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Originally Posted by snelan;12204613 
It's more like nothing.

Shhss. Don't let godjobs hear you. He'll hit you with turtle neck lightning for your sacrilegious statement.
     
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Reflash the card with a Mac 5770 bios. Don't ask me where to obtain that file as I have no idea. Did this a while back with a couple of 8800 GTS 512s, sold them for twice as much as they would sell for normally.
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XD Okay cool. My stepdad was spying some Mac Pros on ebay and wanted to know if I could upgrade the graphics in it for him.
 
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I'm pretty sure they will work as a secondary card but not for the primary display.

I don't have a source though.....

Try Google....
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post #15 of 17
http://web.me.com/jacobcroft/4870Flash/4870Flash.html

Its a guide on the 4870. Not sure if the 5770 is sorted. Found that after a bit of Googling.
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Well it looks like it confirmed what I thought would have to be done in the first place. biggrin.gif

And BTW that guide will work for the 5770.
 
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post #17 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief;12204617 
Pretty sure they make specific GPU's for mac's. Like 8800gt for MAC, and 5770 for MAC.

this is correct cheers.gif
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