mac pro

  1. Daniele Chaize

    MP 1,1-5,1 Sapphire Pulse RX590 issue with Mac Pro 5,1

    Hi all, I'm facing an issue that is driving me crazy. I've a mid 2010 running Mojave 10.14.6 with a single w3530 still (x5690 is coming), 32gb 1333mhz ram, 1tb hdd and a pulse rx 590. I've also a 4k monitor, lg27uk850, which I would use as my main (and only) monitor. So, shortly: hdmi output...
  2. L

    MP 7,1 FireWire PCIe

    Anyone tried this card in a 7,1? https://www.amazon.co.uk/StarTech-com-Port-Express-FireWire-Adapter/dp/B000WCT5HK id rather get a pcie card for my FireWire devices rather than the thunderbolt adapters. thanks
  3. C

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 RX580 Display Issue

    Hi, This is my first post on this forum. I recently purchased a Mac Pro 5,1 and upgraded it to a brand new RX580. My Mac is connected to my Marantz SR5011 receiver which is then connected to a Optoma HD243x projector. I initially bought a Sapphire RX 580 Nitro+ and it had no issues with the...
  4. L

    MP 7,1 7,1 - can I add my old HDD’s to it?

    Looking at getting a new Mac Pro (7,1 I believe?) the cheese grater 2019 model. I have a late 2009 Mac Pro which has 3 hdd in it, 4tb, 2tb and a 1.5tb (and a ssd boot drive 250gb) can I put those drives in the new Mac Pro? and can I move over my pcie cards in the new one? i have a Universal...
  5. S

    MP 1,1-5,1 5,1 question

    Hi guys, Quick question, I am a student that wants to buy a 5,1 Mac Pro and I noticed that the 2010's have the 5,1 identifier and so do the 2012 models. Looking at the market I can see that the 2010 dual CPU models(which is what I am looking for) are cheaper than the 2012 dual CPU models, is...
  6. F

    Windows Vista on which Mac?

    Hello. I am not sure where to post this. I am looking to get a 1st gen Mac Pro desktop but I am not sure which Mac Pro, either 2009 or 2010, is compatible with 64-bit Windows Vista? I looked at an article on everymac but it is from 2011. Also, where would I find the drivers for Vista? Would it...
  7. Anders P. A.

    MP 7,1 Ram for 2019 Mac Pro - will this work?

    Crucial - DDR4 - 16 GB - DIMM 288-PIN - 2933 MHz / PC4-23400 - CL21 - 1.2 V - registreret - ECC (https://www.computersalg.dk/i/5057378/crucial-ddr4-16-gb-dimm-288-pin) I am confused because alle the specs seems right, but according to Crucials website they don't make 2019 Mac Pro compatible...
  8. D

    MP 7,1 Mac Pro Wheels Unboxing - funny

    I usually can‘s stand the Unbox Therapy dude, but if you have 7 minutes free (ha!), this is art:
  9. L

    Upgrade advice...

    I currently have a : Mac Pro 5,1 (early 2009) 2 x 2.93ghz quad core intel xenon 24gb ram (internal drives maxed out for storage) and a : MacBook Pro 13” late 2011 2.4ghz intel core i5 16gb ram 2tb storage Im a music producer and use Ableton and logic, mostly ableton. My Mac Pro is my main...
  10. R

    MP 7,1 Radeon Pro Vega II NOT enough

    Hey guys! I have a 16 Core 7.1 with 4TB and 96GB of Ram and the Radeon Pro Vega II. Although this computer is much faster (350%) than my 27" iMac. I see the card is maxed out in rendering and exporting on Final Cut. From all the initial reviews I thought I bought enough card, especially...
  11. yellow_lupine

    MP 7,1 Do I have to worry about Mac Pro exhaust heat?

    Hello everyone, I'm thinking of buying a new Mac Pro that should be positioned in an empty space of about 32cm wide and 60cm depth, leaving 5cm and 15cm of air respectively on the sides and rear of the Mac. Do you think that is enough for air circulation? I will often do music production with...
  12. Korie Cull

    MP 7,1 How many GPU's can fit inside the Mac Pro 7.1?

    Guys, I've been searching everywhere for answers about how many standard full-size GPU's can fit in the current Mac Pro. I was looking to buy 4 Radeon Pro WX9100 as seen in this picture below but I'm not sure if the Mac can fit 4 with the current PCI setup. If I can't get 4 Radeon Pro WX...
  13. F

    MP All Models Hello. I need help with the best Mac Pro

    I have Adobe CS 5.5 Production Premium and Apple Final Cut Studio 2009. I am looking for a "new" Mac Pro from 2009 to 2012. I have also checked the Mac OS requirements of both software. Adobe CS 5.5 requires "Mac OS X v10.5.8 or v10.6.3; Mac OS X v10.6.3 required for GPU-accelerated performance...
  14. yellow_lupine

    MP 7,1 iMac 18-core or Mac Pro 16-core

    Hello everybody, I'd like to buy a desktop Mac computer for music production but I can't choose, can you help me? I will mainly use Cubase and Vienna Ensemble Pro with a lot of virtual instruments for building orchestral music and I think I will need many CPU cores and a lot of RAM. My two...
  15. X

    MP 1,1-5,1 Modded Mac pro 5,1 upgrade to mojave rabbit hole, can she be saved?

    Hi there. so ive got a modded mac pro 5,1 that i bought and owned directly from apple in 2012 (so im the only owner). The mods that are relevant to this are as follows: GTX 980ti (unflashed) EVGA G2 1000w gold+ PSU powering the gpu fully Now this problem was purely from my own lack of research...
  16. M

    MP 7,1 Mac Pro for a Power User?

    Do you think a normal person should go for Mac Pro? It's an absurd question, perhaps, the market demographics are very different. I get that. I'm currently using a highly expensive boutique, $7,000 Windows 10 machine. I have a $5,000 16" Macbook Pro, and have come to enjoy MacOS for my graduate...
  17. MarciaFunebre

    MP 7,1 Crazy Fans on Sapphire 5700XT - How to tame?

    Fans on the Sapphire Radeon 5700XT are spinning up ever 10 or 20 seconds. Even while the computer is idling. Any idea on how to turn this madness off?
  18. L

    MP 1,1-5,1 GTX680 & Windows 10 not working at MacPro

    I've a flashed GTX680 in my MacPro, which is working fine under OSX (Mojave), including Bootscreen. Now I need Windows 10 for HomeOffice, so I tried to install it. Everything is working until I install the NVIDIA Driver, this will end in a black screen. Any Idea how I can fix it?
  19. Romanesco

    MP 7,1 Magic Mouse 2 constant lag on the new Mac Pro (2019)

    Hi there, Anyone else having issues with their Magic Mouse 2 on the new Mac Pro (2019)? It's pretty often that it disconnects or lags on my end. Reseting PRAM, SMC and reinstalling the system did not help. Any other suggestions?
  20. Romanesco

    MP 7,1 Best video capture card for Mac Pro (2019)

    Anyone using the Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K inside their Mac Pro (2019)? Does the fan make perceivable noise? What other/ better alternatives to consider?