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Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide February 2013

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Hey guys, I am building a MAC. First time :) Not sure if Sandisk Extreme 120GB SSD will work?
 
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Is there a highly compatible (at least as close to turn-key as the Gigabit GA-B75M-D3P) smaller-than-fullsized ATX board that has Thunderbolt on board? Thanks!!!

(I want to shoehorn this into a Quicksilver G4 case, FWIW.)
 
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Article: Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide February 2013

Hey guys, I am building a MAC. First time :) Not sure if Sandisk Extreme 120GB SSD will work?

I'm using a Sandisk Extreme 240GB disk (SDSSDX240GG25, revision R201) as the only drive in a Hackintosh. It's hooked up to a Marvell 88SE9172 6Gb/s SATA-III controller on a Gigabit GA-B75M-D3P motherboard. Worked out of the box. GUID partition table.

BTW, it's "Mac," not "MAC." Mac, short for Macintosh. MAC is an acronym, for "Media Access Control."
 
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Hi Tony,you had a great work here.i just wondering for a regular user (iwork,web browsing,iphoto and etc)build a customac budget ATX as you mention above,is that good enuf?thanks.​
 
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Article: Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide February 2013

Hi, I have Ivy Corei5 3470. Is that CPU ok for ML 10.8.2?

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mother board: Gigabyte z77-ds3h
video: internal
 
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Article: Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide February 2013

Anyone got an answer to this?

have a look around the forum, these questions are usually asked.
samsung and pioneer drives work great.

...or this?
its just a case. pick whatever suits you. doesnt have to be on a list

Hi, I have Ivy Corei5 3470. Is that CPU ok for ML 10.8.2?

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mother board: Gigabyte z77-ds3h
video: internal

yes, but youll need a graphics card. the onboard graphics on that cpu arent supported

Hey guys, I am building a MAC. First time :) Not sure if Sandisk Extreme 120GB SSD will work?

yes it will. as will pretty much any other ssd
 
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I'm about to build my first CustoMac Pro, but here in Singapore both the recommended motherboards(GA-Z77X-UD5H and GA-Z77X-UP5-TH) have been discontinued. Do you have any alternate suggestions/recommendations?
 
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Great!!!, I want to build the budget Mac with Core i3... But I have a question, why to choose for a 600W PSU?

I have at home a be Quiet 450W that I use now with an Athlon 2 x4, 2SSD, 4HDD and a GTX 450 and it works perfect... And I just want to buy a new mobo and CPU for now... If everything goes OK, then i will think to build an i7...

Should I buy a new PSU? Or can I use the one I have?

Thank you!
 
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Article: Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide February 2013

have a look around the forum, these questions are usually asked.
samsung and pioneer drives work great.


its just a case. pick whatever suits you. doesnt have to be on a list



yes, but youll need a graphics card. the onboard graphics on that cpu arent supported



yes it will. as will pretty much any other ssd

Cheers Samisnake. One should look in the Accessories section before asking one's question.
 
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