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Mac Pro Pixlas Mod, is it really needed?

Mac Pro Pixlas Mod, is it really needed?

A few things have bothered me about the reasons for recommending the Pixlas Mod. 1. The mini 6-pin connector can only provide up to 75W of power. 2. The traces in the Mac Pro’s logic board are too thin to have more power demanded than 75W. I needed definitive proof (at least definitive for me) of these two claims so I decided to really dive into this. I’ve gathered all the relevant information and put the puzzle pieces together, along…

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Mac Pro Pixlas Mod

Mac Pro Pixlas Mod

Parts you need: – A graphics card of choice – Open-end to dual 8 pin cable (ships from China) – Quick splice taps Tools you need: – Screwdriver with flexible extension – Phillips screw bit (PH1) – Hex screw bit (2.5) – Knife to cut wire insulation – Crimper – Compressed air (if you want to give your Mac a good cleaning while you’re at it) – WD40 (optional but cleans really well) – Multimeter (recommended) I also put a Kit…

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