Intel Xeon CPU and EVGA GTX 960 Graphics Card

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Aug 11, 2015
Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H
Intel i7-4790 4x 3.60GHz
AMD Radeon Vega 64 8GB

I'm putting together my first hackintosh and I'm a bit worried when it comes to the graphics card. From what I've read I gathered that installing nvidia web drivers is almost(?) always necessary for them to work. Now if I'm to build my hackintosh with a Xeon CPU which doesn't have a GPU I'm pretty screwed because it won't boot at all, right?

My whole setup as for now is planned to contain the following components:

1 x Inter-Tech WR-4000 (88884053)
1 x Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3, 4x 3.40GHz, socket 1150, boxed (BX80646E31231V3)
1 x Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP DIMM kit 32GB, DDR3L-1600, CL8-8-8-24 (BLT4C8G3D1608ET3LX0BEU)
1 x EVGA GeForce GTX 960 SuperSC ACX 2.0+, 4GB GDDR5, DVI, HDMI, 3x DisplayPort (04G-P4-3966-KR/04G-P4-3967-KR)
1 x Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H
1 x Dell UltraSharp U2715H, 27" (210-ADSN/210-ADSO/210-ADSZ/210-ADZM)
4 x be quiet! Silent Wings 2 PWM 140mm (BL031)
1 x EKL Alpenföhn Brocken 2 (84000000094)
1 x Fractal Design Define R5 PCGH-Edition, noise-insulated (OEM-PCGH-CA-DEF-R5-B)
1 x TP-Link TL-WDN4800, PCIe x1
1 x be quiet! System Power 7 450W ATX 2.31 (BN143)
If something goes wrong, you can disable the Nvidia driver from loading via a boot flag in your bootloader, so you won't be screwed.

If I were you I'd consider a card that works fully OOB though, e.g. an older Kepler card (e.g. used GTX 770, would easily outperform an 960) or use Clover and get a AMD Radeon card (R9 280/280X).
IMHO only the high-end Maxwell cards (970 and above) make sense, the 960 isn't very good value for money (independently of OSX stuff, this also applies to building a win-only rig).
did you manage to sort it?
Im running the same chip and card and cant get past a breif glimse of the apple install screen.
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