Mac Pro RAID Card: Identification and compatibility
Learn more about identifying the Mac Pro RAID Card (Early 2009), distinguishing it from the original Mac Pro RAID Card, and determining which card works with which model of Mac Pro.
Mac Pro RAID Card (Early 2009)
You can easily identify this card by the black color of the board. Install this card and use it in the Mac Pro (Early 2009) with Mac OS X v10.5.6 or later, the Mac Pro (Mid 2010) with Mac OS X v10.6.4 or later, or the Mac Pro (Mid 2012) with OS X Lion v10.7.3 or later.
Mac Pro RAID Card (Original)
You can identify this card by the blue color of the board and the iPass cable. Install and use this card in the Mac Pro (Original) and Mac Pro (Early 2008) with Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later.
For information about hard drives supported with each version of the Mac Pro RAID card, see the Mac Pro RAID card and Xserve RAID card Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).