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Installing El Capitan on a computer with Yosemite

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Motherboard
Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H
CPU
Intel i7 4790K
Graphics
EVGA GeForce GTX 970 FTW & NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
If my Havkintosh already has Yosemite on it, can I just upgrade to capitan through the App Store screen?
 
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Motherboard
ASUS Z97-A
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i7-4790k
Graphics
HD4600
Mac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. Android
  2. iOS
Unfortunately no. You will have to install El Capitan from a USB pendrive just like you would if you were starting from scratch. I did this recently coming from Mavericks to El Capitan and my suggestion is that you create a partition on your hard drive and clone your Yosemite partition onto your new partition, this way you have a backup in case anything goes wrong during your install. Then install El Capitan from your Unibeast pendrive onto one of the partitions containing Yosemite.
 
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