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    Mavericks (10.9.5) and Security Update 2015 - 002 NVIDIA Drivers?

    RRamon instructions followed exactly, I got my Nvidia drivers back using 10.9.5 "Rather than changing the build version I opted to change info.plist inside /System/Library/Extensions/NVDAStartup.kext to <key>NVDARequiredOS</key> <string>13F1066</string> Be sure to repair permissions...
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    343.02.02f02 NVIDIA Alternate Drivers + Security Update 2015-002 = Broken

    343.02.02f02 Alternate Drivers + Security Update 2015-002 = Broken 10.9.5 with security update broke my Nvidia web drivers as well. i5-4690S Gigabyte B85 GTX660ti
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    OS X 10.9.5 Update

    Updated to 10.9.5 without issue here. GA-B85-HD3, GTX 660Ti, i5-4690S, 16GB RAM, Samsung EVO SSD. Selected "OS X Default Drivers" Installed Combo update (had 10.9.4, updated to 10.9.5) Rebooted Ran MultiBeast 6.4.2, installed TRIM Ran MultiBeast 6.2.1, installed Audio (ALC892) to fix...
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    [Success] Intel i5-4690S Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 660Ti

    Just wanted to update those who are interested. My GA-B85-HD3 built Hackintosh has been working great for the past three months. I had a lot of little gremlins I was dealing with since my initial build. Mostly related to freezing and USB/Video problems. I traced my crashes down to the...
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    MultiBeast 6.4 Update

    Article: MultiBeast 6.4 Update GA-B85-HD3 GTX660 Ti Intel i5-4690S Mavericks 10.9.4 Multibeast 6.4 works fine for TRIM but audio doesn't recover after sleep. Rolled back to Multibeast 6.1, audio works exactly as expected.
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    CustoMac MIni (H87N-wifi) with 10.9.2. crashes/freezes after plugging in USB

    Hey guys, just wanted to chime in here. I have been suffering consistent repeatable USB freezes with my hackintosh. Any time I inserted a USB flash drive, it was hit or miss as to whether the system would freeze. If the system did not freeze, I could get it to freeze every time after by ejecting...
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    Inserting USB device cause Mavericks 10.9.1 to Freeze

    Hey guys, just wanted to chime in here. I have been suffering consistent repeatable USB freezes with my hackintosh. Any time I inserted a USB flash drive, it was hit or miss as to whether the system would freeze. If the system did not freeze, I could get it to freeze every time after by...
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    [Success] Intel i5-4690S Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 660Ti

    Understood. In that case you will have to be willing to experiment. If you intend on getting a CPU for that motherboard then you should be able to get the latest Haswell CPU and install with. I don't know what motherboard revision you're using, but on Gigabyte's website, the latest BIOS...
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    VMware or Virtualbox on top of Hackintosh?

    Old thread I realize, but wanted to add my $0.02. I have an i5-4690S hack with a GA-B85-HD3 motherboard with 16GB RAM running Mac OS 10.9.3. I installed the latest Virtualbox 4.3.12. Using Virtualbox in Mac OS, I installed both Windows 7 and LinuxMint 16 (plus their extension packs). I...
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    [Success] Intel i5-4690S Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 660Ti

    Why don't you backup and update your existing B85 motherboard BIOS before installing the new CPU? This way you know you have the correct, supported, BIOS for the new CPU. I bought my motherboard from newegg in late May 2014. It did not have the latest BIOS. I was however able to get the CPU...
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    [Success] Intel i5-4690S Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 660Ti

    Hello, thanks for checking out my review on Amazon, I hardly think anyone reads those anymore! My CPU installed right away, OOB, with no problems. I immediately booted into BIOS and set the configuration accordingly. You should note in my User Guide thread here, I ran Windows first, and got...
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    [Success] Intel i5-4690S Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 660Ti

    DSMEDIC10's Haswell Build: GA-B85-HD3 - i5-4690S - GTX 660 Ti Components Intel Core i5-4690S Haswell CPU http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J2LIF3C/ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116990 Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00E36XNQ0/...
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    Core i5-4690S CPU support

    Just to update this thread I started, the Intel i5-4690S CPU works with Mac OS X on my new Hackintosh build with a Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 motherboard Speed step works nicely, idle is 800MHz, turbo to 3.5-3.9GHz. I didn't have to do anything to get it working other than update the BIOS on the...
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    Core i5-4690S CPU support

    Hello, Long time lurker first time poster. My question is of CPU support. I know the latest multibeast and Mavericks supports the intel Core i5-4570S CPU per the buyers guide. Intel has released a new Haswell update and that includes the new Core i5-4690S CPU. This CPU runs at 3.2GHz...
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