buying advice

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. oguz463

    Is it worth to upgrade?

    Hey tonymacx86 family! Hope we all are are doing well. I'm web developer so actually I don't do much heavy tasks such as rendering, exporting etc. but I use photoshop. So actually I spend my times inside a text editor mostly. Which scares me is new m1 doesn't have virtualization so some...
  4. mistergreen

    components advice

    Dear experts, i want to rebuild my hack from years ago. Will use it for fcxp/after effects/lightroom/audio mostly. Can you comment on the components? - MB: ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING ATX - CPU: Intel Core i7 9700k - GRAPHICS: Sapphire RX 580 Pulse 8GB - RAM: - Corsair Vengeance LPX Black2x...
  5. kepan13

    Buying as cheap as possible in 2019

    I am very interested in building a hackintosh. I already have a computer and therefore I would like to not spend too much money. I saw this youtube video Is it still relevant today? If it is, I would love to test it out. And if I follow through, what GPU will I need to buy?
  6. Jimmy188

    Can I install Mac OS on my PC? Is my PC config OK?

    My PC Components CPU:Intel Core i5 4460 Motherboard: Asus H81m-k Ram: Twinmos 8GB ddr3 1600mhz (1 stick) SSd: Western Digital green 240 GB sata ssd HDD: Western Digital blue 1TB GPU: Sapphire rx 560 4GB PSU: Corsair 550W power supply Can I install MAC OS in this PC? And can I...
  7. freesearch

    Aborted build; delete thread

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  8. xakusx

    i79700k // Gigabyte Z390 Designare // Dual GTX 1080 TI ?

    Hi guys, I hope someone could help me and take a quick look if the following Hardware is compatible? Thanks a lot! CPU: Intel Core i7 8700k OR preferentially i7 9700k CPU Cooler: Cryorig R1 Ultimate // any advice (using this one currently on a i74790k but I am nut sure if it´s also enough...
  9. RowenDJ

    What Motherboard should I choose?

    Hello everyone, I want to build a new hackintosh and I think on buy these parts: Motherboard: MSI H370M Bazooka - (79,99€) CPU: I7 8700 - (360€) Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H45 - (49,99€) Tacens Anima APII750 ATX 750W - (24,99€) Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 8GB CL16 - (61,99€ x2)...
  10. TheOG

    Hackintosh build help

    Wanting to build a duel booting pc for video editing (mac) and gaming (pc). Current spec follows... GX-312-EA EVGA GeForce GTX 1080Ti SC2 GAMING ICX 11264MB G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 PC4-24000C16 3000MHz 1 MB-57G-GI Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming WIFI Intel Z370 CP-63R-IN...
  11. slevart

    My new build: looking for advice/improvements - thank you!

    Hi, I am planning a new build. it should be a powerful system for about 1k-1.2k € maybe some of you can give me advice to change some of the products with other ones for about the same money. specially i am not sure about the mainboard and the graphic card. thank you all! here we go: CPU...
  12. McFearless

    Which components for affordable Hackintosh with plenty horsepower?

    Hi everyone, Me and my friend are planning on building an affordable hackintosh before the end of the year and we were wondering if you could give us some advice on compatibility and the likes so we at least will have the right components for the build. I have never done a build myself, but my...
  13. jsrey88

    New GPU on older Motherboard

    I have a Z77-DS3H Gigabyte board and with the new High Sierra update I have found my old GPU does not work anymore. I have an i7 Intel chip that is basically doing the work for me at the moment but when I do more graphic heavy stuff it slows a bit. Have full 32GB Ram so it's maxed out there. I...
  14. RankyoD

    Advice for adding MAC OS to current Windows PC

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum and this is my first post. I have a PC currently running Windows OS on it, with spec MB Asus Z370 Prime I7 8700 32GB RAM GTX 1070 TI EVGA SSD for booting and hard drive for storage As far I read on the forum and building guide, all I need to buy for a...
  15. lemmecheckdat

    Buying first Macbook

    I’m a student and I was considering buying Macbook for a long time. I have a really powerful PC for gaming and demanding tasks but I need a laptop because I spend more time away from home. My first option was new Macbook Pro 13 (without touchbar, I don’t really find it useful and it costs alot...
  16. Thaigyver

    Advice needed: Component compatibility before buying

    Hello again, Would just like to double check compatibility of the components I've chosen before making the purchase. I would greatly appreciate any advice given. Components are: Case: Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 Motherboard: Gigabyte H370M D3H (mATX) CPU: Intel Core i5 8500 CPU Cooler...
  17. julio764020

    which video card will be good for 4k editing and music production under 300$

    Hello im building a customacpro but i want to know which graphics card will be good and compatible for running 4k video editing and music production under 300 dollars somebody please help me? because if is same performance i can buy the cheapest one. this is the build that i want to do im open...
  18. ariola

    My first build, is everything here compatible and the best option?

    Hi, I made a build within my budget (≈2000GBP) and I would like you to just have a look and tell me your thoughts, and if I should proceed with this. I also have a few reasonings for my decisions and a few questions along the way, so thanks to everyone that is willing to read and help me out. I...
  19. IamI1

    Mac for music production

    Hi all! I need a Mac for music production, so it needs to be very powerful. I was thinking an 8700k (or can i go with the iMac Pro cpus?) and a motherboard with Thunderbolt working in Mac. Someone can suggest me a good 8700k+MB(with TB) combo that can work with HighSierra? Thanks! (with the...
  20. Moodhay

    New to Hackintosh/computer builds looking for buying advice

    Hi there- I am new to the world of custom computers, let alone CustoMacs, and I am looking to build my own system. My goal is to make a machine that Is comparable to apples mac pro (trashcan model), that can handle running Ableton Live 10, OBS, and Resolume Arena 5 simultaneously, with ease. I...