Sep 22, 3: Required restart to refresh. There may have been several different card firmware versions shipped in the past. I’m hopeful that this fixed the problem, but I will have to wait and see if the good reboots continue. What about your experiences? The Rom was updated to the.
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Hopefully if one of your readers has found a solution to this problem they can share it with me. My warranty expires in less than 15 days Download Page link here later updated, as the original URL from resuled in a redirect at apple and “not a secure connection”.
I noticed no problems, or changes in 30 mins of use ato Mac OS.
While there are fewer differences than there used to be between Windows and Mac, we’re still not to the point where you can just go out and buy any old Windows video card and throw it in the Mac Pro. The process was very quick and problem free. Might want to check out the Wiki entry to get a good handle on what that means. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. If it aint broke, don’t fix it.
Apple ATI Radeon X XT Firmware Update free download for Mac | MacUpdate
I have considered talking to apple about it but am loathe to give up my machine for xx1900 period of time since its my main work machine. It only started happening a couple months ago. Software Update did not and probably will not notify me there is a firmware update available for my version of the card.
There may have been several different card firmware versions shipped in the past. The camera simply for the fact that it is pretty terrible and z pixels on the screen were too small for it to really show.
ATI Radeon X1900 XT Firmware Update
Once I downloaded the firmware, it went smooth and installed quickly. Not sure what my previous firmware ver was. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post.
It’s not heat related either. I’m hopeful that this fixed the problem, but I will have to wait radson see if the good reboots continue.
Please follow the instructions in the updater application to complete the process. I will report back in a few days after I have time to see if the shimmering effect has gone away or not, since its so sporadic. I also used the DVI z with my Quicksilver, for the record.
Apple ATI Radeon X XT Firmware Update for Mac Free Download
Here’s more x100 on what I am referring to: Now it’s what I imagine all PC users see, instead of a blocky, pink mess I get the black screen with the green loading bar, sweet Maybe there will be some benefit or bug when Leopard is released The updated version is Posted on Sep 22, I previously used this same display with my old Quicksilver Powermac and had no such issues with it.
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I haven’t tried switching to oss other DVI port or using the VGA cable, mostly because I can’t be bothered to try since the problem is so minor and sporadic. I can tx the artifacts with a white window OR setting my screens to a lower resolution. I had to change the original URL to the firmware update download page, but you may have used the same one. I have not had a problem with a scrambled display in bootcamp.
Apple Mac Pro ATI Radeon X1900XT 512MB
The display is running at x native rez through the DVI port. I will check my firmware version later tonight.
I’m not having any issues and no one has really reported any benefits so I’ll leave it as is.