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  1. McFearless

    Which components for affordable Hackintosh with plenty horsepower?

    Hi everyone, Me and my friend are planning on building an affordable hackintosh before the end of the year and we were wondering if you could give us some advice on compatibility and the likes so we at least will have the right components for the build. I have never done a build myself, but my...
  2. robyrocker89

    Line6 Pod HD - Audio scratch and reboot

    Hi all, I'm using my hackintosh to record my guitar. I use a Line6 Pod Hd with official driver installed on my hackintosh but after 20 minutes, i can hear some scratch and in some cases, when I try to reboot the Pod (power-off and power-on), my hackintosh receive a kernel panic. I don't know if...
  3. cpatuzzo

    Screen capture - low frame rate

    Hello, I'm trying to record my screen at 4K and I'm getting a frame rate of 13fps when I'd really like 30fps. I'm using this command: ffmpeg -f avfoundation -pix_fmt bgr0 -i 0: -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -crf 0 out.nut I'm using ffmpeg because I figured it'd have the lowest overhead. This...
  4. HTashjian

    Buying advice needed !! for audio/music production.

    Hi Fellas, I'm planning to build a new Hackintosh mainly for audio/music production, I would like to know if the specs below are compatible and good enough. -Intel - Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor -Corsair - H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler -Gigabyte - GA-Z270X-UD5 TH ATX LGA1151...
  5. paulklaff

    Firewire audio interface under Yosemite clips, distortions, drop-outs

    Hello guys, I've just updated my Mountain Lion hack to Yosemite in order to install Protools 12 (OS 10.9 minimum). Everything worked perfectly with ML but since I've updated the OS to Yosemite there are some issues with the audio (which the computer is dedicated for) : every 20sec 1 distortion...
  6. 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...
  7. strtchlk

    First Time Hackintosher (Audio Recording)

    Hello all, This is my first time trying to build a hackintosh. I will be using my hackintosh for audio recording and production with a Scarlett 2i2. Will Logic run smoothly on a hackintosh? Will I need to worry about drivers and other compatibility issues? Should I just buy a Mac Mini and...
  8. distorteddisco

    Reducing interference when audio recording

    Hello, I was just wondering how much of an impact a case has on audio interference. I have a really cheap case, super thin metal, and I'm getting a fair amount of interference when recording guitar, etc. I was wondering if a new case would be likely to help with this? I have a Power Mac G5 in...
  9. 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...
  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. MartinBerg

    Is this a good gaming laptop?

    I want a gaming LAPTOP with gaming capabilities while recording and storing those large files. Can you tell me what specs i need? are these good? I am gonna buy keyboard and screen so dont worry about that, but i need portability! This is my specs: - GeForce GTX 960M 4GB - Intel® Core™...
  12. JazzPiano88

    First Time Hackintosh Build for a Home Studio: ~1,400

    Hello, this is my first build. Does everything make sense that I've listed? What could be improved? I would be using this Hackintosh to run Logic, for recording/mixing/mastering audio, composition with Sibelius, listening to music, casual gaming and general day-to-day tasks. My ballpark budget...
  13. masonamp

    $1700 Hackintosh for Audio Recording / Editing

    I have built several computers but never a Hackintosh. I would be forever in someones debt if they could telling me what a good build would be for my father who does audio recording and editing only. The only specs we really need are a ~250GB SSD. We will already be getting an external HDD for...
  14. r1zzl3

    M.2 SSD Bootable? And other parts...

    Hello :) i'm new and I'm planning to build my fist hackintosh, after a few years working in the music production business with a mac. My first question is: Is it possible - I heard its difficult- to boot from a SDD connected with M.2 PCIe 4x? And maybe you can say something about my other parts...
  15. dtscott2

    Building a 19" Rackmount Computer for Audio Production: Please Help.

    Hello Everyone! Ok so my computer that I currently use is not handling the amount of tracks and effects that i use so i need to build a new one. i have been reading here a lot about it, but i have yet to build my own yet so this will be my first project. The specs that i need for my setup...
  16. AWM

    Thunderbolt Questions

    I plan on building my first Hackintosh shortly, which will be solely used for audio recording and editing in my personal home studio:headbang:. Ill be running the latest version of ProTools and it absolutely HAS to have thunderbolt. Any recommendations component wise?
  17. mus3113

    Jan. 2013 - Recording CustoMac advice

    Hello, In the last three years i have experimented with the "hac" project with major success on some old machines found at home (C2D, Pentium etc). Now, i believe that is time to give a try to myself to something more serious but the budget is unfortunately tight, so, no way buing a real mac...
  18. misfitbum

    First Time Build: Audio Recording Hackintosh

    Looking to get the parts ordered and get to work. I need a workstation that will be able to run Protools/Logic/Reason/etc. and be used for recording audio/music. I'm going to go with Mountain Lion as the OS and will be using a recording interface that is Firewire based. I don't think I will...
  19. mylifeatadiscount

    Music Noobs First GA-Z77X-UP5-TH - Help buying parts for quiet (cheaper?) beast

    Hello all :) I'm a musician with a UAD2 PCIe card who is in need of a MAC PRO with PCIe slots and thunderbolt. At this time, this does not exist and thats how I found this lovely place! :D I'm excited! After reading a few guides and tons of posts, I'm looking to build my first...
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