1. iAppleGeek

    Final Cut Pro only using 1 CPU core

    Hi, I have been using a Hackintosh for several years now (specs below). I have recently done a fresh install of Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10.5). I installed Final Cut Pro X onto the machine, at which point I noticed something odd. On this machine, FCP only uses one of the computer's 12 threads, but...
  2. vicfi

    "CPU halted" error in Yosemite

    I made a clean install of Yosemite a few months ago, and everything was working fine, but this week, I turned on the computer, and the system tried to boot, but after a time the computer shut down. I booted in verbose mode, and the last command lines were: The volume name is Yosemite HD **...
  3. DK-Donk

    Need some advice to avoid overkill

    I have a few questions as for what hardware to choose, because I have a tendency to go overkill.. This is what the machine will be used for: -OS X Multi tasking, i do a lot at once, web browsing, youtube, netflix, HD content fromn HDD, itunes etc.. -Occasional video encoding - adding blu ray...
  4. manhas

    False temperature readings from CPU Heatsink?

    I think I'm getting false readings for the CPU Heatsink. I've installed Yosemite and "FakeSMC v6.16.1372", "FakeSMC Plugins v6.16.1372" and "FakeSMC HWMonitor Applications v6.16.1372" using MultiBeast. Initially I only had "FakeSMC" installed but then I didn't get any readings at all from the...
  5. Kaseinator

    CPU compatibility

    Hi guys, I've been wanting to build a hackintosh but using my old PC's CPU which is Intel Core i5 3330. Since I own a macbook pro which runs off a dual core using it as a workstation for Logic Pro X isn't the best idea and it has crashed on me several times due to CPU being overwhelmed. So my...
  6. JacobusTracks

    Are these CPU temps and power values good?

    Hello, I just finished updating from Mavericks to Yosemite and i noticed my temps are slightly higher then normal, or maybe im just being paranoid. Can someone confirm if these temps are alright? Took the screenshot while surfing tonymac86.com, nothing else was running. By the way, the cpu...
  7. White

    System check up

    Big System Check Up Hi ! I am preparing myself to go for a hackintosh with Yosemite on a new SSD so I am creating this post to double check my components with you guys. Graphic Card ASUS STRIX-GTX980 ? Processor Intel Core i7-4790K (4.0 GHz) MotherBoard ASUS MAXIMUS VII RANGER...
  8. macleod82

    Post snow leopard cpu upgrade.

    Hi after a long battle with getting snow leopard working on my Fujitsu seimans Esprimo 5905 with Pentium4 ht, with lots of google searching to get Ethernet to work and sound, it's up and running yeah, now I want to go further and upgrade to lion, as it has better support for iPhoto and iCloud...
  9. wnbarbe

    Unibeast Yosemite install Panic on usb installer boot

    Need help with yosemite installer!! i just cant get past this panic. i have a pic of the screen my build is a dell optiplex 755 SFF upgraded: CPU is Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 Graphics is XFX Radeon HD 5450 4GB of ram. Im slightly new to Hackintosh. i havent tinkered with it in years since...
  10. arny224

    kernel Panic cpu

    Hi guys, i'm trying to install Yosemite 10.10 on my old Dell Vostro 430. but when i tried to boot from my usb stick i got a error after a few seconds. panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff800041e80a): Kernel trap at 0xffffff8000040e70d, my system specs are - intel core i7-860 - Dell 054KM3 Motherboard...
  11. firefistace

    intel Xeon cpu in desktop motherboard

    Can a xeon cpu be put in a desktop motherboard if the cpu socket is the same? I want to use the Xeon E5-2699 v3 18-core processor for my computer.
  12. firefistace

    air or water cooling for Dual CPU

    Hi im building a hackintosh for the first time with a Dual CPU motherboard and I was wondering whats better for cooling my CPUs? The CPUs im getting are 6 cores clocked at 3.5Ghz. the cpus have a max of 3.8Ghz when over clocked but I'm not sure if its necessary considering all im going to do is...
  13. Awamatze

    "Unsupported CPU" after changing from gtx 760 to gtx 970 ?

    Hello Guys, maybe you can help me. I am running 10.10.3 and changed my graphic card from a Gtx 760 to a Gtx 970 ( both Windforce Edition). However , after I tried to boot into OsX ( neihter internal Graphics with my 4670K nor the 970) I stuck at booting. After looking what happens, I get...
  14. firefistace

    CPU LGA 2011 socket vs CPU LGA 2011-v3 socket

    Hi. I'm building a hackintosh for the first time and I'm planning to use a motherboard that has a 2011 CPU socket. I was wondering if a LGA 2011 socket and a LGA 2011-v3 CPU socket is the same thing or not? Can a LGA 2011-v3 CPU go in a LGA 2011 socket?
  15. smp4502004

    Fans and CPU Cooler

    So I've almost got all of my parts together for my build. The last thing would be case fans and a CPU cooler, I'm just curious if brands matter, or if I can buy whatever is compatible with my setup. Also, I have a Fractal R5 that came with 2 140mm fans, if anyone has any feedback as to whether I...
  16. firefistace

    need help choosing motherboard and processor for gaming computer

    Hi. I'm building a hackintosh for the first time and i want to make a computer that would fit my needs. I mostly only play video games and watch TV on my computer so I was planning to get the WaterForce graphic cards from gigabyte, but its making me have multiple headaches. I want the graphics...
  17. firefistace

    good cpu

    beginner needing help in choosing motherboard and CPU Hi. I'm building a hackintosh for the first time and i want to make a computer that would fit my needs. I mostly only play video games and watch TV on my computer so I was planning to get the WaterForce graphic cards from gigabyte, but its...
  18. firefistace

    cores vs Ghz

    I want to make a beast of a hackintosh but I'm confused if i should go for more cores in a cpu or higher Ghz speed. Whats better for a cpu more cores or more Ghz speed?
  19. iiggnn2

    CPU to choose in new Hackintosh

    Hello everybody, At first I apologize for my bad english, cause it's not my native language. So the thing is that recently I decided to build a Hackintosh, after 8 years being with windows I thought that I need to change something with my pc cause I get sick with windows bugs/errors/blue...
  20. Kenneett

    Help with Unknown CPU and power management incomplete or unsupported

    Hello, I need some help with the last piece of my Yosemite. I have installed Yosemite, MultiBeast and Nvidia driver on my computer. I put the <key>Kernel Flags</key> <string>kext-dev-mode=1 nvda_drv=1</string> Where it should bee. Then i restarted my computer. When I just restart it and boot...