mac pro 3.1

  1. fredfx

    Mac 3,1 El Capitan randomly shuts down.

    Hi Forum: My Mac 3,1 running El Capitan is randomly shutting down. I'm wondering is there a way or piece of software that can log what is causing the shutdown? Before I start replacing parts I want to have at least an educated guess as to what is causing these shutdowns. My system config is...
  2. Worldi

    Intermittent Black boot. GTX 780 6GB. El Capitan. Mac Pro 3,1.

    Greetings! Please read this entire post in context, as there's more going on here than what can be deduced at first glance. I've searched far and wide and have yet to find another person having the issue I'm having. Intermittent black screen at boot after installing the latest version of El...
  3. michael.t

    Change of system definition

    Hey guys, I am wanting to upgrade to Sierra from El Capitan. At the moment I cannot since my definition is MacPro 3.1 (Early 08). I am wanting to change this to 5.1 or 6.1 but I have no idea how to go about it in MultiBeast. This is not a fresh system and my build is about 2 years old, so I...
  4. NuclearLemons

    Mac Pro 2008 Clean MATX 240mm Liquid

    Hi! just joined the forum as a way of paying back all the incredible and thoughtful advice provided by the community towards this project. Cannot thank you lot enough! I have decided to create a build log on the forum to continue the wonderful trend of mac pro conversions, Hope you guys like...
  5. laptopleon

    Getting a GT 710 or 730 to work in a Mac Pro 3,1?

    Hi. My Mac Pro 3,1 had some trouble (spontaneous restarts). Long story short: I changed the GTX 660 videocard back to the GT 8800 and then it worked fine again. Unfortunately, the GT 8800 doesn't do 3840 x 2160 / UHD / '4K' so I ordered a (MSI) GT 710. I could not get any signal from it via...
  6. runoran

    Mac Pro computer

    hello everyone, I recently built a hackintosh and it's working fine. I am about to buy a 2008 Mac Pro and want to upgrade the video. I was going to buy the same card as I did for my hackintosh computer but it doubled in price since I bought it a few months back. EVGA GT 740. What would be a...
  7. Marlon

    Sierra on older machines i.e. Mac Pro 3.1

    Hi, I have a well running System (Asrock z68 pro gen3/ i7 2600K (Sandy Bridge), Nvidia GTX 460, Bluetooth WLAN ok. Messages, Facetime, ICloud, handsoff everything running well and fast. - Clover Bootloader / El Capitain :) I do not want to exchange my Motherboard or CPU this year ...
  8. Apoesk21

    (Success) - First build! - GA-H97M-D3H, Intel Core i5-4590 3.3 GHz, 32 GB DDR3 2400 MHz, 500 SSD

    Hey everyone! I just wanted to share my first Hackintosh-build. It consist of these parts: 1x GIGABYTE GA-H97M-D3H - Intel H97 - Intel LGA1150 socket - DDR3 RAM - Micro-ATX 1 1x Intel Core i5-4590 Haswell Refresh CPU - 3.3 GHz - Intel LGA1150 - 4 core - Intel Boxed 1x Cooler Master Hyper T4...
  9. Piffle

    Mac pro graphics

    Hi, I have an old mac pro 3.1 - (2x quad core 2.8ghz -2008). Does anyone know if a evga gt 740 would work in this model? thanks.
  10. fede_9118

    System definition for my build

    Hello! I'm having some issues with my build's system definition. A week ago, a upgraded my gpu to a MSI GTX 970. Since this change, I'm having trouble booting. It almost never boots at once. It reboots and then perhaps it boots. Here is my build: I am running yosemite 10.10.5, with an i7...
  11. Leonp

    Just got my hands on a Mac Pro 3,1. Need advice on Rebuild for gaming

    Hi guys I have been fortunate enough to get my hand on a Mac Pro 3,1 from work. my boss didn't think it was worth anything anymore and was going to trough it out. So I asked if i could have it, and here im sitting with a free Mac Pro, laughing at my bosses foolishness. I primarily want to use...
  12. vprocessing

    Mac pro 3.1 Kepler GTX670 4GB

    Hi to all ! First MANY MANY THX for what you are all doing ! you prevent us from spending $$$€€€€€ to have a decent gear for working in an independant way ! That's soooooo nice ! I have a little problem, and maybe my brain is off…but I can't manage having open CL with my brand new set up… I...