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  1. ztlevi

    Next Generation hackintosh with the Thunderbolt 3 and AMD running High Sierra?

    Hello, guys. I am very excited about the new eGPU Apple announced at WWDC 2017. That would probably lead the hackintosh to a better compatibility generation... And I really want to build up a new hackintosh with AMD GPU and supporting Thunderbolt 3, which means you could have the choice one day...
  2. AlexiDime

    Kaby Lake Thunderbolt Audio/Video Workstation (silent)

    Hello, Since I've waited with anticipation for the WWDC 17 and the following disappointment that came after it I'm 100% sure going for the Hack instead of a new iMac/MacPro/Macbook Pro. I'm reading a lot here on the forum but I need some help with choosing the right parts. My goal is to build...
  3. worshipmaestro

    Success With Thunderbolt on GA-X99P-SLI / i5820K Combination!

    Wanted to let everyone know that I was able to successfully install 10.12.5 on a GA-X99P-SLI/i5820K combination. And the USB-C/Thunderbolt works! Now, this is NOT a guide. Think of it as more of a report of a work in progress. HARDWARE: Gigabyte GA-X99P-SLI motherboard i5920K CPU GTX960...
  4. SenorDickWiches

    Build advice for a Thunderbolt 3 hackintosh

    So I work in video production, mostly After Effects and Premiere which pretty much require NVIDIA'S CUDA cores to run as efficently as possible. I've built my own hackintosh before in 2012, and now want to do a full new build. I've been working off of the Late 2013 Mac Pro for a while now and...
  5. vonstirliz

    Help with Z270 miniATX (mATX) MoBo with Thunderbolt 3 for 6600K

    Hey guys, I am pretty new here and read ton of stuff around this great forum, but I am quite confused at this point. I own a Macbook Pro 15 and now want to build a stationary PC/Hackintosh dual boot system. As for now I have the following components: Intel Core i5 6600K (might update some...
  6. stratos75

    [Solved] No Thunderbolt on GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-UD5

    @barsqiue has this working so I know this works on this board, I actually have an Apollo Twin I am trying to get working. Everything else works except for Nvidia Web drivers (I have a separate post for that). When I go into System Properties I see "No Thunderbolt Drivers loaded". I have a...
  7. gbalaji

    GIGABYTE Z170X- Ultra Gaming TB3 Support?

    Finally successfully installed OS X 10.12.4 Sierra in my Hackintosh and everything works fine except Thunderbolt 3 port on board on my motherboard. All my equipment Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K & Lacie RAID are thunderbolt 2 and without activating my Thunderbolt 3 port on my on-board Motherboard I...
  8. PlatformDisphoria

    95% Sierra Build GA-Z170X Designare build - Need help with USB 3.1!!

    I've built a pretty successful Hack following the various guides on this site (thanks guys, you rock!) Dual boot Windows 10 pro 64bit(to load thunderbolt drivers, works perfectly on windows side) System Definition iMac 17,1 i7 6700k (overclocked to 4600MHz) GA-Z170X Designare (BIOS F22) GTX...
  9. Apples2Oranges

    18-Core Hack

    Hello! I built an x99 based 18-core and it's really fast! I followed this guide for install. The only problem is it's a bit unstable. It crashes regularly but I can't figure out why. Any help is greatly appreciated! Attached is my IOReg output, config.plist, and a screenshot of my EFI kexts...
  10. ArmandSM

    How can I add Thunderbolt 3 to my Hackintosh?

    Okay, so I've decided to make my first Hackintosh PC recently, and I've been looking at all the components and read many forums to learn many things. I've decided I'm going for an Overclockable i5 6600k, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, etc. Now I'm just taking care of the details before ending up buying it...
  11. Acden

    Thunderboalt in motherboard or PCIe card?

    Dear friends, I'm building my first Hackintosh based on Intel i7-6700 processor. I want to choose the best motherboard in the budget of $250, maybe less, maybe more. As I already have Apple Thunderbolt Display for my Mac Pro, I'm interested in using it with my new build. I saw several...
  12. astewie9226

    Success - Sierra build - Mini Guide to get Thunderbolt 3 working

    Hey, guys! This is my first personal build for a hackintosh, and I wanted to shed some light on the use of Thunderbolt for audio interfaces. First, let me list my build: - Gigabyte Z170x Gaming Ultra Rev 1.0 - 32gb crucial ballistix ram - Gigabyte GEFORCE 950 GTX - I7 Skylake 6700k - 500GB...
  13. shineproductions

    ASRock Z270 Super Carrier (Thunderbolt 3) not working on Sierra 10.12.3!

    Can someone please help me??? ASRock Z270 Super Carrier (Thunderbolt 3) not working on Sierra! Thunderbolt 3 works perfectly with Apollo Twin Duo on Windows 10, but nothing is detected under Mac OS Sierra 10.12.3. I have tried the: "Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter" and...
  14. MrMusic

    MOBO Advice Mini ITX or MATX needs thunderbolt 3 (to use for TB1-2)

    Hi, Could someone please recommend an UP-TO-DATE MOBO (for SEIRRA) ITX or MATX that has thunderbolt 3 (to be used as thunderbolt 2) for UAD Audio. I'll need WIFI and BT - so if using the first PCIE slot affects the thunderbolt (please take that into consideration) I7-6700k Skylake...
  15. Kuke

    (Success Build) GIGABYTE Z170X Designare x i7 6700k x macOS Sierra x Dual Boot x USB C Working

    Kuke's Build: Z170X Designare - i7-6700K - GTX 950 Components Intel Core i7 6700K CPU Corsair H105 CPU Cooler GIGABYTE Designare Z170x Motherboard Ballistix Sport LT 16GB RAM GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Graphics Card Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD (x2) Seagate 7200RPM 1TB HDD Corsair AX760...
  16. ori69

    Sierra "Cannot Use Thunderbolt Accessory"

    I have a GA-X99P-SLI motherboard. I used Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter and when I used Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Thunderbolt Adapter, Sierra 10.12.2 show this alert "Cannot Use Thunderbolt Accessory". Does anyone know how to solve this problem?
  17. GazzaGreen

    Thunderbolt3 on Z170X

    Ok its the age old problem of getting thunderbolt to work on a Hackintosh. I will get into this in a bigger way in a couple of weeks to see if i can crack it. ATM I am looking at this adapter (link below) to connect a couple of thunderbolt raid drives to the computer, but I am open to the...
  18. simplemal

    Thunderbolt 3 issue with Gigabyte z170x Designare

    Hello guys and thank you for this site and your great work. I have made a computer with this hardware: - Gigabyte Z170x Designare - Intel i7-6700K - 32GB RAM Kingston HyperX - MSI GTX 980 ti Gaming 6G - Patriot Hellfire NVMe (for Windows) - Crucial MX300 272GB (for Sierra) - Apple Wi-Fi/BT...
  19. beelzebozo

    New Kaby Lake Intel NUCs

    Check out Ars Tecnica's coverage of new Kaby Lake based NUCs by Intel. They come in a few different CPU configurations with new ports and Thunderbolt 3 support and will probably range between $300 to $500 USD- two Core i3 models (NUC7i3BNK and NUC7i3BNH) two Core i5 models (NUC7i5BNK and...
  20. breadistheguy

    Alienware 13 R3 HDMI/DisplayPort Video Output - 2nd Monitor Possible?

    PROBLEM: External monitors are not working on DisplayPort or HDMI. I understand this may be impossible because the ports (HDMI / DP) may be directly connected to the GTX1060. I have a two adapters on order (TB3 to HDMI and TB3 to DisplayPort) to try the TB3/USB-C ports to see if they can...
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