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It is probably your video card. The 2007 MBP's were prone to this. Here is how you can tell. Download the Ultimate Boot CD. Burn it to a DVD or a USB Stick You will launch Linux with a ton of useful diagnostic tools. Run everything, but especially the video display diagnostic tool. Mine was throwing errors and I was able to definitively find the cause ...


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I don't have sufficient to add comment so I'll add an answer: "OBS, Mac Pro" on Apple's web site means it's the original Mac Pro released in 2006, this is the official name used by AppleCare and GSX. As such, the officially supported OS X version for the Mac Pro is 10.7.5. Unofficially, this Mac Pro can be hacked to run later OS X given a proper graphic ...


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It is possible to upgraded a MacPro1,1 to Yosemite, but it is a bit of work and not perfect. You will have to add a third-party new boot loader software, and most likely upgrade the graphics card. A number of OS X -- mostly minor -- features will not be available. This is almost like building a Hackintosh, but Apple will not consider you as violating OS X's ...


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There is only one available 2.66 GHZ Quad-Core Intel Xeon Mac Pro, which actually is powered by two 2.66 GHz dual core Intel Xeon 5150 processors: MacPro1,1 The maximum OS is Mac OS X 10.7.5, if the RAM was upgraded to at least 2 GB.


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Your "G5" is actually a Mac Pro, judging from your serial number (VERY useful info, thanks) according to appleserialnumberinfo.com, link here. Assuming the info is correct, yes you can upgrade to the current OS X, Yosemite. The best way to check is to go to About This Mac from the Apple menu, and select the More Info option. In Hardware Overview you will ...


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My Snow Leopard 10.6.8 disk from my old MacPro 1,1 is now on my MacPro 5,1. Yes, it boots. I don't use it much anymore, but since there are 4 HD bays, I just keep it there.


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As 10.6.8 is supported on both Mac Pros the simple answer is yes, you can transfer your disks over to the newer Mac Pro and your installation will work as it did before. Assuming you don't do something silly like accept the free update to Yosemite (which is supported on the Mac Pro 3,1) you will be able to move the disk back to the older machine if you need ...


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Checking the specs of the the MacPro1,1 you should be able to upgrade to 10.7.5 if you upgraded it to at least 2 GB of RAM and you don't need Rosetta (for PPC-apps). Since the preinstalled system on the MacPro 3,1 was 10.5.1 and both are equipped with a SATA (3 Gb/s) internal HD-interface, there shouldn't be any problem to move the "old" disks. Your disks ...


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To get things right, you want your Mac Pro being without monitor and use the small 13" screen from your MacBook Air for that reason AND you want to do graphics work? Despite my personal opinion, that for serious graphics work a 13" display is a good laugh, Retina display or not and that most work in Photoshop is done by the GPU and not the CPU, there are ...


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I'm afraid not, the Air wouldn't work as an external display. Also, the Air isn't retina. Your best bet may well be to run your Pro through an HD TV, which although isn't quite as nice as a Retina display, it is certainly better than a normal display.


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I may be an Apple cool-aid drinker, but the answer is still yes. I code for a living on a PC but have never personally owned a PC. I am deeply engrained in the Mac experience and every day at work I miss the subtle, simple, and elegant nuances of MAC OS. I've cussed Windows about some thing every day for 14 consecutive years. My Mac experience from a user ...


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The only measurable difference aside from storage space is that the SSD version will be slightly more secure from data loss from the occasional fall. SSDs don't suffer from disk drive failures of scratched disks. But if your not clumsy, that's not a problem. Go with the 1TB drive. 128gb is pitiful in this day and age.


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I had annoying 'access' chirps, and thought it was excessive CPU usage. Which it seemed to react towards... fired up disk utility (SSD disk) and ran all the checks, and fixed permissions. Chirp gone...


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Here is the answer after 3 years of noisy fan issues, My first solution was to replace the front fan in my Mac Pro Quad - this failed and was not the issue - second method was to pull the main board battery off the Motherboard, this worked but is very dangerous and if not done properly can damage the motherboard - the third solution is simple switch the ...


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To make a USB installer from the 10.7 .DMG you need to open the .DMG, then open the installer application by right-clicking and selecting Show Package Contents and then find the actual installer itself, InstallESD.DMG. Use the Restore function in Disk Utility to copy InstallESD.DMG to your USB device (if you receive any errors, try mounting InstallESD.DMG ...


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The Apple Broadcom BCM94331CD adapter will add 802.11 a/b/g/n with Bluetooth 4.0 to an older Mac Pro, while the Apple Broadcom BCM94360CD adapter will enable 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac support (the primary difference between the two adapters being 802.11 ac). You can easily DIY by finding suitable parts on eBay or Amazon and following instructions on forum sites ...



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