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tonymacx86's ASUS Test Build: Z97-A - i3-4340 - HD4600 - Thunderbolt EX II

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I've just finished a new build for a friend
Z97-A
i7 4790
16 gb ram
evga GT740
samsung ssd 840pro
1tb second hard disk
Thunderbolt Ex expansion on the last Pci-ex at the bottom of the mainboard
Sorry guys, Im new to posting and asking Q´s.

Tozzo what type of ram did you use for this build?

Did you run into any problems in the process?

Also did you have to connect PCIe cord with cable to motherboards display-port?
If you are only using Thunderbolt for UAD soundcard I was thinking display-port is not not necessary or?
 
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hi tony and stork , i am very new to mackintosh world. I want to build a mackintosh for my audio production

Components :-

Motherboard - asus z97A
processor - intel core i74790
ram -hyperx 8gb ddd3
ssd - samsung evo 500gb
hdd - segate 4tb sshd
case - corsair 100r silent edition
dvd/cd drive - LG dvd writer
asus thunderboltEXII dual card to connect my apollo twin via thunderbolt.

can you guys guide me with the steps for bias configuration , unibeast setting and MultiBeast setting.......

i am planning to use clover as the boot loader.......
 

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Sorry guys, Im new to posting and asking Q´s.

Tozzo what type of ram did you use for this build?

Did you run into any problems in the process?

Also did you have to connect PCIe cord with cable to motherboards display-port?
If you are only using Thunderbolt for UAD soundcard I was thinking display-port is not not necessary or?
I've used 16gb kingston hyper X 12800
 
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Has anyone tried the new thunderboltex 3 card? I have an x99 deluxe and think this would be the icing on the cake!!
 
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Any advice why my bootable usb does not fire up?
Only relatable setup that I found in bios was sata mode ahci.

I'm trying to building a small multimedia pc with Sierra.
Should it work with the following setup or should I stop trying?

HDD: Kingston 120 gb ssd
MB: Asus p8h67-i mini itx
CPU: Intel i3-2100T
 
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Tony, does this mean the Asus Z97m-plus should work fine?

the only thing I can see different is Realtek ALC887 audio instead of the 892, for which there are drivers in Multibeast.



Regards,

Josh King
Ciao Josh, lot of time is passed but i would like to reply: Yes, it work like z97a, i've made hackintosh using z97m-plus with sierra ;) ciao :)
 
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My mobo asus z170i pro gaming with M.2 built-in
My Adata SSD doesn't show up in disk utility in installation process only I see HDD and Usb ?!
Any Suggestions please
 

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My mobo asus z170i pro gaming with M.2 built-in
My Adata SSD doesn't show up in disk utility in installation process only I see HDD and Usb ?!
Any Suggestions please
Why did you post in this thread?! This thread is for tonymax86's configuration as described in the thread title and in the OP.
 
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