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  1. taktischekartoffel

    Parts Critique - new build.

    Hi All, First time poster. Looking at building a Hackintosh/Windows 10 dual boot to replace my current mid 2011 iMac on its last legs (lead free solder is causing artifacts), and I want to avoid paying the apple tax for the new MBP or the midrange iMac. I would appreciate your opinion on the...
  2. Tashin

    New to the Hackintosh concept.

    Hey Everyone! I'm super new to the Hackintosh Community and this is going to be my first build. Been looking around and feel I am ready to start purchasing parts! But first I wanted to run my gear list by the best Forum out there to see if you all have any pointers, or if my inexperience has...
  3. Moviemaykr

    Has anyone built a Hackintosh on a ASUS X99-A motherboard?

    I tried to do the most recent Sierra build with the Unibeast usb drive and load it onto a ssd drive, but it sticks on the Apple logo and the install bar is empty. I have an intel 5820k processor, 32gigs ddr4 ram, and an EVGA 740 1gb video card. Im not a tech guru, so Im looking to figure this...
  4. MuntzMacs

    Looking for advice on this mother board

    I'm new here so please forgive any green-horn mistakes. Making my first Hack-mac I am planning on using this motherboard. Any feedback on this board would be appreciated. I am looking for either STOP don't use it or GO it is good. Thanks! Gigabyte GA-H170N-wifi board. using integrated...
  5. yakjock

    A proposed new Build form a hackintosh noob.

    Hi guys, Firstly can I say waht a fantastic site this is. I have had iMac's for quite a few years now & not untill recently did I even know this could be done. A few years ago when I lived in the dark ages of windows XP/ Vista I built a couple of PC's but then I found Mac's & have not looked...
  6. LiveBreatheDesign

    New Build - Please help!

    Hey everyone-- This is my first CustoMac and I'm hoping to build a really solid machine. I've put together a build, but I can't confirm that my graphics card is supported and it's not on any of the lists. However, it appears to be a great card and a great deal. I was hoping to order all the...
  7. nanananoah

    Build Advice/Recommendations Needed

    Thanks in advance for this nice community in general! I'm building my first Hackintosh, my first customized PC really, but I've worked with tech. maintenance a lot and is also a programmer, so although still uncertain but I think I'll be able to pull it off (fingers crossed). I've read the...
  8. chalkiex

    Post Installation Boot Problem

    Hi, Completely new to the Hackintosh community, but I did try to do this on my own... But I've got stuck and now I haven't got a clue how to continue... My build: i7-4790k z97x-GAMING3 SDD - Samsung Evo 240Gb Geforce GT740 - 4Gb RAM - 32Gb Ballistix Audio - Atheros Network - Atheros Killer...
  9. R.v

    give me advice on this

    Hi I want to know which version i should install for this configuration as below Intel i3 4th generation Gigabytes ga h81m-s 8gb ram 1600mhZ Asus nvidia geforce 210 1gb Pls suggests me which osx i should install
  10. Sandy7Kolluri

    Need Help to Build My First Hackintosh on a HP Proliant GL380 Gen5 Server

    Need Help to Build My First Hackintosh on a HP Proliant DL380 Gen5 Server Hai to all, I'm new to Hackintosh, I need your Help to Build My Hackintosh and It's Compatibility. I have HP Proliant DL380 Gen5 Server, Configuration is, Intel Xeon 5440 2.83GHz QuadCore (2CPU's) Total 8-Core 32GB of...
  11. shakakoa

    Buying Advice for First Hackintosh

    :crazy: This forum is amazing. So much information but I feel a little overwhelm because this is my first ever computer build. I would appreciate any advice or recommendation as I am just about to the point of purchasing my first ever hackintosh. First I would like to ask if there is any...
  12. Marionobrega

    New Build

    Will this setup work: Antec 500W 80+ High Performance Power Supply Intel Core i7-4790 (3.6GHz, 8M Cache, 8x Cores, 4.0GHz Turbo) Standard Heatsink & CPU Fan MSI Z97 GUARD PRO SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Motherboard 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz High Performance Gaming RAM MSI GeForce GT 730 2GB DDR3 DX11 Graphics...
  13. Nblazing

    Building a Titan beast here is my parts list

    New to building a Hackintosh not new to building computers though. Here is my build I just ordered. Also with a Samsung 4k 28" monitor and the Corsair Obsidian 750D case. I know this build is on the crazy side I just wanna know if any issues with drivers will arise. I am a Commercial...
  14. IrishPennant

    Hackamac or Hackintosh - making a decision (inviting input and advice)

    So I want to get my 9 & 12 year old sons into computer tech and learning about operating systems. So they have ipads and old windows pc's. They want to build a computer. So, my idea is to either buy an old Apple Mac Pro 1.1 w/ 2 dual core chips and change out the dual xeon x5150's with x5365's...
  15. 19millercm

    Yosemite will not boot!! Not even with USB! Please help!!

    Hello, I'm a first time builder and I've gotten my hackintosh up and running before but then something happened and now I can't get Yosemite to boot no matter what I do! My build, Intel Core i7-4790 Gigabyte H97-D3H motherboard Corsair Vengeance DR3 ram (2x8 GB) What I've tried: *I've used...
  16. johnnyb

    New Build Questions

    I am currently debating whether or not I should move forward with a custom build. I am a photographer who is starting to move into videography and my old iMac just cannot keep up, especially with 4k footage. I need an upgrade but don't really want to spend close to $3000 on a iMac 5k with an AMD...
  17. dplusk

    machine for Video Editing and 3D rendering

    Hi Everyone, i am new to the scene and wanted to buy myself a new computer i am intended to have my rig operating in Windows and Mac OS CPU: i4790K Mob: ASUS z97 pro ( GPU: gigabyte GTX970 G1 Gaming SSD: samsung 850 EVO 250 GB x2 (considering for second storage) Hard Drive: WD 1 TB...
  18. MarshMadness

    Am I Wasting My Money?

    I've worked with a friend to organize this build from what I believe to be compatible parts. I understand the complexity of getting a GPU working which is why I'm concerned with which dual-GPU is going to be the best bet for two monitors. Has anyone completed a build for a dual-GPU system? What...
  19. rasm839d

    motherboard advise

    Hey :) I'm looking for a new motherboard but can't really seem to find any. I need a THE motherboard aka the motherboard that is the most compatible with mac os x yosemite. it needs to be a budget motherboard. hope you guys can help :)
  20. MarioT

    Build Advice

    Hi everyone, newbie to hackintoshing here. Could you please tell me if this build will work. Hoping to dual boot OSX and Windows :geek: Done a lot of research. Just want to double check in case I missed something :D Thanks! CPU- Intel Core i7 4790k CPU Cololer- Cooler Master Hyper 212X GPU-...