is it possible to hook up a fx5800 to a G5 powermac?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by jadam, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. jadam macrumors 6502a


    Jan 23, 2002
    As topic says? would it be possible to plug in my PC's Geforce fx5800 into a powermac G5?
  2. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002
    Does it have an Apple ROM?

    Some people are trying to flash similar PC cards with the Mac ROMs, but even with similar PC cards people experience some problems.

    Trying to flash a card which doesn't have a Mac equivalent would probably create major problems.
  3. neilrobinson macrumors 6502

    Aug 21, 2004
    Perth, WA, Australia
    you would have to flash it! it can go bad ;)

    cubeowner is a good place to start
  4. solvs macrumors 603


    Jun 25, 2002
    LaLaLand, CA
    Even if there was a Mac ROM (which there isn't) it's a pain. I did it once with a Radeon 7000, and even though I knew what I was doing, still had some issues. I did get it working finally, but I got lucky.

    So... no.

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