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Mac Pro - M-Audio Sound Card


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Ok so i bought the M-audio 5.1 sound card as i had read that its mac compatable. However it doesn't actually fit into the PCi slot in my mac pro neye: any ideas why?
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Is it pci-e?

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yeah shortly after i made the psot it clicked and i realised that mac pro is PCI-e

ive got a dolby digital surround sound system and i cant connect it via optical i need some form of sound card. how can i do this? I think its stupid that you cant get soundcards for the mac pro. or thats its very hard too!
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If the card is pci-e i don't know why it wont fit.

If your surrond sound unit has a coaxial input you could get this
http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?...rce=14&doy=7m1

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my sound system came with a dell about 5 years ago. 5.1 dolby digital altec lensing surround sound. Speakers go into sub and then sub goes into sound card with green yellow and black leads
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