August 7, 2012 / 2,128 views / Lion 10.7x | Sandy Bridge

Install Lion 10.7.4 Apps On P8Z68-V i5 2500k HD3000

Since Apple website only has 10.7.4 apps available for download, I’m doing a fresh install on the latest 10.7.4 OS X available at the moment on my i5 2500k Sandy Bridge, HD3000 graphics, Asus P8Z68-V LGA motherboard. This is the best motherboard with built-in over clocking in the bios. It’s fast and solid for both […]

May 18, 2012 / 5,723 views / Building PC | MacWannaBe | Sandy Bridge

How To Build i5 2500k With Asus P8Z68-V LX

June 02, 2012 After some tries on installing Snow Leopard 10.6.8, Lion 10.7.4 and Mountain Lion DP1-Dp3, the board and i5 2500k are totally functional with both HD3000 on board and PCIE GS8400. Snow Leopard 10.6.8 will have full QE/CI/CL with Nvidia GS8400 but NOT HD3000 on board (full resolution though). Lion & Mountain Lion […]

May 10, 2012 / 813 views / Building PC | hackintosh

i5 2500k vs i7 2600k

I’ve just built a budget system ($400) i5 2500k, GA-H61MS2H for Windows 7 and Mac Lion 10.7.3 because our i7 920 1366 x58 motherboard died. To replace a new x58 motherboard would run me about $120 – $200 and the system will hog over 189W when I encode a movie, it was fast but I […]