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  1. stirfry2112

    Trouble connecting directly to AirPort Router - slowing down the finder

    My audio workstation hackintosh is giving me some network related trouble. I’m trying to connect my ipad to my hackintosh to use apps like Lemur. To do this I’m trying to set up the Hack just like I had my 2009 mac pro set up - sending one ethernet to a unmanaged switch for my PC audio slaves...
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    980 ti working in Yosemite but not accelerated only 1 monitor

    I just recently upgraded from my old AMD 6870 to a Gigabyte Windforce OC 980 ti. I've been researching on the forums here and thanks to the great posts, I have my new card running. The problem is, it is performing worse than my previous card and the HDMI port is not working. After installing...
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    Need advice - Researching graphics card upgrade for video work (after effects and FCP X)

    Here is my current build that has been working for about 4 years now: Asus P9x79 Pro Intel 3930k AMD 6870 2GB by XFX 42GB RAM I built this machine for occasional editing with FCP X and it worked great. But time has passed and am looking to upgrade GFX card and have no idea which direction to...
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    [Solved] Update from 10.9 to 10.10 - lost MLB and ROM data

    I recently updated from 10.9 to 10.10 following the update guide from TonyMac. Everything went surprisingly smooth and the computer is running better than it did on Mavericks. However, I did not write down my ROM and MLB numbers which were working great with apple servers on 10.9. I made a fresh...
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    Swapping system HDs

    Hello, I have just purchased an EVO 850 upgrade for my Hackintosh. I made a super duper clone of the old system drive to the EVO, but the EVO will not boot. What do I need to do to make the drive bootable? I'm sure it's an easy fix but I have not made changes to my stable hack in some time...
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    Need help w/ build, will not post, something is shorting out!

    Here is the hardware: Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H Intel 4790K Noctua NH-U9B SE2 Cpu Fan Seasonic 520w Platinum Fanless Crucial Ballistix 8GB chips (2ea) Antc P280 Case Whenever I plug in the VGA cable for my monitor to the mobo, the board will not boot. All I get is a 1/2 second of CPU fan...
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    CPU choice - to K or not to K?

    Hello all, I am looking to start my 3rd Hackintosh build for my Dad as a surprise gift and need a little advice. I'm reading up on the forums and just starting to layout my purchasing options and have a CPU's question. I'm thinking the best bang for the buck would be an i5 4690, but am unsure...
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    10.9.2 and XFX HD-6870-CNFC 2GB grey screen post install

    Hello all, I am in desperate need of some help here. I have just installed 10.9.2, but after running multi beast and restart with -v, everything goes fine until the screen blinks to white, then grey and hangs. I don't know what I have done wrong, have tried a lot of boot flags, nothing seems...
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    USB 3.0 and Asus P9X79 Pro - Case ports work, Mobo does not

    Hello all, Finally have my Hackintosh running great, but have one minor issue. I installed the USB 3.0 kext from Multibeast 5.4.1 and was pleasantly suppressed to find I now have the front case USB 3.0 ports working just fine (tested an external 3.0 Seagate drive and saw read/write 160 MBps...
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    10.8.4 post multibeast restart error - Unsupported CPU family, appleIntelCPUPowerManagement

    Need some help with post install. Installing 10.8.4 via unibeast, successful restart, ran MultiBeast with DSDT, and upon second restart I get this screen: (see attached jpg) What did I forget to install? Asus P9X79 Pro Motherboard BIOS 2002 
Intel 3930K XFX HD-6870-CNFC Radeon HD...
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    What ID to set in SMBios?

    I am confused as to what SMBios device id to use. I have read that using MacPro 5,1 can cause problems as it will be looking for ECC memory. However, this is the only ID that has a 6-core processor. What should I use? My Hardware: Asus P9X79 Pro Motherboard
 Intel 3930K XFX HD-6870-CNFC...
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    Trouble overclocking 3930K with Asus P9X79 Pro

    I am completely new to overclocking and am trying to achieve a realistic 4.2 or 4.3 stable overclock with the 3930K and Asus P9X79 Pro. For my first attempt, I did the noob thing and left almost everything on Auto and just raised the multiplier. This resulted in some higher than average temps...
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    Overclocking noob, are these temps okay?

    Hi, I am new to overclocking and Hackintosh in general. Here is my build: Asus P9X79 Pro Motherboard Intel 3930K i7 - overclocked 4.3GHz Radeon HD 6870 2GB SS-1050XM Power 4x8GB DDR3 1600 RAM Cooling: Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 140mm SSO CPU Cooler 3 each Noctua NF-P12-1300 120mm Case...
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    Will this work?

    Will this work? Asus P9X79 PRO Here is my list of parts based off MK500 awesome golden build: ASUS P9X79 PRO - LGA2011 - X79 Intel Core i7-3930K 6-Core Processor 3.2 Ghz 12 MB Cache LGA 2011 Seasonic SS-1050XM ATX 1050 Power Supply XFX HD-687X-CNFC Radeon HD 6870 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI...
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    Can I build a reliable workstation for Final cut 6 & Motion?

    Hello all, I have been toying around with the idea of selling my current Mac Pro (8 core 2.26 w/24GB ram) and building a better video workstation for use with Motion 5 and Final Cut Pro 6. These are my main apps and I need to have them working. Is it possible to build an awesome machine for...
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    P8z68-V LX - cannot get ALC887 audio drivers working

    Hello Everyone, Need a little help getting the audio drivers working on my new hackintosh: Running 10.6.8 Installed ALC8xxHAD, AppleHDA Rollback, and ALC887/888b via MultiBeast Noting shows up in the system settings: sound. Asus states that the audio on the board is the ALC887, so I think I...
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    Converting a G5 case

    Hello All, I'm in the process of installing Mac OS on my new hackintosh and I dont forsee any problems, so my question is looking towards building my second hackintosh. I have an old, dead PowerMac G5 sitting around doing nothing and I would love to convert it to a hackintosh. I'm new to...
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