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mac pro 2.1

  1. 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...
  2. 1

    MP 1,1-5,1 No OS Mac Pro 2,1

    Hello, I new to the MacRumours forum. I found my father's old Mac Pro 2,1, and we decided to start using it again. It is the 3.0 8core with 12gb of Ddr2 ram. It has no HDD and no graphics card. I have a spare HDD with no OS, but no graphics card. I want to upgrade it to El Capitan, but I read...
  3. 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...
  4. explit

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 1.1 / El capitan Black Screen with Apple ATI Radeon 4870

    Hello guys! I have an Mac Pro 1.1 (Upgraded to 2.1) and installed an modified Version of MacOS 10.11.6 El Capitan The original Video Card Nvidia GeForce 7300 GT 256Mb have issues with El capitan (It recognise only 9MB of VRAM and have glitches) I want to install an original ATI Radeon HD 4870...
  5. Samz47

    Gtx 670 on Mac pro 2,1

    So I have a GTX 670 and a mac pro 1,1 that I've flash to be a 2,1. I currently have a 8800gt in it and it's pretty decent in el capitan in terms of os performance but I would still like to upgrade to the 670 so it could perform better in games. Thing is I have two os x installations (10.11.6 and...
  6. H

    Mac Pro 2,1 and a AMD R9 290 (Non X)

    Wondering if it is possible for me to run an AMD R9 290 in my 2,1 Mac Pro? I firmware hacked it from 1,1 to 2,1 and is currently running 10.11.6 using the modified Boot.efi method. I have an external PSU for power instead of internal power, i am wondering if there are any drivers, or Kext...
  7. Bmxlee

    Can't boot SFOTT drive

    I have a Mac Pro 2.1 2x 3ghz quad-core intel Xeon processor, 32GB 667mhz ddr2 FB-DIMM ram. Running 10.7.5 (lion) I've created a SFOTT drive on various different USB sticks and internal drives with different versions of Yosemite. Originally it would boot to a black screen with the apple logo...
  8. dood_son

    Resolved Mac Pro 2,1 running El Capitan is unable to boot into Apple Hardware Test

    Guys, I have a problem with running the Apple Hardware Test. I am currently running a Mac Pro 2,1 (Mac Pro 1,1 with an upgraded firmware) with a passive-cooled ATI Radeon 5750 that was ROM-tweaked to appear as a 5770. Bootscreen is available. The machine is sweet. Many off these mods were...
  9. flyinmac

    Mac Pro 1,1 (2006) 3 GHz Octo w/ El Cap upgrade with temps and geekbench

    Hello All, So, I am the original owner of a very reliable and well-deserving 2006 Mac Pro 1,1 Here's a little story of my history and recent upgrades. Geekbench 3 and temperature comparisons at the bottom. I purchased this machine new, having been through numerous Apple lemons at the time...
  10. Surrat

    Mac Pro 2,1 interesting info.

    A while back I received a Mac Pro 2,1 that had been junked. I would like to share what I learned about it. Apple sold the 2,1 as an 8 core upgrade of the 1,1. They didn’t say anything else was changed if you look at the available info. This was rather misleading, a LOT was changed. Many people...