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hello everybody

i'm looking for a motherboard for my i5 2500K, whitch can guarantees me the best compatibility with Mountain Lion and future iOS

whitch chipset and brand should i buy?

i just need:
-sata 3
-usb 3
-support for crossfire
-good for overclock

thanks a lot


P.S. it's ok the i5 like CPU for Hackintosh?

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Please your soket for i5?

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P.S. it's ok the i5 like CPU for Hackintosh?


Of course. My only doubt is that sometimes for about 30 Euro more you can buy a Core i7.

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no, now it isn't, but it will be; i want change my AMD for a Intel

Of course. My only doubt is that sometimes for about 30 Euro more you can buy a Core i7.


honestly i don't think that i need an i7, but i will take a look

P.S. first post edit

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no, now it isn't, but it will be; i want change my AMD for a Intel



honestly i don't think that i need an i7, but i will take a look

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you dont have i5?but need best mobo?
me dont understand your post :worried_anim:

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GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP5 TH (Dual Thunderbolt)

ASUS Maximus V EXTREME (Single Thunderbolt)

GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H

Asus Sabertooth Z77

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=oPNVgZwQq58
Please your soket for i5?


You do realize that the ethernet and the audio does not work at all in Mac OS X.

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Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H.
Pretty expensive, but should definitely work.

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you dont have i5?but need best mobo?
me dont understand your post :worried_anim:


??? i will buy the i5 together the best motherboard

You do realize that the ethernet and the audio does not work at all in Mac OS X.


i kwon, but i have already a PCI wi-fi card [with snow leopard it work] and the audio don't interest me, i will use it only for Xcode


so i have to opt for a asus with Z77, right?

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??? i will buy the i5 together the best motherboard



i kwon, but i have already a PCI wi-fi card [with snow leopard it work] and the audio don't interest me, i will use it only for Xcode


so i have to opt for a asus with Z77, right?


Which Asus Motherboard? The Maximus or the Sabertooth?

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both the Maximus that the Sabertooth are too expensive for me :mellow: other Asus, but cheaper?

the GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H have the right price for me

i'm pretty indecisive and confused :wacko:

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both the Maximus that the Sabertooth are too expensive for me :mellow: other Asus, but cheaper?

the GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H have the right price for me

i'm pretty indecisive and confused :wacko:


No, not at that price range. Get the

GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H which is your best bet at that price range. That is why I gave such a wide range of motherboards.



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maybe i found a used Sabertooth :)

speaking only in terms of installation of iOS, there are some differences between the Sabertooth and the GA-Z77X-UD5H?

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None, you just need a patched BIOS for it here for the Asus Motherboard:

http://bios4asus.blogspot.com

From testing that I have done on all of the MB listed above the Asus are always the best over clockers. What it comes down to is what brand you trust and what cards are you going to have installed? How many slots will these cards take? Do I need wifi? Just picture each motherboard with every last card you would like to have installed and see if it all fits and more importantly the PCIe lanes run at the speeds that you want when all of the cards are installed.

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i have already check it:
-2 HD6850 [there are 2 pci-e x16]
-1 wi.fi card [there is the pci]
-1 sound card [there is a pci 1x]

in short i need ATX, the sabetooth is perfect for me, the only little thing... i don't like it, i like see all the chip of the motherboard :D


what about the p8z77-v deluxe?

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The Asus Sabertooth heat sink comes off. I took mine off of my P67 version.

If you plan to over clock I would stick to the motherboard models I listed. Also for the price of the

p8z77-v deluxe you could get the dual

thunderbolt Gigabyte motherboard.



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i will buy the Sabertooth at the month's end, i decided; with the i5 :)

after the bios update i can use the guide in your signature or you know a specific guide for the
Sabertooth?

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i will buy the Sabertooth at the month's end, i decided; with the i5 :)

after the bios update i can use the guide in your signature or you know a specific guide for the
Sabertooth?


Correct. Just email me through my blog so that I can add a DSDT for that moded BIOS for my blog.

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another question:

the i5 3570K can cause problems with OSX? or it is ok? there are big difference with the 2500K?

thanks again :)

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another question:

the i5 3570K can cause problems with OSX? or it is ok? there are big difference with the 2500K?

thanks again :)


No issues. The only difference is Intel changed the thermal paste used internally which causes higher temps.

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this is becoming more difficult that what i expected...

the cpu came back at i5 2500K but the motherboad became a Asus Sabetooth P67, is it right for you?


another question: for the hackintosh is more important the cpu or the motherboad?

thanks again for support :)





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