Mac Pro 7300 + 6800GT Video card

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by aiongiant, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. aiongiant macrumors 6502a

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    Hi
    i tried to do a search but didnt' have any luck

    has anyone here tried to use the stock 7300 vid card that came with the mac pro and run it with a nvidia 6800gt?

    i can't seem to be able to run both vid cards at the same time
    i have the 7300 on the top slot and the 6800gt on the bottom
    i have pcie power going to 6800gt and i know it works casue if i take out the 7300.. the video works

    so wondering if theres a setting i'm missing? or maybe can't be done?
    has to be 7300's only?

    also reason for this is planniong to buy a 3rd monitor
    and i have a dell collecting dust and it has the 6800gt inside thought i would use that to power the 3rd monitor

    also anyone know if Windows supports dual video cards?

    thanks!
    Lester
     
  2. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

    DoFoT9

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    hhhmm its not really recommened but it should be ok. im not sure if osx will recognise the graphics cards....there was a thread somewhere but i cant remeber where..
     
  3. aiongiant thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    i gave it a try but can't seem to run both vid cards at the same time... but i can run them seperatly just fine
     

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