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I'm able to get booted using a similar setup with a 4930K, however once I do I'm running into some weird graphical/UI issues. I don't think it's my graphics card as I've tried two different ones (nVidia and AMD) and see the same thing, and this same graphics card can work in my old Hackintosh fine. All the details are here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/294943-extremely-slow-graphical-performance-4930k-ivy-bridge-e-related/ Thanks for anyone who has a clue what might be going on here...
Silverlight posted a topic in OSx86 10.9 (Mavericks)Hello there! I'm running an Ivy Bridge-E based setup that I just purchased, this is my 3rd Hackintosh build. Specs are as follows: Motherboard: ASUS P97X9, latest BIOS CPU: Intel i7 4930K (not overclocked) 48GB DDR3-1333 RAM Graphics: eVGA 770 GTX SC I can get fully booted in several different ways. I changed out the mach_kernel to the Ivy Bridge-E patched one on an existing Hackintosh 10.9.1 installation. Boots fine. I can boot off of a 10.9.1 installation USB drive, using the flags "-v npci=0x2000 GraphicsEnabler=No cpus=1". Boots fine. I've even gone so far as to use the RampageDev DMG for my motherboard and install the recommended KEXTs, DSDT, etc. Boots fine. However, the problem is that no matter which of those methods I use, once I'm booted, I'm greeted by incredibly sluggish UI performance. Here's a short video showing what I mean: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9qb-_JojTY Basically anywhere there are animations, they run at around 1/4 FPS. Notice that the windows without opening animations open right up. I also haven't noticed any issues with processing time when I do things (e.g. I can copy files between hard drives at normal speed). It's just that the animated effects of window openings, dialog box popups, progress bars, moving windows around, etc. run incredibly slowly/jerky. I tried removing the nVidia kexts, same thing happens. Tried booting into safe mode, same thing happens. Tried swapping in a Radeon 6870 and had the exact same issue I had this exact same graphics card working fine on my previous non-Ivy Bridge-E build. Really the only thing I've changed in this new build is the CPU, motherboard, and added more RAM. I'm really at a loss here. Hopefully there's just a simple thing I'm overlooking? Could this really be Ivy Bridge-E related? Thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer, even if it's just to say "this is definitely a graphics card issue" or "this looks like something to do with the CPU" so I can concentrate my efforts in the right place.
Greetings! I'm attempting to get Mac OSX up and running on my computer. Currently has a motherboard with a 680i nVidia Chipset, Intel Core 2 Duo. The installation drive is a SATA hard disk -- I have an entire hard drive reserved for the installation. I'm having troubles partitioning the disk. I've tried using both a 10.4.9 and 10.4.10 installation disk. I use the diskpart command in Windows to set up an initial partition (id=af), load up the install disk, go to Disk Utility, and then try to either partition or erase the disk to create a partition to install the OS onto. However, it just sits there for up to an hour, seemingly doing _something_ to the hard drive, then gives the error "operation times out". Any clues on what the problem might be? Thanks in advance for any help!