Fastest Videocard to go into a 2009 27?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by RedReplicant, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. RedReplicant macrumors 6502a

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    I know you can swap the video card in the 2009 i5/i7 iMacs but what is the fastest card that will fit? Just wondering if there is anything that fits and is faster than a 2GB 6970M. 4850 to 6970 is still nearly twice the performance but...
     
  2. wmy5 macrumors regular

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    No, 6970M 2GB is the fasted you can get. Any cards other than Apple official models will not boot in the iMacs. This is a EFI limitation, no work-around.
     
  3. phoenixsan macrumors 65816

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    Seek for an user called.....

    MacVidcards or MacVideocards. He knows a great and useful deal about videocards (flashed or not) and many times give free and helpful advice.....


    :):apple:
     
  4. RedReplicant thread starter macrumors 6502a

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