first build

  1. cyberbooster

    First build - need advice!

    Hi to everyone! The iMac (24" - 2008) of my girlfriend just died and I was wondering about building a custom machine with Mountain Lion (which I bought for her 2 days before the iMac left us :evil:). I read for about 3 days all forums and websites I could find in order to clear my head and I...
  2. ragnvaldr

    Reliable enough for business?

    I work for a small non-profit and we're planning on buying a new Black Magic camera soon for our video productions. Right now, our video editor is running an old Mac Pro, and this camera needs thunderbolt, so my boss had me research Hackintoshes that are thunderbolt capable and will do smooth...
  3. gunspunk

    First Build Advice (GA-H77-DS3H, i7 3770k, 660 ti)

    First Build Advice (GA-Z77-DS3H, i7 3770k, 660 ti) hey guys, been researching my first hackintosh build for a little while now and it's getting close to that time now where I will be buying all my parts. It's my first build (my brother is the techy one and will be building it so forgive any of...
  4. andyd16

    Really Need Help! (typical first build post...)

    Here's what i've got... ASUS P8Z77-V Lk ATX LGA1155 Z77 DDR3 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 3PCI SATA3 SLI DVI HDMI DP USB3.0 Motherboard intel i5-3450 3.1 GHz CPU MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti Hawk OC 950MHZ 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini-HDMI DX11 PCI-E Video Card Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B Vengeance Blue 8GB 2X4GB...
  5. Sasuke1964

    Accessories

    This is my first time building a hackintosh so I have ordered all of the pieces i need for the 2012 customac budget build but I still have a few questions. If I buy an apple keyboard and mouse, will these work while setting up the bios/installing the os. Also what is a cheap monitor that will...
  6. indyfilms17

    First Hackintosh Build: Video Production

    Hi wise builders of the interwebs! This is my first hackintosh build and I'm looking to make an awesome computer that will last me a long time that is powerful for video editing/rendering and other graphics work I will be doing for work and film school. Here are my components, please...
  7. propellerheader

    First Hackintosh build (music supercomputer of doom) spec check!

    Dear geniuses, I have built several PC-based systems in the past with great success, but feel the time is now right to build my first Hackintosh monster. My question is probably annoying; but... does anybody here know if the following hardware configuration will lend itself to a trouble-free...
  8. 5thwall

    Building Ivy Bridge edit/color grading system - looking for some advice

    (Success!) Building Ivy Bridge edit/color grading system I finally got all the additional parts and everything is now working super smooth. Running 10.8.1 and no problems, so far. [EDIT] Here are all the parts I purchased: Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 6 MB Cache LGA...
  9. CrasHumble

    Planning to buy some parts! | I could need some help/advice!

    Hi! I'm going to build my first Hackintosh. It's going to be running Mountain Lion. I've been thinking of buying the parts that are listed here: Intel i7 3770K 1155-Socket CPU XFX Radeon HD 6870 Dual Fan GPU Corsair Vengeance DDR3 16 Gb @ 1600 MHz CL9 RAM Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4...
  10. PhoenixFF

    First Build --- Tell Me what You think

    My first build...I know there's a lot of us right now, please bear with us :) Some of these components are from the CustoMac guide, but a few are thrown in. Am I missing anything, are there superior componentes for less money, am I crazy?. Also, if I later want to SLI another GTX 580, what...
  11. obelix

    [english & german] First Hackintosh $770 - 715€

    Hey Guys, I'm very excited to build my first hackintosh and I hope, you could help me with that. I'm so glad, that this whole Hackintosh-world exists! :) With my Hacky I'll work with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. I want the possibility to start with video/music/voice editing...
  12. DamperLullz

    Just ordered my parts for my first build, tell me what you think!

    So yesterday I ordered my parts and I expect them to arrive in the end of this week. So I wonder if you could tell me what you think :D I will be installing SL first and then ML. I will be dual booting with Windows 7 to do some gaming and i will have dual displays. Please give me some...
  13. DamperLullz

    Need help and feedback with my first build!

    These are the parts that I´ve chosen, will these work with ML or Lion? Will I be able to have 2 displays? Mobo: GA-Z68XP-UD3 ATX LGA 1155 GPU: XFX Radeon HD 6870 - Dual Fan edition CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB(2x4) CL9 Optical Drive: Sony...
  14. DamperLullz

    Parts for my first build, feedback?

    These are the parts that I´ve chosen, will these work with ML or Lion? Will I be able to have 2 displays? Mobo: GA-Z68XP-UD3 ATX LGA 1155 GPU: XFX Radeon HD 6870 - Dual Fan edition CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB(2x4) CL9 Optical Drive: Sony...
  15. phiilu

    Building my first Hackintosh/Gaming PC

    Hey Hackintoshers i wanna build my first Hackintosh! I have done my research, but i want to ask you guys is my System compatibly? Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77x-UD5H CPU: Intel Core i7 3770K CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 GPU: EVGA GTX 680 (or EVGA GTX 670 FTW, if the 680 is not compatibly)...
  16. DamperLullz

    My first build, feedback?

    These are the parts that I´ve chosen, feel free to give some feedback: Mobo: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k GPU: Powercolor Radeon HD 6870 CPU cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB KIT(2x4GB) HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200rpm...
  17. Croody

    My first build, need help!

    Hi I'm going to build my first hackintosh and I need some advice. I think I'm going with these parts below and I want your opinion if it's a good and stable build. GA-Z77-DS3H i5 3570k Hd6780 8 gig ram 650 watt psu Intel 320 series 120 gb Will it work to game on this build in OS X...
  18. Croody

    My first build, need help!

    Hi I'm going to build my first hackintosh and I need some advice. I think I'm going with these parts below and I want your opinion if it's a good and stable build. GA-Z77-DS3H i5 3570k Hd6780 8 gig ram 650 watt psu Intel 320 series 120 gb Will it work to game on this build in OS X...
  19. neji109

    Please help, first Customac build

    So i have been looking into making a customac for a while but could not afford the parts until now. I would like a final view on the parts i choose as to compatibility with each other / mac, and which are the best choices. I based this build off of the 2011 buyers guide using integrated parts...
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