build advice

  1. pjmeverick

    1st time hackintosh Ryzen 5600 + GTX 960

    My old PC is dead, either CPU or mb, it's time to try something else. i have my old GPU, GTX 1660, i know this one will never work with hackintosh. but i have GTX960, which i read, could work with web driver. i am planning to buy AMD chip R5600, but since it doesn't have iGPU, am i able to...
  2. DivisionBell

    Need upgrade advice

    I currently run an : Aorus Z390 I 9600K 6600 XT Phanteks Shift Air II Corsair SF750 I'm really looking for a new motherboard upgrade and ideally it would have a PCIE slot for thunderbolt (I have an old Apple Thunderbolt display that I'd like to use if possible) and PCIE 4.0 support for my GPU...
  3. nazarkalytiuk

    Help, is it a working build?

    Hello. I want to build a hackintosh. This is a list of hardware I chose. Intel Core i7-12700KF Gigabyte Z690 AORUS PRO Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming OC G.Skill DDR5 32GB (2x16GB) 6000 Mhz Trident Z5 RGB Black Deepcool DQ850-M 850W Western Digital SN850 3D NAND 1TB M.2 (2280 PCI-E) Will...
  4. Kevin

    Beast Mode - Live Event / Video Production Machine - Buying Advice

    Hi everyone, I’m researching parts for a new rig and could use some guidance. As the title suggests, this machine will be a workhorse used in a production environment as a mobile workstation and as a live event multimedia server. It will need to be a rock solid 100% functional build, and from a...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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?
  14. 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!
  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. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. tkan

    New 9900k/z390 build advice

    Below is my proposed setup. I'd like to know if the components are all compatible and advice on any substitutions/additions. My system will be used for 4k raw video editing. Already Purchased: GPU: 2x AMD Sapphire Vega 64...
  20. Sam0714

    Is this compatible?

    I have a pc currently running windows 10 pro. Specs: Asus z87 deluxe motherboard I7 4770 Msi gtx 970 16gb hyperx fury 1600mhz ddr3 2x 1tb hdd 1x 120 ssd 1x 240 ssd I have windows installed on the 120 ssd together with some applications I often use. My files are on one of the two 1tb drives and...