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  1. ellinas

    Mountain Lion on 32GB USB 3.0

    Hello, I'm thinking of buying a 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive and install on it the Mountain Lion flavor. The reason I'm thinking of doing this is because of my HDD's speed (slow enough) but my OS X responds fast (or if you want: 1000% faster than m$ window$). So, what if my usb 3.0 is faster? How...
  2. flopperr999

    Current Multibeast Settings in Existing Build?

    How can I check my current multibeast settings in existing build? I'm looking to buy a new hard drive, and I can't remember which options I chose in Multibeast when setting up my machine the last time around. Thanks flopperr999
  3. Genkora

    Chameleon/Chimera won't boot with multple HDDs plugged in

    Well that's really it. I have 10.6.8 installed on it's own drive, a FAT32 drive I use to store important files, and a third drive with Windows 7 and Ubuntu on it. I tried reinstalling Chimera, didn't work, I tried installing Chameleon, didn't work, and I tried selecting Mac OSX from Grub, which...
  4. Crunch33

    Help!, unibeast doesn't recognize my hdd

    This is my first build and I'm having some troubles. I've followed the installation guide step by step so far, at this point I have all the hardware installed and running properly, also, the flash drive with mountain lion's unibeast installed, when booting from it, and proceeding for the...
  5. rinksy

    Boot Issues with Secondary HDD

    Hey I'm new to this so I'm not sure if this is the right place to post. So my computer has been running like a charm for about a month so far. That is until I decided to install an extra 2 TB drive for storage. Whenever I boot from my Mountain Lion drive it goes to a black screen with a...
  6. binh828

    Hard Drive Not Detected after cold start

    Hi Guys, I completed my first Hackintosh over the past weekend, build is below: Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO CPU: Intel i7 3770K RAM: 16 GB CORSAIR Vengeance GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti SSD: Samsung 840 250GB HDD: Segate 3TB Dual Monitor setup The issue is related to the Segate 3TB drive -- I formated...
  7. SenorDickWiches

    Post 2TB+ HDD's that are confirmed working with Fusion Drive

    I'm going out today to buy a new hard drive again to replace the WD Caviar Black 2TB I just bought, that was to replace my 3TB Seagate. Both of them give me a boot0 error on installation of Fusion Drive. Anybody who has Fusion Drive working with 2TB+ HDDs, please post the brand and model of your...
  8. SenorDickWiches

    Fusion Drive Creation Issue - Gigabyte UP5-TH

    Following this guide: http://www.tonymacx86.com/mountain-lion-desktop-guides/79406-guide-fusion-drive-using-tonymacx86-tools-chimera.html#post492275 I've got a Gigabyte UP5-TH mobo, 660TI, Samsung 840 SSD, 3TB Seagate HDD, and a 500GB WD (my starting drive which i clone from). I get the...
  9. SenorDickWiches

    Fusion Drive on Blank/New System.

    I'm setting up Fusion Drive on a new Hackintosh I built, so it's a blank system.. I've got 1 SSD, a 3TB HDD, and a 500GB HDD. What I originally wanted to do was have a set up like this: *Fusion Drive - 50GB Partition of SSD + Entire 3TB Drive *SSD "Backup Storage" Partition - 30GB Partition...
  10. clayfreeman

    Time Machine Drive Prevents System Boot

    Hello! I am having a strange problem with my computer. I have been running Mountain Lion since it was released with no problems. It is almost like a real Mac! Just yesterday, I encountered a problem with my system being able to boot. I knew that previously, this occurred and it was a...
  11. poet78

    uniboot on Gigabyte ga-73pvm-s2h, not seeing HDD in Disk Utility

    I'm new to all this and on a having a go moment, I have a Mac and quite like the idea of having another mac instead of a windows PC as my media PC. Anyway problem is, it all uniboot works and mac osx install screen comes up, I go into disk utility and it does'nt see the HDD's. I have two which...
  12. Madnebular

    Second Hard Drive doesn't spin down

    Hi guys! I've been using a hackintosh for some time now, but only recently acquired a SSD. Since I'm somewhat pedantic about noise I'd like my system to run as silently as possible. That means I'd love my HDD, which only stores data, to spin down if not used. My setup looks like this...
  13. x182x

    Is it possible to boot a Mac OS X HDD from USB 3.0/2.0??

    Hi, I was wondering if it is possible to boot a HDD with Mac OS X installed on it, but from a USB 3.0 or 2.0 port?? My scenario is as follows: I currently have Win7 installed on my notebook with a MBR formatted HDD (HDD #1). I NEED to keep this configuration working for normal...
  14. phiilu

    Windows 7 Dual Boot Question

    I am sorry if this question was already asked! I am going to buy parts for my hackintosh soon. For storage i would buy a Samsung 830 128GB SSD and a 2TB HDD Western Digital Cavier Green. I would like to install OS X on the SSD and then partiton the 2 TB HDD into two 1TB partitions. So is...
  15. sirtailios

    Will a SATA 2 work for the boot partition?

    Well i have a 2TB western digital HDD and found out after install that it wont work because of the size of the HDD but now i found out that you can use somthing smaller like a 80gb sata 2, if your wondering what my motherboard supports yes it is sata 2, im new to hackintosh and this is part of...
  16. Ofidian

    ~Beginning builder: 6GB/s SATA ports not working?

    I am building my first computer and I have purchased my components. I chose the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH motherboard, and it features three 6GB/s SATA ports. I intended to use those ports to connect my two SSDs and my HDD (SanDisk Extreme 120 GB SSD, Crucial m4 64 GB SSD and Seagate Barracuda...
  17. Ofidian

    ~Beginning builder: the unusual dual boot/partition question

    If I only have a 120 GB SSD and a 240 GB HDD, where can I install the operating systems and the games to maximize the speed of the games? I am looking to dual boot with Windows. My goal is to play games at their fullest possible capability with my system. I posted a question like this in the...
  18. Ofidian

    ~Beginning builder: how to partition a drive for Windows gaming

    Part of this post is a repost from a more general thread. I want to use programs native to OS X and programs native to Windows. This means I need to install both operating systems. I especially want to play games for both systems and I want them to run as fast as possible. I will be getting a...
  19. HeavyArms

    Hard drive not detected during Lion Unibeast install

    SOLVED! Hard drive not detected during Lion Unibeast install The hard drive (WD 500gb Caviar Blue) is connected to the SATA 1 port, and it connected to SATA3 not SATA6, and yet it isn't being detected at the installer or disk utility. Anyone have any idea what might be causing this? The Bios...
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