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  1. C

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2.1 - GPU Upgrade

    Hi Recently I bought a Mac Pro 2.1, I was thinking of upgrading my GPU to a AMD Radeon R9 280X. According to this post (Part 6.1) https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/gpu-compatibility-list-for-cmp.2174600/?fbclid=IwAR0nX-9bjZ2ydvPBVUIttmrzJ1_3d703TcAWSUycj9xdJ76tcUR0-k7B8_k My current specs...
  2. Bowlingj

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2010 No Graphics on Monitor

    Hi there. I'm going crazy trying to figure this out. I have a novice experience level, so please forgive if I miss details. As much info as you can provide me would be really helpful. Here's the deal: I've stripped every inch of the computer apart based on another forum & as I added a part I...
  3. andrew nz

    Native Install Windows 10 on mac pro 1.1 / 2.1 without usb or dvd or bootcamp

    Native Install Windows 10 on mac pro 1.1 / 2.1 without usb or dvd or bootcamp This is a long read. Also it is a solution for aggrieved Warcraft players who are compelled to buy expensive mac pro 5.1 and video card to play. With this solution you have all the tools you need to continue to play...
  4. Kompost

    Meltdown and Spectre

    Hi Everyone talks about Meltdown and Spectre: "All Macs, iPhone and iPads affected" http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42575033 All Macs? No, not all. The good old MacPro 1/2,1 with Intel Xeon 5100 ("Woodcrest“) or 5300 („Clovertown“) are not on Intels list...
  5. J

    Ultimate MacPro 2008

    Hi guys ! I have an old Macpro 2008 woodcrest 2.66ghz. I try to have many information in order to update with the "ultimate version" of Macpro 2008. Is someone could help me ? BEST CPU ? Is someone test Woodcrest Dual XEON SL9RT B2 3GHZ 80W model 5160, and Do you know tutorial ? SSD ? RAM...
  6. Bmxlee

    El Capitan no keyboard and mouse!

    So basically I have a Mac Pro 2.1 8 core 32gb ram. I've spent months trying to upgrade to Yosemite using SFOTT and other various software to no avail. I gave in and bought one of those SSD's on eBay which have El Capitan pre installed especially for the old macs. I've plugged the new SSD...
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    Dead PSU on MacPro2,1

    Hello All, I believe my MacPro2,1 from 2007 has a dead PSU, but I'm trying to confirm this before I try to get a new (or used) replacement. When I try to power it on, fans come on, but the PWR_ON Diagnostic LED never comes on. However the "trickle" indicator does. It seems like the video card...
  8. Chinch

    Mac Pro 2,1 upgrade to 3,1 - Software Compatibility ?

    Hello, (my first post, please be patient if I don't get things quite right yet) I currently run a Mac Pro 2,1 (OS 10.6.8) which I am considering to replace with a Mac Pro 3,1. Even though the 2,1 is 64-bit architecture (but 32-bit EFI) it runs quite successfully some of my old 32-bit software...
  9. Pballer

    Mac Pro 2,1 Ram Compatibility

    Hi, I upgraded my Mac Pro1,1 to 2,1, so I can put in 64 GB. Is this RAM compatible? 64GB 8x 8GB PC2-5300F FB DIMM 667MHz Thank you, Pballer
  10. basilt

    finder bar:digital clock moves left , Fixes ?

    hello, I recently notice from time to time the finder bar, top right with the keyboard, date, spotlight and disabled notification icons, especially at the point where the minutes, last digits are displayed, moves to the left slightly, causing whole date filed to move on the bar ! Is this...
  11. basilt

    macpro 1.1 (2.1) 2x8 or 8x2GB PC2-5300x 667mhz Ram combinations

    hello, I want to buy 16GB RAMfor my 2006, 1.1 (2.1) MP DC device, with 8GB ram (in all risers) so i can install ElCapitan. I found some ads, selling either 2 DIMMSx8GB or 8 DIMMSx 2GB, PC2-5300x 667mhz RAM. Which one is best and possibly work faster, or it does not matter at all... What the...