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Re: Power Mac G5: Attempting to get 2D acceleration with nouveau and 6800 Ultra

Gabriel Paubert composed on 2018-10-03 08:36 (UTC+0200):

>> Some Macs, G4s at least, came with AMD/ATI gfxcards. You ought to be able to
>> find one of those to try.

> Trouble is, if I remember correctly, all G4 were delivered with PCI or AGP, 
> and all G5 with PCIe. It won't be exactly "Plug and Play", and for once it 
> will be the plug¹ part that will be difficult :-)

Was AMD making PCIe cards specially for only Apple, or do the same cards for PCs
work? Lots of Dells used AMD/ATI PCIe 8-12 years ago, so used should be
plentiful, aka cheap enough to try, under $20USD or so.
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