1. t1ll1s

    Buying advice for a Hack-mini build

    Hello all. I am new to tonymackx86 and i would like to build my first Hackintosh. I am a pretty experienced PC builder as every PC i owned since 1995 i build and maintain/upgrade myself. - Could you confirm that i am in the right path and that all the components that i chose are compatible with...
  2. zhigarev

    Mobo advice: ga-h170n-wifi or ga-z170n-gaming5

    Hi! I am going to build mini-itx hackintosh and stuck with two options: 1. Consumer setup with ga-h170n-wifi with i7 6700 - obviously no overclocking features. 2. Entusiast setup with ga-z170n-gaming5 with i7 6700k - higher processor speed from the box and OC capabilities. For me the only...
  3. Axolotl51

    [Solved] Mini-ITX wifi card compatibility

    Hello, i plan to build a CustoMac Mini. I will chose most of the components listed in BuyersGuide except the SSD, i will chose a HDD i think. The only problem is about the wifi. I cant find any kext for this one : TP-Link PCI Express Wifi Adapter (N) I saw a youtube video which showed more...
  4. parisna

    High End Skylake Hackintosh Build

    I'm new to this! MOBO - EVGA z170 Stinger CPU - INTEL i76700K SSD - SAMSUNG 950 Pro m.2 256GB SSD - Samsung 850 PRO 256GB RAM - G.SKILL Trident Z 16GB GPU - NVIDIA 1080 or AMD FURY-X or w7100 Im building this machine to do design work lots of 3d modeling to I want a kick ass GPU to output to...
  5. timmacx

    my first hackintosh: editing mini-itx build

    hey guys! so i'm new on this forum ( i heard this is the best place to get good tips and tricks on how to hackintosh ) as i want to build my first hackintosh. i'm planning on building a semi-portable mini itx rig which i can take with me in a big backpack to have some editing power abroad. i...
  6. tobehac

    un-tech savvie Trying to create a ITX dual boot hach

    Hi peeps I'm currently working with an old Mac Pro 17" 2011, I use it for Avid, FCP, Pre Pro, and Nuke. I'd say I'm a jack of all trades and a master of none but want to learn more and part of that is to build a ITX hack ( a little short of space to build a big ol' beast thats why the ITX...
  7. AppleMann

    Skylake Cubed

    The build: i7-6700T (35w) GTX 950 (75w) 16Gb DDR4 1Tb HDD 512Gb M.2 SSD Noctua NH-L9I GA-H170N-WIFI Motherboard Pico PSU paired with an Xbox 201w brick I want to make the most compact, powerful, (bang for buck) classic, badass computer I can! As of now the parts are on their way, I'll start...
  8. matthewtheinventor

    Low Power i7 ( i7-6700T ) work in Hackintosh?

    I am building a mini-itx Hackintosh. I would like it to consume little power, I stumbled across the i7-6700T that only has a 35w TDP. I just want to know if anyone has used one in a Hackintosh of if anyone knows if they are compatible with OS X.
  9. loztheguru

    Can anyone recommend a replacement motherboard for my build?

    Evening all, My hackintosh is unfortunately out of action, as the motherboard unexpectedly died. Specs: GA Z87n-WiFi - now deceased :( Crucial SSD for OSX Toshiba SSD for Windows 8GB Corsair RAM 650w Corsair PSU GTX 760 GPU Fractal Node 304 case A bit of background: previously I had pretty...
  10. CeleronPopsicle

    Downsize older Hackintosh to ITX - need LGA1155 motherboard suggestions

    Hi all. I have a working Yosemite Hackintosh that I'd like to port to a different case and I'd like to use an ITX motherboard. So I already have a Quad Core i5 3750k CPU with intel HD 4000 Graphics and 2x 4 GB 240 Pin DDR3 modules that I'd like to be able to reuse. So, I am looking for an ITX...
  11. jchan94

    z97 itx with 980ti high end build

    Hi, I've been watching hackintoshes for a while, and I'm looking to build a high end mitx build. I've seen some build logs, and I know I have to stick with a gigabyte board. What I'm looking to put into the build. - 980 ti - 32gb RAM - 500gb SSD And I also want to do watercooling, but I...
  12. killertcell

    First time user. H97N ITX

    Greetings, I recently tried to install Yosemite onto the following build using the generic installation guide: Gigabyte H97N ITX Pentium g3420 8gb G skill 1600 Samsung 830 128gb No Video card I was able to create an installation drive using a friends Macbook Pro, and I dragged the multibeast...
  13. tonyhawck

    Help for Q87T motherboard

    Hi, This is my 1st hackintosh. I was looking for a thin itx fanless build ; Here it is : Box AKASA Euler MB Asus Q87T CPU i5 4590T @35W (iGPU HD4600 inside) SSD Samsung 840 Pro 128GB WiFi Atheros 9280 a/b/g/n Half PCie RAM 8GB Crucial DDR3-1600 Drive is GPT and installation is done with...
  14. fokum8


    Friend wants me to put together an inexpensive hackintosh. Can you guys help me out? Here is what I currently have lined up; Intel Pentium G3220 Gigabyte GA-H81N ITX
  15. nauni77

    Should ASRock Q2900-ITX work???

    Hello, I'm searching for a cheap solution to build a hackintosh. This board should be very quite and has enough power to do some desktop work ... IMHO all components are already used inside a Mac/ Hackintosh. Can someone give me a hint if this...
  16. brunojones108

    Smallest ITX Build for Nomadic Newbie.

    ​Hi everyone, I’m ready to start buying parts for my first Hackintosh. I’m excited but nervous. I have two very specific requirement that are the classically tricky combination 1. Smallest ITX solution I can get. 2. The best combo of price and powerful components that it seems only a...
  17. juan

    Drilling holes for ventilation in a MI-008 case (CustoMac Mini)

    I will begin building a CustoMac Mini as soon as my Motherboard is delivered. Completely followed the links from the Buyer's Guide, and got the CustoMac case: MI-008 Tower Black P4 Chassis with 250W Itx Psu+sata Power Supply. In an Amazon review, a reviewer suggests drilling holes for...
  18. PrimusFighter

    ITX Haswell - GA-H87N-WIFI - Triple display Setup

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  19. LucasRussi

    Can't get past loading screen. Only way to boot is using -x

    I installed Mavericks on my first build using unibeast and multibeast. After solving other minor problems, I came up with an infinite loading screen with the apple logo. The only way to get to the desktop is to use the safeboot (-x). I have something similar to the CustoMac Mini 2013...
  20. PascalSignifica

    i5-4670k, ASUS GeForce GTX 760, GIGABYTE GA-Z87N-WIFI

    Compatilbe Check: i5-4670k, ASUS GeForce GTX 760, GIGABYTE GA-Z87N-WIFI Hey there! I'm going to build my first CustoMac/Hackintosh in the near future and wanted to know if the parts I chose are ok. My Parts: Intel® Core i5-4670K 3,4GHz Quad-Core ASUS GeForce GTX 760 DC2OC 2GB GDDR5...