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Upgrading to a CustoMac. Is this going to work?

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Motherboard
Mavericks 10.9.5
CPU
Core i5 4690 @3.9ghz
Graphics
GTS450 1GB GDDR5 128bit (GTX780 soon)
Mac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
I'm upgrading my machine from this:

Intel Core i5 2500 3.3ghz Sandy Bridge
ASUS P8H61M-PRO
8GB RAM DDR3 1333 Kingston (2x4)
EVGA GeForce GTS450 1GB GDDR5 128bit
500GB HD
Corsair TX750W Power Supply

To this:

Intel Core i5 4690 3.5ghz Haswell
Gigabyte H97M-D3H
same memory
ZOTAC GeForce GTX760 AMP! Edition 2GB GDDR5 256bit
same hard disk
same power supply

Am i going to have too much trouble? I'm intending to install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite using Unibeast+untouched installation+Multibeast method. Any tips?

I'm really sorry for asking what seems to be very clear, considering another users builds, but i really need someone to tell me everything is going to be alright, haha. I'm not so new to this, but i'm not so expert either.

Thanks in advance, guys. Best regards from Brazil.
 

Adrian B

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i7-3770
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HD 5570
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iMac, MacBook Pro
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Other
Use a new HDD and install a fresh installation of Yosemite onto the new drive. Once your new build is up and running smoothly you will then be able to plug your old installation drive into a second motherboard Sata port and migrate your data and settings over using migration assistant.

That is what I would do. Another option is to restore your data and settings from a Time Machine backup to a fresh installation. These are the two simplest and most successful ways of changing hardware and OS X version at the same time.
 
Joined
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Motherboard
Mavericks 10.9.5
CPU
Core i5 4690 @3.9ghz
Graphics
GTS450 1GB GDDR5 128bit (GTX780 soon)
Mac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
Use a new HDD and install a fresh installation of Yosemite onto the new drive. Once your new build is up and running smoothly you will then be able to plug your old installation drive into a second motherboard Sata port and migrate your data and settings over using migration assistant.

That is what I would do. Another option is to restore your data and settings from a Time Machine backup to a fresh installation. These are the two simplest and most successful ways of changing hardware and OS X version at the same time.
Thank you very much for your reply, Adrian.

Actually i'm not worried about my data, i already had a solution for that. I'm just worried about the compatibility of the new hardware with the Mac OS X 10.10... By the way, i'll not be able to buy the GTX760 until Jan/15, so i was wondering if i can run 10.10 with the HD 4600 integrated video. I read somewhere it is not working natively in the Yosemite+MultiBeast. Is there a solution? There is no "Intel 9 Series HD 4600 Graphics fix" like Multibeast for 10.9 has. I will not use multiple screens.

Thank you!
 

Adrian B

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Gigabyte GA-B75M-HD3
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i7-3770
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HD 5570
Mac
iMac, MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
Other
Thank you very much for your reply, Adrian.

Actually i'm not worried about my data, i already had a solution for that. I'm just worried about the compatibility of the new hardware with the Mac OS X 10.10...
Your hardware should be fine to do a fresh 10.10 installation with the latest UniBeast and multiBeast

By the way, i'll not be able to buy the GTX760 until Jan/15, so i was wondering if i can run 10.10 with the HD 4600 integrated video. I read somewhere it is not working natively in the Yosemite+MultiBeast. Is there a solution? There is no "Intel 9 Series HD 4600 Graphics fix" like Multibeast for 10.9 has. I will not use multiple screens.
UniBeast and MultiBeast have been updated with the latest Chimera to solve this issue:
http://www.tonymacx86.com/announcements/147263-chimera-4-0-1-update.html
http://www.tonymacx86.com/announcements/

You are good to go. :thumbup:
 
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Motherboard
Mavericks 10.9.5
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Core i5 4690 @3.9ghz
Graphics
GTS450 1GB GDDR5 128bit (GTX780 soon)
Mac
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
Your hardware should be fine to do a fresh 10.10 installation with the latest UniBeast and multiBeast



UniBeast and MultiBeast have been updated with the latest Chimera to solve this issue:
http://www.tonymacx86.com/announcements/147263-chimera-4-0-1-update.html
http://www.tonymacx86.com/announcements/

You are good to go. :thumbup:
Thank you, my friend. I didn't notice the update. It was really helpful.
My new hardware should arrive in 7 days and i can't wait to come back with positive news.

:clap:
 
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