**** Update 24th July 2014 ****
Re-visted my Hackintosh build tonight. Some things seem to have changed in the most recent release of Unibeast (Mavericks) I couldn’t get it to boot for what seemed like years.
Eventually I figured out that the BIOS wasn’t saving settings. Do this:
Save & Exit / Load Optimized Defaults
Peripherals / SATA Mode Selection – AHCI BIOS Features / Intel Virtualization Technology – Disabled (or add kernel flag dart=0) BIOS Features / VT-d – Disabled (or add kernel flag dart=0)
You now should be able to boot from your Unibeast USB drive. I had to -v GraphicsEnabler=YES with the GT220 installed in order to get the installer to load.
Run Multibeast and add the i5 stuff, audio & network if needed. If you break things with Multibeast you can boot with -x (safe mode) to run it again.
Remember to backup!
**** Sep 13th 2013
The following notes describe my most recent Hackintosh build. Hardware Motherboard: Gigabyte Z77-DS3H Graphics Card: Gigabyte GeForce GT220 1GB RAM: 8GB Crucial (2 sticks) My preferred method of hackintosh is using Unibeast & Mulitbeast both products of the excellent Hackintosh resource site; www.tonymac86.com Don’t put the graphics card in yet – Initial install works best when using the onboard graphics. Use the HDMI port or the DVI. Boot from a Unibeast USB stick. I had to use the following flags: -v -x PCIRootUID=0 dart=0 npci=0x3000 Install Mountain Lion as normal Post Install Multibeast Settings