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  1. pBook

    [Success] Gigabyte Z87-HD3 / i7 4790 / GT640

    Hi everybody, After some research and doubt, I decided to buy the components for my first Hackintosh! It's primary use will be music production so noise was a very important thing to keep in mind. First of all a list of the chosen components: Intel Core i7-4790 Boxed Scythe Mugen 4 PCGH...
  2. Ofo

    Questions about a build with Core i5 4430 and GA-H87N-WIFI, for music production.

    Hello everyone, I’m a noob at this and I want to build a CustoMac for music production. I’ve been looking everywhere and reading stuff but I’m still insecure about what I’m getting. I’m a bedroom producer and I make everything on my Macbook Pro 13” early-2011 with headphones or external...
  3. pBook

    Music workstation with dual monitors

    Hello everybody, First of all, thanks for this great community. I've been following this website for years but I rarely post something but now seems the right moment to ask for your advice. Within 2-3 weeks I want to buy my first Hackintosh. My configuration is mostly based on the Buyer's...
  4. nickolasgodspeed

    building a mac for logic (studio use) no good at computers please help!!

    hello all! i am trying to build a new mac, with specs i7, 16gb, and audio support. i dont know a thing about computers, and am currently using a dell laptop. i would like a mac to use logic, garageband and protools since i am a singer songwriter. any help as to what components i should buy...
  5. DJRmusic

    Newbie first build, buying and power tips?

    Hello all! I'm excited to start my first build, and after shedding much blood sweat and tears (due to all the landscaping) I've got the budget for the build I've wanted for a year or more. As a musician, much of the best software is for Hackin -- er, Macintosh, so I've wanted a powerful machine...
  6. Ommudra

    Make MIDI compatible with USB3

    *Problem* For a number of MIDI users, it has been necessary to disable USB3 in the BIOS in order to make MIDI cleanly and consistently available to full functionality. Users have reported programs (such as OSX's default Audio MIDI Setup Program, Logic, Live, etc) not finding MIDI devices...
  7. lucalang

    Music Folder empty

    After put my music folder into itunes, the music from my folder disappear. If i boot with windows 8 my music folder exist and there are music inside.... why?
  8. Pmontanaro

    Using Migration Assistant from Macbook Pro to my new Hackintosh.. Possible?

    Hey guys, Just wondering if it is possible at all to be able to use migration assistant from a back up of my macbook, to my new hackintosh? I'm a musician and I have a lot of apps and plug ins that are installed on my macbook that would take some serious time to re install on the fresh...
  9. tomperkins

    Motherboard Choice for Producing Music

    Hey everyone, I am looking to do my first Hackintosh build and I am kind of overwhelmed by all of the information. The most important aspect for me is picking the right motherboardas I will be using the computer mainly for music production and listening. Here are my requirements: High quality...
  10. JacobusTracks

    Would this work with mavericks ?

    Hey guys, Trying to build cheap but ok built, for mainly music editing. I want to install mavericks on it. Please take a look at it for me ! Parts i found : Cpu : Intel i5 4570 Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-Z87M-D3H RAM : D3 8GGB 1600-8 BX Tactica LP K2 CRU SSD : 120 GB Crucial m500 SATA 6Gbps...
  11. JacobusTracks

    Need some advice on first build, is it compatible ?

    Hey guys, Just wanted to know if this could work or not. Trying to build cheap but ok built, for mainly music editing. I want to install mavericks on it. Parts i found : Cpu : Intel i5 4570 Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-Z87M-D3H RAM : D3 8GGB 1600-8 BX Tactica LP K2 CRU SSD : 120 GB Crucial m500...
  12. uhji5

    MBP Died - Looking for Logic & FCPX Hackintosh Laptop

    Hi, My 2009 MBP died from the 8600m GFX card issue, unfortunately into its 4th year after purchase so Apple refused to do anything. I do a lot of video work and audio/music work with FCPX, Logic Pro and Pro Tools, and was wondering if someone could recommend a fully working i5/i7 laptop...
  13. nwHack

    Dell XPS 8500 for Music Production

    What version OS X would you recommend me to install on my machine? I have the 10.6.3 install DVD from the Apple Store. A second SSD for OS X is also on my to purchase list for this machine - recommendations? I want to build this box for stability above all other desires. Eventually, I would like...
  14. raulness

    [Success] Monosonico's Pro Tools Studio Build - i7 4770k - GA-Z87X-UD5H - 32GB RAM - HD 4600

    Monosonico's Pro Tools Studio Build i7 4770k - GA-Z87X-UD3H - 16GB RAM - GTX 650 1GB** ​** Not yet installed Components Case: Corsair Carbide Series Black 500R http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139009 Motherboard: GA-Z87X-UD5H...
  15. Youssef22

    Recommendations for Intel Processor and Motherboard with DSDT on Tonymac86.com

    Hi guys, Does anyone have any recommendations for an Intel Processor and motherboard that is still available to buy online and has the DSDT on tonymacx86.com , for a mackintosh to use for music production to use logic pro x. I have a Intel processor i7 - 950 first generation, but there is no...
  16. Slayerizer

    export from iTunes (new app)

    I created an audio related app that I just released to the app store. I originally started the app when I found out that my Mustang's audio player only supported mp3 (on usb key). When I first dragged the songs out of iTunes they were all in mixed codecs and some of them were not playable in my...
  17. Slayerizer

    export from iTunes (new app)

    I created an audio related app that I just released to the app store. I originally started the app when I found out that my Mustang's audio player only supported mp3 (on usb key). When I first dragged the songs out of iTunes they were all in mixed codecs and some of them were not playable in my...
  18. Pie

    Build your own hackintosh-style AirPort Express with a Raspberry Pi!

    Hope this is in the right section of the forum... A few months ago I decided that I wanted to utilize my hackintosh's AirPlay functionality to stream my iTunes library to the Yamaha stereo in my living room. I looked into Apple's solution and found the AirPort Express ($100, Apple Store) would...
  19. Mystroe

    buying advice based on ACTIVITY MONITOR

    I'm doing some research on building a new hack geared up for running logic pro x. What would be great is any input on the crucial components. From what I can see, it looks like I need more processing power and RAM. I'm considering XEON vs i7. I think the main benefit of the xeon is...
  20. unbiased1

    Virgin Build

    Greetings to all, I am very new to all of this. I'm planning my first build using Motherboard: GA-Z87X-UD5H Processor: Intel Core i7-4770K RAM: 16GB G.Skill RipjawsX Series DDR3 Power Supply: Corsair 650 Watt Modular Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250 GB 2.5" + Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" + Western...
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