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G5 Video Card Options

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#21 bunnspecial

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Posted 26 December 2016 - 12:31 AM

Outside flashing, there are four options for PCIe G5s. The factory options were the 6600, 7800GT, and Quadro FX4500. There was a retail Radeon X1900GT.


The Quadro is the "sexy" card that everyone wants, but for most folks the Radeon is the better card. 


BTW-with regard to the above comment on overclocking cards-proceed with a bit of caution on single height Radeons(including the FireGL). They can put out a lot of heat. The stock cooler is fine for stock clock speeds, but rob a dual height cooler off a PC version of the card if you want to push things.

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