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  1. ShadowExe

    Slow... but functional, booting. Catalina 10.15.6 - Is there a quicker way?

    After much duress, I have successfully installed Catalina 10.15.6 on my old i7-4790k, Z97X mainboard, just updated with a new PCIe M.2 970 SSD and a RX 580. It has been a while since my last hack, but it was a great re-learning process. Everything about the build is functional (yeah!) however...
  2. alexramone

    Clover installed in m.2 Samsung 960 EVO make BIOS freezes

    Hi folks! I have a Sandisk SSD with Mojave running ok and I bought a Samsung 960 EVO m.2. I've used CCC to clone SSD to m.2 and restart. So, until this I could start Mojave from m.2 normally. Clover was in SSD EFI until this. After this, I installed Clover in m.2 EFI and move all files from...
  3. 8Y53

    for Final Cut Pro X Upgrade or Replacement NEEDED

    hi guys, back in 2015 i built my hackintosh with: Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H 32GB RAM CPU: Intel i7-4790K Graphics: 2x 5770 today i somehow killed my mobo :( was looking for a replacement for the Gigabyte GA-Z97X but couldnt find any reasonable offers. what should i do? any tips for a new...
  4. DJGuardian

    GA-Z97X-UD7-TH | i7 4790K | GeForce GTX 1060??? (El Capitan)

    Hello, This might be a dumb question, if so, the answer should be fairly quick and simple. I want to update the Hardware on my "Mac Pro" [SEE SIGNATURE - 1ST BUILD]. Can the EVGA GTX 1060 work on the Gigabyte z97x series motherboards?
  5. cjr4d

    [Solved] System reboots when I start GPU stress or use 3D soft - GTX 970

    Hello everyone, I've been looking for a solution on the Internet for weeks, I'm still not sure the reason for my problem. My last hackintosh had the El Capitan OS and now Sierra, it always worked perfectly, totally stable. These are the characteristics: Mobo: GA Z97X UD3H CPU: i7 4790K - 4ghz...
  6. alexramone

    GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK MacOS Sierra no USB 3.0

    Hi guys! I'm searching over 2 weeks and nothing about to make my USB 3.0 ports working. I've tried the Multibeast solution to expand ports limit and solution to series 9 motherboards and nothing. My system report only shows USB 2.0 doors and one USB 3.0 Hub, but nothing I connect shows in that...
  7. KGL

    Unstable Thunderbolt and USB

    Hi, I built my hackintosh 4 months ago and its has given me quite an "interesting" time. Most days/weeks it is quite stable and works the way I want, but some weeks it starts to act up. It seems quite random when it works and when it does not! I work mainly with music production, so I have a UA...
  8. starcentral

    Problem with install / stops at AtherosE2200

    Intel core i7 4790k Gigabyte GA-z97x-Gaming 3 GeForce GTX 960 SC Samsung 850 Evo 500GB Corsair Vengeance 32GB RAM CoolerMaster G650M 650W 1. All brand new hardware and running good. I used UniBeast to create USB with Mountain Lion. 2. Bios is at version F6. 3. I followed these BIOS changes...
  9. pablonet

    [Sucess] CustoMac Pro - i7 4790k - Z97X Gaming 5 - GeForce GT740 - Fusion Drive

    Hi every one. I like to share my experience. My CustomMac Pro hardware. - Procesor Intel Core i7 4790k - Ram Crucial Ballistick Sport PC3 1600 DDR3 8 Gb x 4 = 32 Gb - Motherboard Gigabite GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 - EVGA Nvidia GeForce GT 740 Superclocked (2GB, GDDR5, PCI Express 3.0) - Samsung 850 EVO...
  10. Stereoffice

    Z97X UD7 TH Crash during boot with TI Firewire & Clover

    Hi everybody, I'm having a real issue with my new hackintosh. After building up the machine (Z97X UD7 TH, 4790k, 8G Ram, 250SSD) i tried to install Yosemite following the tutorial here and some threads regarding this specific MB. I could run Yosemite but experienced system freezes. After...
  11. KGL

    Samsung SM951 SSD

    Hi! I'm in the process of buying the parts for my first Hackintosh. I will be using a Gigabyte z97x board and I looked at the Samsung SM951 SSD M.2 drive. I've seen people run OS X on it, but I have not found any guides for doing so, and I don't know if its more difficult since its a...
  12. TVchew

    My gear, is it the right one?...

