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The 8800GT's have been on the new Mac Pro's for awhile.
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The 8800GT's have been on the new Mac Pro's for awhile.
Even for the 1st Generation MacPro? Sounds like they are allowing the older ones to be upgraded.
    
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
Even for the 1st Generation MacPro? Sounds like they are allowing the older ones to be upgraded.
Please read my post next time.

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The 8800GT's have been on the new Mac Pro's for awhile.
By that I am referring to the newest generation which uses 45nm Xeons.
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Even for the 1st Generation MacPro? Sounds like they are allowing the older ones to be upgraded.
Ah, that's it. The upgrade kit we bought was only for second-gen mac pro's, so I guess this announcement is legit.

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Please read my post next time.



By that I am referring to the newest generation which uses 45nm Xeons.
That was the whole point of this though; we know the new ones have had it for a while, but if they would have announced this a couple weeks ago my boss wouldn't have spent $4k buying a new mac pro so he could have the 8800GT for CAD work, he would have just bought this kit instead.
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You don't need to get new drivers to run a standard 8800gt in a Mac, all you need to do is to just append your card id into a couple of kexts and you are good to go.
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Please read my post next time.



By that I am referring to the newest generation which uses 45nm Xeons.
I did. You and several others made it sound as if this wasn't news. Hence why I was questioning you about the older MacPros. Sorry to get you knickers in a knot.
    
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