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Some cards are only good for Mac OS X, EVEN Mac cards! (i.e. The 9800 Pro was made for Macs as well, it's just extremely rare (I believe it was a build to order option?), hence why it is so expensive when you do The big "Plus" to these in comparison to a Radeon 9000 is that they support "Core Image" which frees up your PPC CPU from some of the on screen work. I may have even got it from someone here, but anyways nottaproblemo for over 5 years ! Source

But the 9800 is also a PowerPC card..i.e. Powered with <3 from Vanilla & WordPress. As time went on we figured out easier ways and used reduced ROMs that fit on the 64K chips that most came with. According to that link, the ATI 9800 Pro 'Requires taping or cutting Pins 3 & 11', in addition to flashing! http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/171855-ati-radeon-9800-pro-problem.html

Fan is quieter and lasts a lot longer since it isn't racing at top speed all of the time. The AIW was working fine and was stable but I am getting into some vid editing and a little gaming so I wanted some more power. No, create an account now. Weird problems with Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB ATI Radeon AIW 9800 Pro video texture problems Radeon 9800 Pro problems Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway

Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project Ask ! Distance from screw hole to screw hole. I found only two solutions: 1) Run the 5.11 Catalyst drivers. 2) Try to get to the desktop and launch the CCC.

If not, has anyone encountered this before or does ANYONE know why this is happening? Don't risk several hundred $$ worth of hardware on a cheap PSU- Get an Antec, Enermax, PC Power & Cooling, Fortron Source (FSP) or Sparkle Power (check an image of the Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Icrontic › All Discussions › Hardware If geeks love it, we’re on it What’s happening on Icrontic UPSLynx http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=17-153-006&depa=0 http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=17-103-912&depa=0 http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?ProductCode=273002 0 ryko new york Oct 2004 edited Oct 2004 i forgot to ask if you have you tried memtest+ yet...you should rule out your memory before you go

You found the friendliest gaming & tech geeks around. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply macboy13, Mar 13, 2012 macboy13 thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Aug 10, 2011 #3 GermanyChris said: ↑ I'd There are 20 different ways to screw it up, but if you have a brain LARGER than a grape you do your research. Remove your 9800pro and remount the VGA Silencer using a fresh coat of artic silver 5.

Thank you for that link. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/79649-33-radeon-9800-problem All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Got a tip for us? I even benchmarked it, and it still worked great. It might be a good opportunity for some of us who had a successful experience to give more info on this for the rest of us who are interested in converting

Would you add the ATI link to the PowerMac FAQ? (I think you should do it, because it was you who posted it ). this contact form Are there any other cards that may be just flashed and can become very good Mac cards? Good luck! 0 Geeky1 University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA, USA) Oct 2004 edited Oct 2004 None; I have one solution for software problems: backup, format, reinstall. What the heck does that mean?

I know who you were replying to.. i figured out how to reflash it with new rom its doing fine so far share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply archtopshop, Mar Ask a question and give support. have a peek here share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply GermanyChris, Mar 14, 2012 GermanyChris macrumors 601 Joined: Jul 3, 2011 Location: Here #8 Good Job..I hope it

Wattgae doesn't matter that much on psu's. Flashed cards will always have problems unless you find the perfect one! In fact this is why flashing the PC version is "popular" simply because the PC version of the card is much easier to come by, and when you flash the ROM

Don't tighten too much b/c you could snap your video card in half...but the card will bend first.

I guess you did not read the part where is said 'Very few cards are known to work perfectly.'Click to expand... The big "Plus" to these in comparison to a Radeon 9000 is that they support "Core Image" which frees up your PPC CPU from some of the on screen work. Problems with my ATI Radeon 9800 Pro! I did a clean install of the card and then installed the latest drivers from scratch.

Thanks for all of Help guys it is much appreciated. It'll work so long as the hardware doesn't fail or an OS update doesn't somehow kill your ability to use the card.Click to expand... Set SMARTGart to: AGP 4x and disable Fast Writes. http://internetbusinessdaily.net/ati-radeon/ati-radeon-9800-pro-cs-problems.html All power supplies are not created equal, and I've seen "550w" PSUs die at 300w.

Recently I've been digging m… drasnor Hawthorne, CA 25 Jan Cloud Storage 2017 Howdy folks, I just had a hard drive failure and was mostly able to recover my important stuff. the same board different ROM.. If you are referring to 'lannister80' ; His reply is not based on a PowerMac, he succeeded on a Mac Pro which are technically very close to PCs. (Hint: see Hackintosh) Zim said: My Second Harddrive has disappeared ever since i used Driver Cleaner software and i do not know how to get it back.

If it is just Windows, uninstall the video driver and install a previous driver. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases The AIW 9700 Pro here would boot the Windows Logo with little white boxes all over, then a corrupted logon. Stick to a REFERENCE board.

Already have an account? share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply GermanyChris, Mar 20, 2012 GermanyChris macrumors 601 Joined: Jul 3, 2011 Location: Here #16 adddictedtomac said: ↑ If Send us an email b. Still running the same. =/. 0 ryko new york Oct 2004 edited Oct 2004 did you try what i said?

Any suggestions?P4 3gz 800FSB w/ HyperthreadingMSI PT880 Neo Motherboard512 3200 DDR RAM X2 (for dual channel)CD/RW DriveDVD DriveMaxtor 40GB HDDVD DriveSapphire Radeon 9800 ProWindows XP Professional 4 answers Last reply Apr Stick to a REFERENCE board. Did you change any settings in BIOS? Most Liked Posts Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next macboy13, Mar 13, 2012 macboy13 macrumors newbie Joined: Aug 10, 2011 #1 I've recently upgraded the graphics card in my dad's

ByZim · 7 replies Jul 29, 2006 When i installed the latest drivers from http://support.ati.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=894&task=knowledge&questionID=22264 and rebooted my system the screen displayed a distorted login screen and did not display pretty Not to put too finer point on it but, you're being very pessimistic about this whole thing, it may have even escaped your attention that the original poster macboy13 re-flashed his The 9800 was also a PPC card. Privacy / DMCA contact / Affiliate and FTC Disclosure Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD Got a tip for us?