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Graphics card in PM5500
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Aug 16, 2000, 07:06 PM
Is there a way to install a graphics card in the PM 5500 if the PCI slot is already taken up by removing the video input card?
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Aug 16, 2000, 08:33 PM
I have replied a bit about this in another thread and again, the Power Mac 5500 only has one PCI slot, if it already has a USB card in it, you cannot install a second video card anywhere else in the Mac. In my Mac, I have a Voodoo 3 2000 PCI video card installed in the PCI slot and it does work OK. Tomb Raider 2 looks very good with this card in the 5500. I only use the video card occassionally because you have to connect a second monitor to the card and that does need a bit of desk space.
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