04-06-2014, 06:59 PM #1
Default Monitor 2 Output on Mac Pro?
- Member Since
- Apr 06, 2014
I have a 2008 Mac Pro with the stock ATI graphics card. Recently I have been getting some lagging and freezing (2 sec of freezing) while working in Pro Tools. It's definitely the graphics card, because if I switch to the other monitor output it's smooth sailing. Now, if I hot swap them (probably not a great idea) it will sometimes work, however, when I start up the monitor is not recognized. Also, if I "detect displays" it doesn't always recognize the display. I'm only one single monitor on 10.6.8. It gets really frustrating having this thing lock up every 10 seconds. I just want to use Output 2 by default. Anyway to do this? Or must I drop the money for another card?
04-10-2014, 08:00 PM #2
- Member Since
- Oct 12, 2013
If you think the card on the wayout best replace with a like for like. Macupgrade do have the replacement type last time i looked. otherwise as you mention the spare slot still works then you could use a kvm splitter gadget that allows two monitors to work on by switching.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By Platerising in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 0Last Post: 10-27-2010, 11:57 PM
By Dizzi45Z in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 3Last Post: 06-10-2010, 03:41 AM
By slapproductions in forum Movies and VideoReplies: 0Last Post: 08-11-2008, 02:31 PM
By vaughan80 in forum Movies and VideoReplies: 7Last Post: 06-25-2007, 02:57 AM
By Morrigan in forum Switcher HangoutReplies: 7Last Post: 02-22-2005, 09:59 AM