ga-z170n-gaming 5

  1. ConnorBowman3

    Kaby lake worries

    Hello, I am a brand new pc builder and Hackintosh builder. I have already ordered my parts, which include the Gigabyte Z170N-Gaming 5 Mini-ITX Motherboard, i7 7700k, Crucial Ballistix Sport LT (16GB), and Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, no graphics card. I am worried about the compatibility of my...
  2. AndreasPapavasiliou


    My Machine: Motherboard: GA-Z170N-WIFI CPU: Skylake i5 6500K GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX1050 Ti SC RAM: 8GB DDR4 After I installed macOS Sierra using the guide installation found on this site and using multibeast to install drivers the only error I managed to fix was the ethernet. Everything else...
  3. wincen

    10.12.5 screen goes blank, booting via usb ends up stuck

    I was running 10.12.4 just fine and updated to 10.12.5. This leads to a blank screen upon booting up. Running in verbose mode the last message is: IOConsoleUsers: gIOScreenLockState 3, hs 0, bs 0, now 0, sm 0x0 This is the same issue reported in this thread. The suggested solution was to boot...
  4. erik74

    Gigabyte GA-Z170N-wifi Sierra install help

    Hey guys, I'm new here. This is my first attempt at a hackintosh and I'm having a little trouble installing Sierra. Specs: mobo: GA-Z170N-wifi CPU: i5 6600k RAM: 16gb corsair vengance GPU: None installed as of now So I've checked a few threads and have changed my bios settings to match this...
  5. BLiTyvr

    Sierra / GA-Z170N-WIFI / NVMe (Fusion Drive)

    Hi All, I'm trying to build a Fusion Drive during installation with Unibeast 7.0.1 on this recommended motherboard, using a NVMe Intel 600p SSD and a 3TB Toshiba HD. I'm struggling to get the right software loaded and configured so that the NVMe drive appears during the install phase... I know...
  6. mzmuda33

    Sierra on GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z170N-Gaming 5

    Hi All, I have a new build I am trying to get running well. My System: OS: Sierra 10.12.1 Clover as bootloader Motherboard: GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 V1.0 CPU: Intel Core i5-6600k Memory: Crucial Ballistic Sport LT 16GB Samsung 850 Evo Series 250GB Using only onboard video BIOS...
  7. mrcbrown

    Any good guides for a Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5?

    I went through the buyers guide and built out this config: Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor Zalman CNPS8000B CPU Cooler Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-2400 Memory A-Data Premier SP550 240GB 2.5" Solid State...
  8. loybond

    Z170n-WiFi or Z170n-Gaming 5?

    Hey guys, I'm looking to put together a mini-ITX build. I was gonna go with the H170n-WiFi as it's on the recommended list, but it doesn't let you overclock, and I've picked up a 6700k that I would like to overclock as this will be an editing rig. That leaves the Z170 Gigabyte options, two...
  9. VanillaIcee

    [Guide] El Capitan on the Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 (mini-ITX)

    El Capitan on the GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 ________________________________________________________________________________ EDIT HISTORY 23OCT - Switched location of kexts to /EFI/Clover BACKGROUND My Configuration: CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (and other compatible Intel...
  10. fattycow55

    Skylake Working?

    I can't seem to get past the loading screen with an apple and a loading bar under it. Nothing ever moves. Parts List: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Mini ITX LGA1151 CPU: Intel Skylake i5 - 6500 GPU: EVGA Nvidia GTX 970 RAM: 16 GB Corsair Vengeance DDR 4 2400 SSD: 480 GB Intel SSD...