AMD Radeon R9 280X 3 GB GDDR5 (MSI Gaming R9 280X)

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€199.00 €239.00

The most powerful Tahiti based AMD card for Mac Pro. Great for Mac Pro 1,1/2,1 and 3,1. Also works with Mac Pro 4,1/5,1.

 

Fully unlocked PCI-Express 2.0 x16 bandwidth (5.0 GT/s) both under macOS and Windows and of course native EFI boot screen.

 

Native support starts for OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3, but you can also install OS X drivers for OS X Lion 10.7.5 and get full support.

 

System requirements:

- Apple Mac Pro 3,1 (2008), Mac Pro 4,1 (2009) or Mac Pro 5,1 (2010-2012)
- Apple Mac Pro 1,1 (2006) and Mac Pro 2,1 (2007) are also supported after installing Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or newer
- installed Mac OS X 10.8.3 (Mountain Lion) or newer up to Mac OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan)
- native support by macOS Mojave/Catalina/Big Sur/Monterey and Ventura/Sonoma via patcher, no drivers needed (in Mac Pro 3,1/4,1/5,1)

 

Key features:

- compatible with macOS and Windows (via BootCamp)
- supports Apple boot screen (gray screen with Apple logo on startup) on all ports (on 4K displays and miniDisplayPorts boot screen is not available)
- uses internal Mac Pro power supply
- supports PCI Express 2.0 link under macOS and Windows (in Mac Pro 3,1/4,1/5,1)
- supports 4 displays simultaneously: 1x dual-link DVI-I, 1x HDMI 1.4, 2x miniDisplayPort 1.2, analog displays supported, more than 2 displays requires an active miniDisplayPort to DVI adapter
- supports 4K@60Hz on miniDisplayPort ports and 4K@30Hz via DVI/HDMI ports
- supports OpenGL, OpenCL and Metal in applications and games
- supports sound via miniDisplayPorts under macOS (after installing additional driver)
- allows an upgrade to macOS Mojave/Catalina/Big Sur/Monterey/Ventura and Sonoma (in Mac Pro 3,1/4,1/5,1)

 

Technical specification:

- graphics processor clock: 1100 MHz
- memory speed: 1500 MHz
- amount and type of memory: 3 GB GDDR5
- bus width: 384-bit
- bus: PCI-Express 2.0 x16 (5.0 GT/s) in Mac Pro 3,1/4,1/5,1 and 1.1 x16 (2,5 GT/s) in Mac Pro 1,1/2,1

 

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Boot screen
  • up to 4K@60Hz via DisplayPort (only on non-4K displays), up to 4K@30Hz via HDMI, up to 4K@30Hz via DVI
Condition
  • Used (flashed)
  • 3 months
Package includes
  • 6-pin Mac Pro PCIe power cable, 8-pin Mac Pro PCIe power cable
Specification
  • 1x DVI dual-link, 1x HDMI 1.4, 2x miniDisplayPort 1.2
  • up to 4 concurrent displays
  • 1020 MHz
  • 1500 MHz
  • 3 GB GDDR5
  • 384-bit
  • PCI-Express 2.0 x16 (5.0 GT/s)
  • not supported
  • 6-pin + 8-pin
  • 250 W
  • HDMI Audio, DisplayPort Audio
  • Metal, OpenCL, OpenGL
System Requirements
  • 1,1 (2006), 2,1 (2007), 3,1 (2008), 4,1 (2009), 5,1 (2010-2012)
  • 10.7.5 (Lion) or later, 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or later, 10.9 (Mavericks) or later, 10.10 (Yosemite) or later, 10.11 (El Capitan) or later, 10.12 (Sierra) or later, 10.13 (High Sierra) or later, 10.14 (Mojave) or later, 10.15 (Catalina) or later, 11.0.1 (Big Sur) or later, 12.1 (Monterey) or later, 13.0 (Ventura) or later, 14.0 (Sonoma) or later
  • AMD drivers (only on Mac OS X 10.7.5 to 10.8.2, not needed on 10.8.3 or later)
  • Yes, via Apple BootCamp

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