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Can I upgrade LATE 2008 MP to Radeon 4870?

2015-10-11 | Default
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In the Apple Store, I see that there's a 4870 upgrade coming for Early 2008 and Early 2009 MPs.
My Mac Pro was built in October 2008, so it falls in between the two. Does that mean the upgrade isn't available to me? If so, isn't that, like, kind of ridiculous?
Anyone got any info on this seemingly weird state of affairs?
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Interestingly, Other World Computing says that the miniDisplayPort does not work when you install a 4870 into your early 2008 Mac Pro so you can only use one monitor?!?
http://blog.macsales.com/602-testing-those-new-graphics-cards

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