hardware advice

  1. CruelPug99

    Is it possible to run Hackintosh on my laptop?

    Laptop Model: L340-15IRH Gaming Laptop (ideapad) - Type 81LK Hardware: Intel Core i5 9300H Coffee Lake 2.4Ghz /8 Cores/(Socket 1440 FCBGA) Intel UHD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB VRAM Samsung MZALQ512HALU-000L2 512GB SSD Touchpad ELAN I'm new into hackintosh and I was wondering if I can run...
  2. vickysonata94

    Successful Catalina install with a few bugs. Advice needed.

    So guys I am proud to say that I am posting this from my first Hackintosh. Took me 4 days to go through all the guides and make the bootable disk. I used Opencore and my laptop is Lenovo G50 80 i7 version. Working: External Wifi adapter External Keyboard External Mouse Internal Display Not...
  3. BobbyBuildital

    Seeking Advice for First Time Build

    Hi! I'm really new to this thing, but my goal is to build a powerful hackintosh for my friend's video editing (and audio production) purposes -- he mostly works in the Adobe suite and Ableton 10. If you have ANY ADVICE to offer, I appreciate it! I've done a lot of research and I believe this...
  4. robertolosada

    Compatibility revision, help and advice

    I am planning to do my first hackintosh, I am planning on the following: i5-9600k Noctua NH-U12S Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Pro Wifi Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 2x8GB Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB SSD (for MacOs Mojave) Samsung 970 EVO Plus 250GB SSD (for Windows 10) Seagate BarraCuda 3.5" 1TB SATA3...
  5. AlexComputerWiz

    MSI RX 580 Gaming X 8GB with 10.14.5/6

    I know there's already so many discussions surrounding GPUs, especially RX 580s. However, I can't find anything about the MSI Gaming X. I bought one of these cards off eBay as a backup card which is in great shape, and I'm thinking about doing an mATX or an ITX build and I need to find a solid...
  6. Munchkin

    Hardware Compatibility Help

    Gentleman and Senoritas. I would greatly appreciate your help to let me know if I can use my current hardware that I currently run windows 10 on, to run macOS (hopefully the latest version of Mojave or Catalina Beta) I am new to this and would apprciate the help. Currently I have a virtual...
  7. RickFlores

    How hard will it be to run hakintosh on this hardware?

    Hello to all. I want to build a pc for hakintosh. How hard will it be to run it on this build? http://www.dns-shop.ru/conf/80108bac82500bec/
  8. CStanfield

    Worth salvaging a Dell PowerEdge T110 Case, power supply and CPU Cooler?

    Nubie question. I'm about to embark on first Hackintosh project with my 10-year old son. We've set a modest budget but have identified parts from comparable lists. I'm wondering if its worth salvaging a Dell PowerEdge T110 Case, power supply and CPU Cooler and put that $$ into more RAM or a...
  9. Barrylight

    New build won't boot even to BIOS (1sec then shutdown)

    Hello, I made a new build : mobo : Gygabyte Z170M-D3H CPU : 8700k PSU : Corsair VS650 Case :Phenom micro ATX No GPU yet Everything is new (from amazon). I installed everything (not my first time) and it won't boot. When i push ON, it goes 1 sec then shutdown, and repeats this. Sometimes 5...
  10. pillarman1009

    Checking Hardware Compatibility

    Hi all, I have recently acquired the following: Gigabyte GA-150M-DS3H (the DDR4 version) Intel i7-7700 8gb ram Nvidia geforce 550ti (had this from former pc, plan to upgrade) OCZ ssd belkin n150 usb wifi adapter (can use ethernet) I am looking for advice and links to previous successes with...
  11. He1nr1ch

    Order of Operation Building Advice

    Hello! This is my first time building a computer. I have: 1) a cool ATX case 2) a fancy pants x270 mother-of-a-board (mobo) 3) a CPU 4) a GPU with an attached cooler 5) a CPU cooler 6) a power supply 7) RAM (which is memory!) What goes in first? What goes in second? What to look out for? Any...
  12. remonhusta

    hardware check before install OS El Capitan

    Hello guys.. Need some help here before installing my old PC to El Capt here my hardware list Proc : Intel i7 extreem edition 990x Mobo : Asus P6X58D-E MMR: Corsair Vegance DDR3 8gb HD : SSD Samsung 200gb GPU : MSI R6870 twin force Need to run WIN 10 and maybe OS El Capt on my PC - WIN...
  13. Asomatous

    Hardware Advise

    I am starting a new Hackintosh project and hope to get some advise from the awesome experts here before investing in hardware. My goal is to create a dual boot replacement for my aging MacPro. I want to create something with up to date hardware that can continue to be upgraded over time. I have...
  14. CMMdavy

    First Time Build

    Hi I am looking at building my first budget Hackintosh. The components that I am thinking of using as follows: Motherboard: GIGABYTE H81M-S2PH H81 Express Chipset Socket LGA1150 Motherboard CPU: Intel Core i3-4330 Hard Drive: 500gig SATA2 RAM: 4Gig DDR3 133 Case: Mini ATX I will then want...
  15. Tamda

    Check My Build

    General Information: Looking for a few seasoned hackintosh users to check my build and see if there is anything I can change to make the build as good as possible. This is my first ever hackintosh build and I would greatly appreciate some insight into the hardware selection process. Intended...
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