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    Post your SSD benchmarks using Blackmagic Disk Speed Test

    Toshiba OCZ RD400 PCIe NVMe M.2 256GB with MLC Flash (RVD400-M22280-256G) installed in a GA-Z170X-UD5 TH motherboard running 10.12.1 1019 Write . 2000 read Drive was 120$ on black friday
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    tonymacx86's Skylake Thunderbolt 3 Test Build: GA-Z170X-UD5-TH - i5-6600K

    Hello, I built one of these machines back in march and had to turn off a bunch of the USB ports for some reason that I didnt fully understand. Is this necessary for the install? Since my install I have not updated it at all and its been running pretty well. Toying with the idea of doing a...
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    GA-Z170X-UD5 TH thunderbolt 3 ports

    Has anyone gotten the thunderbolt 3 ports to work on the GA-Z170X-UD5 TH? I just got the thunderbolt 2 to 3 adaptor http://amazon.com/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 and cant even get system profiler to recognize any thunderbolt hardware. I am going to try booting into windows to see if it will work...
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    GTX 980 ti nowhere near as fast in OSX

    not thrilled about the graphics card in this machine. I think the extra vram in there will really help with video work but its not even comparable to the performance in windows 10. Bumped up the overclock and got an amazing geekbench result. need to switch it back to windows and do some...
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    GTX 980 ti nowhere near as fast in OSX

    Thanks, fixed that one but now the cinebench scores dropped even more to around 119fps.
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    GTX 980 ti nowhere near as fast in OSX

    I just finished setting up my machine and did a bunch of testing the hardware with a fresh install of windows 10. I got much better performance with windows 10 than I do in osx with the brand new nvidia web drivers. The card is gtx 980 TI FTW with 6gb vram with same motherboard, ram, SSD...
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    Skylake GA-Z170x ud5 th issues

    were you able to get audio working?
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    Testing Thread: Skylake Platform in OS X

    I just went through the whole serial number thing to get imessage to work and after rebooting the audio works. problem solved. I was wondering if anyone can help me with getting audio to work on a GA-Z170X-UD5 TH? hardware is GA-Z170X-UD5 TH 6700K processor GTX 980 ti FTW 6gb...
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    NO AUDIO for gigabyte z170x ud5 TH

    same issue, did you ever find a fix?
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    thunderbolt motherboards for 6 core processors?

    are there any thunderbolt motherboards that support a single six core processor? looking to buy a new system or upgrade my old one, I currently have a i7 970 (1366 socket) and it seems like a waste of money to upgrade to anything on the market right now. all i really need form a new computer...
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    can i upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.8.x?

    I got to work. not sure what i did but i re ran multibeast with utilities and dstd and mac pro3.1 checked and it worked.
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    can i upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.8.x?

    I have tried the mac pro system def. and the imac ones and still cant get it to install. i checked that 64 bit kernel and extensions were running, all software is up to date and i have a fairly good/ fast/ modern machine. seems strange.
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    can i upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.8.x?

    I was actually using 5,1 not sure what the differences are for that. I picked one in 2010 and just stuck with it. I cant figure it out.. i have run software update and installed all updates for 10.6.8 but i am still getting the error. cant seem to find any solutions online. I will try...
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    can i upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.8.x?

    thanks, i have a fully working 10.6.8(other than a glitchy video card that sometimes crashes) when i go to the app store it says "We could not complete your purchase. OS X Mountain Lion is not compatible with this computer" I am off to google it right now, this computer should be compatible.
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    can i upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.8.x?

    can i upgrade from 10.6.8 to 10.8.x (whatever is current)? my grapics card is giving me trouble and i read that i need to upgrade to lion to fix the issues. i have the following hardware gigabyte x58-ud5 2.0 FD motherboard i7 950 processor EVGA GeForce GTX470 Superclocked graphics card...
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