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    MP 1,1-5,1 4,1 to 5,1 Mac pro stuck on full loading bar [Resolved]

    I've been trying desperately to get my 4,1 (firmware updated to 5,1) to boot back into High Sierra. Before making upgrades, my Mac Pro ran fine. I'm running a single Xeon X5675, and I upgraded from 16gb of 1033mhz RAM to 32gb of 1333mhz, as well as swapping out the default Nvidia GT 120 for an...
  2. s.m.t.

    MP 1,1-5,1 iCloud Sync

    Any indication if Apple broke iCloud syncing with older non supported Macs? Running a 5,1 MP with 10.14... All my other devices sync fine, though I have only updated my other Macs to 10.15 a few months ago, so I wonder if when I did that it somehow made the MP incompatible. Photos, iCloud...
  3. carlcaulkett

    Problems after fitting recon GTX680 GPU for Mac

    Apple Mac Pro (early 2009) 4,1->5,1 Dosdude1 applied macOS 10.14.6 Mojave ive just fitted a reconditioned nVidea GTX680 GPU and am now having problems booting. The startup chime sounds and the Apple logo appears. However, when the progress bar has reached around 60% it freezes. I’ve left it for...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 4.1 no live sign after updating

    Hey, I just installed High Sierra 10.13 via usb-drive on my mac pro 4.1 early 2009 patched to 5.1. As i don't have a second mac i used a windows made bootstick to have a plain new system. Everything worked fine, so i build in a new cpu: xeon W3680. Also worked fine. After that i wanted to go...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 I installed an 8 GB XFX RX 580 on my Mac Pro and it won't boot!

    Hi all, I've read everywhere and to no avail so I'm hoping someone here can help. I have a 2009 Mac Pro (flashed to 5.1) and I bought an XFX RX 580 GTS Black Edition (https://www.amazon.com/XFX-Radeon-1386MHz-Graphics-RX-580P8DFD6/dp/B072B6W44N) to upgrade from an HD 7950, and all I get is a...
  6. Grauss

    MP 1,1-5,1 Powering on/off dual displays with main power button

    Hello, I have a Mac Pro 5,1 running High Sierra with dual Apple displays (20" and 23"). Video card is an MSI branded Nvidia GeForce GTX 650. I can't get both displays to turn on/off with the main power button - one of them must be turned on/off manually. Both monitors are connected via DVI. Is...
  7. eldando

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2009 Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 580 Display Issue

    OK So ... I was gifted a: Mac Pro (Early 2009) 2.66 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 8GB DDR3 I flashed the BIOS from 4,1 to 5,1 without any issues and then I upgraded to macOS High Sierra (Version 10.13.6) Still no issues. My new Graphics Card showed up: (Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 580 8GB and the...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 I'm upgrading a Mac Pro 5,1. Any ideas?

    So I have a 2011 iMac, That had a GPU failure. I was told it wasn't worth fixing. It started a forum. (If you haven't seen it yet. It's right here.) So. . . I bought a 2009 Mac Pro. Here are the specs: It's been flashed to a 5,1. Single quad-core Xeon. I will be upgrading it to dual 6 core...
  9. jklash1987

    MP 1,1-5,1 Ubuntu/Linux NVME

    Hi, has anyone installed Ubuntu or any other Linux distro on an NVME drive on a 4,1/5,1? I currently have Ubuntu 18.04 running on a cheap san disk ssd. I wouldn't mind Mojave and Ubuntu on an NVME. As I am running Windows on on compatibility mode, I assume that would have to stay within one...
  10. APTheHunter

    Mac Pro 2009 turns on, then turns off after 20-30 seconds

    I’ve been tying to fix a 2009 MacPro4,1 dual Xeon for a while, and the problem is: it turns on for a bit, then clicks off, and won’t turn on again for a while. If I leave it for maybe half an hour it will come on again for 5-10 seconds then click off again. The PSU has been replaced and the...
  11. flaubert

    Identify an upgraded 4,1 easily?

    Hi, I’m thinking of picking up a spare Mac Pro 5,1 to have on hand for parts in case anything goes south with my current single-processor 5,1. My current Mac Pro is a true 2010 Mac Pro 5,1 so I would like the spare to be the same, for maximum compatibility. However, it can be tricky to spot an...
  12. bvega

    Windows 10 Bootcamp on High Sierra (Mac pro 4.1 to 5.1) it is posible?

    Hi everyone i have some issues trying to install windows 10 on my mac pro 4.1-5.1 Everything is fine until i have to install the drivers via bootcamp assistant (already on win10) the setup just crashes trying to install the Intel Chipset Driver. Then the sound from an unplugged device (windows...
  13. juliovg

    Mac Pro 2009 - downgrade to MP41.0081.807

    Hello everyone I have a problem with my Mac pro 2009 some time ago (5 month ago), I had MP41.0081.807 ROM version (image first.png) Now after some updates (upgrade firmware) and install Mojave, I have the next ROM 140.0.0.0.0 but I don't know why I have this ROM 140.0.0.0.0 now (image -...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Unable to Flash Firmware on 2009 Mac Pro 4 1 Running Snow Leopard

    Hello! I've been trying to flash the firmware on my Mac Pro 2009 4 1 to 5 1 in order to be able to upgrade cpu to 12 core as well as RAM. It's currently running Snow Leopard and doesn't have a partitioned drive (no recovery mode, which means I'm unable to disable SIP). I've tried to flash the...
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    Mac Pro 2009 & AirDrop....shows up, but won't work?

    I have a Mac Pro (Early 2009) flashed to 5,1 WITH this AirPort Extreme (0x168C, 0x87) card. When I look in the Finder I can see the AirDrop icon (the round concentric circles icon) but it doesn't say AirDrop next to it. When I click on it and open it, it does say AirDrop, but I can't connect...
  16. SolidCake

    Mac Pro 4,1 -> 5,1 as a streaming machine?

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone has any tips or experience with using a cMP as a streaming machine? I want to use it to capture my PS4 gameplay (1080p 60fps (if the PS4 allows it)) and stream it to YouTube/Twitch in combination with my webcam. Any capture hardware/software you can recommend...
  17. rodedwards

    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...
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    Mac Pro 4,1 All Fans Running Full Speed

    Hello everyone, I’ve a Mac Pro 4,1 flashed to 5,1 that is running constantly all the fans in full speed (very loud). This happens even before the booting sound. So I downloaded TG Pro to see if all sensors and temperatures are OK. I got the PS, EXHAUST AND INTAKE fans in 0 RPM. But they’...
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    I got Mojave working on a Mac Pro 4,1, Geforce 710, and a 1 tB fusion drive

    Just throwing a post in here in case people don't find their way to the Mac Pro forum. First off, I got my Mac Pro prepped per @tsialex 's fine instructions, found here. Firmware: Got my firmware updated. Read the thread above and follow directions exactly. Graphics: Removed incompatible...
  20. Mackata

    who knows AHT error code

    Hi, have a big problem: My Mac Pro 2009 (flashed to 5,1) doesn't start with both CPUs. CPU A alone is OK, as soon as CPU B is activated, I get a kernel panic (see rtf). I did the Hardware test an it shows an error: 4SNS/1/40000001:TCBS-0.000 Should be a sensor I was told but which is it? My...