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Official CustoMac Mini 2012 Guide and Notes (in progress)

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Airport update came out last night, installed it with no problems afterwards. One thing I noticed, the thing immediately woke from sleep just now and there was no mouse and keyboard delay. WEIRD!~:?:
Are you using ethernet cable or you replaced wifi mini pcie card?
Some posts ago on this thread some user said that delay on usb was related to network! I am thinking now maybe he was right...
 
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I completed the CustoMac Mini with great success. I skipped out on a different Wi-Fi card and a few other things. The build was completely documented here: http://bit.ly/X0iCz8 The dual-boot works perfectly, including Windows 8 (EFI) and Mac OS 10.8.2. Great stuff.
 
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Are you using ethernet cable or you replaced wifi mini pcie card?
Some posts ago on this thread some user said that delay on usb was related to network! I am thinking now maybe he was right...
I can confirm, the USB delay is definitely a network-related issue. Actually the delay goes completely away when you switch to an ethernet connection. If you can't - there is still an option to get rid of the nasty delay, but I'd rather won't recommend it - people would laugh at me probably if I do.;)
 
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I've just completed construction of the CustoMAC Mini, going by the letter as far as recommend parts, Mountain Lion, etc. And the machine boots and runs perfectly when I use the Unibeast USB drive (and its drivers, etc). When I attempt to use MultiBeast and boot off the hard drive, things mostly work, except videos on web sites hang a few seconds into them and I have no audio.

So, any chance of getting the Multibeast settings posted for the bare bones, by-the-recipe, CustoMAC Mini ?

Thanks. - Terry V.
 
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Hello guys, great build, all working as expected (GA H77-N wifi, 8gb DDR, SSD). One question: if i increase video card memory size (HD4000) i get kp. The only working value seems to be 64MB. How could i solve this (looks like no 3d acceleration also). On system report i get Intel HD2500 instead of HD4000
 
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Hello guys, great build, all working as expected (GA H77-N wifi, 8gb DDR, SSD). One question: if i increase video card memory size (HD4000) i get kp. The only working value seems to be 64MB. How could i solve this (looks like no 3d acceleration also).
Just keep that option default (64mb I think). ML doesn't use that option. It will work 512mb...
Just add the 1080p option on multibeast and reboot..
 
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Just keep that option default (64mb I think). ML doesn't use that option. It will work 512mb...
Just add the 1080p option on multibeast and reboot..
done that .. should i use one more time multi beast?
 
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