PowerMac 5400 & Voodoo 2 help

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by 5400, Aug 3, 2003.

  1. 5400 macrumors newbie

    Aug 3, 2003
    i have heard that i can put a 3dfx card in my mac 5400. i have plugged the card into the pci slot and installed the drivers... how do i get it to work?

    im very new to macs and was given this 5400/180, its been fun! :)

    thanks for any info!


    IgGy aka 5400
  2. MacsRgr8 macrumors 604


    Sep 8, 2002
    The Netherlands
    For a Voodoo card to work, you'll need a game that can use it.
    Games like Unreal (the original) can use it in 3Dfx mode. Even some OpenGL games (Quake 1,2) can work too.
    What's even more fun, is an early version of Virtual PC (version 2 ?), which can access the Voodoo 2 add-on card on PC games! I have never tried it, but it should work.

    BTW, isn't the 5400 an all-in-one Mac? That could mean you'll be needing a second monitor to attach to the Voodoo 2. I thought the Voodoo 2 was 3D only, or not?
  3. 5400 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 3, 2003
    you are correct the 5400 is a all in one. i have a second monitor. as far as i know the voodoo 2 is 3d only. ill have to play around a little more! :)

    thanks for your info! :D


    IgGy aka 5400

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