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Installing New Video card- wierd stuff

by fotogra / September 10, 2010 6:26 AM PDT

I installed the ATI Radeon x1900 card (512MB) in my 2006 Mac Pro. Can't change resolution- it's at 1200x800 on my 30 in cinema monitor and there is a warning that my video cable needs to be plugged in. There is no video cable, the card just plugs in.

Any ideas? I did zap the pram.

Thanks

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Sorry- video card info
by fotogra / September 10, 2010 6:36 AM PDT

Ah, I called the company and they forgot to put the video cable with the card. there was no cable with the 256 card I replaced, so that's why I didn't know I should have received a cable.
I couldn't find a link to delete this posting.

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(NT) let us know if it all works well when the cable arrives
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 10, 2010 6:46 AM PDT
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Works Fine
by fotogra / September 11, 2010 4:04 AM PDT

I received the cable from the company and installed it and it all works fine. I can set the rez and I also reset the Pram again.

I happen to live near San Jose and there a dedicated MacPro store there.
Thanks for your interested

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Glad you got it fixed
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 11, 2010 9:17 AM PDT
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thanks for following up

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