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Would El Capitan work on older hardware?

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Motherboard
MSI Z97M Gaming
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Intel Core i7 4790K s1150
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Asus Strix GTX960 2Gb
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  2. Mac Pro
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Board: MSI P35 Neo2
Chipset: Intel P35
CPU: Intel quad core, socket 775
Graphics: Nvidia 8800 GTX

The board does not have a UEFI BIOS. Should I be able to install El Cap with Clover in legacy mode? I've searched but I can't find anybody who has installed El Cap on this hardware.
 
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Whitebox
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Intel Q9550
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Winfast GT 630 2GB
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It's worth a try. I have an old hardware as well and I just successfully installed El Capitan on it with one try. My hardwares are : Gigabyte GA-G41MT-S2PT (775) , C2 Quad 8400+ , 4GB RAM, nVidia GTS 240. The only thing I had to address post-installation was the sound and ethernet kext which was easily resolved. I even set my computer to dual-boot El Capitan and Windows 7 (I don't like 10) on a single hard drive (2TB spinner).
Mine doesn't have UEFI either. I just chose legacy :)
 
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ROG Maximus XII Hero Wi-Fi
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i9-10900K
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RX 6900XT Sapphire Nitro+
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  1. MacBook
Works great with my hardware. And I'm running 6 year old legacy setup.
 
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