build advice

  1. Coldstart911

    Advice for a Hackintosh Newbies

    Hi guys, thank you for this amazing website and all your help in advance. I am on Mac for 13 years now and a big user of Final Cut Pro X. (MacBook Pro 15" late 2013/ I7/16Go/1T SSD and Mac mini I5 base model) I finally decided to build my own setup with dual boot (Mac/win) to do continue my...
  2. evelli

    Advice on this potential build for Logic Pro and streaming?

    So I've been doing some research, reading forums and guides, but I'm new to this and want to make sure I'm not missing anything. I'm trying to build something that can run Logic Pro 10.6 (Catalina) with over 100 tracks easily, while streaming live. Here is the build I've spec'd out...
  3. gggg13

    First Hackintosh Build, need feedback. :)

    Hello, My sister is building a hackintosh and I'm helping her, but we're not well-versed in computer knowledge. She needs the hackintosh for audio/music production. We planned this build using the parts list on this website. Our planned build is: CPU: i5-10600K 4.1GHz CPU Cooler: Arctic...
  4. deilsoncso

    Setup compatibility

    Can you help with that doubt? (I'm about to trade my PNY GTX 1070 with Vega here now, and I need to clarify that before I make the decision) CPU: Intel Core i5 8400 GPU: Gigabyte RX Vega 64 OC MOBO: MSI Z370 Gaming Plus RAM: 32GB DDR4 3200MHz HDD: 1x1TB, 1x2TB SSD: 1x500GB Sata, 1x500GB NVMe...
  5. uselessbuilder

    Buying Advice: Gigabyte Z370 Gaming 3?

    Hi everyone! I built a Hackintosh about two years ago. It was my first computer build. I had tons of help from here back in the day, but it just never improved. It had some of these are surely do to clover config, and some of these are hardware. That being said, I think a motherboard and...
  6. Spiral79

    New Build Help (Has-been computer guy)

    It’s been several years (5+) since I’ve built a computers and just wonder if any of you fine folks could put some eyes on this build to make sure I not messing it up. Excited for the adventure of it! GIGABYTE Z390 M GAMING LGA 1151 (300 Series) Intel Core i7-9700k Coffee Lake Samsung 860 EVO...
  7. protodimbo

    Help me with my build please

    Hi! Right now I have High Sierra 10.13.6 (17G66) with this PC : gigabyte z370p d3 Intel i5 8600k NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Realtek RTL8168G/8111G PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet 8GB RAM HDD+SSD And I'd like to update my PC to Catalina. But I know that my videocard will stop working. I can find AMD...
  8. NiikolaSlav

    << Solved >> Is this setup compatible with a Hackintosh?

    I would like to know if my PC setup is compatible with a Hackintosh. Here is what I have. CPU: Intel Core i3 2130 GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 750 Ti Motherboard: Gateway DX4870 RAM: 6GB DDR3 This is a prebuilt PC. You can find it here. The only thing I have added to this PC was an Nvidia Geforce...
  9. sandwick000

    Will this work?

    Hi guys, Does anyone see any issues with this setup and am I missing anything obvious? Also, if anyone has any advice on a better part then I'm happy for your advice. Thanks in advance. Motherboard CPU...
  10. ironclaw799

    Budget Build, Need help!

    Hi, I am looking to build a budget hackintosh for around $220 BUT I ONLY NEED CPU, RAM and motherboard, I have the rest. I am more than happy to go the used route (aliexpress or at a push eBay) something like a old 6 core Xeon maybe? More power the better not looking for it too look good. Anyway...
  11. RickFlores

    How hard will it be to run hakintosh on this hardware?

    Hello to all. I want to build a pc for hakintosh. How hard will it be to run it on this build?
  12. jc123

    What's faster? why is the 960 more expensive?

    Samsung 970 PRO 512GB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD (MZ-V7P512BW) Samsung 960 EVO 500GB Solid State Drive (MZ-V6E500BW) m.2 NVMe I'm looking at these 2 SSDs, they're both NVMe m.2 drives, one is 970 and one is 960. Why is the 960 more expensive? what am I missing?
  13. msqueez788

    Can my build run Mojave? Compatibility suggestions!

    Hello forum, It's my first time trying to build a Hackintosh. I got the following parts so I need your help on this. Motherboard: MSI Z77a-GD55 CPU: Intel Core i5 3570 Graphics Card: GTX 660Ti 2GB RAM: 8GB DDR3 I also got a PCI-e Soundcard: SoundBlaster Z Thanks in advance!
  14. HitmanCeon

    My Music Production Build

    Hey guys, I am just about to order a new Hackintosh... can you see if I am making any disastrous mistakes here? Cabinet: Fractal Design Define R6 PSU: Corsair TX750m, 750W PSU ATX 12V v2-4, 80 PLUS Gold, Semi Modular, 6+2-pin PCIe CPU: Intel i9-9900K CPU cooling: CM Masterliquid ML240L 240mm...
  15. alexbohariuc

    Advice on a Aorus Master build

    Hello guys, This is my first Hackintosh build. I own macs since 2012, currently working on a MBP Late 2016 and a MBP Late 2017 (at work). I'll sell the 2016 and build the following system: Motherboard: GIGABYTE AORUS Z390 MASTER Processor: Intel Coffee Lake, Core i9 9900K CPU cooler: Corsair...
  16. Norskno

    LGA1150 mini itx motherboard

    Hello im looking for mini itx motherboard. What do you think about Gigabyte GA-H81N-D2H ? my cpu i5 4440s 2.8 LGA 1150 GPU GTX 1050 TI 4 GB 16 GB ddr3
  17. Daniel-PT

    RATE my build (€2135,70)

    What's your opinion on this build, for a new Hackintosh? :) I'm buying from this Portuguese store: We don't have/can't order from Newegg etc because of customs. P.S.: I hope I'm not forgetting anything? I'm a newbie
  18. gladgura

    Monthly Buyers Guide?

    Every month throughout the years I would check out Tonymacx86 Monthly Buyers Guide. Has Tonymacx86 stopped publishing updated Buyers Guides? According to the home page the last time it was updated was 09-05-18 11:51:07 AM
  19. raulz

    Building my first Hackintosh with what I already have from a mining rig I built some time ago, will the pieces work together?

    So yeah, I built a mining rig a couple of years ago which is no longer in use due to electric bills basically, 8 graphic cards was just too much, any way, I got some parts waiting to be used but I haven't been able to find them working together to build a working hackintosh and I want some...
  20. MusicGuy92

    i9-9900K iHack Pro build for Logic Pro X

    Hi! First time builder here! I have been scanning through the forums (****** and tonymacx86) to piece together a proper build for music production, adobe tools and general game development. Im willing to have a large(ish) budget for this build as its going to be my main workstation. What...