Summary: I'm running Windows 8.1. Technically, Windows 8.1 doesn't support Firewire, so a few tips on getting this card working. I installed the card, then installed the driver from the mini CD disk that came with this card.
Summary: This may not have been meant for an Intel Based Mac Pro. Learning is half the battle with the whole Bootcamp/Windows/Mac integration thing. For those that were scared to try, we tried...So, you don't have to. Macpro has these ports.
tips on how to use with Win7 64bits - drivers complexity
7 January 2014
Summary: The card works as I'm now copying miniDV tapes from an old Sony camcorder to my PC. turn off power install the card (pick the right bracket first). Note: this is a PCI-E (PCI-Express) x1 card. Make sure you have a compatible motherboard. the card wasn't detected.
Summary: I have windows 7. I put this in and windows7 knew recognized it right away. There is no with setting it up. It worked great with my computer and provided me the firewire capability I needed for my presonos music studio with no hassle.
Summary: I bought this card because it was on a list of compatible PCI-E FW 800 cards on Universal Audio's website. I needed it for my Mac Pro and Universal Audio's Apollo interface. Since I installed it I have received nothing but crashes and FW errors.
Summary: TI chipset is very important when you're recording, especially with presonus gear which absolutely sucks when it's not set up perfectly. This installed without disks on windows 8 and plugnplay'd with a firestudio project just fine.
Summary: This card was not easy to install, but the default TI driver loaded by itself. Another reviewer suggested using it and staying away from the one on the disc. I tried that, and although the software I was using recognized the device I had plugged into the card, and did so right away, as soon as I...
Summary: After installation in my Windows 7 computer I powered up and the driver automatically installed. I used the 1394 interface to control my Sony digital camera and had no problems. I am completely satisfied.