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X1950XT ROMs for G5

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X1950MAC.ROM_.zip (17.24 KB)
For Mac OS X
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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 ATi/AMD X1950XT on the PCIe enabled Late 2005 PowerMac G5. Although this card is obviously faster than the Quadro FX 4500, no official measurement has been made by Mac users to test as to how much. According to a user in this thread, it has more optimized drivers than it's 7800GTX cousin, though cannot detect more 256MB of VRAM (don't waste you money on the 512 version of the card).

Compatibility
Architecture: PPC

Requires a Late 2005 PowerMac G5 Quad/Dual Core (not Dual Processor) and a X1950XT (256mb version, 512 can be used but only 256 MB will be detected) card.

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