help with macpro 2.1

Jan 31, 2015
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Hello guys,

I would be very grateful if someone could help me a bit with my old macpro described bellow:

Hardware Overview:

Model Name: Mac Pro
Model Identifier: MacPro2,1
Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Xeon
Processor Speed: 3 GHz
Number Of Processors: 2
Total Number Of Cores: 8
L2 Cache (per processor): 8 MB
Memory: 4 GB
Bus Speed: 1.33 GHz
Boot ROM Version: MP21.007F.B08
SMC Version (system): 1.15f3

As you know, I am stuck with is x lion because of old hardware.
Can you please advise me what video card should I buy that would work on my old macpro so I can try to install latest osx , by bypassing the 32 bits efi?

Another question would be, can I install a brand new SSD on my macpro? I am having:


Intel ESB2 AHCI:

Vendor: Intel
Product: ESB2 AHCI
Speed: 3 Gigabit
Description: AHCI Version 1.10 Supported

(Do I need a card sata3?)

Thank you very much.

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