1. zm15

    i7 860 3.8Ghz OC with 85C+ Load temps!

    i7 860 3.8Ghz OC with 85C+ Load temps on Water? I have a Gigabyte P55-UD4P board with the i7 860 processor. I'm currently at 1.2875 Vcore and idle about 43C. About 5 minutes into running Prime95, my temps reach 85C+. I immediately stopped it. I have a Corsair H50 water cooler, but...
  2. abc123kazu

    3770K Gigabyte z77x-ud5h Overclocking Help Error

    Hi Guys, I recently made an almost identical build to my previous one but this one i was trying to Overclock. i7 3770K + Gigabyte z77x-UD5H on BIOS ver F14 i've ready tons of posts, forums, and overclock website so i can correctly understand instead of just punching in numbers. currently...
  3. xtrasteven

    Speedstep Control for i7 3770k

    Hello, every time I boot (verbose) I get the message that my cpu is not supported by osx and speedstep (and sleep etc) do not work. I have to mention, i only have 1,6 or 3,5 ghz (no turboboost, even if I overlock to 4,2 osx only uses 1,6 or 3,5) Can Chimera fix this? best xtrasteven
  4. joe139

    i7 2600k Overclocked to 4400GHz (Geekbench of 15714) Asus P8P67 Pro (processor speed displays in Sy

    I finally got around to overclocking my build with temperatures that won't broil a chicken. After snorkeling around the web for months, I finally found a good link fro what is essentially a manual overclock in bios. More about that in a moment... Also, the correct overclock "Processor Speed"...
  5. sshanky

    What can I do to be faster?

    Hi everyone, I have been running smoothly for quite a few months now and I'm antsy to get my hackintosh going a little faster. I have just run a Geekbench benchmark test and here are the results: http://browser.primatelabs.com/geekbench2/2157889 I have never been able to overclock successfully...
  6. flyfid

    MOBO doubts: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H

    Hello, I'm starting to doubt my previously selected mobo: the Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H. I'll have a Intel i7 3770k CPU and a ASUS GeForce GTX 660 video card. I'm planning on doing the following with my machine at some point in the future. 1. Overclock 2. Run multiple GPU's 3. Run triple display 4...
  7. MacWINtosh

    Overclocking on my P8Z77-I DELUXE Mobo

    how can i overclock my i7 3770k on my p8z77-i mobo?
  8. R1D1CUL0US

    Hackintosh i7-3770K, ga-z77x-up5 th

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for parts for a hackintosh for a while, and this is what I came up with: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Rg0Z Is it possible to install mountain lion on this setup, or are there some problems? I would also like to overclock the processor, is that possible with the H60...
  9. jefflahh

    Low Geekbench score after 10.8.3 update

    Hi Guys - I have been getting low geekbench scores ever since the new update. I ran multibeast with my MB's DSDT and have also selected the SSDT for my i7 processor but the scores are still half or less than what they used to be. Any ideas? Thanks! System specs: Core i7 2600K OC'd @4.3GHz...
  10. zdillman

    Overclocking an Intel i7 2600K

    Alrighty guys, I've got a bit of a challenge. I currently have an ASUS Maximus V Formula with a GTX 680 and an Intel i7 2600K. I have overclocked the CPU in the BIOS and it ramps up beautifully in Windows 7. However, when I enter Mac OS X, I get stuck at 16x, even if I put the CPU at 100%. It...
  11. mbnt

    Request a DSDT for P8Z68-V PRO Mobo.

    Hi everybody, I have been a member of this forum for quite a while, but never really had a Hackintosh until I recently converted my PC into one. Now I have two Mac Pros, hehe. After much research on the web and through this site, i have become slightly confused on the modified BIOS and...
  12. iAdvisorUK

    Hackintosh n00b needs help

    Hey guys, I'm new to all this hackintosh stuff :crazy: and was hoping someone could help me out. I'm wanting to base the build around a mITX motherboard and a Intel Core i5 3570K I've looked at the Gigabyte GA-H77N-Wifi and GA-Z77N-Wifi but I'm totally confused when it comes to the...
  13. darkchief1

    asus gtx 670 gpu help!

    Hi, im looking into building a hackintosh, well a computer with windows on it as a primary driver for gaming, which is primary use for this rig, but would love to have mac on it for other things, like ease of use, web surfing, etc. I would like to know if the type of graphics card matters, i am...
  14. msoftich

    Can't Overclock i7 3770K + Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5-TH?

    Hey guys, first off I would like to say Thank You to everyone for putting such a great resource together. This forum is so helpful and gives people a chance to put a nice OSX system together at a fair price. Since I am a noob, I wanted to stick to the guides so I put together Tonymac's CustoMac...
  15. GustoMoka

    First Build: How many choices do I have?

    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum so thanks in advance for your help and understanding ;) Here’s my situation: I’ve been using both Mac and PCs for a few years now, but I would like to declutter my IT inventory a little. That’s why I’m doing some research for a dual boot Win7/OSX ML...
  16. Extra

    Overclocking with Asus Mountain Lion

    Hello, I'm having trouble with the overclock not showing up on my mountain lion Multibeast install. The most relevant thread I found was: http://www.tonymacx86.com/overclocking/63496-asus-p8z77-v-lx-overclock-wont-doesnt-apply.html I believe I must delete the NullCpuPowerManagement.kext and...
  17. ClaytonGFinley

    i7 @ 4.8ghz, only 5000 Geekbench?

    Hey guys, I have my third hackintosh build, first one was a SB celeron which hit around 4500, my i5 2500k system hits about 8500 but my i7 only hits 5000 ( geekbench 32 bit ) I'm not sure where I went wrong. I have the system OC'd to its steady 4.8ghz ( watercooled ) and I have installed...
  18. rpseguin

    Simple & Safe Overclocking Gigabyte X58A UD3R, Intel i7 950?

    I got my Hackintosh installed and running with Mountain Lion. Many thanks to tonymacx86, RehabMan and the many helpful people here. I am now thinking about overclocking my machine... SW: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 HW: Gigabyte X58A-UD3R ver 2.0 BIOS FB, Intel i7 950, stock Intel CPU fan...
  19. Nathan991

     Nathan991's $40 G5 Hackintosh Mod / Front I/O 

     Nathan991's $40 PowerMac G5 Mod / Front I/O  Hi everyone, just wanted to start off by thanking the amazing community we have here who helped me get my hackintosh running about 9 months ago. Anyway here it is: Specs: Gigabyte GA-P67X-UD3-B3 Intel Core i5 2500k @ 4.21 Ghz...
  20. ultrazone

    [GUIDE] Is my hardware and/or overclock stable?

    This post contains several procedures to check out if the main components of a system (CPU, RAM and graphics adapter) are stable. BIOS settings also have their influence on the results, so although BIOS settings are not hardware by themselves, they can have a lot of influence on a system'...