The ATI Radeon HD 5870 Graphics Upgrade Kit for Mac Pro (Mid 2010 or Early 2009) from Apple is a graphics card for use in the Mid 2010 or Early 2009 version of Apple's Mac Pro desktop workstation. The card requires an available PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot for installation.
The ATI Radeon HD 5870 GPU features 1GB of GDDR5 memory for superlative performance, making it a great choice for creative, scientific, and technical applications where 3D performance is critical. The card can drive up to three displays simultaneously. It features two Mini DisplayPort outputs and one Dual-Link DVI output. Apple offers optional adapters to drive legacy VGA displays.
Note: Due to the power requirements of this card, it cannot be used in a dual graphics card configuration. It must be the only GPU installed in your Mac Pro.
Upgrade your Mac Pro's graphics card for better performance
Compatible the Mid 2010 and Early 2009 Mac Pro from Apple
Features two Mini DisplayPort outputs and one Dual-Link DVI output
You can connect legacy VGA displays using an optional adapter cable
PCI Express 2.0 x16
2x Mini DisplayPort
1x Dual-Link DVI
Mac Pro (Mid 2010 or Early 2009) with available PCI Express slot
Mac OS X 10.6.4 or later
Note: If you are using more than one Mini DisplayPort to Single-Link DVI adapter, only two displays are supported across the three ports. To connect up to two Mini DisplayPort displays and up to a 30-inch DVI display simultaneously, use the ports without any adapters. To connect two DVI displays, use the dual-link DVI port and the Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter or the Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately). To connect three DVI displays at once, you must use two Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapters (sold separately). To connect up to three VGA displays simultaneously, use the Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter and DVI to VGA adapters (sold separately).