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  1. Nodarkthings

    Solved > i7 3770 IGPU + discrete GC on Z68 mobo

    After ten days of unsuccessful trials, following all guides available and even combining them, I had surrendered last week... thinking it was perhaps impossible to activate the IGPU of an Ivy CPU on a Sandy mobo. But a few hours ago, something stroke me: during all my trials, there never was...
  2. smcpipint

    [success] - Big Sur Beta on Sandy Bridge/Z68 and Haswell/Z87

    I updated my two systems, one Sandy Bridge/Z68 and one Haswell/Z87. I largely followed the Dortania guide, with only two major exceptions: The Doratania guide on Sandy Bridge is unclear (to be nice about it) about handling the EC controller; I created an AML file that works for both my Sandy...
  3. Leoqwer

    Catalina and 9500gt

    Hello, all! after 6 years on Yosemite I decided to update, but even forgot my password on this site) And now problems begin) 1- Downloaded Catalina from app store 2- Created a usb installer with latest Clover 3- After first reboot appears window with information about error Help please...I do...
  4. Nodarkthings

    Z68 + NVMe via PCIe adapter?

    Hi! I'm considering installing a https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B01M211K53/?tag=tonymacx8607-21 via a PCI Express adapter like this one https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B07CBJ6RH7/?tag=tonymacx8607-21 on my old Z68 board. I don't wanna modify the BIOS (which is UEFI, by the way ;) ), so I guess it should work...
  5. cubed3d

    Boot from USB Works... Boot from HDD Doesn't Work...

    I'm experiencing issues when I try to boot directly off the HDD where it will get to FakeSMC and lock up. Literally the last line says "FakeSMC" and that's it. I have no problems booting from the USB. I'm using a GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 motherboard with a 2600K. Here is what I installed via Multibeast...
  6. ttimpe

    GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD4 DSDT and stuff

    Hello everybody, I have my system up and running since mid-2012, however it seems that the fan control does not work. I have the NullCPUPowerManagement kext installed and I don't have a DSDT or SSDT installed. The UEFI version is U1L and I'm running a Core i7 2600K. Please tell me what I need...
  7. MacMgr53

    Opinion: Older motherboard and Clover updates

    So, I have an older hack (non-EFI BIOS, Z68, i5) running El Cap and Clover. Everything seems to work properly, even Messages(!). I've installed the Clover preference pane, and about every week, it warns me there is a Clover update. I've used the updater a few times since I got my build stable...
  8. GStretch

    Best SMBios for me?

    Hey forums, I'm here with a question on which SMBios I should use for my build, because my mackintosh freezes a lot randomly. I am currently running 10.10.10 Yosemite (14B25) , Chameleon Boot Loader. Darwin 14.0.0 Kernel. Here are some of my specs: - GeForce GTX 550 Ti (GPU) - Intel i7 2600k...
  9. sipycup

    Extreme3 Gen3 z68 modded BIOS no longer online

    I'm trying to get a hackintosh to work with this motherboard with no luck. After booting from USB it loads about 1/3 the way and then crashed with an error and then reboots and no longer reads the USB. I've done everything I possibly can besides install the modded BIOS. In all the threads I...
  10. tonydale

    [Success] ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - Intel i5 3570k - GTX 670 - 10.11.2

    Introduction When building my PC a few years ago, it had never crossed my mind that I would be using it as a hackintosh. Yet here we are, with a system that works on El Capitan 10.11.2 as if it was made for it. Components As they are far from new, I doubt most of them will still...
  11. z15tea

    No audio device on z68x-ud4-b3 ALC889 el 10.11.2

    I've got everything working other than onboard audio for my z68x-ud4-b3 board with ALC889. I am using both the DSDT and SSDT, booting with clover legacy. The UEFI firmware for this board is broken so i had to revert. I still have to boot from a USB at the moment but sound is my priority. I've...
  12. cronix

    Asrock z68, i5 2500k, gtx 770 4gb HELP

    Hey guys, so i got my hackintosh fully working. Everything, including bluetooth, speedstepping, graphics acceleration etc., but i got a weird issue, that sometimes when i boot, after the apple logo my screen will just turn off and it won't turn back on until i restart the machine. Sometimes i...
  13. rodry2808

    Having a little problems with first build

    Having a little problem with first build Hello! I am currently reinstalling osx in my system Specs intel core i5 2500 (hd2000) mobo gigabyte ga-z68mx-ud2h-b3 4gb ram no gpu And all the instalation seems to go fine but when I boot into the drive I have installed Yosemite, the screen goes...
  14. cronix

    Asrock z68 extreme 3 gen 3 DSDT help

    Hey guys, i finally installed mavericks on my hackintosh, but speedstep doesn't work. I've tried everything (also ssdt) but nothing worked. So i thought to try it with a dsdt. My rig: i5 2500k 12 gb RAM, 1600 asrock z68 extreme 3 gen 3 msi gtx 560 ti Extracted dsdt is attached. Please help...
  15. bivanov

    z68 UD7 B3 Firewire Power Conservation and GUID Invalid Help Needed

    The goal of this post is to fix the issue and not to buy a new card. There are also users with dedicated cards that have similar issues. I have been trying to work out the following issue. My firewire works well enough when I boot up 10.8.5. However once it wakes from sleep I receive...
  16. shyguysworld

    z68 Upgrade!

    Hello all! A couple of months ago I built a z68 desktop to run windows 8 (don't judge me for using z68, it was budget okay?!) and I became very disapointed with Microsoft's new OS. I've had a macbook air since 2011 and I thought OSX Mavericks seemed much better than Windows 8. So my question...
  17. Vandal1

    apple intel cpu power magement kp

    Hi all this is the first time posting so srry for any errors I have tried to make and hackintosh you can see my specs after booting up with uni beast I can get to multibeast to install but then I get a kp to do with power management I have 5 re different cofigs I am pretty good with technology...
  18. Jelleko

    Asrock z68 pro3 gen3 DSDT

    Hello, I managed to install mavericks onto my computer. However, i can only boot it with safe mode. Do i need an DSDT to het everything working properly? As of this moment, Graphics are flickery, the computer will only boot in safe mode, and the audio is not working. I already tried some...
  19. galli2000

    Asus P8Z68V LX issues with EIST

    Hello, Here is my conf.: Asus P8Z68V LX + Intel Core i5 2500K + RAM Patriot PC3-12800 1600MHz 8GB (2x4GB) + nVidia GT240 512MB GDDR5 I used to have a perfectly working system on 10.8.5, no DSDT, but since Mavericks update (Unibeast method), I cannot start with EIST enabled in the BIOS...
  20. mihaivladan

    [SUCCESS] Mavericks install on i5 2500k Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen 3 16Gb GTX460

    Updated from Lion 10.7.5 using the 10.9 Unibeast guide. Had no problem in creating the USB drive, however i was unable to boot Mavericks from it : It would show the apple logo and grey screen for a split second then my system would reboot. Spent about 1 day trying all Boot flags...
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