1. N00Bster

    Kernel flag SOMETIMES?

    HELP!!! Can only boot with "cpus=1" 10.9.1 KP appleintelcpupowermanagement I have a I7 turbo boost CPU Mavericks 10.9.1 Can boot with cpus=1 but not with cpus=4 I get an apple intel cpu power management kp with cpus=4 . I installed the appleintelcpupowermanagement patch from MB and...
  2. jamiegau

    New Intel 10-Core Xeon E5-2690v2 3.0GHz, 25MB Cache, 8GT/Sec, 20 Threads, Socket LGA 2011

    Anyone tried a Intel 10-Core Xeon E5-2690v2 3.0GHz, 25MB Cache, 8GT/Sec, 20 Threads, Socket LGA 2011 with a Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 Just considering it, and before I purchase such a exy CPU, wanted to check here.. Thanks, James
  3. BravoCharlie

    Are these parts compatible to install Mac OS X

    Hi, I am new here and want advice. I always wanted a hackintosh, but did not know a whole lot about it with I built my own PC. I done research about the motherboard I have and it is possible with that model of motherboard. CPU: i5 2400 Sandy Bridge Motherboard: ASUS P8H67-M Pro Graphics...
  4. rmantech

    Is this a cheap price?

    Hi, I'm looking at this spec: CPU - i7-4770K Motherboard - Z87-HD3 RAM - 16GB DDR3 1600Mhz GFX - HD4600 Onboard Graphics System Drive - 120GB SSD Storage - 1TB HDD Case - Sharkoon VS3-V Chrome ATX Case PSU - CiT 450W 12cm Fan PSU Cooler - Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Wifi - TP Link...
  5. osufella

    Will any Ivy Bridge CPU work?

    I have a fully functional Ivy Bridge system..3.29 GHz Intel Core i3 with a NVIDIA GTX 650Ti. Can I put in any Ivy Bridge CPU now? Not looking to overclock, but wanting a bit more power...looking for a i5 something or other...thoughts?
  6. devdev001

    i7-4770 (Haswell) Speed Issue

    Hello, I have recently installed mavericks on my Hackintosh, and everything works, except for a problem with the cpu speed. It will only work at 3.4GHz or 800MHz. I would be grateful if someone could explain what this means and a way to fix it, if any. I have done some research, and to me it...
  7. ethansk8ter

    Need a definite answer for the "unknown CPU model 0x3a" error

    So I've had a hackintosh running for 3 months-everything working. (an i7 3770 and a h77-ds3h on 10.8.4) Then, one day I tried to hook up a second display. I messed with a vga monitor through intel graphics, and a GTX460. I screwed crap up apparently. I started getting the unknown cpu error...
  8. UnKnown863645

    LEADER COMPANION 430: What Big Cat is best for My Laptop?

    I recently bought this high spec LEADER Ultrabook, and I want to turn it into a hackintosh, And I Was wondering what Big Cat Version of OS X Would be best for my Ultrabook. Specs: Model: LEADER™ Companion 430 CPU: Intel™ Core i7-2637M 3rd Gen@ 1.7ghz Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 RAM: 4GB...
  9. nicomoog

    Cpu over temperature error when rendering with premiere cs6

    [SOLVED] Cpu over temperature error when rendering with premiere cs6 How can anyone help me? this is the thing when i'm rendering/ exporting video with Premiere CS6 the system shuts down and when i turn it on again MB shows CPU OVERTEMP ERROR. What is funny is when im running premiere in...
  10. giovanilg

    Mountain Lion only boot with cpus=1

    Hi Guys, I installed mountain lion 10.8.4, and using Intel Core i3 2.13Ghz. Everything works fine, but I need boot with "cpus=1"and my system runs only with one core. Could I change it to use all cores? I tried edit VoodooTSCSync.kext to: <dict> <key>IOCPUNumber</key> <integer>3</integer>...
  11. superduperfritzy

    cpu cooler as fan on case?

    Hi guys, im new to the hackintosh thing and Im currently gathering some parts on newegg to build first build. Im making a mini itx by the way. I was thinking since I would like to maybe overclock, since the intel cpus come with a stock cooler and I would like to get a better cpu cooler, could...
  12. Blenderbros1

    is this ok to put osx on

    Hello guys ok im new to this but i have a Dq35jo intel mobo a core2duo e8500 cpu and a gtx 650 gpu i have 4gb ram and a 250 gb harddrive ohh and i also use the audio that comes out my graphics card and i use hdmi now i need to know how would i go about installing osx mounain lion on this...
  13. RottenFrogs

    Hackintosh with current computer hardware

    Hi all, I'm looking to build a Hackintosh using all of my current hardware minus the CPU as it's an 8-core AMD. I'm relatively new to the concept of a Hackintosh but understand the basics. Here's a list of whats currently in my machine: - Motherboard - ASUS/Gigabyte AMD 970 Chipset ATX Full...
  14. m2geek

    Yikes - where did all my oomph go?!

    For some reason my CPU is running awfully slow - Geekbench just spat out a http://browser.primatelabs.com/geekbench2/2033588 when my usual scores are 10K+ Da heck is going on?
  15. drae

    Compaq Presario CQ42

    Hello guys, I was wondering if this computer can actually run Mac OSX. Here are the specs: Intel Celeron M (Celeron(R) Dual-Core CPU T3100) 2gb RAM Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family Thanks in advance.
  16. nayanseth

    Help Needed In Choosing Components

    I am planning to upgrade from Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro to a Hackintosh (after 4 years). And here are the components I am planning to go for: 1. Intel Haswell i7 4700K 2. NVIDIA 2GB Graphics Card 700 Series 3. 16GB RAM 4. 2TB SATA DISK 5. Gigabyte Z87 Chipset Motherboard 6. Rosewill Wifi...
  17. armadaskier4123

    Good parts for the money?

    Hey guys! So I'm building a new hackintosh for one of my friends, and he gave me a $1000 budget. He also wants a mouse and keyboard, and 2 monitors included. So far, I have got this. Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM $89.99 MSI...
  18. eddiesham

    My iMac - Dell Optiplex All-in-One 9010, Need your expert help please!

    Hi All, Well this is my first post. I've read and read and read more both before, during and after my installation and yet I'm finding myself here - stuck! My original plan was to just go out and buy an iMac to replace my Mac Mini, then I decided to use some hardware I had coming to me by way...
  19. Brayo

    A program for watching temperatures and CPU usage

    Hello guys i tried iStat Pro but it doesn't work on my hackintosh, can any of you please recommend me an app that works on OSX? My Hackintosh: GA Z77x-UP5 TH i7 3770K EVGA Nvidia GTX 680 SC 2gb 16gb RAM OSX 10.8.3 Windows 7 Thanks in advance
  20. ericksol96g

    Building my first Hackintosh/PC Intel core i7 3770k

    Hi everyone I'm planning to build my first rig. I want to build one with these specs: intel core i7 3770k - Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637I73770K ASrock DRR3 2600 intel LGA 1155 Z77 OC formula ASRock DDR3 2600 Intel LGA 1155 Motherboards Z77 OC...