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  1. Unfortunately the coating doesn't always come off...

    Unfortunately the coating doesn't always come off with just isopropyl alcohol is seems to differ from screen to screen.
  2. If you're out of warranty your options are quite...

    If you're out of warranty your options are quite limited. Could you specify which model macbook you have? Apple rightout refuses to work on my early 2013 model because its classified as ''vintage''....
  3. One thing you can also try is putting the Video...

    One thing you can also try is putting the Video card from the 2009 machine in the 2008 machine to rule out that it is not a video card issue
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    Those models thermal throttle like hell, No point...

    Those models thermal throttle like hell, No point in running a stress test it will throttle the cpu down to a few hundred mhz
  5. I upgraded to Mac OS Sierra on my Mid-2012...

    I upgraded to Mac OS Sierra on my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro and everything runs perfectly fine :), can't say much has changed from el cap though :p
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    Use both cards in your MacPro but connect the...

    Use both cards in your MacPro but connect the display to your GT120 so you can see what is happening, then go to about this mac and look under graphics and displays, See what it says here
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    What port does your GTX960 use? Can you provide a...

    What port does your GTX960 use? Can you provide a picture?
    And what os are you running ?
    Also you have to wait until it is fully booted you won't see anything until the login screen appears
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    http://www.nvidia.com/object/IO_26872.html It...

    http://www.nvidia.com/object/IO_26872.html

    It really was, there is a different version for MacPro and Powermac, they don't work in eachother
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    Actually the FX4500 was also an option for the G5...

    Actually the FX4500 was also an option for the G5 Pci-e just a little fact. This is indeed a MacPro 1,1 since the 2,1 Had Quadcore 3ghz chips (X5365) and this one has Dualcore chips (Xeon 5160) Its a...
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    I fully agree with you Nick and understand using...

    I fully agree with you Nick and understand using apple only cards,
    Good Luck with your upgrade !
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    The thing is Nick, Apple cards are not made with...

    The thing is Nick, Apple cards are not made with magic, they are just equipt with a Mac Rom and by keeping the Gt120 in (Which only uses pci-e power) you still have the benefits of an apple card.
    ...
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    Just get a good card and use the GT120 as...

    Just get a good card and use the GT120 as secondary GPU , A Nvidia Gtx9xx series card will poop on a 5770 and 5870, Both are not very powerful this day and age, I recommend A gtx960 works great under...
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    I see the Red Led's are on on the 1900xt's. Don't...

    I see the Red Led's are on on the 1900xt's. Don't those indicate failure?
  14. If this is a Core2Duo model it does support Lion...

    If this is a Core2Duo model it does support Lion so then a download becomes and option, Lion is not free though
  15. http://ark.intel.com/nl/products/28030/Intel-Xeon-...

    http://ark.intel.com/nl/products/28030/Intel-Xeon-Processor-E5310-8M-Cache-1_60-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB
    http://ark.intel.com/nl/products/29774/Intel-Xeon-Processor-L5310-8M-Cache-1_60-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB...
  16. Yes but cpu's can be changed Harry, If the same...

    Yes but cpu's can be changed Harry, If the same socket and either dual core 5100 series or quad core 5300 series.
    Mine didn't come with any MacPro as well
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    You can use any generic keyboard/mouse/display...

    You can use any generic keyboard/mouse/display and yes you can indeed run gpu's that are not mac branded. You will just not get a bootscreen, However gpu support depends on OS X version so keep an...
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    Have you read my replie? Anyway 280x and 5870...

    Have you read my replie?
    Anyway 280x and 5870 won't work. You do not have enough powerconnectors for that. You will need some card without a power connector for drinving your lower spec displays
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    Well to drive 4 4k screens you do need a better...

    Well to drive 4 4k screens you do need a better card then the 5770. the 5870 won't cut it either.
    That leaves you with a handfull of options
    If you need a bootscreen then get either a GTX680 Mac...
  20. Dammit you are lucky! The 2009 MacPro is a...

    Dammit you are lucky! The 2009 MacPro is a wonderfull machine :D. Very interested to see how it turns out
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    A Macbook battery is truly amazing, They last a...

    A Macbook battery is truly amazing, They last a very long time, I started using coconut battery last august to track the health. It has only increased and my Macbook is 6 years old now ! Very pleased...
  22. Speakers on the Macbook Air never been amazing,...

    Speakers on the Macbook Air never been amazing, If setting it to pop helps you out, keep it that way.
    Unless your audio sounds really distorted everything is fine
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    Hello, My MacPro also blows the videocards up to...

    Hello,
    My MacPro also blows the videocards up to full speed for the first 2 seconds on starting up, You can really hear it with my Ati HD4870 with my GTX 760 not so much. I always thought this was...
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    Drivers should not be an issue since Nvidia has...

    Drivers should not be an issue since Nvidia has official drivers for their cards under Osx, the "jetstream" is just the edition of the card the card in question is a Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 fully...
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    That may very well be the problem, Just really...

    That may very well be the problem,
    Just really sucks you know :( Got a great GTX760 but under osx its pretty much useless for gaming
    while the HD4870 Shines, It is still a great card though
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