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    Do you own a real Mac?

    MacBook Pro 13 (non-retina) bought new this year & love it! MacPro 5,1 Mac Mini C2D iMac G5 somewhere in storage :crazy: iBook G3 somewhere in storage :crazy: 'Lombard' G3 PB somewhere in storage :lolno: Mac SE/30 somewhere in storage :lolno:
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    [Guide] Simple & fully functioning install of El Capitan to Gigabyte Z77-DS3H

    Correct! Rev 1.0 = 8151 and Rev 1.1 = 8161 Unless it has been changed recently, ALXEthernet.kext will not work correctly with the Rev 1.0 mobo.
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    BIOS/UEFI Screenshots - Gigabyte Z77X-UP5-TH

    for the GA-Z77-DS3H: Peripherals > SATA Mode Selection You must set it to AHCI as the Default is IDE.
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    Post Your MultiBeast 8 Screenshots and Config Files

    thxs to drmyk for the GA-Z77-DS3H post. Is that a rev 1.0 or 1.1 mobo & what's your firmware version? Thanks Again!
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    El Capitan Install SUCCESS with Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H!!

    Great post but nowhere in it or your profile do you detail which revision of the GA-Z77-DS3H you have. May seem trivial but there are differences between the 1.0 and 1.1 boards. Thanks again! btw, I have a 1.0 with firmware 11a; upgraded from F9 back in June.
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    Unibeast 6.0 works fine, but no ethernet after post-installation - GA-Z77-DS3H - Core i5 3570k - GTX

    A few observations. Lots of posts related to conflicts involving the ALXEthernet kext & the GA-Z77-DS3H mobo. - Here is one going back almost 3 years ago: LINK . I'm using "AtherosL1cEthernet.kext" with zero problems. GA-Z77-DS3H ver. 1.0 and ver. 1.1 are not exactly the same mobo. What...
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    GA-Z77-DS3H Rev.1.0 + i5 3570K + Yosemite Uni/MultiBeast

    your configuration "GA-Z77-DS3H Rev1.0.mb" selects the "ALXEthernet.kext" to install. Under Mavericks, this kext caused system freezes for a lot of us. see thread The solution was install "AtherosL1cEthernet.kext" instead. Has "ALXEthernet.kext" been updated to work properly with the...
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    GA-Z77-DS3H: System Freeze on File Transfers

    late to the party here but this bug didn't rear its head until I did a Mavericks update and ran MB again. Don't even remember selecting the "ALXEthernet.kext" but there it was! Big Thank-You to sfr2. Fixed system freezing on my v1.0 (11f)!! In under 5 mins. I had the...
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    GA-Z77-DS3H Yosemite Working Update

    Found this solution for the same problem on my v1.0 (11f) mobo freezing up when transferring data via ethernet. Removed the "ALXEthernet.kext" & replaced it with "AtherosL1cEthernet.kext" per the above and no more crashes. :thumbup: d/l'd several GB of data last night without a hitch...
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    Z77-DS3H rev 1.1 - Update 10.10.4 - Freeze

    charlie126: Try a different system ID. Also, check your BIOS to be sure on-board graohics is Enabled and is first choice. I have a v1.0 (11f), board so my settings wouldn't apply to yours. btw bumbuy, you list a Z97 mobo (Haswell), completely different from a Z77 series. I couldn't offer you...
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    Help Installing Snow L on i5 3570k sandy bridge and Z77-DS3H

    just a FYI for future readers of this post: The i5 3570k IS NOT "Sandy Bridge"; it is an Ivy Bridge architecture chip.
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    GA-Z77-DS3H Yosemite Working Update

    Neotil, thanks for the info. I have the same setup as yours except I will be adding a Syba SI-PEX40064 4-port SATA-3 card (Marvell 88SE9215) for non-boot drives. In your Multi-Beast settings you list: Drivers > Disk > 3rd Party SATA Provides support for the ASMedia ASM1061, JMicron 36x...
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    OS X 10.8.4 Update

    Article: OS X 10.8.4 Update smbios: MacPro3,1 Previously installed nVidia GPU Drivers: 8.12.47 310.40.00.05f01 & CUDA 5.0.61 under 10.8.2 (driving 2 LG IPS234 displays: 1x DVI & 1x HDMI) Installed with 10.8.4 Combo Update: Ran MB 5.3.1: Realtek ALC887/888b (No DSDT - 100302 Current) +...
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    Gigabyte UEFI BIOS + StarTech Firewire PCIe card - Sleep / Wake / Shutdown / Restart Issues thread

    UPDATE: Got a Syba SD-PEX30009 PCI-e 1394B/1394A card from Amazon Warehouse Deals ($18). Installed tonight and everything tested OK. Sleep and Wake now working perfectly and I've got FW800 again, yipeeee :crazy: fyi, the card's chipset is the TI XIO2213.
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    Quick guide to configuring the UEFI on Gigabyte's 7-series LGA-1155 motherboards

    Article: Quick guide to configuring the UEFI on Gigabyte's 7-series LGA-1155 motherboards "... Note that all of Gigabyte’s 7-series LGA-1155 boards have AHCI enabled by default ..." Another "not so" example. GA-Z77-DS3H v1.0/F6 purchased 12/09/2012, AHCI not enabled. Upgrade to F9 and...
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