ATi Rage Pro 128

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Hello!

Ok, here's my problem, I have a Blue & White G3 400 that has a very low end ATi Video card in it, it registers as an XCLAIM with 4mb of memory, I have a spare ATi Rage Pro 128 PCI 16mb video card, but alas, it does not work with my B&W as it is a PC card. soo, I was wondering, can anyone help me find firmware for my 128 Rage Pro, i can't seem to find any for the mac on the net.

Thanks!

Blake.

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Flashing PC cards link

Try this link for lots of info and download links for video card firmware:

http://strangedogs.proboards40.com/index.cgi

I guess you have to register now to use their forums but it's the best site on-line that I have seen for flashing cards.

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flashable?

I'm not aware that card is flashable. Didn't ATI use singleshot flashROMs (EEPROMs or similar, IIRC) on cards of that era? That is, they aren't re-writable and thus are not 'flashable'.

Of course, I could be wrong as my doddering old brain may be completely fubared (and not for the first time I'll tell you!)
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ATI Rage Pro 128 PCI? Was the

ATI Rage Pro 128 PCI? Was there such a thing? Wasn't the Rage 128 Pro an AGP card? Or maybe there was a strictly PC PCI version called that. The 16mb version that came with the B&W's was simply called the Rage 128. Radeon 7000's sell for under $20 these days on the auctions. You might just want to pick one of those up instead of spending time trying to flash. It's a much better card.

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PCI Rage 128 and 128 pro

I've had examples of both. IIRC, later B&Ws came with the Pro version. Not sure of the diff, couldn't see any in actual use.

Yeah, why bother with a R128 when much faster cards cost so little?

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thank's mactrash! that site i

thank's mactrash! that site is awesome, however i had no luck in flashing my card. Sad

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yeah, im thinking about doing

yeah, im thinking about doing that as i didnt have any luck flashing the card. or, i could just wait and get a G4 Quicksilver and give my blue and white's away.