Build Recommendations for older versions of OS X using older Chipsets

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  1. Khan

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    May 8, 2015 at 2:53 AM #11
    Khan

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    I still have my GA X58a UD7 with ATI 6780. Runs Yosemite with no trouble at all.
     
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    Oct 30, 2015 at 5:50 PM #12
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    Can I actually install El Capitan on my Sandy Bridge processor? I'm on 10.9.5, running very stable but really tempted to update my os. Are there any guides or trick?
     
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    Oct 30, 2015 at 5:58 PM #13
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    http://www.tonymacx86.com/el-capita...-el-capitan-any-supported-intel-based-pc.html

    Before you update your Mavericks drive try it on an empty SSD or HDD to see if it will work.
    If it does, make a Carbon Copy Cloner image of your Mavs drive just to be safe.
     
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    Oct 31, 2015 at 8:54 AM #14
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    El Capitan runs just fine on my Sandy Bridge, I can only recommend it!
     
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    Nov 3, 2015 at 2:56 PM #15
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    Yeah I never was successful finding a solid How To guide... but I might try again... I have a Z77-UD5H with a Ivy Bridge Core i5 3570K, and a GTX 760

    Any suggestions or people with this same setup running the newest utilities and OS??
     
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    Nov 6, 2015 at 12:27 AM #16
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    Bragging rights!
     
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    Dec 8, 2016 at 6:16 PM #17
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    Adrian B I have yet another query concerning the wifi, is the onboard wifi card now supported in Sierra? It has not been supported prior to my knowledge and a search in here turns up only old posts from 2012/13. Are there some kexts that allow it to work now?

    If not, should a usb type wifi adapter work?
     

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