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NVidia Quadro 4000 and early 2008 Mac Pro (3,1)

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May 3, 2012 5:31 PM

Hi to all.

 

I think my display card just died.

I've been wanting to get the NVidia Quadro 4000 for a while now as I do editing professionally and would like to make the Adobe Production suite zippier.

So now, I have no functional card for my monitors. Can I use the NVidia Quadro 4000 for my Dell monitors? One of the Dell's has a DVI-D2 input but the other has only VGA as far as I can tell. Or does it make more sense to get a different card? Or both the Quadro and a lower level card?

 

Also, does the NVidia Quadro 4000 need extra power and if so, how easy is it to connect and would I be able to use the DVD burner?

 

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

 

Running Snow Leopard, 18GB RAM

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