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[Guide] Install High Sierra or Mojave on the Dell Optiplex 7010 / 9010 Desktop PC - Revision II

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How would I go about enabling quick sync?
 

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How would I go about enabling quick sync?
If you are just using the iGPU/HD4000 it should be working already. If you have a dedicated graphics card then you'd need to run the IGPU in headless mode.
 
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If you are just using the iGPU/HD4000 it should be working already. If you have a dedicated graphics card then you'd need to run the IGPU in headless mod

Yup, just realized I'm not using my iGPU anymore. Going to look through the guide.
 
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This is what the msi rx 580 will look like. Notice it covers the pci 1x but you barely have enough room for the white one so it will be a super tight fit.

Thank you. I think it would be to much tight. Maybe I will go with the RX560 or even a gt710. I want to upgrade for photo editing but the main use is for audio production. I have an other 7010 with a gtx 750 ti for light gaming (with windows).
 

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I want to upgrade for photo editing but the main use is for audio production.
I wouldn't recommend the GT 710 for photo editing if you will use a 4K monitor as it can only do 4K @ 30Hz via HDMI not 4K @ 60Hz via DP like the RX560. The 710's performance is not much better than HD4000 integrated anyway.
 
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@craighazan Did you get your NVMe x4 drive working with an adaptor that also took an M2 SATA ssd drive as well - out putting that to a standard sata? Im after advice on how to format my drive (info on it here).
 

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out putting that to a standard sata?
Here's what the Silverstone site says:
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Looks like you just connect the Sata cable to the Sata0 port. Format the drive APFS/GUID partition table which will create the EFI partition for Clover to be installed. The same as if you were installing macOS.
 
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@craighazan Did you get your NVMe x4 drive working with an adaptor that also took an M2 SATA ssd drive as well - out putting that to a standard sata? Im after advice on how to format my drive (info on it here).
Hi @nicksoph. No my Rivo adapter doesn't have a SATA connection, just the NVMe M.2 slot. Though what you're suggesting sounds like it could work. I'd like to hear how this goes, I think it might work, as SATA is the official start up connection on this board. Great speeds on that NVMe you have!. I have to edit my thread about the $34 250GB EX900. The 300MB read speed difference was down to the processor not the different drives. I received my new 7010 mobo which I'm rebuilding for my G5. (More details on that thread when the new parts arrive next week). And tested the EX900 with an i3 3245 and i7 3770 on the new board, using the $2 adapter in the X16 slot. 350MB in read speeds was the difference, using different processors.
Not for this thread I know but I was given a Dell Inspiron one 2020 today, Intel H61 Express chipset and Intel Celeron G1620T. Ill start with the processor.
 
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