nVidia GeForce 310 512MB

Geforce 310 Card

Been toying around with some cheapo nVidia Geforce 310 cards. They’re something to toss in if you just need to output video, with a DisplayPort and VGA ports. It’s also slightly better than the GT210’s that the old Mac Pro models embarrassingly came with.  It’s not noisy, but it’s not silent either.  The non-standard mounting holes doesn’t make it easy for aftermarket cooling either!

After a bit of tinkering and some more searching, I managed to get dual display out of this thing using the following NVCAP:

VGA / DVI-I – BAAAAAAAAQAGAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA=

Here are a couple of other ones that may be of use depending on the configuration of your own card:

DVI-I / DVI-I - BAAAAAAAAwAMAAAAAAAABwAAAAA=
DVI-I / VGA - BAAAAAAAAwAEAAAAAAAABwAAAAA=

(Sourced from: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=205995)

Using the VGA/DVI-I NVCAP and EFI Studio to generate a string for the 8400GS  512MB (with a bit of tweaking), it now detects perfectly!

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