By ze2000
3 years ago

Sapphire Radeon HD 6570 in Mac Pro 3.1, it works!

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I bought 2 graphic cards yesterday. One was an original Radeon 2600XT with Apple firmware to boot the computer when needed to do maintenance and I also bought a Sapphire Radeon HD 6570 2GB DDR2. I have installed the 2600XT in the second PCI 2.0 slot and the Sapphire is now in the first PCI 2.0 slot.

It was just "Plug n Play", no messing around needed. Have to clarify that I am using El Capitan but it should also work with Snow Leopard. No bootscreen as expected in the Sapphire, but that's the reason also got the 2600XT.

I felt a difference when using Photoshop and the animations in OS X, worth the few quid!

I just posted this because I couldn't find much information in the internet about compatibility, this may help some people to decide which card to install.

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