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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3.1 FirmWare upgrade to 7.1

    Hello, recently I bought a Mac Pro 3.1 2008. I’m not using it for something super intensive. I uust wanned to have a Mac for cheap. I’ve had in plan, to use some DosDude patchers to upgrade the Mac to macOS Big Sur. But unfortionetly, DosDude didn’t do a patcher for macOS 11. So I tried using...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 4k playback video laggy on Catalina and 3.1 Mac Pro

    Dear All, I have a question concerning 4K video playback. I've upgraded my 2008 Mac Pro 3.1. to following setup and think, that 4K video should play smoothly, but no, it is laggy and stuttering. Specs: OS: Catalina 10.15.12 Device: Mac Pro Early 2008 Processor: 2 x 2,8 GHz Quad Core...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 GPU Upgrade

    Hi all, I'm a novice when it comes to power supplies, and how much power specific things can output, so I've come here for help. I've decided to get a GTX 780 for my Mac Pro 3,1, because I want something I could use if I ever upgrade, even if it's bottlenecked slightly, however, that's not the...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3.1 Osx Catalina GPU

    Hi, I am a new member to the forum. I have a Mac Pro 3.1 and I would like to upgrade to Catalina. Is the Gpu MSI Geforce GT 710 LP (2Gb) a good option ? I don't need an expensive gpu because I don't play any games.
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    MP 1,1-5,1 New Mac Pro 8 Core and Tiger 10.4?? - continued

    I have recently figured out how to solve the problem of graphics card support in Mac OS 10.4 on the 3,1 Mac Pro. This solution does not require using an Aluminum iMac's hard drive installation. It might not even require another computer. Download these files: Mac OS 10.4 installer (The iso file...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 GT710 detection issues with Mojave Mac Pro 3,1 w dosdude patch

    Hi, I recently upgraded to Mojave from High Sierra (dosdude patched) on my Mac Pro 3,1, using a mac gt120 card I have. I applied the legacy videocard driver patch and all recommended patches. It all works fine - with the gt120. However the GT710 is not detected by the system. It appears to boot...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Is the RX 580 bottlenecked by the Mac Pro 3, 1

    Yes, I am well aware it's not possible to run macOS with the RX XXX due to the lack of the SSE4.2 thing, however, I use Windows a fair bit, and there are methods to fake the SSE4.2 instruction set by using MouSSE. All I want to know is if its worth getting an RX 580, and using it in my Mac Pro 3...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 MacPro 3.1+10.12.6(dosdude1)+RX570/580=Works?

    Greetings! I apologize for my English :) There is MacPro 3.1 with MacOs 10.12.6 installed using dosdude1 patch. There is a desire to update the GTX 960 on the RX570 or RX580. Will this bunch be successful? Thanks.
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 + R9 280X gpu questions

    Hello, This is for anyone who has had a or currently has a Mac Pro 3,1 with an R9 280X gpu that has been flashed with the Mac efi. When using a flashed R9 280X gpu with mac efi, are there any issues with the compatibility with the 3,1 (for any OS version) being finicky or picky and not working...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Network issues with Mac Pro 3,1(fixed)

    I have a Mac Pro 3,1 that I have updated with dosdude1's update patcher. When I updated to High Sierra the network failed and when I go into network in system preferences, The location disappears every time I exit the network page. In addition when I am in the network page and manually set the...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 Ram Issue

    Having a ram issue with my Mac Pro 3,1 (Early 2008). Have 4 4GB sticks of 800 MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM installed. Everything works fine for about 5 minutes, then the computer crashes and restarts. After restarting the machine is reading 2 4GB sticks of ram and 2 2GB sticks of ram. I have bought new ram...