Firewire and USB PCI Upgrade for PowerMac G5

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Lougle, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. Lougle macrumors member

    May 1, 2005
    New York City
    Firewire and USB PCI Upgrade for PowerMac G5

    I am looking to add more Firewire 400 and USB 2.0 ports to my Dual 2.7 PowerMac G5. I don't need a combo card (two separate cards is fine). I was wondering which brand card works well with my Mac and OS X. I had a FireWire card that I moved from my Dell to my PowerMac but had a number of problems with a couple connected HDD's and Final Cut Pro. The card which I think was from Belkin was listed as OS X compatible on its packaging.

    Thanks for any guidance.

    - Lou
  2. Angrist macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2005
    MI or NJ
    Sonnet makes good stuff.

    I'd still consider getting a combo card, when I've last looked it's cheaper than single cards. It'll also have higher resale value to someone that's running short on slots.

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