Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    mac pro ssd boot disk hd4870 problem

    Member Since
    Jan 29, 2010
    Posts
    2
    mac pro ssd boot disk hd4870 problem
    Hi All-

    I have an 8 core mac pro (early 2008 ) with 8 gigs of ram, running OSX 10.5.8 (Leopard) and a Radeon HD 4870 graphics card feeding two Nec multisync 2690 wuxi monitors..

    Last night I put an Intel 120 gb SSD drive in the lower optical bay, used Carbon Copy Clone to clone my boot drive to the SSD drive. I can boot my system fine from a shutdown, but when I try to do a restart, the boot gets most of the way there but the monitors start blinking and either both stay blue or the boot monitor comes up with messed up graphics. If I shutdown and restart cold, everything is fine. If I switch back to the old boot drive, everything is fine.
    If I put back my old graphics card (HD 2600) and use the new SSD boot drive, everything works fine.

    Any ideas ? I can still return my 4870 to the apple store and swap it for two GT 120s--
    Think I'll have better luck with these ?

  2. #2
    mac pro ssd boot disk hd4870 problem

    Member Since
    Jan 29, 2010
    Posts
    2
    I guess no one even had an opinion about this

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Bless tool unable to set current boot disk... now mac pro won't boot at all.
    By name_is_david in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-11-2015, 05:07 PM
  2. Mac Pro Startup Disk Problem…Try your luck!!!
    By dannye in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-23-2014, 06:21 PM
  3. SSD Disk MacBook Pro 15''
    By Wanzeller28 in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-12-2014, 02:17 PM
  4. Swap Disk Drive for SSD Boot Disk
    By sight_sound in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-24-2011, 08:01 PM
  5. MacBook Pro - SSD Boot Time and Performance
    By LDJ in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-26-2010, 11:50 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •