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PS CS5 doesn't see my ati 4870 card

Time:November 30
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Hi All,
I have a flashed ATI 4870 1 GB card and a Nvidia GeFroce 7300 GT card in my MacPro.
The 4870 is my main card but PS CS5 is selecting the Nvidia as the main card. Is there a reason for this?
Anyone else experiencing this?
KJ
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Andy Oleksy wrote:
Since I have the Apple branded 4870, the only way for me to run a second monitor is to either connect it to a second video card (in my case the 7300 GT) or buy a $30 dollar MD-to-DVI adapter. I went ahead and bought the adapter tonight (money I feel I should not have had to spend, since I already own a second video card). After connecting my second monitor to the 4870 via the MD port, CS5 Performance Pref Pane indicated that no video cards were detected! Strangely, all the advance OpenGL settings were available. Before, when the second monitor was connected to the 7300 GT, CS5 was detecting the 7300 GT, but only the basic OpenGL setting was selectable. As I said earlier, CS4 has no trouble detecting the 4870 with 7300 GT installed.
Since there is no reason for me to keep the 7300 GT in my Mac Pro any longer (I don't have a third monitor), I uninstalled it. CS5 now recognizes the 4870 and all OpenGL settings are available. I haven't done much testing yet, but things seem a lot snappier than before.
Glad you're up and running.  Enjoy!

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