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Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by ashman70, May 2, 2011.
Does anyone know if this card is flashable and will work on a Mac Pro 1,1?
Based on this review on newegg it does work, i am looking for a ROM for it but haven't found one for it yet but they indicate that it is out there somewhere.
5/2/2011 7:24:45 AM
Tech Level: High
Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
5 out of 5 eggsWorks great in a Mac Pro (some skills required)
Pros: Great performance for the price! Works great in my Mac Pro (needs to be ROM-reflashed first).
Cons: None. Its intended use is a PC, where I found it installs an audio driver (nice!) but on a Mac there's no sound. Can't fault them for it though.
Yeah I just wound up buying a Mac version, paid a lot for it, but in the end I was after stability and full functionality, which is also why I picked up a used first gen Mac Pro.
Well newegg has it for 100 after rebate so I think I might pick it up and hope for the best. Is the performance that much better? I'm using the 8800GT 512 official Mac card.
EDIT: I decided to go for it and we shall see what happens. I plan on keeping the 8800GT in the Mac if I can satisfy power requirements for both cards. I already have 5 hard drives and 2 optical drives in there now.