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Let me add that this is a great guide for correctly setting up the SMBIOS even if you never intend to use iMessage. I used it to convert from Mac Pro 3,1 to iMac 12,2 for an Ivy Bridge setup I use at work.

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Let me add that this is a great guide for correctly setting up the SMBIOS even if you never intend to use iMessage. I used it to convert from Mac Pro 3,1 to iMac 12,2 for an Ivy Bridge setup I use at work.

Thanks!
Thanks for the feedback - Good to see that it helped you :thumbup:
 
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Let me add that this is a great guide for correctly setting up the SMBIOS even if you never intend to use iMessage. I used it to convert from Mac Pro 3,1 to iMac 12,2 for an Ivy Bridge setup I use at work.

Thanks!
FWIW it's been my experience that the iMac 12,2 SMBIOS is the only one that allows Ivy CPU overclocking. On both my i7-3770K and i5-3570K systems, the most appropriate sysdefs are iMac 13,2 and iMac 13,1 respectively, but while these work fine in all other respects, they keep the CPU locked to stock freq. There's something in the iMac 12,2 sysdef that allows for overclocking, and I haven't experienced any drawbacks despite this being a sysdef for Sandy Macs.
 
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FWIW it's been my experience that the iMac 12,2 SMBIOS is the only one that allows Ivy CPU overclocking. On both my i7-3770K and i5-3570K systems, the most appropriate sysdefs are iMac 13,2 and iMac 13,1 respectively, but while these work fine in all other respects, they keep the CPU locked to stock freq. There's something in the iMac 12,2 sysdef that allows for overclocking, and I haven't experienced any drawbacks despite this being a sysdef for Sandy Macs.
Yeah, I had tried iMac 13,1 because someone recommended it, but it took my Geekbench score down and also messed up my USB ports (front ports no longer worked). So I was glad to find that 12,2 works so well and thankful for this guide to get me through the SMBIOS changes successfully.
 

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i contacted apple support and i gave them my orignal mac serial to proceed and said i cannot get to imessage its telling me to contact apple support any giving me a code .
they said we have no registered your i message please try aftrer 24 hours.

now my question is when i login it gives me same error,is it possible that it can work in 24 hours .
and one thing also ,my imessagedebug values remain same at every restart.(means it's doing well)
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This is not intended as a help thread, requests for help will be deemed off-topic and removed.
For help with iMessage refer to the comprehensive How to Fix iMessage Guide thread
 

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does this work for the iMac 17,1 profile??
I have never tried it so I do not know.
The latest Clover Configurator has the tools to create an iMac17,1 SMBIOS.

Try it and report back if you succeed.
 
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