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Powermac G5 & Flashing a GeForce 6200 Video Card - HELP!

 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:25 pm    Post subject: Powermac G5 & Flashing a GeForce 6200 Video Card - HELP! Reply with quote

Here I go Again! Smile I got a nice deal on a Powermac G5 1.8 & I would like to Upgrade the AGP Graphics Card. I have a Card that the sites say will work, but since it came out of my PC, they talk about needing to Flash The Card first. The procedure is a long winded one & I'm wondering if this is really needed. I don't want to just put the card in the G5 & have something fail. BTW. the Graphics Card is a Geforce 6200 DDR2 256MB AGP. The other thing that concerns me is the G5 takes DDR PC3200 Ram & this Graphics Card is DDR2. Will that make a difference? So does anyone have experience on this sort of thing? I would appreciate the Help. Thanks in advance.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess not, heh? Smile
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Post your question in the mac pro section on the macrumors forum. Lots on info/help on card flashing. There is also a thorough guide to flashing posted by one of the more knowledgeable contributors. Good luck.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks I posted this a week ago. So I figured out how to Flash with a Floppy. Still could not get any PC's to boot from the Thumb Drive I made. So I flashed the Card & all works. I tried to Flash a Radeon 9600 & the ATIFlash would not fit on the Floppy, so back to the Non Booting Thumb Drive. No Dice!
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