New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Desktops Discussion of Apple's desktop machines including Mac Pro, iMac, Power Mac, and mini

Mac Pro - Graphics problems?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
sleepytom

 
Member Since: Jun 17, 2008
Posts: 1
sleepytom is on a distinguished road

sleepytom is offline
Hey Guys,

I have a mac pro g5 with this spec
MacPro Intel 2x2.66GhzDC 1Gb/250Gb/DVD±RW/ATI X1900 1
1Gb 240pin 667MHz PC2-5300 ECC DDR2 DIMM 4
Seagate Barracuda 500Gb Serial ATA 7200rpm 16Mb Int HD 1
Pioneer DVR-112 DVD+/-R/RW Internal Drive

We have upgrade to the latest O/S about 5 months ago.
I have just started gettings wierdo grahic errors on my screen.
Take a look:

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i9...8/Picture1.jpg

Any idea what this could be?
QUOTE Thanks
bryphotoguy

 
bryphotoguy's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 02, 2007
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 3,978
bryphotoguy is just really nicebryphotoguy is just really nicebryphotoguy is just really nicebryphotoguy is just really nicebryphotoguy is just really nice
Mac Specs: Quad 2.8GHz Mac Pro, Edge iPhone

bryphotoguy is offline
Jeez Mr Bandwidth Hog!
Do you have the latest drivers installed?
The ATi card is known to do these things. It can get clogged with dust or just simply overheat or something and leave artifacts.
I will have to look into it to see if you have a first gen or second gen video card. The first gen was more prone to this problem. In the meantime, take some canned air to the fan and see if that clears the problem.


January 2008 Member of the Month
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« New GPU for old Power Mac | G3 400mhz Slot Load »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
would upgraded RAm make up for the lack of a graphics card? skedar Apple Notebooks 3 01-30-2008 03:37 PM
Updating the Graphics Card? The PSWii60 Other Hardware and Peripherals 4 03-11-2007 12:26 AM
Would you buy a Mini "Pro" with enhanced graphics? kaidomac Schweb's Lounge 7 10-29-2006 10:59 AM
New macbook pro and mini graphics Bluesmudge Apple Notebooks 3 05-19-2006 11:20 PM
graphics card failure? lievenv Apple Desktops 5 01-27-2006 09:59 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:52 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?