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  1. americanhawk1

    Best GPU for High Sierra

    I have a few questions regarding the NVIDIA GPU's on High Sierra, and their performance. If I wanted to get the fastest GPU acceleration possible on a Hackintosh, would I want to go the NVIDIA route for my build? I know that a lot of the 10 series graphics card are supported on High Sierra, and...
  2. drmezza

    Used 1080Ti or new 5700XT for Mac Pro 5,1?

    Hi guys, I will keep this short as I’m not even sure if anyone is interested in my question, or in case I posted it in the wrong forum thread. It’s my first post, sorry for being such a noob. I am running against the boundaries of what I can squeeze out of my nVidia GTX980 on macOS 10.13...
  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. 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...
  5. mauditemachine

    Opinions for a video editing / gaming Hackintosh

    Hello i want to have opinions on this build. I started with the CustoMac build on buyer's guide page but i changed some parts.. **My build (edited):** Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI LGA 1151 CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K 3.6Ghz LGA 1151 GPU: Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 580 8GB RAM: G.SKILL...
  6. jdowd7

    Upgrading 2012 gigabyte system

    Looking to upgrade my older 2012 hackintosh thats running Yosemite. The processor is an older intel sandy-bridge with 32 gigs of crucial ballistic memory, both of which I plan to reuse. Want to support OS X Catalina and dual-boot Windows, for the purpose of eventually having the option to...
  7. congoman

    need some help stuck at apple logo "no nvram"

    Hi, after a long time i would try to get macOS mojave running on my pc. As far as i know the hardware is not the best to try this. I have a msi mpg z390 gaming edge ac motherboard with a nvidia geforce 1050 ti. I know that this card will not be supported by nvidia and mojave. Maybe i can switch...
  8. SavingPrincess

    Dual Boot i7-9900k Advice

    Hi Team, Here is my goal: Build a dual-purpose DAW (Hackintosh) and Gaming/VR machine (Windows 10) inside the same rig. The specs will be (owned parts marked with *): CPU: i7-9900k GPU: EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition w/ iCX Cooler * Motherboard: ?? (Need the most SATA and most USB...
  9. sachin8parul

    Successfully Mojave on Gigabyte Gaming b8

    Screenshot 2018-11-07 At 3.44.14 AM by sachin8parul posted Nov 7, 2018 at 3:56 AMScreenshot 2018-11-07 At 3.44.36 AM by sachin8parul posted Nov 7, 2018 at 3:56 AMScreenshot 2018-11-07 At 3.44.49 AM by sachin8parul posted Nov 7, 2018 at 3:56 AMScreenshot 2018-11-07 At 3.45.02 AM by sachin8parul...
  10. jakers_88

    XiaoMi Gaming Laptop 2018 (I7-8750H)

    Hi, I bought xiaomi gaming laptop 8th (2018): XiaoMi Gaming Laptop Intel Core I7-8750H GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 16GB RAM DDR4 256GB 15.6" I replaced the internal hard drive with a 10.13.6 clone and copied the EFI of the guide but the system does not start. Do you have any ideas on how to solve the...
  11. e12350

    [Guide] MSI GE62 6QD Apache Pro - Mojave 10.14

    Hello. This is a guide on how to install Mojave on an MSI GE62 Apache Pro. Specifications CPU: Intel I7-6700HQ CHIPSET: Intel HM170 MEMORY: 16GB of DDR4 Ram GRAPHICS: Intel Iris 530 + Nvidia GTX 960M (Disabled B/c of Optimus) AUDIO: ALC898 WEBCAM WIFI + BLUETOOTH: Intel Dual Band 3165 (Not...
  12. juka42095

    Xiaomi Gaming 2018

    Hi There, Can anyone write a kext for me to get the touchpad gestures working? And is my gtx1060 supportet by NvidiaWebDrivers? And is there a recommend M.2 PCI Wifi + Bluetooth card? Xiaomi Gaming Notebook (2018): CPU: Intel i7-8750H 4.1 GHz GPU: Geforce GTX 1060 mit 6GB DDR5 RAM: 16GB DDR4...
  13. ujimaflip

    Mixed gaming/hackingtosh machine

    I posted some time ago that I was looking to replace my iMac with a mixed gaming/hackingtosh machine.. Unfortunately my iMac finally bit the dust so I really have to do something now. The machine I'm looking to build will be dual boot - windows for gaming only (I really don't like the OS)...
  14. franzderheld

    High Performance Hackintosh for Rendering & Gaming

    Hello all, I'm using Mac computers for 11 years now. Before I switches to Mac I have built multiple PCs with Windows and not had any problems. Now I'm trying to build my first Hackintosh because Apple can't deliver the performace I need (at least not for the budget I have). Does anyone has tips...
  15. julio764020

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 TI FOUNDERS EDITION VS Sapphire PULSE Radeon RX 580 8GB

    i trade the geforce 1080ti for some items that i had and that is how i got this card, but i try to play on windows gta v with ultra and i was lag a lot . i use also final cut pro x for editing 4k content. and logic pro x for music production. and i did some research that the sapphire card is...
  16. ParticleDecay

    Choppy Graphics Performance (RX 580 & GTX 1060)

    I'm running out of ideas here. I've tried both the Nvidia GTX 1060 and more recently the Radeon RX 580, and both cards don't give me the best performance. The 1060 experiences some serious lag when playing Fortnite, and the RX 580, while it has some lag sporadically, isn't the smoothest. Regular...
  17. wise-rice

    WaterMac - Apple Powermac G5 Case Modding - Watercooling experiments

    I wanted to push watercooling to the most. Silent. Level. possible. While gaming and also for working. Quite a challenge and a lot to learn. Thoughts on water-cooling: It always depends on the use-case if water-cooling is more silent than air-cooling. My personal experience: Air-cooling is...
  18. lerimer

    internal bluetooth

    So I have a Broadcom wifi/bluetooth adapter that has worked with high Sierra in the past. I just recently upgraded my system and placed it on a new motherboard and can't get handoff to work. My new motherboard is a Gigabyte Aorus z370 gaming wifi. I noticed that I was not able to turn on or off...
  19. JADERMEISTER

    Windforce R9 290x- Low FPS on gaming

    Hi guys Need help on this one. I installed a Gigabyte windforce R9 290x 4gb into my an Old Mac Pro 2010 5,1 it just works fine, my problem is when im playing League of Legends im having an FPS drop like 25fps, my maximum is 60 and jsut dont how to make it better to think that i have upgraded...
  20. gogogasgas

    Gaming Hackintosh - parts and disadvantages?

    My iMac and MacBook Pro are old. I was going to get a gaming PC and let the ye olde Macs soldier on. Then I thought of getting someone (local gent, who is quite experienced) to build a Hackintosh with gaming (using Windows via Bootcamp) and general use (some HD video editing using Mac-based...
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