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Advice appreciated: Hackintosh for pixel precise work

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I've been going through various build sets and I'm finally coming to a point where I have it all done. Any comments, advice, proposals, praises & disses are needed and much appreciated.

I'm a UI/UX designer who uses mostly Photoshop and Illustrator. I also do video editing with After Effects and Premiere.

MOTHERBOARD:
- Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H Intel Z87 So.1150 Dual Channel DDR3 ATX
OR
- Asus Maximus VI Hero (C2) Intel Z87 So.1150 Dual Channel DDR3 ATX

CPU:
- Intel Core i7-4770K

GPU:
- 3072MB EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Superclocked Aktiv (I know it's not fully supported but I'm going to install the Nvidia drivers)
OR
- 4096MB EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Superclocked ACX Cooler Aktiv

RAM:
- 32GB Corsair Vengeance Pro Series (Red) DDR3-1600 DIMM CL9 Quad Kit

STORAGE:
- Samsung Evo 250GB
- WD Blue 1000GB

POWER SUPPLY:
- 750 Watt Corsair CX Series Modular 80+ Bronze

CASE:
- Fractal R4 Grey (with side window)

DISPLAY:
- Lenovo ThinkVision Pro 2840m 4K display (released in April 2014)
http://news.lenovo.com/images/20034/ThinkVision Spec Sheets.pdf
 
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Any experience of the 780 Ti graphics card?

I'm also looking for cool looking LED fans (red preferred). Any tips?
 
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Ok, I decided to change my set a little bit. Going for the smaller mATX case.



MOTHERBOARD
Gigabyte Z87MX-D3H Intel Z87 So.1150 Dual Channel DDR3 mATX


CPU
Intel Core i7-4770K


CPU COOLER
Phanteks PH-TC14PE


GPU
Gigabyte GTX 780 Ti Windforce 3GB


RAM
16GB Corsair Vengeance Pro RED DDR3-2133DIMM CL11 Dual Kit


STORAGE
240GB Crucial M500 2.5" (6.4cm) SATA 6Gb/s
1000GB Seagate Desktop HDD ST1000DM003 64MB 3.5" (8.9cm) SATA 6Gb/s


POWER SUPPLY
Fractal Design Tesla R2 650W, 80 PLUS Gold


CASE
AeroCool DS RED


DISPLAY
23" (58,42cm) AOC i2367Fm schwarz/silber 1920x1080 2xHDMI/VGA


BLUETOOTH ADAPTER
DeLOCK Ultra-Mini Bluetooth USB
 
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