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Thanks; I appreciate that. I’m obviously in the market for a newer card, and they’re the ones to whom I’ll turn when I finally decide on one. No way am I buying a four year old Apple 5870 for hundreds when I could buy a modern PC card and have it work perfectly in Windows and OS X. EFI boot menu? Pshh, who needs to see that?

 

I don't blame you. As you know Apple typically retains the same retail prices regardless of age with the exception of refurbished products.
 

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On a related note: WHY ISN’T WINDOWS USING EFI YET. WHAT IS WRONG WITH THEM?! IT’S TWENTY FOURTEEN.

 

 

Newer ones don't really use bios at this point.

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Which versions of Windows work with Boot Camp 5.1?
You can use:

Microsoft Windows 8.0 and 8.1 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.0 and 8.1 Pro (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Enterprise versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 are not supported.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5639
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