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    MacPro 5,1 macOS Catalina/Big Sur boot on RAID with OpenCore

    I have read through the forums and it looks like it is impossible at this moment. @tsialex told me condescendingly that OpenCore doesn't just magically make this possible (For context: https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/opencore-on-the-mac-pro.2207814/post-30067481). That ended the...
  2. SideStepSociety

    MP 1,1-5,1 Specific GPU recommendations - Exclusive Windows gaming use

    Apologies if this is a double post or covered elsewhere, but most of what I saw was relating to dual boot setups. I’ve got a Mid-2012, Mac Pro5,1, A1289(EMC 2629) lying around that I’d like to use exclusively with Windows for gaming. I realize it’s probably not the best computer when it comes...
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    MP 7,1 Marc pro 7.1 16 core with vega II card

    I bought a Mac Pro with 16 core about 2 months ago, it came with a Radeon Pro W5700X. I upgraded to a Vega II card so I coud have rendering of video done faster using the GPU of the card. At first it worked fine and Final Cut pro was using about 80% of the GPU when rendering and exporting file...
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    4k Logitech Magnetic Camera for Mac Pro

    Does anyone else get a kernel panic with the camera plugged in and then going to quick time > file > new movie recording > crash? I've tried on two mac pros and had two cameras (returned the first one) and it keeps happening.Does my $5k mac pro and my $200 camera not work together even though...
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    Some problems with Graphics after fresh install

    Hi... Sorry my bad English spell. I have a 2013 MacPro (Trash Can). Always worked with Sierra without problems. 1 month ago i decided to make a Mojave fresh install. 90% of the time we use this computer for audio production, with Avid Protools. Since the Mojave install i notice some graphic...
  6. daven85

    MP 6,1 Mac Pro 6,1. Freezes at random times

    Afternoon, I have a weird issue on my newly acquired Mac Pro 6,1. It will be working and then it freezes, time doesn't increase and I can't use any keyboard shortcuts... thought I can move the cursor around. Eventually it crashes and restarts (though this can take more than an hour to finally...
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    MacBook Pro makes small noises

    I bought this MacBook Pro in aug 2020, from almost beginning when I touch the trackpad, keyboard, body , all part of body mostly close to trackpad I hear small noise like small poping and bending. And about Apple, the most irresponsible company that I have ever seen, I took the labtop to the...
  8. Pilo Adami

    MP 1,1-5,1 Macpro with 3 external displays

    I'm looking to add a 3rd monitor to my set up. I'm currently running: Macpro 5.1 early 2009 with an ATI Radeon HD 5870 1024 MB 1st monitor - Mindisplay port adaptor to HDMI into an ultrawide LG running SwitchResX4 for maximum resolution 2dn monitor - DVI out into DVI in a DELL monitor...
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    MP 7,1 New Mac Pro (2020) Is Cheaper RAM better?

    Hi all, I shall be dropping 10k on 12-core, new Mac Pro Friday....... Question: I'm buying 48Gb Ram out of the box, But would you suggest i buy the basic 32gbram, then upgrade to 64gb with the cheaper 3rd party Ram ? like this...
  10. JKruts

    Is the Sony HVR-M15U compatible with a older Mac pro?

    I recently purchased a Sony HVR-M15U in order to capture many Mini-DV tapes in both DV and HDV formats. The unit appears to be working as I can view video on an external monitor etc. I connected it to my older MacPro and connected it via a firewire cable. I launched iMovie and when I turned on...
  11. TrumanLA

    MP 1,1-5,1 MacPro 4,1 / 5,1 Adequate Wattage / Wiring: 980 Ti or 1080 Ti GPU

    SOLVED via 'Pisla's Mod" It doesn't appear as difficult as it looked at first glance: It consists of using simple taps on 8 long wires, which are routed from the DVD area through the HDD shelf, to the GPU. I'll post any extra details or pictures after I do it ... as I'm sure I"ll find areas...
  12. eikic1

    MP 1,1-5,1 How to Fix black screen MacPro 5,1 (mid 2012)

    how to fix black screen booting on MacPro5,1 (mid 2012) I'm using VGA Radeon VII can help fix it?
  13. Michael Pat Paterson

    MP 1,1-5,1 Early 2008 GPU

    Hi guys, I have a Mac Pro early 2008 which runs El Capitan and mainly Logic Pro x 10.3 The standard graphics card is rubbish, 256mb and not great resolution options for displays. I need a cheap upgrade. I have a HD5450 1gb card spare, will this work?
  14. Ondřej Zdobinský

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro Two Graphics Cards - Force Run

    Hello, I have two graphics cards in my cMP 5,1. RX580 (PCIe 3) and Vega 64 (PCIe 1). Each one hooked up to one monitor. 1.) Is there any way how to force some apps to run on certain graphics card? 2.) Is there any program to see which GPU is certain app using? I bought second GPU, because I...
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    Two Macintosh HD showed on my desktop after Catalina downgrade

    Dear all, I installed Catalina 10.15.4 hoping that's some problem found in 10.15.3 where solved. Unfortunately after that my Macpro refuse to go auto sleep and sometimes it woke up unexpected. So I used Time Machine to restore my Mojave installation. Now I have a problem: two disk showed on...
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    Recommended Place to Order Replacement Fan

    I've got an early 2008 Mac Pro. The label on the Mac says Model No. A1186, Mac Pro/3.0. The front fan has failed and I wanted to replace it. I ordered a used fan from MacPartsDepot, but that turned out to be a mistake. While their website shows the correct fan, the one that was delivered is...
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    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...
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    Spring-folder doesn't work

    Hi all I can't get spring-folder to work anymore on my Catalina 10.15.4 install. It didn't work also in 10.15.3 so I've tried the update to .4 with no success. Can someone be able to help? Any hints? Thanks a lot.
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    MP 7,1 Radeon Pro Vega II - Upgrade

    Hey, so I got my system with the stock 580. wondering what real world improvements from the adobe CC market there is between the two. Also considering waiting for the Radeon Pro W5700X. Thoughts?
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    MP 7,1 Mac Pro 7,1 panic/shutdown

    I posted a couple of weeks ago that I’d come to the sleeping Mac or at least left asleep a few times and it being off. On me restarting I was getting the “this Mac didn’t shutdown” bla bla bla. Looked and had a couple of odd panics. 16c 96gb ram 1bc ssd 580 gpu today whilst in after effects...