on, the motherboard...
  6. M

    MP 1,1-5,1 Updating Mac Pro 1,1 to El Capitan & bluetooth

    Hi, I am almost ready to update my Mac Pro 1,1 to El Capitan. It now has an original 7300GT 256mb and 12gb RAM. I read some people say El Capitan disabled bluetooth and wifi, and others that don't. I only have apple wireless keyboards, and if bluetooth gets disabled I cannot use a keyboard. Do...
  7. foolishfloop

    2006 MacPro 1,1 freezes in Windows 10

    I was wondering if in your infinite knowledge you could help me with a problem with my mac pro 1,1. I've searched forums for weeks to no results! I installed Windows 10 on another machine, then dropped the SSD into the mac and it runs fine however whenever I play a video in my browser, vlc...
  8. longbottle

    MP 1,1-5,1 Windows 10 x64 on MP 2,1 with 64GB RAM: only 32GB shows usable

    I recently used an old HP with UEFI to install Windows 10 x64 onto a pre-made Boot Camp partition on the hard drive in my MP. Everything went surprisingly well with it, except I'm surprised to find that the RAM only shows 32GB usable, even though Windows detected all 64GB in my MP. I know the MP...
  9. M

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 1.1 light that flashes

    Hi, I'm new to the forum and I'm writing because I have a problem. For passion I bought a Mac Pro 1.1 on ebay at 50 euros knowing that it probably wouldn't work. Clean and assembled everything (the power cord is missing and I used one of an old windows pc) I turned on the mac and obviously it...
  10. S

    MP All Models I need help to upgrade MacPro1,1 so i can use El Capitan

    Hey guys! I have 2006 mac pro MacPro1,1 2 x 2.66 GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeo, 32 GB 667 MHz DDR2 FB-DIM, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT 256 MB and running on Mac OS X Lion. I would like to upgrade to some the latest possible available so i can use El Capitan or very latest OS. i wan to be able to use adobe...
  11. B

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2,1, Windows 10 X64 Problem

    Hello everyone. I have been visiting this forum for a long time, but it is the first time I have made a consultation. I don't speak English very well, I just hope to be as clear as possible. I have a Mac Pro 1.1, updated to 2.1. It has the following characteristics: 2 X Intel Xeon X5365...
  12. jakesh

    MP 1,1-5,1 mac pro 2,1 (originally 1,1) 2006 failure

    Hello, a little history: In February 2019 I managed to upgrade old mac pro 1,1. I cleaned all dust away, got new CPUs, RAM, GFX card. My mac pro configuration is as follows: Mac Pro 2,1 (after firmware update) running el Capitan 2x Intel Xeon X5365 SLAED Radeon HD5770 1GB DDR5 4x FB-DIMM DDR2...
  13. M

    MP 1,1-5,1 Upgrading GFX Card In Mac Pro 1,1

    Hello all, I recently got a 2006 Mac Pro 1,1 for free and was looking to upgrade it as just a fun project. I have a pair of Xeon X5365 3ghz CPU's on the way and an SSD. Was also planning on doing the unsupported update to OS X 10.10 and will need a new video card for that. I have been perusing...
  14. B

    HD5770 Mac Pro 1.1 El Capitan Not Detected

    Hi Everyone I've jus upgraded my 2006 Mac Pro to run El Capitan using Pike's excellent installer and the guides from this site. Almost everything works like a charm but i'm struggling with the GPU. I bought a ATI Radeon HD 5770 off Ebay with the power lead but I can't get the mac to recognise...
  15. K

    MP 1,1-5,1 I need help with Mac Pro 1 1 and hd7970

    Mac Pro only see the 7970 in second slot and sees it as just display as a 1x pcie
  16. P

    mac pro 1,1 users with rx580 or gtx980

    Anyone have a Mac Pro 1,1 or 2,1 with El Capitan, using Radeon RX580 or Nvidia GTX 980 TI? How is it working? Any issues?
  17. O

    Mac Pro 1,1 freezes on Windows 10

    3 days ago I installed Windows 10 on my Mac Pro 1,1 without the use of bootcamp. Everything works except every half hour to 2 hours the computer completely locks up and freezes and I have to hold the power button to shut it down. This usually happens under heavy load. On El Capitan it never...
  18. O

    Mac Pro 1,1 freezes on Windows 10 (no bootcamp)

    3 days ago I installed Windows 10 on my Mac Pro 1,1 without the use of bootcamp. Everything works except every half hour to 2 hours the computer completely locks up and freezes and I have to hold the power button to shut it down. This usually happens under heavy load. On El Capitan it never...
  19. hcs-mac

    RAM slot causing system not to boot after CPU Upgrade, Mac Pro 1,1

    I am having a weird issue after I updated the CPU's on my Mac 1,1 to the quad core from the dual cores. If dimm 1 on the lower RAM board is occupied the system does not boot. The system turns on and the fans turn on as normal however there is no video out put and no chime, the white front LED is...
  20. P

    4K video card for Mac Pro 1,1 2,1

    i have a Mac Pro 1,1 which has the 2,1 firmware running on it. The machine is running el cap and currently has a Radeon HD 6870 PC Card which works fine but can’t drive a 4K monitor at 60hz. Are there any reasonably priced cards that would work in el cap and windows 10?