Does ATI 5770 PC version work out of the box with Lion?

redarc

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also 5970 or 6990 work in lion with no flash? no boot screen mean that i would not be able to press alt and choose to go in windows or mac?

6000 series work too.[/QUOTE]
 

funkytwig

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So I could leave the HD 2600 in and swap screen over if I needed bootscreen.
 

Cindori

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also 5970 or 6990 work in lion with no flash? no boot screen mean that i would not be able to press alt and choose to go in windows or mac?

6000 series work too.
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yes, believe so (maybe need add device id) but only 1 core, so same performance as 5870/6970

So I could leave the HD 2600 in and swap screen over if I needed bootscreen.
yes
you would probably want to save a EFI card if you go this route, as you probably cant boot OSX install DVD with a PC card