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GA-X58A-UD7
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i7-920
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Sapphire HD5770
Mac:
iMac, Mac mini

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July 28th, 2014 07:02 PM
See http://www.tonymacx86.com/laptop-compatibility/106791-laptop-compatibility.html
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July 28th, 2014 06:57 PM
Win8 boot loader will boot Win8 only unless you add a second OS to the BCD. Grub can be used to boot both Linux and Win8 by chaining the Win8 BCD. Grub can also be used to chain OS X Chameleon or Chimera. Chimera/Chameleon can be used to boot all OSs - OS X, Win8/8.1 and Linux distributions. It is, therefore, the easiest to use. The only...
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July 28th, 2014 06:59 AM
Chances are that if Win8.1 was factory installed on a board with UEFI BIOS that Win8.1 was installed UEFI by default. If you reformatted/repartitioned the drive GPT+ to install OS X, then installed Win8.1, it also probably installed UEFI. One way to tell is boot Windows and open the disk management tool and examine the HDD layout - presence of...
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July 28th, 2014 06:49 AM
One is just as easy as the other. Not possible to install neither one as at least one of them is required to boot OS X.
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July 27th, 2014 06:37 PM
connect all drives and do diskutil list again - post pic. under CSM - set for Legacy and UEFI
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July 27th, 2014 06:33 PM
Yes and yes, but why change the order of booting? Leave order same - OS X drive first. Chimera or Clover, either one, allow you to choose the Windows drive to boot if you want to boot Windows instead of OS X.
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July 27th, 2014 08:15 AM
double check device boot order and HDD boot order - I did not see these settings in your BIOS pics open terminal, type diskutil list post pic of results (you do know how to take screenshot of just terminal window, yes?)
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