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    Jun 09, 2012
    Mac Pro strange boot error
    I was using my mac pro 3.2 octo from 2009 without any troubles.Recently it started giving non stop trouble.I have 2 gb ram from the factory and another 2 from 3rd party.My problem is when I boot my mac I am getting some strange vague designs and it freezez.I tried shifting the boot hard disk from slot 1 to slot 2, booting with either set of ram,changing the graphic card slot etc.Please help.

    Thanks in advance,
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    That's the sign of a possible defective graphics card. Do you have another you can substitute in its place to test whether or not it may be the problem?

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    Nov 16, 2009
    North Louisiana, USA
    2.8 GHz MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB mem, iPhone 6+
    Don't think it will help much but you might try the second monitor connection if your card supports dual monitors.
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