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  1. Tama300

    Buying Advice First Hackintosh

    Hello, I'm a game and film composer. I'm planning to change some parts of my current PC to build a hack (Complete noob with hack) This is my part list what I have in mind: -I7 7700k + CoolMaster 212 Plus (Without Overclock) -ASUS Prime Z270-A -64gb RAM Corsair LPX DDR4 2400 and these are my...
  2. CT-Username

    Audio and video workstation-First build

    I am planning to follow BoomR's build for my audio and video workstation since it's the most detailed I have found. https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/success-boomrs-360-vr-production-build-ga-z170x-designare-i7-6700k-nvidia-gtx-970.215934/ I would like to go the easy route taking a recipe...
  3. cuerdasoxidas

    Upgrade Old custom mac for recording.Intel i7 2600 Socket 1155 in a new motherboard Socket 1151

    Hi guys. Sorry for the silly question. I have a hackintosh that I´ve used for music production. Specs below: Intel Core i7 2600k 3.4GHz Socket 1155 8MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD5-B3 Socket 1155 onboard 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard CM Storm Scout Case - 120mm and 2x...
  4. insalada

    [Success] Music Production w/ Sierra + GA-Z170X-GAMING 7 + GTX 1050 Ti + Thunderbolt Guide

    Hi There, After some struggling I finally got my hackintosh for music production (and a little bit of gaming in a dual boot windows partition). What I did might help you as all components are pretty new. Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170x-Gaming 7: Overall, because of the thunderbolt port we'll...
  5. Sarevok115

    First Build/Audio Workstation

    I'd like to have to have the option of dual-boot for light gaming on PC. Running Seirra for Logic Pro X and Pro Tools - this device I aiming primarily for recording and mixing use for my new setup so would like to have optimised silence and and performance. This is replacing my 2014 Macbook Pro...
  6. Orks

    New Audio Workstation - Thunderbolt a MUST

    Hey guys First time posting here, but am a long time trawler, so be gentle! Having worked in recording studios across NYC that all utilize trash-can Mac Pros with moderate success, I've decided it's time to upgrade my home-studio machine. I've been looking into the option of building a machine...
  7. dizzydre21

    Upgrading Skylake CPU on Sierra 10.12.3 build

    Hi everyone, I currently have an i3-6300 installed in my hackintosh build. I use it solely for audio recording and production. Lately, I've noticed the CPU usage is pretty high when running Amplitube 4. I am considering sticking a 6600k or 6700k in to better handle the load that multiple vst...
  8. Gherrera

    Need some answers plz

    So...hello everyone. I am currently trying to build my first Hackintosh. I want it to have 2 SSDs, each one deditated for it's own OS (so, a PC and a MAC in the same machine). I want to be able to do music production, as well a using it for gaming. So far I have been doing my music production...
  9. SlentThndr

    Ultimate Music Studio/Live Performance Machine: Fastest possible CPU in a silent mini-ITX build?

    I'm planning to create the ultimate hackintosh for music recording and performance. My audio setup is absurdly CPU intensive, and instead of reducing the awesomeness of my setup I've decided to just create an equally absurd computer. But it's more complicated than that. I'm immobilized by...
  10. cuerdasoxidas

    MAC PRO WITH THUNDERBOLT BUILD for professional recording studio

    Hi guys! I have a professional recording studio. I have been running a mac pro custom built for the last 5 and a half years. I couldn't be happier with it but with time, sessions in the studio require more plugins and more processing, specially running pro tools native. I was thinking in...
  11. MRK94

    Music Production/Visual Arts Build - First build, help needed!

    Hi guys, hoping to start my first ever build soon and looking for some advice. Currently running a 2013 Retina Macbook Pro with these specs: CPU: 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 RAM: 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 GPU: Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2048 MB Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB Storage: 500GB SSD It works...
  12. Confused730

    Help with components

    (please tell me if I need to move this, I don't use this site regularly so I'm not sure where I post stuff) Hey all, I'm looking to build a hackintosh for music production (Logic Pro x) as well as infrequent video editing (premier pro) and some gaming, and I've put together some components...
  13. Winchester15

    New to this

    Hello All I've wanted a Mac for a long time now and I've known about Hackintosh for a while, but always preferred to get the real thing. I've decided to begin a Hackintosh build. I want to use my computer for stock trading, gaming, and music production. I want to dual boot macOS and Windows 10...
  14. D-Vyd

    Hackintosh audio problems apply also to USB interfaces?

    Thank you for the wealth of information on this website and in these forums. I am considering a hackintosh laptop for music production. I notice from user posts that getting sound to work can be very difficult and keep it working after system upgrades is also difficult. Do these problems extend...
  15. ao39

    Hack for Logic Pro X with TB and 4k video editing.

    Hello everyone from Russia. Need your knowledge and help. I use MacBook pro 15 late 2013 but now I consider that I don't need portable. Here's specs that I prefer for it: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH Core i5-6500 Gigabyte GTX 950 (Radeon haven't native support) Crucial Ballistix Sport LT (16GB)...
  16. Stephantasties

    Got LSI FireWire PCI card but doesn't work with MOTU 828mkII. WHY?

    So out of absolute ignorance I decided to build a Hackintosh. Of course as a first timer it was a lot of hassle and do-overs and you guys know. PANICS! but eventually found my saving grace with a Stork Build which I followed to the T! Now my only problem left, is the biggest of them all. I have...
  17. HKPROD

    Building hackintosh that works with Apollo 8p Thunderbolt 2 Interface

    Hi everyone, First of all I would like to say that this site is amazing!! Found so much info thats so nice and neat. So, I´m going to build my first hackintosh thats going to be in my music studio. I just bought the new Apollo 8p Thunderbolt 2 and it works great on my macbook pro mid2012. I...
  18. DavidPye

    Hackintosh for Music Production - a Few Questions

    Hi Guys, This is my first post here, although I've been reading posts on this forum for ages now. First off, I apologise in advance if the topic of my questions has been covered elsewhere already, I've read through as many posts as I can handle and I've not found a clear answer to a couple of my...
  19. Torkerz

    Thunderbolt for Hackintosh

    How do folks! I am gathering hardware for my mac pro build and I have a few questions about Thunderbolt. As i'm going to be using my build for music production, my hardware will need to have thunderbolt compatibility, i.e. the Focusrite Clarett interface. Looking at the Mac Pro builds...
  20. ZebratMusic

    Building a music production machine - Looking for opinions

    I'm no expert on computers, so I appreciate any level of advice. I want to run Logic X on a SSD and have an HDD for recording and storing music and managing all other files. I run a lot of audio plugins and build pretty extensive projects so I'm looking for processing power and stability. I...
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