Nvidia Quadro Fx 5600 For Mac Pro

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Quadro FX 5600 Mac-bound NVIDIA today provided a long-awaited refresh to its workstation graphics with the Quadro FX 5600, writes Electronista. A pro version of the GeForce 8800, the chipset borrows the same 128 unified hardware shaders to provide a major speed boost over the earlier 5500. I have a Mac Pro Early 2008 (3,1) 2x2,8 quad core cpu. It came with two ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT 256 MB graphic cards installed. Now i bought a Nvidia Quadro FX 5600 1,5 gb. To install this, have i to remove the two ATI or just one of these? Which slot pci-e should i use?

Quadro FX 5600: Two 6-pin power connectors, HD-SDI Version Quadro FX 4800: 2008-11-11: D10U-20 (GT200GL) 602: 800 (1600) 1536: 384-bit GDDR3: 77: Yes: 192: 1.3: 1.1 (1.0 Mac OS X) 150: DVI, 2x DP, S-Video: 55 nm version of GeForce GTX 260. Quadro CX without Elemental Technologies' CS4 plug-in., SDI Version available Quadro FX 4800 SDI: 2008-11. (.) Apple VCRNQ5600U OEM / NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600 Graphics Card for Mac Pro. Professional Graphics PCI-Express Video Card for the 2008-12 Apple Mac Pro. Requires Mac OS X 10.4.7 or later.Used, Tested-Good, Video Card & Power cords. 90 Day OWC Fulfilled Warranty.


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