mac pro (2012)

  1. swleo

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 (Mid 2012) - Boots up but no video output (black screen)

    Hi all, After a restart, my Mac Pro 5,1 boots up without video output, I can access the files and content via a networked computer, so I can confirm booting up is not an issue. My Mac Pro: Mac Pro 5,1 (Mid 2012) 3.2GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 3 x 16GB 1066Mhz DDR3 ECC 1 x 1TB SATA SSD / 2 x 1TB...
  2. Rumblefi$h

    Make Apple Music backwards compatible with iTunes?

    Hi! Can anyone help me with this: I run a pretty large iTunes library on a Synology NAS which i access with my Mac Pro from 2012. The highest OS i can run on that is High Sierra which is not compatible with Apple Music. I also have a MacBook Pro 2015 running MacOS Catalina wich can't run iTunes...
  3. Arthur Getting

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro - Multiple Secure Boot Certificates Causing Corrupting/Bricking

    I installed Windows 10 on my Mac Pro 5.1 using a UBS stick and ended up signing multiple Secure Boot certificates to it. I know I should have used a Windows 10 DVD instead. I am worried about corruption on my Mac and bricking it. Does anyone know how to fix this? I bought a new graphics card and...
  4. A

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac pro 5,1 no chime, no display, fans all spinning.

    Hello people, I own a 2012 5,1 Mac pro, with dual processors 64 GB RAM. Every time I try and boot it up there is no display or chime however all fans are spinning at regular speed (even the ones on the graphics card). I have tried to switch hdmi cables and to reset following the SMC and PRAM but...
  5. X

    MP 1,1-5,1 Pixlas mod; (EU) I need some help...

    Hello to all; I need to upgrade my «old» Mac Pro. I wanted to buy and install a Radeon VII on it... Can anyone share some links (Amazon.co.uk/eBay.fr/whatever) on Europe, where I can find the needed parts, to make the PIXLAS Mod? I would be really grateful for the help; thank you in advance...
  6. zachek

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 won't boot

    I purchased this 12-Core Mac Pro 5,1 (see my sig) as-is a few weeks ago from a local reseller for a very low price. They had almost two dozen they were looking to move and in hindsight. I probably should have bought two for parts redundancy alone. My plan was to spec it out (mostly for photo...
  7. S

    MP 1,1-5,1 2012 Mac Pro - Titan XP Display Issues

    I recently bought a Mac Pro off eBay from a company that custom rebuilds them. I bought one with a Titan XP for heavy motions graphics. When I bought it the titan xp was on back order but needed a replacement for an iMac I fried, so the company sent me the tower with a stock GPU and then sent...
  8. M

    MP All Models Which Mac Pro? 5,1 or 6,1 or 7,1

    Hi, I’m looking to upgrade from MacBook Pro to Mac Pro for video editing and graphic design works: I think I have following 3 options and I need your help to make the right decision, Option 1: Mac Pro 6,1 (Trashcan) 12 Core Dual Xeon E5-2697 V2 2.7GHz Option 2: Mac Pro 5,1 (cheese grater) 2x 6...
  9. MapleGreen

    MP All Models Future of AVX (Advanced Vector Extension)

    Hi there last night I installed a VST Plugin (Native Instruments Massive X) for music creation on Mac Pro 5,1 but after installation it said: "MASSIVE X requires an AVX-compatible CPU" so every time I load the plugin it crashes. my cpu is Xeon X5690 as we know it only supports Intel® SSE4.2 an...
  10. biscuit1280

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 GTX 980Ti no signal

    Recently tried to install a GTX 980Ti in my 5,1 MP, but not getting any signal. I ordered a GT120 off eBay so I could install the needed drivers for the 980. Is there anything I can do in the meantime? Is there a chance it is not a drivers issue? Thanks in advance!
  11. biscuit1280

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 GTX 980Ti no signal

    So I got my hands on a 5,1 Mac Pro with dual x5680, and I put in a 980Ti, but I don't seem to be getting a signal on my monitor. From what I understood, the new gpu isn't initialized because of missing drivers, so I went ahead and purchased a GT120 off eBay so I will be able to install the right...
  12. J

    Mac Pro 5,1 refusing to load with hdmi connected - new GPU

    Hi guys, Newbie here! Hoping I can get some advice! I've got a mac pro 5,1 2012 and I've just installed an msi radeon rx 560 4gb graphics card, ready for upgrade to Mojave. I've got a 4k monitor which I was using on hdmi without any problems on my last card, now it seems the mac only boots...
  13. G

    Need Help With Cables Needed for GTX 680

    Hi all, I'm a bit of a noob when it comes to what cables I need to hook up my two 27in Apple Cinema Displays (non-Thunderbolt). I am updating from the default Radeon GFX card to the GTX 680 to be Metal compatible in my older Mac Pro 5.1. The back of the GTX 680 looks like this...
  14. H

    High Sierra to Mojave Upgrade on Maxed Out 5,1 with Nvidia GTX 780 Advised?

    With 10.14.3 just out, pondering if I should upgrade. Is it stable? Will it slow down my machine?
  15. O

    Mid-2012 M Pro: Can't upgrade to 10.10.x or 10.11.x

    Mid-2012 MapPro, OS 10.9.5, 32GM RAM, 2TB SSD and 3 2TB HD’s, all cloned to the SSD. Runs lickety-split in Mavericks: instant opening of apps, no typing lag, in short, is the fastest Mac I have ever had, and I have had dozens since 1984.. However, my efforts to upgrade to Yosemite and/or El...
  16. Ardo

    After VRAM Set Up with Mac Pro 5,1 doesn't recognize Sapphire Vega 56

    Hi, Some weeks ago I updated my Mac Pro 5,1 with Mojave and Samsung 970 Pro 1 TB with the Sapphire AMD Vega 56 and it works perfectly. A friend told me to do the VRAM set up for the SSD. I did it today and finally the Vega graphic card doesn't work, the ssd doesn't work either. So I changed the...
  17. 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...
  18. X

    MP 1,1-5,1 [ISSUE ON Ethernet Port]Mac Pro (mid 2012) Ethernet Port 1 dead?

    My machine is the Mid 2012 Mac Pro which it's updated to Mojave 10.14 not more then a month. One day I got a error report about the connection to the internet when I'm using bootcamp Win10. After a day I switch to macOS then I can't connect my Mac Pro to internet via ethernet port 1 but is fine...
  19. cococheaf

    Mac Pro 5,1 - mouse not working after sleep

    Hi, does anyone of you also have the problem that the mouse (in my case a Razer Taipan) is not working anymore after sleep? The mouse is connected to one of the back USB 2.0 ports. I need to unplug and replug it, then it works again. Might be a power-problem the case for the mouse not working...
  20. E

    Mac Pro 5.1 (2012) still worth it in 2018?

    Hey folks, Since Apple hasn't released any new hardware this year and the modulare Mac Pro seems miles ahead, I was wondering if, with all the upgrade options, the Mac Pro 5.1 is still worth it in 2018. The Scenario I'm a Composer and Sound Designer for Film / TV and Games. Right now I'm...