mac pro (late 2009)

  1. R

    MP 1,1-5,1 How to test new Mac Pro ram?

    I've just upgraded to 96Gb of ram in my 2009 Mac Pro 4,1 > 5,1 upgraded to latest 144.0.0.0.0 firmware and Mojave. This is ram : https://www.pcbitz.com/products/237-server-memory-ram/16gb-crucial-micron-mt36ksf2g72pz-1g4e1le-pc3l-10600r-1333mhz-ecc-memory/ What's the best way to test that ram...
  2. 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...
  3. A

    How to clean up a Mac Pro cpu after delidding

    Hi, I'm experimenting with de-lidding a pair of (5677) processors for a Mac Pro I have. I decided to experiment with the "vice method" on an old processor I had left over from another upgrade. The de lidding with the vice went really smoothly....the top seemed to slide over a bit at first and...
  4. K

    Message app and 4.1 Mac Pro Upgraded to 5.1

    Hello I could find any info but it's impossible for me to use the Message app on my Mac Pro 4.1 upgraded to 5.1 on latest Sierra. Each time I try to login I get an error "An error has occurred during authentification". It seems apple is blocking the serial of my machine from its server. It...
  5. M

    4,1 Mac Pro Won't Power On after Sudden Shutdown

    Machine suddenly shutoff and now won't power on. Followed steps in tech manual; red LEDs flash when power connected and STBY yellow LED lights when diagnostic button pushed. Nevertheless, I replaced the power supply and it did power up and boot normally and stayed on for about 8 hours...
  6. M

    Dual 4K@60Hz GFX Card for Mac Pro

    Hello, I have been reading through threads all morning and think I almost have things figured out. Just have a couple of questions to conform things and a couple more to to see if there is an answer that I haven't found yet. I'm running a Mac Pro 5,1 with 10.13, and looking to buy two LG...
  7. zedsdeadbaby

    4K scaled with GTX 120?

    Looking at upgrading my display to a 4K TV. I plan on upgrading my 4,1's video card (GTX120) shortly, but after shelling out 4-5 k recently on other gear the video card can wait if not essential for being able to use the TV with the stock card in the short term... Is there any chance of running...