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What is a good replacement for the ATI Radeon X1900 XT on a late 2007 Mac Pro

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Mar 31, 2013 12:47 PM

I recently took my late 2007 Mac Pro to the Apple Store because it was running quite loud.  They diagnosed the problem as the fan on the ATI Radeon x1900 XT video card.  Whie the card works fine otherwise, I was thinking of replacing it.  I noticed some online recommendations that I need to upgrade to perhaps the Radeo HD 4870 if I want to install FCP X on this machine.  I do use the Mac Pro for video editing, but haven't switched yet to FCP X.  Anyone have a suggestion on a replcement video card that will work both on this machine and will be compatible with FCP X. 

 

Thanks for any advice.

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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