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7800GTX ROMs for PowerMac G5

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Throughout the early 2000's, many Mac experts & enthusiasts have found ways to hack graphics cards that were designed otherwise to work in their Macs. This is one of those.
This is a modified ROM file that allows you to use an NVidia 7800GTX on the PCIe enabled Late 2005 PowerMac G5. This card is said to be 10 to 20% (depending on game or application) faster then the fastest OEM G5 card, the Quadro FX 4500. Benchmarks can be seen here.

The first download is believed to be the original rom (not entirely confirmed). This is the recommended download.
The second download is a modified version created by MacRumors forums user rabidz7. It has been criticized by some as having the wrong clock rates and being unstable.

see also: X1950XT ROMs for G5

Architecture: PPC

Requires a Late 2005 PowerMac G5 Quad/Dual Core (not Dual Processor) and a 7800GTX (512mb version) card.

The flashing process must be performed on a PC (unfortunately).