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About jijiji

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  1. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    I have the same problem on gtx 470 - happened with both official nvidia driver and tonymac's
  2. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    I can't say anything about any other models but my gtx 470 works - so does cuda. opencl does not work as far as I know. I'm using tonymac's tweaked nvidia driver on 10.6.6
  3. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    hmmm weird, my performance is as before. I'm not sure what you did but perhaps check what your 'mac' is reported as? mine is macpro4,1... i remember tweaking some plist (as per tip from earlier in the thread). sounds like power management issue
  4. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    yeah, looks like it
  5. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Ok, I'm happy to report that tonymac's tweaked nvidia driver worked for me on 10.6.6 (installed manually) *note* I've also used [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] to install chameleon (don't know if this is required but I thought I should report to be more complete)
  6. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    My setup Hardware Overview: Model Name: Mac Pro Model Identifier: MacPro4,1 Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor Speed: 2.70 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 4 L2 Cache (per core): 256 KB L3 Cache: 8 MB Memory: 12 GB Processor Interconnect Speed: 4.8 GT/s Boot ROM Version: MP31.00C1.B00 SMC Version (system): 1.30f3 Serial Number (system): SECRETNUMBER Hardware UUID: 78C0D1E4-2FFB-51B6-99A1-FAB88B98828A GeForce GTX 470: Chipset Model: GeForce GTX 470 Type: GPU Bus: PCIe Slot: Slot-1 PCIe Lane Width: x16 VRAM (Total): 1280 MB Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de) Device ID: 0x06cd Revision ID: 0x00a3 ROM Revision: Displays: Display: Resolution: 1024 x 768 Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888) Main Display: Yes Mirror: Off Online: Yes Display Connector: I am currently downloading tonymacx86-nvidia driver to test out. I already tried reinstalling official nvidia through .pkg but still stuck on 1024x768. I just tried tonymac's [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]'s bootloader to no avail... will report back after trying the tweaked driver
  7. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Don't upgrade (10.6.6) yet... it broke my setup with gtx 470. now i'm only getting 1024x768 instead of 1920x1080 as usual. I tried running kext helper and rebooting. any suggestions? *edit - adding more info* I was running 10.6.5 with nvidia driver. after upgrade I do not have QE/CI anymore and only display option is 1024x768 **solved** solved by installing tonymac's tweaked driver
  8. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    @trainee I had no problem installing retail with 10.6.3 then updating whenever they were available. I think you should be ok starting out with 4xx series. Just to be complete, I did use files from first page before official nvidia drivers
  9. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    cuda works on gtx470. nbody - 86 fps | 18.1BIPS | 361 GFLOP/s | single precision no support for opencl right now as far as I know *edit* ran the benchmark (nbody) > Windowed mode > Simulation data stored in video memory > Single precision floating point simulation > Compute 2.0 CUDA device: [GeForce GTX 470] 14336 bodies, total time for 10 iterations: 951.536 ms = 2.160 billion interactions per second = 43.198 single-precision GFLOP/s at 20 flops per interaction
  10. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Read Jocelyn84's post (#994) on page 50 - you need to edit AppleGraphicsPowerManagement.kext I just did it and saw huge improvement on opengl performance Now I wonder if my gpu will stay cool enough... Does anyone know how to monitor gtx470 temperatures?
  11. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    hmmm I'm getting 8.36fps (opengl) on cinebench release 11.5 with GTX470 with the new driver. Anyone getting better performance?
  12. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    hmmm i think aqua-mac's installer uses some 10.6.4 kexts... after i installed the nvidia driver i ended up with black and white blocks again. (this is with 10.6.5 update) I'm going to try to download the 10.6.5 combo update and install it again (does that work if I'm already on 10.6.5??) and try installing the nvidia driver again. Any suggestions? *update* Happy to report - I booted to safemode and installed combo update (10.6.5) and nvidia driver again - I'm now back in fully supported gtx 470 in 10.6.5. I'm going to start testing cuda and opencl soon but from earlier post it looks like only cuda is supported?
  13. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    do i need to delete any previously installed kexts from the guide?
  14. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    i think that's about right.
  15. fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Thank you aqua-mac!! I booted up in safe mode and installed the fix and BOOM I'm back! @mozodojo in my case I didn't have to delete GeForce.kext - just installed and rebooted. I still have QE/CI (but of course no opencl) I've also uploaded aqua-mac's fix, here is extra link aquamac's fix *edit* aquamac's fix (letitbit)