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    Cooling with 2600k

    If you plan to OC your CPU, look into a cooler. Stock won't do it. Corsair H60 is a pretty good one.
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    My Prime95, Geekbench and Cinebench Results - Is this right?

    is the system pretty stable at that? Do you see any performance gain from 1333 to 1600? Thanks PG
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    FCP Hackintosh Plans

    I too was in the market for an editing/compositing machine. I built mine last week with similar components but with an EVGA 560Ti and the Gigabyte GA Z68X UD3H B3 board. All working! 560Ti if you can fit in the budget, go for it. As an editor, yes FCP(x) is not specific to nVidia but if you...
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    My Prime95, Geekbench and Cinebench Results - Is this right?

    My BIOS CPU Vcore is 1.345v and set to Auto. QPI/Vtt is 1.050v Any value in setting the memory to XMP Profile 1 and run at 1600 or leave as is? Will I see a performance gain? Thanks
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    My Prime95, Geekbench and Cinebench Results - Is this right?

    First time OC, Got the system setup with a 43x multiplier (4.3 Ghz) with Intel Turbo Boost Disabled; RAM still running at 1333MHz (not at 1600). Ran Cinebench, Geekbench and Prime for 3 hours. I am running the system with the Corsair H60 Liquid Cooler on it. Are these results okay and around...
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    Removing NullCPUPowerManagement

    I see mention of NullCPUPowerManagement which I installed during initial install. In Multibeast it states that it disables the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement. Does that modify the AppleIntel... or just installs the NULLCPU... kext only. To remove this kext from the system, do I just remove the...
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    Sleep won't work with SIIG (T.I. Chipset) Firewire Card

    Hi, Just popped in the SIIG 3 Port PCIe Firewire Card ... 6815150094. It recognizes the speed in profiler; is able to go to sleep but never wake up from it. It has T.I. Chipset and few have got it to work. Any ideas? Thanks PG
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    First time OC Advice Please

    Hi All, I finally have my first CustoMac (after buying Apple Mac's for 12 years) up and running. Now to Overclocking. I wanted to get your thoughts before I mess around in BIOS and make sure I understand the stuff. I have an i7 2600k 3.4/3.8 Turbo running w/ H60 Cooler on Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3...
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    how i got my 560 Ti working... a quick guide

    Tried this but got a KP. I did a fresh 10.7.2 install. I don't have any Info.plist file under AppleGraphicsPowerManagment.kext Can someone assist on how I should install? Also how do I edit files in terminal. I am new guy sorry. I can go to cd/library/.... but how to i get access to...
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    Guide GTX 560Ti and Z68X-UD5-B3 10.7.2 Dual monitors Success

    I tried this with my newest 1st build and I got a kernel panic after this. Pic Attached. Any thoughts/ideas on how to fix that or what caused it? Do I have to rebuild? Thanks
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    LNXMAC 81xx Driver brings down rest of the network

    Thank you both. With the LnxMac driver from the blog site, it seems to be working okay for now. with this driver, does your sleep/wake work okay? Was it different (or better) with Realtek. If I choose sleep from Apple menu, it sits there and does nothing but mouse freezes. Another click...
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    Running Multibeast after Installs

    Cool.. thanks jester969.. infact I used your build guide to get my system going so far. Thank You. GPU still needs config. EVGA 560Ti. gotta find a guide for that. Last time I ran MB from the desktop, it ran and when "registering components" it failed with Installation Failed message...
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    LNXMAC 81xx Driver brings down rest of the network

    Where would I find the LnxMac ktext on my system (sorry new at this). Also, can I just run MB anything even if I booted from my HD or do I have to boot with USB, boot into my HD at bootloader and then run Multibeast? Thanks .. much appreciated
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    LNXMAC 81xx Driver brings down rest of the network

    @powergcg5 - Thanks How do I uninstall LnxMac driver and install the official Realtek drivers? Where do I get them please? Thanks
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    Can someone assist with EVGA 560Ti Please

    Hi, Can someone assist with guide on installing EVGA 560Ti on 10.7.2 please? I saw couple posts but can someone point me to a guide that will work on my HW with the above card . Card is recognized so far in Lion with GTX 560Ti listed with 1024RAM and only 1024x768 Max Resolution. GA z68X...