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GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP5 TH Thunderbolt (Updated to 10.8.2 and MultiBeast 5.2)

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Have anyone experienced any issues with the front USB ports, on the UP5-TH? I can't get them to work, I've tried to install the kexts in Multibeast and it caused my computer to freeze on startup. I'm reinstalling OSX now and I'll continue to seek for informations about my problem.

Edit: I just saw your answer. I'm new to this so... Where can I find my hardware BIOS version?

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Have anyone experienced any issues with the front USB ports, on the UP5-TH? I can't get them to work, I've tried to install the kexts in Multibeast and it caused my computer to freeze on startup. I'm reinstalling OSX now and I'll continue to seek for informations about my problem.

Thanks!

My front USB3 jacks work great. They're going into a usb3 header on the left hand side of the board nearest the other front button headers.
 
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Without any USB3.0 third party kexts?
 
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Without any USB3.0 third party kexts?

worked oob with out third party kexts for me, although not just as fast as my macbook pro/air usb3 (any one any idea why)

thanks for the guide alfa147x i followed it the first time i installed on this board
 
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Without any USB3.0 third party kexts?

Yup.

worked oob with out third party kexts for me, although not just as fast as my macbook pro/air usb3 (any one any idea why)

thanks for the guide alfa147x i followed it the first time i installed on this board

That's odd. I don't use USB 3 for anything besides testing if it works with a USB card reader so I can't say.
 
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Yup.



That's odd. I don't use USB 3 for anything besides testing if it works with a USB card reader so I can't say.

must look into it more and it was a write to usb3 harddrive with macbook pro and read with the front usb 3 on the up5
almost twice as fast writing (still miles faster than usb2 but thats not the point)
 
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must look into it more and it was a write to usb3 harddrive with macbook pro and read with the front usb 3 on the up5
almost twice as fast writing (still miles faster than usb2 but thats not the point)
Try blackmagic's speed test
 
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Sorry about that. Fixed the guide.

Hey Alfa, looks like that update fixed the Aperture Loupe issue, at least from what I can see. Thanks again for the help.
 
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How did u get fusion drive to work? Do u have a website?

A number of things. First is, you need to be aware of compatible equipment for Fusion Drive on Hackintosh. As far as I know certain SSDs/HDs like Intel's 520 SSD did not work with this board because of poor chip encryption - Intel reported back in July of problems with their SF2281 Sandforce chip in the 520. So I replaced it with an OCZ Agility 3 and the HD Hitachi/Toshiba - I found both works on this motherboard. Third is BIOS settings - you need to turn off VT-d, Intel Rapid Share, Intel Smart Connect, keep the settings to AHCI and enable XHCI and EHCI hand-off. Fourth is cloning to FD from a full 10.8.2 OSX installation. Hopefully I will be doing a guide soon on how to do this…

worked oob with out third party kexts for me, although not just as fast as my macbook pro/air usb3 (any one any idea why)

FYI there's a new update from Apple for the 2012 Macbook Air and Macbook Pro just to fix this very issue (USB), which I believe should cure your problem. You can find it here > http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1609
 
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A number of things. First is, you need to be aware of compatible equipment for Fusion Drive on Hackintosh. As far as I know certain SSDs/HDs like Intel's 520 SSD did not work with this board because of poor chip encryption - Intel reported back in July of problems with their SF2281 Sandforce chip in the 520. So I replaced it with an OCZ Agility 3 and the HD Hitachi/Toshiba - I found both works on this motherboard. Third is BIOS settings - you need to turn off VT-d, Intel Rapid Share, Intel Smart Connect, keep the settings to AHCI and enable XHCI and EHCI hand-off. Fourth is cloning to FD from a full 10.8.2 OSX installation. Hopefully I will be doing a guide soon on how to do this…



FYI there's a new update from Apple for the 2012 Macbook Air and Macbook Pro just to fix this very issue (USB), which I believe should cure your problem. You can find it here > http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1609

did some testing after this update

usb harddrive
up5
read 47
write 47
macbook pro 10.2
read 37
write 38

usb ssd
up5
write 197
read 208
macbook pro 10.2
write 37
read 38

tried a 578mb movie transfer to ssd macbook 14 seconds up5 4 seconds

macbook wont let me reinstall macbook update 2.0 doesnt bother me enough to modify the installer but its nice to get the up5 working
 
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