new build advice

  1. Ayumpo

    First Time Buyer

    Hi, I would like to know if everything on the list would be a good Hackintosh Machine, I would like to install Catalina or Big Sur (if possible). I need Thunderbolt hot-plug to work that's why I am going with ASRock X299, this will be used in my church, and need it to work 100%, thank you in...
  2. farfabello

    choosing a nice, not too expensive amd graphic card

    Hi everyone! I'm almost ready to buy the components of my new customac, but i really don't know which amd gpu choose because i never had one. A friend of mine (a gamer, perhaps) suggested me to buy a nvidia gtx 1660 but i've read the post about nvidia support, and so... I really don't know which...
  3. Slaughter

    New build: FCPX + audio workstation w Mojave AND Sierra system drives?

    Hi everyone, Aussie prospective Hackintosh user here, researching and prepping for a workstation build. Primary purposes: Video editing with FCPX, sound production with Pro Tools. Required connectivity: Thunderbolt 2, USB 3 I would like to be able to have two bootable system drives, one with...
  4. Haridhayal2002

    << Solved >> Planning on a New Hackintosh Build

    built it.. :)
  5. Spacecowboy

    Allround Hackintosh [First Build] seeking guidance and advice

    Hello there Party People! So here it is, Thread #1000x about the holy grail of building a self chosen system under macOS. Meet the Hackintosh; Asus Prime Z370-A i5-9600K Sapphire Radeon RX 580 8GB OC G.SKILL RGB 3000 MHz 16GB (undecided) Samsung 860 EVO 500GB (x2 - macOS & Windows) WD Blue...
  6. khook02

    New Build looking for some advice

    The box I have now is great but I need more speed. I have a G 5 tower that I removed all the guts and will be using this as my case. I use it for Photoshop and final cut pro for my studio to help with the clients that rent our studio and want something very stable and pretty fast. Needs are...
  7. 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...
  8. RitchN

    New to forum, new to building, new to everything really!

    Hi, I’m Completely new to building any type of PC or Hackintosh, but I use Apple and Mac OSX daily. I’m fascinated with the idea of building my own hackintosh. As such I’ve taken the plunge and purchased to following parts for my first build. Based in the buyers guide for a CustoMac Mini Deluxe...
  9. arvs21

    What os does the R9 380x work better on Yosemite or el captian

    I have read the Radeon Compatibility Guide But still haven't found any answers for my power color 380x I know that el captain has some problems but in my research I have found that both el captain and Yosemite have problems so which one would be the better??? thank you, :cool:
  10. jmcs811

    Will this build work? I'm new to this.

    Here are my parts so far - Intel Core i5-4460 Haswell Quad-Core 3.2GHz - GIGABYTE GA-H87M-D3H - HyperX Fury Series 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 - CORSAIR CX series CX500 - Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache - BitFenix Phenom I would also like to add a graphics card...