first build advice

  1. Plop0

    Hackintosh with ProTools HDX PCIe Card and Goliath HDX 2rd gen by Antelope

    Hello everyone, I want to build a fluent operating workstation. I want to keep MAC OS, but I do not want to buy a MAC. I have based my build on the CustoMac mATX: https://www.tonymacx86.com/buyersguide/building-a-customac-hackintosh-the-ultimate-buyers-guide/#CustoMac_mATX However I have...
  2. StartMarketing

    Will this work?

    Hi all, I'm still a newby here. So after checking it out just wanne be sure that this all will work together. It is a bit of a big build for me though. Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING Intel Core i9-9900K Corsair Hydro Series H60 Samsung 860 EVO 2TB Corsair RM Series RM650 Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700...
  3. nchetan

    My first CustoMac build

    Hi Everyone, I am a N00B in Hackintosh/CustoMac community. I have done previous builds of computers (PCs) and can diagnose some h/w issues (not all). The intent is to dual/triple boot the system with OSX/Windows/Linux (in order of preference for the machine). I was looking to create the build...
  4. vigmo10

    My first Hackintosh build, so i ordered the compatible parts but catalina or mojave?

    So i ordered these parts: Motherboard: H370 hd3 gigabyte i5-9600k Corsair vengeance LPX 8gb x 2 Crucial mX500 250 GB ssd seagate 3tb hdd RX 580 8gb is it better to install Mojave or Catalina, I read about some Catalina issues in the forum, if Mojave is better then how do I download since it...
  5. Inuthedog

    First build (Photo editing and gaming)

    Hello everyone, First time building a hackintosh, looking for advice on the parts that I have selected (using the buyers guide ofc.). It will be mainly used for Photoshop/Illustrator etc. with a bit of gaming on the side. It's going to have Dual Boot with Windows 10. Will the following setup...
  6. Shotguncarver

    First Hackintosh

    Hi Peeps, I am interested in building my first Hackintosh and have been googling for compatibility, I think my tech is compatible up to High Sierra (graphics card), can you envisage any other problems I may encounter with my tech spec?: Case: Corsair Vengence C70 (millitary green) PSU...
  7. tostau

    First hackintosh - advise on compatibility

    Hello all, I finally decided to move from my 2011 MacBook air to a desktop solution, I will build an hackintosh soon and I need your suggestion/input on this build (I would like to have a full compatibility if possible) - CPU: Intel Core i5-9600K - Motherboard: GIGABYTE AORUS Z390I PRO WIFI -...
  8. jc123

    my first hack build check

    here's the build - Do you guys notice any glaring issues with this setup or potential enhancements? Any suggestions on video card upgrades that are compatible? if not I'll just wait for later gen nvidia compatibility. I'll be using ethernet always so no need for wifi card, but I would like...
  9. Zackdun715

    Mojave’s install stops at prohibitory symbol

    Im trying to get Mojave’s up and running in my build , Here’s the specs I3 8100 Rx 560 Samsung 970 eco 250gb Corsair vengeance 8gb ddr4 2400 Gigabyte b360m d3h mobo Currently when it’s done with the initial loading it just freezes at the symbol , tried -v , tried using intel gpu , Tried...
  10. alekboz97

    Help with my first ever build!!

    CPU: i5 8600k GPU: Sapphire RX 590 Ram: Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO Motherboard: AsRock Z370 Killer CPU Coller: CoolerMastor 240mm RGB PSU: EVGA Supernova G2 80+ Gold Certified M.2: Crucial MX500 HD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200rpm This is my first ever built, I just wanted to check in to see if...
  11. Nizzlay

    Buying advice for first build

    Ideally I would like to build this hackintosh: Intel i7 9700K Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Ultra Gigabyte AORUS Radeon RX570 4G Fractal Design Meshify C Noctua NH-U14S Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 550W Samsung 970 Evo 500GB if this was for Windows or Linux I would buy it and...
  12. ashtindler97

    First build - i5 8400 mATX

    Hello everybody, My goal is to build a mATX hackintosh with similar specs to the newly released 2018 mac mini, for around $600 and with the option of adding a dedicated GPU in the future. I was wondering if anyone has had success in building a similar system or has any recommendations of...
  13. raofkgn

    Help me for the first Hackintosh build.

    Hello awesome people. I'm trying to build my first hackintosh. please help me to install High Sierra . Hardware : Intel i3 8100 Asus Rog strix h370-i Corsair VS Series VS450 Power Supply Crucial Ballistix Sport LT Series BLS8G4D240FSC Memory 8GB DDR4 2400 MT/s (PC4-19200) samsung SSD...
  14. Mustii

    Building advice for a Hackintosh with these Specs

    Hello, Hopefully everyone is doing great! I was wondering if the following build will be great to use with a Mojave Hackintosh. I already have following: 1- MSI Z270 tomahawk Arctic. 2- i5-7600K 3- 8GB ram which would be better getting the for a graphics card: 1- Asus gtx 1050 ti. 2- Asus RX...
  15. cuatroceronueve

    My first build for sound design, HELP!

    Hi, I'm planing my first build but I still have a lot to learn, so far these are my components, would they work together well? CPU i7 8700k MOTHERBOARD ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING RAM Corsair Vengeance LED 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz STORAGE SSD Samsung 960 EVO NVMe, 250GB, PCI Express...
  16. Felix1999

    Need some help to build my first computer (400/700$)

    I don't know much about computer building, but hackintosh really catch my attention and I'm really interested into building a machine. In this price range, I'm know that i'm not gonna get incredible performance but I want a least being able to do some light gaming, editing with Final cut...
  17. Audiogeek92

    DAW Audio Hackintosh (First time build). Will it work?

    First time build. Currently shortlisting my choices for my new Music production Hackintosh. I'm going to be running my audio interface which is a Universal Audio Apollo 8p and my Satellite OCTO DSP via the Gigabyte thunderbolt card. I'm planning to overclock the CPU from 3.7GHz to 5.0GHz also...
  18. macleod92

    First time build advice (4k Video Editing/ Colour Grading)

    First off I'm sorry as I'm sure this question gets asked all the time, but I would really appreciate the advice. I'm working on building my first Hackintosh with the aim of having a really solid video editing and colour grading setup which can easily handle 4k footage. The software I use is...
  19. skm1134

    i7-4790K 4GHz Motherboard Recommendation

    Hi All, I have the components below but I am in need of a compatible motherboard. It seems like there aren't a ton of readily available options to go with the i7-4790K. Im looking to go ATX and price < $150. A couple I have seen available: Asus - Z97-AR ATX LGA1150 Asus - Z87-K ATX LGA1150...
  20. Savee

    What do you think about our build?

    Hi guys, we try to build our first hackintosh and we decided to use this specs: Mobo: gigabyte z370 hd3p CPU: i5 8600k RAM: 2x4GB 2666mhz vengeance lpx CPU COOLER:Kraken x62 PSU: cooler master 750w Ssd: crucial mx500 Nvme: samsung 960 evo 250gb Could anyone give us some advice to us to get it...
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