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    G5 Firewire
    I am looking to add a PCI-X firewire card to my dual G5 1.8 Any suggestions on which ones are the best? I do alot of HD editing....

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    Apr 29, 2006
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    Doesn't the dual 1.8 come with Firewire ports already? If so, why not just buy an external Firewire hub? I have done this very thing and it works great - it will probably cost you less money too, and it definitely be less of a hassle.
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    Assume you are having Firewire problems, as many G5's seem to do, looking for a card?

    Belkin have an excellent reputation. Install the card in slot 3 and you should be away.

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