“The list of OS X Mavericks compatible Macs, like that for OS X Mountain Lion, doesn’t include the original original Mac Pro (a.k.a. MacPro1,1),” Fairer Platform reports. “However, with a little gumption, graphic card upgrade and some Terminal voodoo, there is a way to run Apple’s newest desktop operating system on its oldest (Intel) pro desktop.”
“Yes, there are caveats. For example, to make a 2006 Mac Pro run OS X Mavericks, you will be hacking it,” Fairer Platform reports. “Definitely going off res, but actually not that big of a deal that’s roughly on par with jailbreaking an iPhone.”
Fairer Platform reports, “That said, to run OS X Mavericks on an original Mac Pro, you will need a newer, more powerful graphics card.”
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