1. klm716

    Recommended RAM

    Hi everyone, I'm in the process of purchasing parts for my Hackintosh and I noticed that I only saw Crucial brand RAM under the parts list. I was wondering, has anyone successfully tested other brands or am I limited with Crucial RAM only?
  2. GeraldMR


    Hello there dear all, I'm planing on my first Hackintosh build, actually PC build ever. I've been using Macs for long time, though have to admit for an upcoming project I'd rather save money and put it into my film, and this seems like the best community out there. I was wondering if I could...
  3. Trey999

    Help!! Z97 HD3, i7 4790 3.6, gtx 970.

    im attempting my first hack. here are my specs. please can someone tell me if this setup will work. Motherboard - Z97 HD3 LGA 1150 Processor - i7 4790 3.6ghz Graphics - Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 Overclocked GDDR5 Pcie Video Graphics Card, 4GB. used. RAM - 16gb Crucial Ballistix. 2x 8gb sticks...
  4. djrven

    crucial 8GB vs 16GB kit

    is the same using CRUCIAL TWO(2) CT8G4DFD8213 8GB sticks bought separately as using the CRUCIAL 16GB kit(2x8GB)? as for dual channel and general performance, do I need to buy specifically the 16GB kit to give the hackintosh dual channel capability and better RAM performance? I ask cause, see...
  5. iceman3181

    Unable to install Sierra

    Hi everyone, after a lot of reading , testing , debugging i can't get Sierra to install on my desktop.. Here is my configuration: CPUs: Bi-Xeon E5-2630 V3 (16C-32T) à 16 x 2.4~3.2 Ghz Cooling: Double Corsair H60 (Watercooling) Motherboard: ASUS Z10PE-D8 WS Graphics cards: Asus GeForce GT 740...
  6. Akeyzerr

    Build troubleshootings - i6700k, Asus z170x a, Intel 600p NVMe and El Capitan

    Hi all, I'm attempting to smooth thins up with my latest build. Previous to that I was running 10.6.8 on an i2600 machine. The build is as follows: i6700k on an Asus z170x A with 16GB Crucial kit 2400 The test installation(s) of El Capitan(on a WD Nas drive) went ok-ish: The Network is up and...
  7. tonnikala

    Crucial DDR4 Alternatives

    I have GA-Z170X-UD5-TH and 6700K and I was planning to buy 64GB of Crucial Sport LTs or 32GB of Elites but I cant find them anywhere. I am living in Finland and I need some RAMs asap so I can get my new build running. Any recommendations? Thank you in advance!
  8. poiromaniax

    Poiro's Hack Pro UHD HTPC + Server - GA-Z170-Gaming-K3 - i5 Skylake 6600 - Nvidia GTX 1060 3G

    Poiro's Hack Pro UHD HTPC + Server GA-Z170-Gaming-K3 - i5 Skylake 6600 - Gigabyte GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 3G COMPONENTS Gigabyte GA-Z170-Gaming-K3 Motherboard Intel Skylake i5-6600 3.30GHz Processor Crucial 16GB DDR4...
  9. crobs19

    Need Compatibility Help

    Hi All, I have an MSI GE60 2PL with the following specs: CPU: Intel i7-4710HQ GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M Drive I'm gonna install it on: Crucial MX200 mSata 250Gb Motherboard: Unknown Audio: Unknown Please let me know if my parts are compatible thanks
  10. dougiefreshdcoh

    Small Build, advice on parts

    I'm looking at building a desktop with the following parts. Not all parts are listed or currently available in Buyer's Guide, or available to purchase as new. MOBO: GA-B75M-D3H RAM: Crucial CT16G3ERSLD4160B, 16 gb...
  11. fadis96

    [Success] Fadis96s - Perfect! - Z87X-D3H-i7 4770k - Nvidia GTX 780- El Capitan -OSX 10.11.4

    [Success] Fadis96's Build: Z87X-D3H-i7 4770k - Nvidia GTX 780- OSX 10.11.4 Components ZALMAN Z11 Plus Midi Tower Computer Case Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Intel i7 4770K with stock...
  12. xakusx

    Please help me with the compatiblity for my 1st hackintosh build

    Hi there, first of all I would like to say I am reading this forum for a while now - I really appreciate what you guys have made possible :headbang: It would be awesome if you guys could check this parts - if this is compatible: CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K 4.20GHz OC, 15MB, Cores 6...
  13. MacXGamer

    Could I turn into EL CAPITAN/YOSY with this NUC5I7RYH?

    I wanted to go with: Intel NUC Kit NUC5i7RYH Barebone System BOXNUC5I7RYHSamsung 850 EVO 500 GB M.2 3.5-Inch SSD (MZ-N5E500BW) Crucial 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR3-1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) 204-Pin SODIMM Notebook Memory CT2KIT102464BF160B / CT2CP102464BF160B OR Crucial 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR3-1600 MT/s...
  14. wassem

    5930K | GIGABYTE X99 Gaming G1 WiFi

    hi i bought this in a deal Intel® Core™ i7-5930K Processor GIGABYTE X99 Gaming G1 WiFi Intel® SSD 730 Series (480GB, 2.5in) Crucial 16GB DDR4 will it work for me to get new mac or should i wait more also i was wondiring what is the best components to finish this build
  15. Espiiem

    Which RAM?

    Hello everyone! I found 2 types of Crucial RAM. Ballistix Sport Ballistix Elite Can I use the Ballistix Elite for building my new Hackintosh? (This one isn't on the Buyer's Guide) Thanks.
  16. mermel

    RAM Bus Speed

    I have 2x8GB DDR3-1866 Crucial Ballistix Tactical, which shows up correct in the BIOS, but when I go to System Profile in Yosemite, it reads as DDR3-1333. Is this something I need to be concerned about? Is it just a software bug? Is there a fix?
  17. dtsmarin

    First Hackintosh Workstation Build

    Hello everyone, I'm gonna build my first hackintosh audio workstation with the following parts: FRACTAL DESIGN DEFINE R4 BLACK SEASONIC M12II-520 BRONZE 520W INTEL CORE I7-4790 3.60GHZ NOCTUA NH-U12S ASUS Z97-A CRUCIAL BALLISTIX SPORT 16GB SAMSUNG 850 PRO SERIES 256GB CRUCIAL...
  18. Jeractus

    Will this build run Yosemite? & more questions!

    Hey all, I posted here a while ago about a build I thought about getting but changed my mind and got a Macbook Pro until getting one later down the line, now Iv'e saved up the money again and want to rethink my Hackintosh. I also want to run Windows as well, as I want this computer mainly to be...
  19. mairk

    MB compatibility list of RAM

    Hi! I wonder if is it better to use RAM from Crucial Ballistix (the model you suggests in Buy guide) or the one tested with the mainboards. Because sometimes I find no Crucial RAMS that hev been tested in the mainboards I would like to buy. Thanks
  20. andysoad

    Motherboard/Memory Compatibility Advice NEDEED!!! PLEASE HELP!

    Hello, I am a newbie to the Hackintosh community. This will be my first build. I shopped around these last 3 weeks for the best prices. I bought a motherboard recommended by Tonymacx86. GIGABYTE GA-Z87M-D3H I decided to go with 1 memory stick of 8gb. Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB 240-Pin DDR3...