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amd4me
11-17-2006, 09:10 PM
Can I change out the video card in an imac 24"?

lowfat
11-18-2006, 11:03 AM
yes. but only with another mxm-II card.

amd4me
11-18-2006, 02:10 PM
yes. but only with another mxm-II card.
whats MX-II?

Mr. Popo
11-18-2006, 02:38 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_PCI_Express_Module

http://www.nvidia.com/page/mxm.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_NVIDIA_Graphics_Processing_Units#GeF orce_Go_7_series

amd4me
11-18-2006, 04:05 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_PCI_Express_Module

http://www.nvidia.com/page/mxm.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_NVIDIA_Graphics_Processing_Units#GeF orce_Go_7_series
Well whats the best MXM-II card I can buy that the 24" imac will support?

lowfat
11-18-2006, 04:10 PM
no idea really. it isn't suppose to support anything more than 7300GT, and i think that is likely the fastest mxm-II card out right now. MXM-II cards are hard to find also, as there aren't a lot of manufacturers of them.

Mr. Popo
11-18-2006, 04:12 PM
no idea really. it isn't suppose to support anything more than 7300GT, and i think that is likely the fastest mxm-II card out right now. MXM-II cards are hard to find also, as there aren't a lot of manufacturers of them.
The 24" comes with a 7600GT.

amd4me
11-18-2006, 10:35 PM
The 24" comes with a 7600GT.
Hmm i cat get anything more in the 7800 range?

couppi
11-19-2006, 07:04 AM
Hmm i cat get anything more in the 7800 range?
I don't think so. There are three varieties of mxm, and I think the 7800 would be mxm-III, not mxm-II.

Anyways, any graphics card would have to be flashed to work with the mac, so you'd need a special mac edition.