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lion install success! ASUS p8p67pro B3 Revision Sapphire6870

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Motherboard
Asus x79 sabertooth
CPU
Core i7 4930K *
Graphics
Nvidia Geforce GTX 770
Mac
  1. MacBook Pro
  2. Mac Pro
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. iOS
Hardware:
Asus Motherboard p8p67pro B3 Revision
8 gig ram 1333/ 1600 etc...
Video card, i used 2 for the install process only. 1st Evga 9500gt ,2nd Sapphire 6870.
Intel I7 2600k
hard drive
dvd rom
flash drive more then 2 gig i have a 16 gig

Software:
1:A legit purchased snow leopord cd i have 10.6.3
2:copy and burn img of Iboot legacy on cd
3:Download lion from Appstore and copy the installer on disk follow how too super easy check link:
http://macs.about.com/od/macoperatingsy ... X-Lion.htm

Post install software and combo updates:
Download and place in flash drive the following
A: combo update 10.6.7
b: combo update 10.6.8
c: multibeast
d:Bridge helper
e: update helper
f:Xmove

Step 1:
Prepping hardware motherboard:
Hard drives on SATA (Blue ports 3-6) 3-5g/s

important:
(blue ports only support 5g/s only when in raid with tan ports 1-2)

cd/dvd rom (blue ports 3-6 )3-5g/s
Tan ports 1-2 support 3-5g/s
dark blue ports 6-8 support 6g/s on separate controller marvell
IN my case i Installed the video card that works with snow leopard 10.6.3 evga 9500gt make sure if you duel boot just have the hard drive that you wish to install lion on attached...

Bios:
All sata controllers set to AHCI
boot option:
1st: cd rom 2nd: hard drive "dosn't matter what number port you put the hard drive on just make sure it's in one of the blue ports"..

Install Process:
1: boot up Iboot legacy "follow tonymac86x instructions on installing snow leopard"
2:Install osx 10.6.3
3:it has to restart don't worry!! remove snow leopard cd
4:Boot up with Iboot legacy
5:Boot screen!!! select the mac os x you just installed
6:set up your info in os x
7: flash drive in Run combo update 10.6.7 very important "don't restart "
8:install bridge helper dont restart...
9: mutibeast check off easybeast and system utilities
10: eject Iboot from cd tray and your flash drive restart
11: flash drive in install update bridge
12: place mutibeast on desktop
13: run combo update 10.6.8 remove flash drive restart.
14: mutibeast
audio: realtek alc8xx check applehdarollback and check off system utilities rebuild cashes and repair permissions restart
15: mutibeast
network check off hanks applee1000 and system utilities rebuild cashes and repair permissions restart
16: you need to physically go into system preferences and manually set up the modem super easy!! don't wait for new network notification. when you connect check for software updates install shutdown
17: remove the video card evga 9500 gt and replace with the almighty sapphire 6870..
18: boot up check all your card if it displays correctly it should be...
19: mutibeast
boot options check off instant menu system utilities rebuild cashes and repair permissions restart
20: follow tonymac86x lion install...
i hope this helps you .... i duel boot i haven't got any crashes at all .. its my opinion that ASUS out performs gigabyte motherboards hassle free stress free no code tweaking nothing!!!!

enjoy your build....
 
Joined
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Motherboard
Asus P8P67 ver 3.0
CPU
i5-2500k
Graphics
XFX 6870
Mac
  1. iMac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. Android
I have the normal Asus not Pro model but cant boot the OS from the HDD.
Even after i installed Easy Beast.
Any ideeas?
 
Joined
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Messages
86
Motherboard
Asus Rampage IV Extreme
CPU
i7-3930K
Graphics
XFX Radeon HD 6870 Black Edition V2 1GB
Mac
  1. Mac Pro
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
  1. iOS
magestrate said:
Hardware:
Asus Motherboard p8p67pro B3 Revision
8 gig ram 1333/ 1600 etc...
Video card, i used 2 for the install process only. 1st Evga 9500gt ,2nd Sapphire 6870.
Intel I7 2600k
hard drive
dvd rom
flash drive more then 2 gig i have a 16 gig

Software:
1:A legit purchased snow leopord cd i have 10.6.3
2:copy and burn img of Iboot legacy on cd
3:Download lion from Appstore and copy the installer on disk follow how too super easy check link:
http://macs.about.com/od/macoperatingsy ... X-Lion.htm

Post install software and combo updates:
Download and place in flash drive the following
A: combo update 10.6.7
b: combo update 10.6.8
c: multibeast
d:Bridge helper
e: update helper
f:Xmove

Step 1:
Prepping hardware motherboard:
Hard drives on SATA (Blue ports 3-6) 3-5g/s

important:
(blue ports only support 5g/s only when in raid with tan ports 1-2)

cd/dvd rom (blue ports 3-6 )3-5g/s
Tan ports 1-2 support 3-5g/s
dark blue ports 6-8 support 6g/s on separate controller marvell
IN my case i Installed the video card that works with snow leopard 10.6.3 evga 9500gt make sure if you duel boot just have the hard drive that you wish to install lion on attached...

Bios:
All sata controllers set to AHCI
boot option:
1st: cd rom 2nd: hard drive "dosn't matter what number port you put the hard drive on just make sure it's in one of the blue ports"..

Install Process:
1: boot up Iboot legacy "follow tonymac86x instructions on installing snow leopard"
2:Install osx 10.6.3
3:it has to restart don't worry!! remove snow leopard cd
4:Boot up with Iboot legacy
5:Boot screen!!! select the mac os x you just installed
6:set up your info in os x
7: flash drive in Run combo update 10.6.7 very important "don't restart "
8:install bridge helper dont restart...
9: mutibeast check off easybeast and system utilities
10: eject Iboot from cd tray and your flash drive restart
11: flash drive in install update bridge
12: place mutibeast on desktop
13: run combo update 10.6.8 remove flash drive restart.
14: mutibeast
audio: realtek alc8xx check applehdarollback and check off system utilities rebuild cashes and repair permissions restart
15: mutibeast
network check off hanks applee1000 and system utilities rebuild cashes and repair permissions restart
16: you need to physically go into system preferences and manually set up the modem super easy!! don't wait for new network notification. when you connect check for software updates install shutdown
17: remove the video card evga 9500 gt and replace with the almighty sapphire 6870..
18: boot up check all your card if it displays correctly it should be...
19: mutibeast
boot options check off instant menu system utilities rebuild cashes and repair permissions restart
20: follow tonymac86x lion install...
i hope this helps you .... i duel boot i haven't got any crashes at all .. its my opinion that ASUS out performs gigabyte motherboards hassle free stress free no code tweaking nothing!!!!

enjoy your build....


Asus motherboard is the best :thumbup:
 
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