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  1. Kingzone

    Fan Speed Monitor

    Hi Been away for a while. My system has been stable for a few years now with zero problems and is still quite fast for it's age. I have not updated past OS X 10.11.6 EL Capitan (scared to). Just lately my system fans (3) have been ramping up in speed as if the case is getting hot inside then...
  2. Kingzone

    Suddenly machine won't start - reboot loop.

    Hi My machine has been stable for around two years but yesterday at first start-up the machine got so far then re-booted itself. Now the machine just goes into a re-boot cycle. I have started the machine with -v and -x -v but the screen does not remain static long enough to take a screen-shot...
  3. Kingzone

    Would El Capitan work on older hardware?

    Board: MSI P35 Neo2 Chipset: Intel P35 CPU: Intel quad core, socket 775 Graphics: Nvidia 8800 GTX The board does not have a UEFI BIOS. Should I be able to install El Cap with Clover in legacy mode? I've searched but I can't find anybody who has installed El Cap on this hardware.
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    Dual boot installation errors

    I've got a fully functional El Capitan installation running but I would like the option of Windows 10 as well. I run el cap from an SSD but I also have a 1tb HDD in the machine so I will use that to install Win 10. I have downloaded Win 10 64bit from Ms and used 'Rufus' to create a bootable...
  5. Kingzone

    Having Install Problems On Older Hardware

    Machine spec: MSI P35 Neo2 FIR/FR Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 CPU 4Gb RAM 100Gb SSD Nvidia Geforce 8800 GTS 320Mb Using Unibeast 6.2.0 I created the installer USB drive in Legacy mode with no graphics injection and formatted the drive with MBR (GUID format would not allow the USB drive to boot)...
  6. Kingzone

    Want to move from Chimera/Yosemite to Clover El Capitan but having problems.

    Want to move from Chimera/Yosemite to Clover/El Capitan but having problems. I would like to make the move to Clover / El Capitan on my main machine (see spec's in my sig) but I've not been successful. So as not to lose my Yosemite installation (which is working great) I removed my boot SSD...
  7. Kingzone

    El Capitan and ASMedia USB 3.0 controller. Advice appreciated.

    My current and most used system is running Yosemite with the Chimera bootloader. I'm keen to move to El Capitan booting with clover. My motherboard has Intel and ASMedia USB 3.0 controllers and I have found that the ASMedia USB ports are not as stable as the Intel ones. Sometimes if I leave a...
  8. Kingzone

    This is doing my head in. Someone please help!!

    [SOLVED] This is doing my head in. Someone please help!! Trying to install El Cap on a new build with UniBeast 6 / Clover My problem is with my graphics card, a EVGA Nvidia GTX 550 Ti. I have installed El Cap using the 550 with the boot arg nv_disable=1. The installation goes well and I am...
  9. Kingzone

    Strange El Cap / Clover Graphics Boot Behavior

    Asus H97M-E EVGA Geforce GTX 550 Ti I have just installed El Cap on my latest G5 conversion. I installed using my monitor connected via HDMI from the onboard Intel graphics and the installation went OK After I had a working installation I installed the GTX 550 Ti. Now when I start the machine...
  10. Kingzone

    Latest G5 conversion (I could not resist)

    I was just browsing fleabay the other day when I came across a near perfect condition G5, I could not resist the temptation and got it for £25.50 ( $37 ) I am going to base this latest conversion around the following: Asus H97M-E Intel Core i5 4460 16Gb RAM 256Gb SSD (OS X El Capitan) 1Tb...
  11. Kingzone

    Create a Clover Test USB Using UniBeast

    I have a running Yosemite 10.10.5 installation using Chimera. I wanted to see if the system would boot using Clover so I created a Clover/Yosemite test USB using Unibeast 6.1.1 The machine boots OK but only in low graphics mode. I have nVidia Web Drivers installed and selected but using the...
  12. Kingzone

    USB 3.0 on Z68 Chipset. Help and advice needed please

    Spec: Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3 (with modded BIOS) Intel Core i7 2600K 3.4Ghz 12Gb RAM (1x8Gb 1x4Gb) Gigabyte GeForce GTX550TI 250Gb Crucial SSD After many attempts at installing El Cap / Clover on this hardware I have given up and decided to return to Yosemite using the UniBeast/Multibeast method...
  13. Kingzone

    New Yosemite installation was working perfectly until...........

    My latest build had been working fine until I realised the USB3 ports were not working so using MultiBeast I installed the universal USB3 kext's. Now everything is stable until I turn on my USB printer or insert anything in the USB ports, when I do the machine instantly freezes. If I turn the...
  14. Kingzone

    Installation Kernel Panic

    Hi Trying to install Yosemite 10.10.5 onto my new Mac Pro Hack but getting KP on installation. My spec: MSI Z97M Gaming Motherboard Intel Core i7 4790K s1150 CPU 16Gb Corsair RAM Asus Strix GTX960 2Gb Graphics Card Corsair H60 CPU Water Cooler 500Gb Samsung EVO SSD 1Tb Western Digital HDD DVD...
  15. Kingzone

    My Mac Pro Hack

    Just in the middle of a Mac Pro mod at the moment so I thought I would share. Components: New Apple Mac Pro Empty Case (lucky fleabay find) MSI Z97M Gaming Motherboard Intel Core i7 4790K s1150 CPU 16Gb Corsair RAM Asus Strix GTX960 2Gb Graphics Card Corsair CX600 PSU Corsair H60 CPU...
  16. Kingzone

    Need solution to an old Mac Pro Hackintosh conversion problem

    This is to do with the modification of the hot swap drive bay SAS wiring harness. Some information is available from users Mooner and ptmay but the information is old (2011) and most links are now broken or do not work.The power to the harness seems easy enough to sort with the purchase of a...
  17. Kingzone

    Mac Pro Top Shelf Removal. HOW?

    I'm just starting my next project, a Mac Pro mod. I want to remove the top shelf to separate the hard drive caddy's from the shelf. I have removed the top shelf in a G5 Power Mac before but this seems more complicated. Has anyone got a Mac Pro shelf removal tutorial or tips on how to remove it...
  18. Kingzone

    Small problem with start-up on my latest build

    Specification: Asrock H97 Pro4 Intel Core i5 4460 8Gb RAM Crucial MX200 250Gb SSD Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1Tb HDD Nvidia Geforce 8800GTS Built into a modified PowerMac G5 case Yosemite 10.10.3 The problem: Occasionally when I start-up the machine it will hang after the initial grey...
  19. Kingzone

    My Power Mac G5 To ATX Hackintosh Mod

    I already run a Hackintosh installation as a dual boot with Windows 7 in my main PC but had always wanted a standalone Mac so I decided to gut and modify a Power Mac G5 I had lying around in my workshop. Components: Asrock H97 Pro4 Intel Core i5 4460 8Gb Corsair 1600mhz RAM Nvidia Geforce 8800...
  20. Kingzone

    New Apple update broke my install

    I had just managed to get my Yosemite install working great but I have broken it!!!!! I had been having freezing/lock-up's when I first managed to get my install working but after some research I installed the Nvidia Web Driver which cured my problem and Yosemite was running great. Tonight I...
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