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macOS 11.3 Beta 4 update went well

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Worst case you can just disable the onboard NIC in BIOS and put in a Aquantia 10G card for $50 or something. It's going to use the same amounts of PCIe lanes anyway, so you don't lose anything. I guess it's less "aesthetically pleasing" but once you have that card in there you're never going to remember if it's the onboard NIC or a PCIe card haha
Thanks good to know!
 
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Hey Everyone. I have been using a Fatal1ty X299 Professional Gaming i9 motherboard with 3 1080ti's and stuck on High Sierra for while using clover. been a little while since I updated this machine. Recently my rendering software has started using Metal GPU support so I am looking to move to Big Sur with this rig and a couple of Radeon vii's

within the last month i updated a different i7 machine to Open core, so I am a bit firmilar and would like to update this other one to Open core also. My question is whether anyone has any insight into this x299 Asrock board ( with has a 10G nic that i couldnt get a copy of 10.6.3 update the firmware so never worked) or whther maybe I should see if I can score a Asus x299 Sage 10G which a lot of you seem to be using. I am seeing one for $600
 
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Hey Everyone. I have been using a Fatal1ty X299 Professional Gaming i9 motherboard with 3 1080ti's and stuck on High Sierra for while using clover. been a little while since I updated this machine. Recently my rendering software has started using Metal GPU support so I am looking to move to Big Sur with this rig and a couple of Radeon vii's

within the last month i updated a different i7 machine to Open core, so I am a bit firmilar and would like to update this other one to Open core also. My question is whether anyone has any insight into this x299 Asrock board ( with has a 10G nic that i couldnt get a copy of 10.6.3 update the firmware so never worked) or whther maybe I should see if I can score a Asus x299 Sage 10G which a lot of you seem to be using. I am seeing one for $600
I didn't understand what you're looking for
But I have a valid EFI for X299 Asrock Creator
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Sorry, that wasn't very clear. Is anyone using Open Core and Big sure with the asrock Fatal1ty X299 Professional Gaming i9 motherboard, or similar ? I will give it a try in the next day or so
 
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Shouldn't be a problem using any X299 board except NVRAM.

It's best to get the pre-approved boards though if you are just getting into it.

I personally have been through 4 different X299 boards.
 
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What is the consensus about the Gigabyte X299X Aorus Master? I'm really needing a mobo with 3 m.2 slots ideally, but I'm not clear if there is a BIOS issue or not (or if it's been addressed by O.C.)?

Any advice is much appreciated.

If the Gigabyte is a no-go...how about the Asus Prime X299- A II?
 
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What is the consensus about the Gigabyte X299X Aorus Master? I'm really needing a mobo with 3 m.2 slots ideally, but I'm not clear if there is a BIOS issue or not (or if it's been addressed by O.C.)?

Any advice is much appreciated.

If the Gigabyte is a no-go...how about the Asus Prime X299- A II?

I don't recall if anyone here has the refresh of the Aorus Master but there is a Gigabyte x299 thread in the Catalina section I believe. Most users here in this thread tend to use the Asus boards with the Sage boards (Sage, Sage/10G, Sage II) being the most stable.

I believe there are at least a couple users here who have the X299 A II. Most of the Asus boards have pretty much the same EFI setup
 
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there is a Gigabyte x299 thread in the Catalina section I believe.

Funny, I keep getting bounced around. The users in that thread suggested that I ask the question here, and now users in this thread are suggesting that I ask in the other thread -- fun!

My main concern is regarding the newer X299-X boards which apparently have some issues with booting when USB devices are connected, as well as other issues concerning overclocking.

It's a sad state of affairs when it comes to Motherboards currently, there seems to be a shortage of just about most models except the more expensive ones.

Anyway -- if anyone is running a Skylake-X on any of the Gigabyte boards with a good degree of success, I'd love to know!
 
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Funny, I keep getting bounced around. The users in that thread suggested that I ask the question here, and now users in this thread are suggesting that I ask in the other thread -- fun!

My main concern is regarding the newer X299-X boards which apparently have some issues with booting when USB devices are connected, as well as other issues concerning overclocking.

It's a sad state of affairs when it comes to Motherboards currently, there seems to be a shortage of just about most models except the more expensive ones.

Anyway -- if anyone is running a Skylake-X on any of the Gigabyte boards with a good degree of success, I'd love to know!

I wouldn't recommend experimenting with newer X299-X board.

Not worth it. X299 is a dead platform in general.

Your best bet is to get a "approved" board if you haven't gotten one yet.
 
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