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Hackintosh Help?

carsonehret
  • 63 months ago

Hi everyone, Is anyone familiar with installing Mac OS on a custom build? I've been trying to install Yosemite on my rig with Unibeast and I get as far as the Apple logo and progress bar which starts loading but gets stuck about a quarter of the way thru. The flash drive stops flashing and the computer won't even shutdown with a power button press. I looked on the forums and I think all my parts should be compatible, I also configured my BIOS settings to what it suggested for MSI Z97 boards on the Unibeast site. Anyways guys, if anyone has some ideas I'd love to hear them.

This is my setup:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/R2Fdcf Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/R2Fdcf/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Micro Center) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: MSI Z97-GAMING 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ SuperBiiz) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($68.98 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($64.95 @ SuperBiiz) Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card ($332.99 @ Amazon) Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case ($99.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ SuperBiiz) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($96.99 @ SuperBiiz) Keyboard: Razer BlackWidow Chroma Wired Gaming Keyboard ($149.99 @ Amazon) Mouse: Razer DeathAdder Chroma Wired Optical Mouse ($85.00) Total: $1263.84 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-03-22 14:20 EDT-0400

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  • 63 months ago
  • 2 points

Have you tried removing the GTX 970, installing Yosemite, then install drivers for NVidia and then the GTX 970. I don't think the 970 is compatible out of the box. I install Yosemite in a Gigabyte Z97 board without problems, but I don't have a 970.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahhh ok. That's a good idea. I will try that. I was reading that most times issues are because of the GPU. Thanks!

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Dude! Worked like a charm! Thanks!!!

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

great!!

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the info. Installing Mac OS X in a few days... bookmarking for later use.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Great place for everything you need to install Mac Os X on a custom build, including forums for any issues you may have.

http://www.tonymacx86.com/

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