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  1. nickkbh

    Upgrading Graphics Card help

    As you can see in my build signature I have a Radeon HD 5770 graphics card, that works fine. But as I understand it, it won't work with Sierra or High Sierra. I am running El Capitan. 10.11.6 now. I would very much like to update to Sierra or High Sierra. What would be a decent card to buy...
  2. nickkbh

    Sierra Problems

    After a whole day of frustrations, I need help. I finally managed to install Sierra, on a fresh drive. Now, my screen is flickering. And I can't get rid of it. On top of that, OSX only sees 4gb of ram, when I have 16, I have been running El Capitan, for a while, and haven't installed for a...
  3. nickkbh

    Mojave on fresh SSD

    Been looking around, but I can't seem to find a guide on how to install on a fresh SSD. I am still on Yosemite on another harddrive, and I dont want to touch that. I was gonna install High Sierra first and then update, but High Sierra is not available to me on the App Store. Whats the best...
  4. nickkbh

    El capitan - Wrong memory count.

    Ive been using El Capitan for a while now, but only just recently discovered that the system profiler only shows 4 gb of 16 gb of ram. Any idea on how to fix this. See specs in my profile. edit, i should add that the Bios detects it just fine.
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    Mavericks stuck. Gigabyte z77 ud5h.

    Hey. Im in a bit of a pickle. I just updated to 10.9.2 and now the boot stops. See attached pic. This has been a very stable build, and i have actually done anything for since maverick came, so i am a bit out of practice. It...
  6. nickkbh

    New hack wont shut down.

    When i shot down my new hack, it merely restarts. Anyone has a good tip? GA Z77H UD5 i7 3770 16 gb ram Apple 5770 radeon Mountain Lion Corsair obsidian cab.
  7. nickkbh

    10.6.8 on Ivy bridge

    This might be a shot in the dark. I just put together a new build. GA Z77 Ud5h, with an i7 3770 It works fine with ML installed on a new 830 256gb. But i was wondering, is possible to get my old harddrive with 10.6.8 running on this. The old was a X58 ud 5, with an i7 930, running...
  8. nickkbh

    Speed difference between GA Z77x UD5h and UP5h TH.

    Is there any difference in speed?
  9. nickkbh

    Install question

    Just a quick question. I am buying new HW today. I have a working x58 ud5 with SL installed. My GPU is a apple branded 5770. What are the chances that i can simply pull the sys HDD from the x58, and place it in the new Z77 Up5 th, and it will work? Or will i fry the whole thing?
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    Last check before pressing check out....

    I have the following in the cart at Newegg. I will buy case, psu, and cooler locally. And i will add a Samsung 830 256gb from ebay. I already have a apple branded Radeon 5770 Graphics card. Any last minute advice before i check out. Only thing i doubt is the ram. Maybe 2x8gb is a...
  11. nickkbh

    Is this mobo good to go?

    Been trying to find a Z77 ud5, but its not available in this part of the world. Will this one to the trick? - GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-D3H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Thanks NK
  12. nickkbh

    2nd build, Z77x ud5h, 3770 i7.

    Hey. I am just about ready to go shopping. Just a few q's I have decided to go with Haxman's 3770 build. I can see on different 3770 builds that different ram is used. What is the best option. 4x4, 2x8, low profile etc. Which will give the best performance? I have a graphics card i will...
  13. nickkbh

    Which MOBO with firewire

    Building a new system. But i need stable firewire for my audio interface. Some of the newer mobos seem to leave out firewire. What can you guys recommend. Should be ivy bridge compatible. Thanks
  14. nickkbh

    Want something faster....

    Just a quick question. My Hack is around 2 years old already, and i want to upgrade it. Plan is to buy a new one. I was thinking about building a sandy bridge customac. With a 2600 and GA-Z68XP-UD3. But will it be a lot faster than my old one. Is possible to get a faster cpu than 2600. I...
  15. nickkbh

    Sluggish Graphics. - solved

    Just updated to 10.6.8 using combo update and multibeast 3.8. It worked and and i can work, but the graphics are not functioning properly. VLC and iphoto and youtube doesn't show picture, only a black screen. Certain screen savers doesn't work, and the ones that work looks like 10 fps. I must...
  16. nickkbh

    Graphics not working properly

    I recently updated to 10.6.8. using combo update, and multibeast 3.8.0 And now have sluggish graphics. It works, but i cant watch movies in VLC, and certain screensavers doesn't work. It's like everything is like a movie playing 10 fps. I have an Apple branded Ati 5770, with 2 displayports and...
  17. nickkbh

    ATI 5770 and Apple 27"

    So, i prematurely ordered a 27" apple led display... Seem like things are not as simple as i thought..... So far i have found i can. 1, buy a apple radeon 5770 videocard. 2, flash my old card with apple firmware, and buy a display port to mini display port adapter that doesn't always...
  18. nickkbh

    Graphics card advice.

    I need a new card for my i7 build. I installed with iBoot supportet, and Multibeast. X58 Ud5, 6 gb ram, i7 930. Everything worked fine, but i had to reinstall the old GT7300 in my old Macpro. I need a quiet card preferably with 1 DVI, and 1 HDMI, that installs without problems. Thanks Nicolai
  19. nickkbh

    New graphics card in 1st gen Macpro.

    Is possible somehow to install a newer card in an old Macpro? If, how do i get on with it, thanks. Nicolai
  20. nickkbh

    i7 X58 ud5 build

    Thought i'd start a new thread, since i've been hijacking Sørens thread...... Anyway Build has started....... So far i ordered these thing of ebay. Gigabyte GA X58 UD5 i7 930 Scythe Mugen 2 rev b I am gonna buy PSU, case, HD and dvd drive locally. How about Ram, whats the best option...