1. newguy

    New to Hackintosh, first computer build

    Hey, new here, I want to make a powerful computer as I am an architect, so using programmes like Revit, AutoCAD, Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, I also make music as a hobby so I use Logic Pro X. I have read a couple guides and that different issues arise depending on the hardware so I was...
  2. alexbohariuc

    Corsair Hydro 150i Pro RGB - fan speeds and monitoring

    Hello there, I successfully installed Hackintosh on my new build. However, I do have an issue with the Corsair Hydro 150i Pro RGB. I cannot see the fan speeds and also have no control over them. I'm watching the CPU temps with HWMonitor and for the fans speeds i'm using Macs Fan Control - and...
  3. scottperezfox

    Advice on fanless power supply and hardware config

    Hi folks, The time has come to build a new main desktop Hackintosh — still rocking my August 2012 machine! I'm basing my hardware configuration on @pastrychef's configuration, as described here, and as introduced to me through the Snazzy Labs video with a similar build. My aim is to build a...
  4. nijat12

    Help with G5 Case Mod i7-7700K

    I had to change things up a bit so making a new thread (Previous one was about the PSU mod and after some input and research I think I'm going to put an ATX PSU inside G5 PSU case rather than reuse G5 PSU) So, going to put an i7-7700K (need advice on cooling. Want to go liquid but need to...
  5. Kafke

    Water or air cooling research, please give me your experience!

    Guys, I've been researching cooling for a few months now and I get different answers from different people and it drives me nuts. Right now I have a Noctua D15 (the huge beast) on my i7 6700k at 4,4 Ghz. During the rendering or editing in Premiere or After Effects, say, when the load is 100%...
  6. DifferentComputers

    Figuring cooling needs on PMac Graphite case?

    Hello all, first post here. First attempt at building ANY computer. I've been a professional mac guy for 20+ years though. Handy in the shop, I have lots of tools. What I don't have is a handle on things that long time builders probably know in their sleep: how to determine cooling needs. I'm...
  7. At0m0s

    2 issues: screen size and vga cooler speed

    I have 2 issues, screen size in About this Mac specified improperly 21,5"instead of 27" but visually it's ok. I have GTX670 and it works good after installing fakesmc, but hwmonitor showing fan speed 1170 -1200 rpm at vga kernel 324 mhz. How to fix it?
  8. morg

    Fan placement for best cooling with Enthoo primo case and h100i?

    Hope this is in the right place, apologies if not! I am getting fairly warm temps considering the amount of fans and cooling in my Enthoo Primo case. I have the following fans/rad installed: 1 x h100i CPU liquid cooler which is installed in the top of the case. It takes 2x 140mm fans which are...
  9. fredmbarros

    Help for building "official" CustoMac

    Hi everybody, My first Hackintosh was a former Windows machine I had built with the best specs I could afford at the time. It works well, but was an adapted machine, so there are some quirks I'd like to get rid of. Now I'm trying to build a new computer sticking as close as possible to this...
  10. khriswithak

    Bitfenix Pandora Core case cooling?

    Bitfenix Pandora case cooling? Hi! I'm thinking of building my CustoMac using this case. Since it's a slimmer design than most of the cases in the buying guide I was wondering what type of heating issues I may run into with this case and what type of fans/cooling I could use to alleviate any...
  11. carmelovazzana

    H90 instead of air cooling - Noise and temperature glitch.

    So, i had a Noctua NH-U14S, for internal space issues I bought an H90, but it's way much noisier than the old cooler and the cpu temperature is higher. how can i solve those two problems? Can someone recommend a software to keep an eye on the temps? Thanks in advance. :beachball:
  12. nivekc711

    CustoMac Pro Socket 2011 Variation for Music Production

    Hey Guys, Computer building newbie here. I just wanted to double check my shopping list for compatibility even though most of it is from the CustoMac Pro Socket 2011 build. Going to be doing a lot of music production on this, any alternative recommendations are most welcome. I realize these...
  13. Signify

    About fans and cooling

    Hi everyone I'm going to build a hackintosh for audio/video editing and gaming with the following: Intel Core i7 4790K CPU Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H MoBo Kingston HyperX Savage DDR3 1866 PC3-14900 16GB 2x8GB CL9 RAM Memory Gigabyte GTX 970 Gaming G1 Windforce OC 4GB GDDR5 GPU Samsung 850 Pro 256GB...
  14. firefistace

    CPU water cooler on a graphics card GPU

    Is it possible to put a cpu enclosed water cooling unit like the Corsair Hydro Series H80i on a gigabyte Geforce GTX 980 graphics card?
  15. Jimbo55

    Mavericks GT 740 OC Compatible?

    Hello first off i want to thank tonymac fort his greatful community without it there wouldn't be our hackintoshes. So i have installed mavericks, im running intel hd 4600 onboard graphics, i mainly want this computer for eiditing but i want to play cs go , tf2 too etc.. so im plannign to...
  16. Draekia

    GA-H87n-Wifi Compatible Case-Fans?

    So, I built my hack according to one of the "golden builds" but used a cooler master elite 130 case and the case fan does not spin. I have tried reconnecting/turning around the connectors, etc to no avail. Does anybody have any idea on a compatible case fan I can pop into the 120/122mm slot...
  17. lampost

    liquid Cooling or GPU?

    If you could only choose between Liquid cooling (my preferred choice) or a GPU which one would you go for in your build? I'm currently using a Intel stock cooler( :O) but it seams to be handling my i5 well, i say well but that's only because I'm not asking it to handle to much. If you would go...
  18. DJRmusic

    Newbie first build, buying and power tips?

    Hello all! I'm excited to start my first build, and after shedding much blood sweat and tears (due to all the landscaping) I've got the budget for the build I've wanted for a year or more. As a musician, much of the best software is for Hackin -- er, Macintosh, so I've wanted a powerful machine...
  19. mruniqueid

    Base stress test - CPU hitting 92C

    Hey everyone. First post here on Tonymac! I just finished my first Hackintosh last night (this site was extremely helpful of course) and everything is running great! I dual booted this system, so I have Win 8.1 running on an SSD partition, which is where I'm running my stress tests from...
  20. abece

    First build mini ITX

    First build mini ITX, need advice on case, cooling, wifi Hey there, First time poster/builder looking for some advice regarding some components. Listing off everything I'm fairly certain with: i5-4670K GA-Z87N-WIFI ASUS GTX660 Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB Corsair CS650M WD Blue 1TB Now...