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Buying Advice for a budget Desktop

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Motherboard
HP 8300 MT
CPU
i3 3220
Graphics
Quadro k600
Mac
  1. Mac mini
Mobile Phone
  1. Android
  2. iOS
Hi folks,

Hope you are doing great. I am new to hackintosh and need a buying advice from you. I am on a tight budget($150 Max) so after a thorough searching here and on internet, i found out two systems inside my budget.

1. Dell optiplex 990 (Intel Q67, Intel core i5 2nd gen, Nvidia gt210 and 8GB DDR3) https://www.cnet.com/products/dell-...-1-ghz-4-gb-500-gb-english-4690233govc/specs/

I found this guide for dell 990 https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/success-hackintosh-on-a-dell-optiplex-990-10-13-1.239984/ and another one also


2. Another Alternate is HP 8200 (Intel Q67, Intel core i5 2nd gen, Nvidia gt210 and 8GB DDR3) https://www.cnet.com/products/hp-compaq-8200-elite-core-i5-2400-3-1-ghz-monitor-none-series/specs/

I found this guide for HP 8200 https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/...acos-sierra-high-sierra-install-guide.230056/


So Please guide me. I am planning to buy either system for hackintosh

1. Which one should i choose? is there any other better option for me under budget ($150 Max)
2. Which one would be easy to hackintosh ?
3. Which is more durable and future expandable?
4. Are the guides that i found for each system correct and would work flawlessly for hackintoshing them ?

Please help me as i am totally new to all this. I need to buy the suggested system and start iOS dev on it.

I already read the cheapomac build https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/building-a-budget-haswell-build-how-low-can-you-go.118150/

but this would be over my budget

Thanks
 
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