first build buying advice

  1. iam9lol

    << Solved >> CustoMAC mATX - Alternative PSU Recs

    Afternoon! I'm currently making my first PC build and decided to make it a hackintosh. I've been following the buyer's guide almost directly but i'm running into some trouble with the PSU as the: Corsair CX-M 550 Watt PSU is sold out/back ordered at most places. Does anyone have a good...
  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. marksalmon

    First Build advice.

    Hi all, I've been a mac user for the best part of 20years and now I'm fed up of their current offerings - I'm very keen to get into Hackintosh builds, this will be my first! I have a couple of main requirements; Mainly Photo retouching and editing, and occasional gaming. I've worked up two...
  4. 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 -...
  5. ZaiFuchigami

    Motherboard Advice For First Build

    Hey everyone, Been thinking about building a Hackintosh for a few years now but felt it wasn't the right time until now. I finally started planning my first build. My machine will be used primarily for video editing, photo editing, graphic design, CAD and the usual stuff like web browsing...
  6. nonlinear9

    Aorus Z390-I Pro Wifi vs Asus ROG STRIX Z390-I

    Hello everyone, Happy to join this community! I am just getting ready to do my first build. I will mainly be using it for enthusiast photo and video editing (Adobe and Final Cut Pro X), digital audio (Logic Pro X), and a bit of beginner neural network building (I hope). Pretty much have all my...
  7. raulz

    I have already existing pieces from a mining rig but definitely need to buy/upgrade some stuff

    So yeah, I built a mining rig a couple of years ago which is no longer in use due to electric bills basically, 8 graphic cards was just too much, any way, I got some parts waiting to be used but I haven't been able to find them working together to build a working hackintosh and I want some...
  8. Nathanjpowell

    Compatibility check for Video editing beast :)

    Hi all. I haven't been around PC's for about 15 years and this will be my first ever Hackintosh. I'd really appreciate it if someone could take a look at my desktop build list and see if... 1: It's all compatible and good to go. 2: If it's going to be a solid video editing machine that has...
  9. mig114

    First-time builder - Is everything looking good here?

    Hi y'all, I'm new around here but I've been reading up posts in this forum (and other sites) as I'm interested in building a mATX Hackintosh (first-ever build!) for myself using a Power Mac G5 case (or a Lenovo Ideacentre K210). I've already taken the liberty of looking through the Buyer's...
  10. 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...
  11. Trauman

    First build: 4k video editing Hackintosh.

    Hi everyone! I´ve been working for the last 9 years with a 2009 Imac. Graphic design and photo editing mostly. I´ve started to do some video editing and that poor old machine can´t handle it anymore. So I think is time for an upgrade and i´m going to do it the Hackintosh way. It´ll be my very...
  12. CalvoUTN

    First Hackintosh - WiFi, BT and dual boot

    Hi there! Well, I’m trying to build my first Hackintosh since in Argentina Macs are expensive as hell. I’ve read quite a bit here and in Reddit about compatibility, and I think I pull off a components list that could work out well. What I’m intending to get is: MoBo: MSI Z370 Gaming PLUS CPU...
  13. gilmor

    Windows 7 + High Sierra First Build

    Hi Folks, Been reading here for the last few weeks. What a great forum! This is my first Hackintosh build. I’m hoping for a smoothish installation and driver support for both Windows 7 and High Sierra. I’m not set on any of the components so if you have recommendations I’d love to hear them...
  14. thepipster51

    Any suggestions on this setup before I buy?

    Before I buy the below components, does anyone have any suggestions with regards to compatability? Building this as a video editing machine for work. ANY advice will be hugely appreciated! - Asus Z270 Prime-A - Intel Kabylake i7-7700K qh4.2 - Corsair H100i GTX/V2 watercool - Asus GTX1060...
  15. mikjess

    MOBO Advice - MSI X99A SLI Krait Edition

    As the title states I have a MSI X99A SLI Krait Edition motherboard and want to create a dual boot system on two drives; one drive with Mac OSX and the other Windows 10. When I built my desktop I didn't know or think about Hackintosh compatible hardware at the time. This will be my first...
  16. PurpleJansport

    What would you change in this build?

    I've been playing with the idea of making a hackintosh for work(music production) for a while now. My 4 year old macbook pro is starting to slow down on me when I'm working with bigger music files and I'd rather just have a dedicated computer for beat making and music editing and mixing anyway...
  17. RandyBoBandy

    First Hackintosh Build

    Hey Everyone! I'm planning on building my first hackintosh, I've followed the buyer's guide and think I have a pretty decent set up for a good price. I was wondering if some experienced veterans out there could give me a few recommendations or make note of any issues/mistakes I might have as...
  18. runoran

    My First Build and I need help. Thanks!!

    Greetings one and all, I want to build a reliable Hackintosh, and I have been trying all that I can (with what little knowledge I have read so far on this forum and elsewhere) using the guides provided by this site. I will list what hardware I currently have, and while I am open to buying a...
  19. ichris93

    First build. GA-H170N-WIFI w/ i7

    Hi everyone, This is my first build, ever. I have a mid-2012 retina MBP and the battery will need replacing soon. It is hard for me to go a few days without a computer so I am not considering building a hackintosh. I am interested in staying with the i7 processor because my daily driver uses...
  20. joeljansen

    First build. These will work, right?

    Ok so I'm about to embark on a new journey, but I have no idea what i'm doing. First thing I gotta do is make sire my parts are compatible. Im building this for video editing and motion graphics primarily. I'll be using mostly adobe programs. I don't plan on working with too much RAW footage...
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