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G5 graphics card upgrade

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Originally Posted by harryb2448 View Post
Make sure you get Mac compatible memory for the G5. They are pretty fussy about that. Here is what you need. note the specs and shop around:-

OWC OWC4200DDR2M4GP 4GB Matched Pair (2GB modules x... in stock at OWC

The price listed US$69 is cheaper than 40. Find OWC much cheaper including air mail to Australia than buying locally.
Are they, just put in 8gb in my DP and it was whatever is cheapest ram and it seems to be working fine.

Mac Pro 4,1 (Flashed to 5,1) W3570 3.2 Quad..48GB RAM..Gainward GTX 570 "Phantom."
MacBook Pro 5,2..2.8Ghz C2D..8GB RAM..240GB Vertex +
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just an update I have increased my ram to 5.5 gig and found a better graphics card to a NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 :
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