first build

  1. RitchN

    New to forum, new to building, new to everything really!

    Hi, I’m Completely new to building any type of PC or Hackintosh, but I use Apple and Mac OSX daily. I’m fascinated with the idea of building my own hackintosh. As such I’ve taken the plunge and purchased to following parts for my first build. Based in the buyers guide for a CustoMac Mini Deluxe...
  2. LukasRT

    HS on Nehalem?

    Hi Guys, I can't stop thinking about my first hackintosh build. Why? I use MBPr 13" mid 2014 i5/8GB/256GB. After connection to my Dell P2715Q 4K workflow is slow, lagged and unsmooth.. So I would like spent some money to build some cheap and little bit stronger configuration than my MBPr, and...
  3. Skypoetian

    A little help with this build?

    Hello everyone, I really want to build a Hackintosh. I cannot be more grateful for this community and its resources, but as much as I have researched, some things don't get through this skull of mine...my first build :D It'll be used for video editing (Premiere Pro) (4K in the future), Ae, Ps...
  4. glcslv

    First Hackintosh and MOTU 828 mk2 USB compatibility

    Hi everyone, I am planning to build my first hackintosh in the next months, mainly for home recording/music production with Logic Pro X and Max MSP. I use a MOTU 828 mk2 USB as audio interface, I know it's old but I'm not planning to buy a new one at least for a couple of years. I will not use...
  5. cindreta

    First hackintosh problems (total noob)

    Hi everyone, literary yesterday i got my "hackintosh" and managed to install High Sierra on it following a bunch of guides here. But i have a few problems and questions if maybe someone can help me out because i am a total noob with this whole world. My config is: Gigabyte GA-H270-HD3 EVGA...
  6. Nuts-N-Bolts

    First build. Looking for a Thunderbolt mobo. Guide me brethren.

    Hey all! I'm looking to build a hackintosh for my home studio. My interface is thunderbolt (Clarett 8pre X), so I need thunderbolt connectivity. I've seen some other people on the forum dealing with the same one. I've been looking at several TB MB's, but the ASRock Z270 SuperCarrier has caught...
  7. MMusic

    Quiet Hackintosh for Music Production (First computer build)

    Hi there all, Preparing for my first ever computer build and would really appreciate a quick look over these parts. I've been doing my best to research the components/process, but was hoping to get your advice or recommendations in regards to any foreseeable challenges (physical or otherwise)...
  8. Cars10theweiz

    Post install restart

    Alright forwarning I'm, not a code monkey or a super well skilled in all this, that being said. So Im in the process of building my first hackintosh, everything is going well so far up until the problem im facing now. I can get the install to complete after rebooting and rerunning the install...
  9. Johannes1990

    Would this build work for a Hackintosh?

    So I'm building a new workstation and would like to make it a Mackintosh. It is meant mainly for video editing and rendering. Intel Core i7-7820X 3.6GHz 8-Core Processor Corsair H115i 104.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Gigabyte X299 AORUS Ultra Gaming ATX LGA2066 Motherboard 2x Corsair Vengeance LED...
  10. benfranciz

    Is my first build compatible?

    Hey all! Full disclosure, I am completely new at building computers, but I have been researching and lurking here for some time. I am beyond excited to start the project of building a hackintosh for my music production work, but first I want to confirm the compatibility of my components and...
  11. Fraxinus

    My first Hackintosh: G5 case support needed

    Hi everyone, I'm new here. I've got an old g5 case and i'm trying now to build a new Hackintosh. I bought an ATX kit by the laserhive, everything is prepared to get started quite soon. But first i need to buy the right equipment to build inside. Therefore i need some advise and I am very...
  12. azapka

    First build

    I was looking into building the CustoMac Mini Deluxe for graphic design/adobe creative suite (i like the idea of having a smaller sized case), but i'm not sure what parts i need to go all in on, and what parts i can save money on. I read an article about buying computers for graphic design, it...
  13. varun.s1118

    Do all parts work with each other?

    I'm thinking of building a hackintosh for the first time. I was wondering, Do all parts on this website work with each other for hackintosh builds or do only certain parts work with each other?
  14. Bills007

    Gigabyte GA H270 gaming 3 motherboard: first time hackintosher

    This is my first time writing a thread, so please bear with me. My budget isn't too much - around 600$ for a capable video editing rig on FCPX. I need help deciding on parts, but these are what I came up with using the buyers guide August 2017: Gigabyte GA H270 Gaming 3 Motherboard Core i5...
  15. Carlino

    First build, old hardware and Sierra?

    Hi, I have an exisiting comouter and I am thinking of upgrading the motherboard to make it Hackintosh compatible. The specs: RAM: 16GB crucial ballistic sport DDR3 RAM Motherboard: (the new one) Gigabyte Z97P-D3 LGA1150 SSD: Samsung 250GB Evo 850 CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 Is it compatible with...
  16. kill3r94

    First Build - Need Help with Post Installation - Thanks!

    Hello, This is my first hackintosh build and I'm having some issues with the post configuration. Below is a list of hardware as well as the process I took for installing Sierra. Thanks for your time! Hardware: Case: Cooler Master HAF XB EVO Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z270M-D3H -Audio: ACL892...
  17. Daanvk

    Advice Needed - First Hackintosh Build: Mainly 4k Photo Editing

    Hello everyone, I'm new here in the hackintosh community and I would love to get some advice/thoughts on my first hackintosh build. I am building a hackintosh for my dad because he is getting tired of selling and buying a new iMac every time it gets outdated. But he doesn't like to take on the...
  18. Carlino

    First build - quick question

    Hello everyone. I am new to this on hackintosh and I have been reading about it for a while. So i have one quick question about desktop compatibility. 1. In the Buyer's Guide for components, will ANY conbination of components work, even if I use a component from the CustoMac Mini nd one from...
  19. Ad4mtaylor

    [Solved] Ethernet & Audio issues & Screen glitch (Sierra, 2017)

    Hi guys, I'm new to building Hackintosh PC's, and have just finished my first. I have successfully installed Sierra on my PC, however my Ethernet and Audio do not work. I've tried using Multibeast, but I don't really know what I'm doing, I have selected what I believe to be my needed drivers...
  20. 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...
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