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OS X.11 El Capitan w/ Gigabyte GA-Z87MX-D3H motherboard?

OS X.11 GA-Z87MX-D3H Installation Guide TonyMacx86 El Capitan El Captain

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Hello, I was initially running a Hackintosh that I built and set up using TonyMac as a guide, but at the time I didn’t realize that TonyMac was closed-source.   So now I have an Intel chip PC ( Intel Core i7-4770K Quad-Core Desktop Processor 3.5 GHZ 8 MB Cache ) with a Gigabyte motherboard GA-Z87MX-D3H.  I would like to build a fresh Hackintosh setup using InsanelyMac as the guide, but I was wondering if there would be issues with my hardware and I was wondering where the best guide on InsanelyMac exists to do that..

I want to install OS X.11 El Capitan, but I notice that my Gigabyte motherboard ( GA-Z87MX-D3H ) has not been listed as a potential component for hardware compatibility for that OS:  http://wiki.osx86pro...php/HCL_10.11.6    It is important that I install El Cap because certain software that I use is not compatible with newer OS’es.

I notice that this site doesn’t endorse TonyMac, yet it gives a link on the Installation Guide page ( http://wiki.osx86pro...allation_Guides ) to the “Always up to date guide to building a Hackintosh” on Lifehacker ( http://lifehacker.co...ntosh-o-5841604 )  which is a link that explains the TonyMac method of installation.  And also there isn’t any information supplied about installing OS X11 on the initial link in this paragraph even though a header exists on the page for it.

Where would the best information be for setting up an OS X11 installation which does’t use TonyMac?  Should I just follow the instructions for a previous version of OS X and hope for the best?

Am I better off giving my motherboard the priority or the OS version the priority when it comes to finding and choosing the instructions to follow since instructions don’t seem to exist for using both of them together?

This OS X.11 El Capitan forum that I’m posting on now doesn’t have any info about my motherboard — http://www.insanelym...011-el-capitan/

… But the top pinned link on the forum seems to have important information but it doesn’t give enough background information for me to be able to make use of it.. http://www.insanelym...l-capitan-1011/

.. But posts in other forums do exist which talk about my specific motherboard, including this post in Italian which explains how to install the previous OS X.10 on my motherboard..  https://translate.go...01x-clover-usb/

.. Is the above Italian link the best one I can follow to install OS X.11 even though it is for OS X.10?   In other words, where would be the best “InsanelyMac” introductory information be about creating a Hackintosh installer which uses Clover and not TonyMac for my motherboard?

Thanks for your help!

 



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Hello. Your motherboard should be ok for El Capitan, I think even for newer systems. You can try downloading Pandora (see link below) as a good starting point. Good Hacking

 

http://www.insanelym...gory/9-pandora/



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Thanks for the tip.. I’ll check that out.  I assume the Pandora app is open source, am I correct?  

Also the post that is written in Italian that I mentioned does in fact mention installing OS X.11..  https://translate.go...1x-clover-usb/ 

 







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