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    [Guide] MUSIC PRODUCTION Skylake Build: 10.11.6, Z170X-Designare, 6700K, HD530, TB3, 960 EVO M.2

    sorry, I didn’t make it clear. I am planning to switch my Z170 HD3 for the Z170 Designare. So will my UAD Apollo Twin X work with this board over the USB-C/TB3 port on the I/O?
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    [Guide] MUSIC PRODUCTION Skylake Build: 10.11.6, Z170X-Designare, 6700K, HD530, TB3, 960 EVO M.2

    Hi, I know I’m a little late to this thread but hopefully someone can still help me out. I built a Hackintosh in 2017 using Gigabyte Z170 HD3 + i7 6700k that I use for music production, pro tools etc. I am finally able to buy a UAD Apollo Twin X Duo and am aware that I will need thunderbolt...
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    High Sierra Stopped Booting After 8 Months (stuck at apple screen)

    Hi guys, Am in a bit of a pickle here. Finished my first Hackintosh build around February this year and its all been running smoothly since; - Gigabyte Z170-XP - Intel i7 6700k - Corsair Vengence 2400mHz DDR4 - NVidia GTX 660Ti Except for one issue: After about 20minutes of use the...
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    Location of BIOS Settings in Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 F:20

    I have tried all the USB ports.. all my peripherals work in all the USB ports, the drives themselves power up, but they just are not selectable in disk utility or finder and I really have no idea why haha
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    Location of BIOS Settings in Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 F:20

    yes, none of them work </3
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    Location of BIOS Settings in Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 F:20

    I was really hoping something simple like that would work... unfortunately not </3 Do you have this board and are you running High Sierra?
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    USB 3.0 External Hard Drives not found in Finder/DU [Z170XP-SLI, 6700k]

    Hi there, I've recently finished my first Hackintosh build and I am having an issue getting my external hard drives to show up in Finder and Disk Utility. From posts I've read of people having similar problems to me, the common solution is to change XCHI Mode in the BIOS of the motherboard...
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    Location of BIOS Settings in Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 F:20

    Hey, having trouble finding the 'XCHI Mode' option, I've been able to find the XCHI Handoff with no problem, but as far as I'm aware I need to change XCHI Mode to 'Auto' in order to get my external USB HDDs to show up in Finder/Disk Utility. My board is Z170XP-SLI, and BIOS version is f20. If...
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    i5 3570k system in 2017

    Would you recommend swapping the board for one that has been tried and tested before? Perhaps a Gigabyte one?
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    i5 3570k system in 2017

    So you're saying that my system and all its components will run OS X Sierra?
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    i5 3570k system in 2017

    Hi there, completely new to the Hackintosh commuinty so I am completely overwhelmed by the boat load of information there is and so I would like some very specific answers to see if my system would be compatible and viable as a hackintosh build. So the story is back in 2012 when I was 16 I...
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