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Anyone using a 30" Dell LCD @ 2560x1600?


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I've had trouble installing 10.4.8 because of video card issues (I get 800x1280 or 1600x2560, garbled as choices). I was using a 7800GT, which I thought should be very compatible (LOL, I did get rid of 2 8800GTXs to be Mac compatible), but I guess its not.

 

Anyway, I wanna go with Leopard, and want 2560x1600 (which needs dual-link). Anyone have this setup? If so what card are you using? Are there any cards out there that'll just work, or work easily with Leopard and have dual-link?

 

I have the 7800GT, a 6200LE (without dual link) and a Radeon 2400 PRO at my disposal, but I'm prepared to buy another card. Any recommendations?

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Which 8800GTS do you have? Or does it matter?

<EDIT> My bad, I just noticed your sig.

Also noticed that you managed to get it running on a 680i, nice! Are you able to use RAID under leopard?

 

Did you use any special driver packages or kexts, or did it work right away? And you have QE/CI?

 

Thanks a lot!

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lol u said u got rid of your gtx's?...........sorry about that but that cards compatible not in sli mode of course but one will work just fine with a driver developed by mac.nub*driver's for gtx and gts models, gt isnt supported* . its really neat, u just start the installer and reboot and your done any resolution you need with qi/ce. and i have an raid pci card and i havent been able to properly get it configured so as of right no

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Wow! So thrilled! Just installed Leopard from the flat image and to my surprise, everything is working great! Thanks for the replies. It appears that QE/CI are working, but how do I double check? This is what I have...

 

 

GeForce 7800 GTX:

 

Chipset Model: GeForce 7800 GTX

Type: Display

Bus: PCIe

PCIe Lane Width: x16

VRAM (Total): 256 MB

Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de)

Device ID: 0x0091

Revision ID: 0x00a1

Displays:

DELL3007WFPHC:

Resolution: 2560 x 1600

Depth: 32-bit Color

Core Image: Hardware Accelerated

Main Display: Yes

Mirror: Off

Online: Yes

Quartz Extreme: Supported

Rotation: Supported

Display Connector:

Status: No display connected

 

 

I thought there are more animations to the dock, is there any way to enable that? Thanks again...

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Which PCIe / PCI Express / PCI X card (s) have driver support for 2560 x 1600 resolution on a Leopard or Snow Leopard?

 

It could be any brand. NVidia, ATI or other.

 

Preferably it can fit an Advanced Dock for T61.

As I understand it, I will need a full-height, half-length PCIe video card.

 

Please advise.

 

Thanks.

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