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    Graphics Card Upgrade

    Thanks man... So I'm using a GTX 760 and it's working like a charm, OOB.... I've had this for like 3 years now. Are you telling me with all the other cards apple has added support for, none will work OOB like my current GTX760 does??????
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    Graphics Card Upgrade

    Hi Guys, Are all the cards on the buyers guide supported OOB? I need some ideas for a OOB sported card in the 1-2-300 range.... Using high sierra...Thanks..
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    IMAC Pro

    Hi Guys, Has anyone had a chance to speck up or build a IMAC pro replica? I am thinking: CPU: Intel Xeon 8 core Graphics: Radeon Vega Thunderbolt 3 etc I'd want to do something that can work as close to out of the box as possible.... Any thoughts?
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    Thunderbolt 3 builds - current status?

    You DEFINITELY need to activate your thunderbolt device in windows using the appropriate tool. I have a Z97-deluxe with thunderboltex3 and I am using a apple cinema display via the thunderbolt card with a discreete video card. All work beautifully. Assemble system update bios log in windows...
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    Coffee Lake Thunderbolt Build Advise?

    So if you want to use a proper graphics card, but use thunderbolt, there is 1 single option you have: A motherboard that can take this card: https://www.asus.com/uk/Motherboard-Accessory/ThunderboltEX-3/ eg. a compatible Asus mobo. What this will allow you to do, is take the mini display port...
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    Direct Install Didn't Work > Need Some Help, Please!

    Hi guys, I am hoping someone can help, I kind of screwed up here. I have Sierra running on an SSD beautifully with clover (latest version).... I clicked download, got high Sierra, pressed install, next next and didn't read the bit out your drive being converted to APFS. The system restarted, the...
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    OS X 10.11.3 Update

    No problem at all here.. pressed the download button in the apple store, went away had dinner came back and my system was restated, installed, and still fully working. The only thing this install broke was the handoff activation which I needed to rerun toleda's patch for and now i'm back in...
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    [Success] BigJ's CustoMacPro Asus Z97-DELUXE(NFC & WLC) / Intel 4790k 4.0 Ghz

    Everything works on the monitor including ethernet, etc. BUT There is an apple bug that will sometimes cause the USB hub and camera and mike to crash - so you need to restart by turning your pc off - in mac. Otherwise no drivers needed - other than the ones for the card in windows... Windows...
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    [Success] BigJ's CustoMacPro Asus Z97-DELUXE(NFC & WLC) / Intel 4790k 4.0 Ghz

    Hi, question 1: what you need to do is use this board or a board that is compatible with the Thunderbolt EXII card https://www.asus.com/Motherboard-Accessories/ThunderboltEX_II/ The card comes with 2 cables, which you plug into your display card and then into the thunderbolt card. you then...
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    OS X 10.11.2 Update

    10 minute flawless update here, but broke a few things: - bluetooth handoff support (fixed with Toleda patch) - 5ghz wifi - still working on it everything else was flawless... UPDATE: Toledo's patch fixed handoff - I didn't have bluetooth enabled :thumbup: Just need to fix 5ghz wifi now, not...
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    [Success] BigJ's CustoMacPro Asus Z97-DELUXE(NFC & WLC) / Intel 4790k 4.0 Ghz

    Hot swap works with everything not just storage devices.
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    [Success] BigJ's CustoMacPro Asus Z97-DELUXE(NFC & WLC) / Intel 4790k 4.0 Ghz

    Hmm... this isn't a spec specific problem - sounds more like a UniBeast issue. What it's telling you is that it can't modify config.plist for some reason (eg. it doesn't exist, not there, etc. ) Check the forums on UniBeast and this specific error... Sorry I can't help you on this one...
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    Airdrop El Capitan 10.11

    Hmm... My airdrop doesn't work even though everything else works perfectly. All IOS devices are on 9.1 and I'm running 10.11.11 and latest clover.... If anyone has any ideas, i'd really appreciate them..
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    [Success] Z97 Deluxe El Capitan Install 10.11

    Really awesome stuff, many thanks for this, I have been grappling with my Z97 deluxe with the same CPU. A couple of quick questions: - do you use any SSDT or DSDT? - how is power management/CPU speed handled, all ok? - USB3? All OK? - Built in bluetooth and network cards? All OK out of the...
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    Asus Z97-Deluxe

    Actually I think that's what I might do... :) Good thinking.. Install Cap - tweak it to perfection - migration it's ass across... Only trouble is, my 250gig SSD is my current boot drive and I've got a mechanical backup 1tb... oh well..
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