All Posts by Date or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
also by Lloyd: diglloyd.com photography and WindInMyFace.com

Thank you for buying via links and ads on this site,
which earn me advertising fees or commissions.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Other World Computing...
B&H Photo...
Amazon
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Upgrade the memory of your 2020 iMac up to 128GB
877-865-7002
Today’s Deal Zone Items... Handpicked deals...
$1398 $998
SAVE $400

$1798 $1198
SAVE $600

$2299 $2069
SAVE $230

$240 $175
SAVE $65

$240 $175
SAVE $65

$1399 $799
SAVE $600

$2198 $1998
SAVE $200

$2299 $1799
SAVE $500

$2000 $1500
SAVE $500

$898 $798
SAVE $100

$1799 $1699
SAVE $100

$1699 $1499
SAVE $200

$999 $799
SAVE $200

$1798 $1198
SAVE $600

$1997 $1797
SAVE $200

$3399 $2799
SAVE $600

$400 $300
SAVE $100

$1699 $949
SAVE $750

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$999 $949
SAVE $50

$1699 $949
SAVE $750

Update on Mac Pro Video Card Sleep Issue and Mini DisplayPort Cables — FIXED

My graphics setup

Please see my December 19 entry and Dec 11 entry and previous entries for more background and history on this issue.

The problem ranges in severity to blacking-out the 2nd display, to blacking out both displays and requiring pulling the power plug (hard power cycle). It is an issue with the video card in the 2010 Mac Pro; the good 'ol GT120 card in the 2009 Mac Pro worked properly for me.

I am pleased to report that a new cable sent to me by NEC largely solves the Mini DisplayPort wake-from-sleep issue. Not perfect— but I think it’s fair to say that the remaining sporadic issues seen once every few days are fully accounted for by Apple bugs. I know that NEC is relaying data to Apple, so there is a reasonable hope that Apple will get its act together on this issue which has gone on for 7 months now.

The bad news is that the cable is not yet readily available, but when I have info on where to buy the magic cable that works, you’ll read it here asap.

OWC Accelsior 4M2 PCIe SSD
6000 MB/sec!
Mac or PC.


Ideal for Lightroom, Photoshop, video.
Capacity up to 16TB!

Deals Updated Daily at B&H Photo
View all handpicked deals...

Sony Alpha a7R II Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)
$1798 $1198
SAVE $600

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2020 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__