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GA-X58A-UD7 Rev.1 BIOS F7
Sapphire HD5770
iMac, MacBook Pro, Mac mini
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February 27th, 2015 09:20 PM
SSD is too small for dual booting on same drive IMHO- best to get a separate SSD for OS X and Windows. I would use minimum 128GB for OS X and 256GB for Win7/8. Basic rule of thumb for space on a HDD is 2x the space the operating system takes up on new installation for partition size if you have off line storage. Double that to 4x for SSDs as...
February 27th, 2015 09:09 PM
Mountain Lion does not run on Z97 - you need Mavericks or Yosemite for Haswell hardware. You might possibly get lucky and manage to install ML 10.8.5 if you have a discrete GPU that is supported - the iGPU in the Haswell Refresh CPUs is not supported in ML.
February 27th, 2015 09:03 PM
So you have Win8 and OS X installed and neither boots when you power on the build?
February 27th, 2015 09:00 PM
Post in Laptop forum for help with laptops - they can help you there much better.
February 27th, 2015 08:58 PM
Then you do indeed have a problem. ExFAT could be an answer, but it is not one I recommend as it is easily corrupted and you could lose the entire drive's data. 3rd party software like Paragon would work for Windows and OS X, but not for the Linux. You could install the BootCamp drivers in Windows, which will allow Windows to "see" and index/read...
February 27th, 2015 08:48 PM
run show all files. open Finder delete the file called boot install Clover to your HDD/SSD same as you did for the USB installer. Do the exact same thing to the Clover files on the HDD/SSD that you did on the USB when you created it. See Step 4 @...
February 27th, 2015 08:10 AM
Wrong choices in MB - you duplicated some. Try re-install Yosemite and select only DSDTFree to begin with. Then come back and install audio and network. Select DSDTFree and look at the bottom pane of the MultiBeast window. You will see everything that will be installed from just this selection.
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