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Archived - Mac Pro (Early 2009): No HDMI or Mini DisplayPort audio when using the AMD Radeon 5870 upgrade kit

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Symptoms

You may notice that audio is not available through the Mini DisplayPort of an AMD Radeon 5870 graphics card installed in a Mac Pro (Early 2009). You may also notice this issue when you try to use HDMI as a sound output option.

Resolution

Using HDMI and Mini DisplayPort as output devices for sound is supported only on Mac Pro (Mid 2010).

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Last Modified: Apr 22, 2014
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