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NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for 10.10.2 (343.02.02)

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I'm confused as why nVidia wrote those drivers for GTX 900 series to work on Hackintosh? Anyone have good explanation of what's the purpose?
 

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I'm confused as why nVidia wrote those drivers for GTX 900 series to work on Hackintosh? Anyone have good explanation of what's the purpose?
They aren't written for a hackintosh. They are written for OS X and for MacPro3,1/4,1/5,1 but will run on anything that runs OS X.
 
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They aren't written for a hackintosh. They are written for OS X and for MacPro3,1/4,1/5,1 but will run on anything that runs OS X.
I understand it's meant for Mac Pro but it's a different GPU architecture and they must have implemented the drivers specially for MAXWELL otherwise why it's having full acceleration since they didn't release a mac version of GTX 900 series.
 

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I understand it's meant for Mac Pro but it's a different GPU architecture and they must have implemented the drivers specially for MAXWELL otherwise why it's having full acceleration since they didn't release a mac version of GTX 900 series.
As of OS X 10.7 any Nvidia PC Card will work in Mac Pro. The MacPro 1,1-5,1 have standard PCIe slots so using a Maxwell GPU in them is certainly possible. I have explained this to you in another thread as well. I am a Mac Pro 2,1 owner and have been running non Mac cards for years.
 

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+1, slim-jim. :thumbup:
 
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i got it fully working am running yosemite 10.10.1 with full graphics gtx970
it was pretty simple.. i booted into setup with UseKernelCache=yes GraphicsEnabler=yes npci=0x2000
it was really fast to load up once i saw installation i customized.. most important "DO NOT INSTALL ANY DRIVERS OR INJECTS [NO NVIDIA NOR INTEL NO TYPE OF INJECTS] NO AUDIO NO ETHERNET " JUST THE FAKE SMC NEEDED TO BOOT NO BOOTLOADER (I HAD ALREADY MADE A CLOVER USB BOOT LOADER SEPARATED FROM INSTALL USB --2 DIFFERENT USB ONE FOR CLOVER ONE FOR YOSEMITE) AFTER the installation finished i booted with nv_disable=1 and installed NVIDIA WEB DRIVERS AND SET UP CLOVER... I HAD A ISSUE WITH CARD BECAUSE THE DRIVER WASNT LOADING IT SO THE CARD WAS GLITCHY AND SLOW ..... I HAD TO MANUALLY ADD NVDA_DVR=1 INTO PLIST AND THATS IT FIXED.... EVEN MY REALTEK8811 ETHERNET IS WORKING ± AM THE HAPPIEST MOTHER****ER IN THE WORLD I DO ALOT OF WORK AS YOU CAN SEE ALL MY TOOLS ARE WORKING PERFECTLY FINE SUPER FAST (PRO TOOLS HD 10 - PHOTOSHOP CS6 - FINALCUT PRO X- DAVINCI ALL MY PLUGINS HOPE THIS HELPS LIKE IT HELPED ME ...
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