    I just bought this: Mother Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H BK Inter Core i5 4690k 8GB DDR3 HYPERX Fury 1 TB 3.5" HDD No graphics card yet, mostly I will use it for 3d modeling in Rhino, Music production, sound desing and a little bit of gaming (mostly RPG)... I wanna have Mac and Windows on it...
  13. RichardRL

    Z97X UD5H i5-4690k Help Needed

    To get past the deadbeef error I used -no-zp, but I can't get past the second one.
  14. mgb3558

    z97x-UD7 TH Thunderbolt Capability

    So I finished building my first hackintosh a couple of weeks ago, and I still have some lingering questions. In my windows partition, everything works perfectly. Display is hooked up through thunderbolt, speakers are hooked up through the display, devices are hooked up to the display, it...
  15. Yoga

    [20K Geekbench] Z97X, 4970K (4.7Ghz), 770GTX, 32GB Ram (2133MHz)

    Thought I'd share this beauty of a system for those that are looking for a fast machine. Geekbench 2 @ 64bit = 20,537 Cinebench 15 Open GL: 121 fps System - Gigabyte Z97X UD5H, F8 BIOS - Intel 4790K 'Devils Canyon' 4GHz - MSI Twin Frozr 770 GTX - 32GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical...
  16. Yoga

    Mystery: SpeedStep - Clover - z97x - 4790K

    Hi, I'm running a Gigabyte Z97 UD5H + 4790K combo. Clover is set to not generate C/P states (turned on in the BIOS, however), yet SpeedStep is fully working (checking with the Intel Power Gadget). I do not have an SSDT installed either. It crashes very rarely - would it be better to...
  17. Swelly

    [Help] New Build Z97X w/ Intel i7-4770k | Failure after Multibeast

    Hey everyone! I was so fortunate to have the right advice on my first post and successfully installed Yosemite on an SSD and ran Multibeast. Parts: Intel i7-4770k Processor Z97x Gaming 3 Motherboard ----- 16GB Ballistics RAM GTX 970 Graphics Card CX750M Power Supply TP Link TL-WDN4800 I...
  18. Swelly

    [Help] Hanging on Apple Screen - Intel i7 4770k + Z97x Gaming

    Hey guys. First time building a PC and I'm really having a hard time (although i kinda love it) getting Yosemite installed. Parts: Intel i7-4770k Processor Z97x Gaming 3 Motherboard ----- 16GB Ballistics RAM GTX 970 Graphics Card CX750M Power Supply Above are 2 screen shots of the most...
  19. alvarus

    [Success] i7-4790k, Gigabyte z97x-Gaming 5, EGVA NVIDIA Geforce GTX 750 ti 2GB - Yosemite 10.10.1

    alvarus's Build: i7-4790k, Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5, EGVA NVIDIA Geforce GTX 750 ti 2GB - Yosemite 10.10.1 Components All components are new, most of them purchased from Newegg and Microcenter. Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core...
  20. INZICHT

    Random Freezes Z97X-UD3H-BK - i7 4790 - GTX760

    Hi good folks, I started out his video-server build (QLab / Adobe PPro CS6 / DaVinci) with: Gigabyte Z87-HD3 i7 4790 3.6 GHz Asus GTX760-DCMOC-2GD5 2 x 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 MHz Kingston mSATA 120GB SSD 2 x WD Red 3TB - Striped RAID 1 x WD Black 1TB - Backup PSU: Be Quiet! Dark...
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