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  1. cwoelfle1991

    Anything I should know before I get started?

    Hey everyone! , just recently decided to get started on my own customac. I read a few guides and wanted to get some direction before I get started. What I am looking to do: I recently figured out that a lot of the applications I need to do my freelancing work are on mac, such as sketch. I...
  2. HackintoshNo0b

    Will my build work?

    Hey guys, I'm about to build my first Hackintosh and I need some advice from you professionals. :) I have no experience in building a Hackintosh or any PC at all, so I need your help to tell me, if those components are compatible with each other and with OS X at the same time. If not, do you...
  3. Crispis03

    [Solved] I'm getting "macOS could not be installed on your computer" error when trying to install HS

    I'm trying to install SO High Sierra but i'm getting the following error: "macOS could not be installed on your computer". I followed the steps, I tried with just one RAM strike (1x8gb), the USB in the backpanel 2.0m, and I also changed the Product Name in the clover in SMBIOS to...
  4. JackRiv

    CustoMac mATX Nov 17

    Hello, I'm new to this forum so nice to meet you all. I'm building a CustoMac mATX based on the recommended buyer's guide here. However, I made a mistake and bought the Z170MX Gaming 5 rather than the newer Z270MX version. I was wondering if I should bother trying to return the MOBO that I...
  5. johncoltrane

    CustoMac mATX expectations: iMessage, HDCP/DRM, sleep/wake

    I'm getting ready to build my first hackintosh (well, for the first time in 9 years), and I am looking at the mATX CustoMac. Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming 5 NVidia GTX 1060 6 GB Intel 7600k etc. Can I expect iMessage, HDCP/DRM content (e.g. iTunes, Netflix), and sleep/wake to work? These are...
  6. rapind

    AsRock DeskMini 110 or Cutomac Mini

    Looking to build a cheap-ish low energy Hackintosh mainly for programming which will drive 2x1080 screens, preferable without a discreet card to keep energy consumption down. I'm OK with ITX and mATX form factors. ITX is nicer, but it really doesn't matter for my purposes (home office). I...
  7. awesomeepicguy

    Stuck on certain screen using verbose mode

    Hey everyone, I've been trying to get my CustoMac to boot up for the first time for a couple days now. I finally managed to get passed the "couldn't allocate runtime area" by reinstalling everything. Now it gets stuck on this screen. I really want to get this thing working, as I chose...
  8. sbeeer

    Need Help installing Sierra on my PC

    Hi, I'm pretty much new to this "CustoMac / Hackintosh" thing and I'm trying to install MacOS Sierra 10.12.4 on my PC. I created a USB boot drive with Unibeast following the guide and managed to see the Apple logo with loading bar but it gets stuck while loading (usually when the loading bar...
  9. C001A

    Build picked from May 2017 buyers guide - GPU confusion and question

    Hi everyone, I picked this build from the May 2017 Guide that is available here on TonyMacx86 I wanted to just run it by you people before I clicked the buy button I do have some extra budget left so if you suggest any upgrades I'd love to implement them PSU -...
  10. gors6607

    Optimum CustoMac for design/film editing software

    Hi, I am looking into building a CustoMac for an upcoming business venture. I would like a rig that has plenty capability to run weighty graphic design software (Serif DrawPlus, Adobe Illustrator), as well as some hefty film editing suites (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro etc.). Ideally, I...
  11. jheartney

    First Time CustoMac mATX builder - Graphics Card Question

    First time builder. I'm getting ready to build the vanilla CustomMac mATX as outlined in the February Buyer's Guide. I'm not going to be gaming with this machine or doing video editing; could I get away with a lesser graphics card than the EVGA GTX 960 Super Clocked? Like maybe the EVGA GT 740...
  12. Vinney

    CustoMac Pro - Z170X-Designare Build

    Hi Everyone! I have built a CustoMac Pro and would appreciate some assistance with getting it to run as reliable as possible :) I have used the recommended parts found here: Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide Being new to community, I would love to know if there is a guide for this exact...
  13. GhostZ22

    i5 Ivy Bridge Sierra

    Hi, I'm new to this website and customac builds and I have a question that I don't know if its already been answered but i didnt find anything about it in the forums. I have some parts that I want to make a customac but as the Snow Leopard is an older system Ill try to update it to the Sierra...
  14. defender4mac

    Solution after installing Customac package in Sierra OS 10.12.1

    After installing the CustoMac package, the system breaks, Can not boot again. This is what I did, Firstly, I have another Mac Operating system in another drive. so I boot with it to desktop. open the terminal app and enter the following commands. Also you can choose the mount the drive using...
  15. mattestanz

    CustoMac for VR

    Hello everybody, I need to build a new machine specifically for VR - Virtual Reality development, therefore it must be a super-charged machine. Would anybody help me understanding whether it's possible to create a CustoMac with the following elements, or something compatible with the same...
  16. king-mettiu

    GA-H110M-S2H, i5 6400, exc...

    My pc has these parts: Mobo: Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H Core: Intel i5 6400 Graphics: Gigabyte GTX 1050 Ti 4GB RAM: 8GB DDR4 Do you think I can install Sierra or El Capitan on my pc? (I have to do a partition of my HDD, but)
  17. soundbase

    CustoMac Budget ATX build, can you update parts easily later?

    I'm going for a CustoMac build. I was trying to put together an i7 6700 build but budgeting not alloying right now. So Im going for the following: Intel Core i5-6400 2.7Ghz Crucial Budget 32GB RAM Gigabyte Z170-HD3 Motherboard Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 750Ti Graphics Card Corsair 300R Tower Case...
  18. nir.s

    First CustoMac Pro build parts advice

    I am a programmer and comfortable with messing with hardware. I am building my first Hackintosh workstation and would like it to be very stable (I don't mind waiting months for new OS updates). So should I stick to exactly what is mentioned in the November guide for a CustoMac Pro? - Gigabyte...
  19. mzmuda33

    Is Apex MI-008 Power Supply Enough Power?

    Hi All, I was looking over Octobers CustoMac Mini & CustoMac Mini Deluxe builds and have come up with a bit of hybrid. I'm wondering if the Apex MI-008 Case and it's power supply would be strong, big and cool enough? - Core i5-6600K - Thermaltake Slim X3 Low Profile - Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming...
  20. stefan30

    UEFI boot mode or legacy boot option on installing sierra?

    Hello! I am using a CustoMac from Buyers Guide April 2014. Configuration: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC Force Intel Core i7-4770K 3.50GHZ boxed ASUS GTX760-DC2OC-2GD5 DirectCU II OC, GeForce GTX 760, 2GB Corsair Vengeance schwarz DIMM Kit 16GB PC3-12800U TP-Link TL-WDN4800 I have a...
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