1. tkato

    Will my current build work for hackintosh?

    I have this build here: intel i7 4790K processor (OC to 4.6Ghz) MSI Z87 GD65 Motherboard Kingston HyperX RAM 8GB (OC to 1866) Transcend 320 25GB SSD Two twin frzr 760 2GB Will this work as an hackintosh? What settings should I use on multibeast? Thank you very much for you
  2. mairk

    Need some advices with my first Customac configuration

    Hi everybody. I'm about to take the big step: to buy the compos and to try the build. My target is a multi-boot Mavericks and Windows 7 x64 CustoMac installation. I will use it for Lightroom (90%) and some video editing (10%). According to all the information I for from August2014 suggestions...
  3. HapticBovine

    Haunted by 0xdeadbeef

    Hey folks. I'm having some trouble with "0xdeadbeef". As some of you may know, the infamous "0xdeadbeef" is actually a marker used by some Unices to mark regions of memory as safe for allocation. That is, any memory region containing "0xdeadbeefdeadbeefdeadbeef..." is fair game. Any memory not...
  4. TopRameen

    i7 4790k "Devil's Canyon" CPU

    So I am looking to make my first hackintosh and have been doing a lot of research over the past few weeks. I want to use the i7 4790k "Devil's Canyon" as my CPU, but I need help picking out a mobo. Intel claims that the 4790k only works with mobos that have the Z97 chipset; however, I found...
  5. greggydoom

    General Z87N Wifi Mobo troubleshooting

    Hi all, My hackintosh uses the Gigabyte mini-ITX Z87N WIFI motherboard. Its a great little board and have managed to get some great things from it and iron out a lot of the bugs and problems that you sometimes get with a hackintosh. However, there are just a few minor things left that I would...
  6. r1ch4r6

    Are Devil's Canyon K Series CPUs compatible with Z87 boards OOTB?

    Are Haswell Refresh CPUs compatible with Z87 boards OOTB? I just purchased an Intel i7 4790k for my new build, that's the only part I've bought so far I'll be getting the rest over the next few days. I've looked at all the buying advice guides, and I see the Z87 boards are recommended as they...
  7. dwray85

    EVGA Z87 Stinger Hackintosh

    What up guys. This is my first Hackintosh build, and after doing it, probably not my last. I was going to put this in the build thread but I havent finished fixing audio and Im getting a new compatible wifi card in Saturday. MB - EVGA Z87 Stinger CPU - 4770k GPU - EVGA GTX 480 RAM - GSkill...
  8. vinnyamp

    Intel Core i7-4770k + MSI Z87-GD65, are these compatible?

    Hi guys, I'm planning to build a Hackintosh with Intel 4th generation processor (I7-4770k) + MSI motherboard. Here is the full specs: CPU: Intel i7 4770k (Haswell) Motherboard: MSI Z87 GD-65 Ram: Corsair Vengeance 4GB HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB PSU: Corsair CX430w I've already...
  9. dr.kkarun

    [Success] Asus Z87 Maximus VI Hero Build - Mavericks 10.9.3 (with chimera)

    dr.kkarun’s Build: Core i5-4670K - Asus Maximus VI Hero - 8GB RAM - Intel HD 4600 Components Mac OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/os-x-mavericks/id675248567?mt=12 Asus Maximus VI Hero LGA 1150 Intel Z87 ATX Motherboard http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CXIVEA2/ Intel Core...
  10. JohannesMP

    First Hackintosh - i4770k, Asus Gryphon Z87, GTX 780

    I'm planning on building my first hackintosh for gaming/work later this fall, and I really fell in love with jfdutrisac's High End Hackintosh Build. Here's my attempt at a similar build: Relevant Components: CPU i7 4770k (Newegg) • I will be overclocking this as well since that seems to...
  11. FireChild666

    Unable to get Mavericks working on Sabertooth z86 with i7-4770k

    Hi there, I have been reading through the forums for the past couple of days and have been attempting to install mavericks on my new build. The MOBO is an ASUS Sabertooth z86 with an intel i7-4770k processor. The MOBO does not have any extra PCI cards (including graphics) installed and only...
  12. sh4rif

    DSTD Download for Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

    Hello Folks I'm using Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 and Intel Core i5-4670 (socket 1150) I'm not an experienced mac OS builder I was watching a Youtube video where the guy said you need to download DSDT for my specific motherboard. But when clicked DSDT link it only does not show socket 1150 motherboards...
  13. Carlo97

    Cannot manage to install Mavericks on MSI Z87 XPOWER (PC restarts)

    Dear all, It's been a couple of days that I am trying to install OS X Mavericks on my desktop PC but unfortunately without any positive outcomes. My setup is the following: Mobo: MSI Z87 XPOWER CPU: Intel i7-4770k GPU: Nvidia GTX 780 HD: Samsung SSD Pro 126 GB I am trying to install the...
  14. jmac7987

    Am I better to wait for the intel 9 series chipset or buy now?

    Hello all, I was thinking about doing a build using an Asus Rampage Extreme motherboard when another member on the forum said maybe I should hold off and wait for the new 9 series Z87 announcement which was supposed to be today or tomorrow. Now I am wondering if maybe I should hold off and...
  15. speedy9

    Asus Z87 mobo compatibility

    hello, Ive noticed that there are not any DSDT's for Asus Z87 motherboards. I have a Maximus VI Formula mobo and was wondering if there are certain steps I need to take when trying to dual boot my windows 8 with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion? I have a Samsung 840 Pro 128GB ready for the Mac OS x...
  16. cconsoli

    Sabertooth Z87 and 5.1 analog audio output

    Hi guys, In my Sabertooth Z87 based build everything works fine, except 5.1 audio analog output, only stereo. I thoroughfully read the wonderful guide to setup 5.1 audio analogue, followed the instructions step by step and I can effectively run the speaker test with the white noise coming from...
  17. bballspartan08

    ebios read error z87x-ud5h

    seeing how to resolve this, i think from reading other forums that it is due to the card reader i installed that might not be compatible with osx here is my build. Z87x-UD5H 8GB Ram (Probably going to upgrade to 16gb soon) i5 4670K (not overclocked) 120gb Kingston Hyperx ssd (also have...
  18. bballspartan08

    Already Have hackintosh built, Do I need a separate NAS? Or should I use File Sharing/or install OSX

    Hello everyone, so I've had my hackintosh built for about 4 months now and running great other then ebios read erroe but i think thats due to having a card reader installed that might not be compatible built parts listed below: Z87x-UD5H 8GB Ram (Probably going to upgrade to 16gb soon) i5...
  19. MuffinWithJam

    Issues with Z87-PRO--4770K--GTX 780 Ti

    Hello everybody, I'm trying to install Mavericks on my PC. The problem is I can't even reach the install screen. I did't find solution through the forum's search. Firstly, I got my monitor turning off after the grey apple background. I used flag GE=Yes and after that monitor was on but I got...
  20. TheSLSAMG

    Upgrading my rig soon, need some help.

    Okay, so I really love the MSI Z87I as a motherboard. I would like to go Mini-ITX and get an i7 as well. I need to know if the Z87I works with OS X. And the Gigabyte Z87N-WIFI is out of the question as the AsRock Z87E-ITX.