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First build, mac mini style hackintosh

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I need some help to build a mac mini style hackintosh. This is my first build, so your opinions and suggestions are welcome. Here is it the list of components in my mind:

Cpu: Intel Core i5 (3570k) or i7 (3770, 3770s or 3770k)
SSD: 120GB
Ram: 16GB
Mobo: ga-h77-n-wifi or ga-z77-wifi
Case: http://www.inter-tech.de/index.php?...-q-6&catid=57:itx-gehaeuse&Itemid=560&lang=en or other with similar design and dimensions
Power supply: PicoPSU
Wifi: ?

Thanks for help
 

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I need some help to build a mac mini style hackintosh. This is my first build, so your opinions and suggestions are welcome. Here is it the list of components in my mind:

Cpu: Intel Core i5 (3570k) or i7 (3770, 3770s or 3770k)
SSD: 120GB
Ram: 16GB
Mobo: ga-h77-n-wifi or ga-z77-wifi
Case: http://www.inter-tech.de/index.php?...-q-6&catid=57:itx-gehaeuse&Itemid=560&lang=en or other with similar design and dimensions
Power supply: PicoPSU
Wifi: ?

Thanks for help

For working WiFi replace the onboard OEM BT/WiFi combo card with http://www.amazon.com/Wireless-AR5BHB92-Dual-band-802-11b-Toshiba/dp/B009HN63QQ/
 
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That's a cool case. Are you able to keep the stock cpu fan? or is there something else?
 
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I need some help to build a mac mini style hackintosh. This is my first build, so your opinions and suggestions are welcome. Here is it the list of components in my mind:

Cpu: Intel Core i5 (3570k) or i7 (3770, 3770s or 3770k)
SSD: 120GB
Ram: 16GB
Mobo: ga-h77-n-wifi or ga-z77-wifi
Case: http://www.inter-tech.de/index.php?...-q-6&catid=57:itx-gehaeuse&Itemid=560&lang=en or other with similar design and dimensions
Power supply: PicoPSU
Wifi: ?

Thanks for help

i have this case
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but 3570K or 3770K have a too much higher TDP for this case.
i think 45W TDP is the highest limit.
maybe 3770T is OK.
 
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Did this build work? I would LOVE to use that case.
 
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I'm not working at this hackintosh at the moment, but with a 120w external power supply I think it should work. I recommend cpu with 65w TDP
 
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