[OT] Dead video card

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 01:20:31 CDT 2010


On 08/17/2010 12:34 AM, Ian Wood wrote:
> On 16 Aug 2010, at 21:08, Jeff Massung wrote:
>
>    
>> No such thing as a "Mac Compatible" video card... or a "PC Compatible" one
>> for that matter. That's just a matter of branding.
>>      
> Like Bob says, this is not true. Mac and Windows versions of the same graphics card models have different firmware. Apparently it's possible to flash Windows-compatible cards with the correct firmware to run in a Mac, but I've no idea how complex the process is.
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Well; as I don't have a machine running Windows to flash RAM the whole 
thing looks a bit
risky, so I shall stick to a card that is labelled as Mac compatible.

I am waiting for an answer from AXLE re their nVidia cards . . .

Here in Bulgaria the situation re Macs is "a right pox".



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