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    GTX 660 glitch issue with MacOS High Sierra 10.13

    Hi Everyone, Is there a guaranteed way to cause the artifacts to show up? I currently am running a 660ti in 10.13.4 and have had zero artifacts in my Mac Pro 3,1. Yes, I do have a Hackintosh and haven't tested (z68xp/2600k/660ti), but I have read in this massive thread that even Mac Pros...
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    Usb 3.0 enabled in bios locks up successful build/booting (Optiplex 9020)

    Hello Everyone, I am hoping someone can help me. I have checked numerous sites and forums and still haven't found a solution. I have a dell optiplex 9020 working perfectly (SpeedStep,Power Management, Audio, Ethernet...etc) except I can't use Usb 3.0. Usb 2.0 ports on the machine are fully...
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    Help with Etron EJ168 USB 3.0 in Sierra...

    I have a z68xp-ud3 with EJ168 onboard. I also have a usb 3.0 PCI card (Recommended on Tonymac buy purchase list) that was working perfectly in Yosemite, Mavericks, and so forth. I am wondering if the EJ168 + Sierra combo is interfering with my PCI Card? Any help is greatly appreciated on if...
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    Advanced Advice: Sandy Bridge / Sierra / SSDT performance

    Update: Here's what I came to find.... 1. 12,2 was bugged within Sierra itself at 10.12.1. Video issue was solved in 10.12.2. 2. Reverted back to 12,2 board id and system now loads perfectly. 3. Re-ran and compiled a new SSDT. 4. Reran apple intelinfo.kext and found a...
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    Advanced Advice: Sandy Bridge / Sierra / SSDT performance

    SOLVED Hi everyone, Updated my 2600k system to Sierra and learned that 12,2 iMac Board ID (best SSDT performance for 2600k) will not load in Sierra (causing blank screen and no video after apple logo). Verified by only changing this one item and it caused the issue, yet placing the iMac 14,2...
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    Skylake MSI vs Gigabyte? Always used Gigabyte... MSI Compat. / Quality OK?

    Pretty sure there will be a few topics such as this, but didn't see one yet for Skylake. Looking over Tony's buying guide for Skylake, found that the higher end Gigabyte boards are stacking Sound Blaster Audio, and only have ALC on 3x PCIE Boards. Also, a lot of people are complaining about...
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    How to Fix iMessage

    1. Created new iCloud account 2. Logged into guest user 3. Was able to log into iCloud with no issue at all 4. (did not try / attempt any other item)
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    How to Fix iMessage

    Perfect! I'll give it a shot tonight. SIDE NOTE: I was going through my phone and found that use SMS if iMessage is unavailable was turned off. Clicked it back on computer automatically added phone again.
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    How to Fix iMessage

    Thanks Eddie! :) I will definitely start there. I will go back to my old physical drive / Yosemite OS and see if the ROM/MLB/Def/SN Match my current system. Question: would it matter if they have a different UUID? I know I asked this in the last post, but if I did not pull that...
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    How to Fix iMessage

    Lazarus, would you like me to try and use my current ID, or just create a completely new one? Thanks again for the help :) Also as requested for information: Newest OS X Build. This was a 100% fresh install. However, upon thinking about it, I think maybe I might know what caused...
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    How to Fix iMessage

    Here is the screenshot: 1. My account is not attached to my personal phone. This has never really been a problem (I've checked every time when this occurs and I have to resign in back in). Every time, my Number is attached (so I don't believe that this is causing the bug). This time, it's...
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    How to Fix iMessage

    Thanks for the reply! :) Here is a screenshot of mine. Definitely not the same, so maybe you're onto something. Just to make sure I clarified enough (incase I did a bad job). This drive is 100% OS X (no windows). I will physically unplug the drive when powered down to switch to...
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    How to Fix iMessage

    Hoping someone can help with this one: Computer powered down for a couple days - Have to resign into iMessage ? Issue: I have zero issues with this system for years, with the exception of this problem after updating to 10.11(fresh install). If I power down my computer, or swap main...
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    NVIDIA Releases Alternate Graphics Drivers for OS X 10.11.1 (346.03.03)

    Update: Rebuilt Cache, Clicked OS X web driver and then back to Nvidia Web Driver (one right after another). Reboot and fixed. Newest Driver (346.03.03f02) Broke sound and gameplay for me (massive slow stuttering music and about 10 fps even on login screens.... tf2 & diablo 3) (660ti...
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    USB 3.0 PCIe Cards that work OOB in El Cap

    Full Success: 4 Port Internal Power Required Inateck Superspeed 4 Ports PCI-E to USB 3.0 Expansion Card ASIN: B00B6ZCNGM Item model number: KTU3FR-4P Speeds are CRAZY fast compared to my onboard. However, has common issue: Improper...