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Ati Redeon HD 5000 Mac and PC

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Hello,

Are the radeon 5000 series mac and pc same / different Performance and Specifications ? or only different driver ?

Because some people told me that Ati designed Radeon 5000 HD, has different performance and specifications for both mac and pc, like Ati radeon HD 5000 for mac has little modifications from apple, for their product.....
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From what I understand, the firmware's the main functional difference between the two.

Video card manufacturers (Asus, MSI, Powercolor, etc.) can tweak the actual hardware on the graphics cards even if they use the same graphics chipset by changing memory type/speed/amount and clock speeds on the cards. I'm just saying that two cards with the same chipset usually won't have the same specifications.

I'd say don't worry about the minute differences in hardware as long as the chipset is correct and you're using the correct type in terms of Mac/PC.
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The Mac version has EFI support. The stock ones don't. They can't work without being flashed.

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