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[Guide] HP 6300 Pro / HP 8300 Elite - A 100 percent Working and Easily Affordable CustoMac

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Thanks for the quick response. Off to Amazon to buy a compatible graphics card then.
 
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How come do you need a 16GB USB Installer flash drive? Can it be done with a 8GB Flash drive? I see the High Sierra Installer is 5,23GB. Wont the High Sierra installer, and the Clover and UniBeast all fit on a 8GB Flash drive?
 

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How come do you need a 16GB USB Installer flash drive? Can it be done with a 8GB Flash drive? I see the High Sierra Installer is 5,23GB. Wont the High Sierra installer, and the Clover and UniBeast all fit on a 8GB Flash drive?
Use the 8GB if you don't have a 16. The larger size gives you more room for other stuff that is useful. It's also more future proof when macOS installers will likely get bigger than 7 GB.
 
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What do you guy's think customac HP 8300/6300 successor will be Elitedesk 800 or Prodesk 600? I'm looking for change my 8300 for something more powerful but still reliable like 8300 and not so expensive.
 

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What do you guy's think customac HP 8300/6300 successor will be Elitedesk 800 or Prodesk 600? I'm looking for change my 8300 for something more powerful but still reliable like 8300 and not so expensive.
What are you using your 8300 for right now ?
 

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I'm editing videos in premiere pro, and it's a bit slow in more complicated edit.
You already have an upgrade path. Install an i7-3770 and get a L.P. GTX 1050 Ti 4GB graphics card. Then you won't need a whole new computer. You shouldn't even need to change anything in your macOS installation SSD.

If you do want to start all over you could get the 600/800 G1 with an i7-4770. That is not a major increase in CPU power or speed over the 3770. Until Coffee Lake, which adds more cores, Intel hasn't improved CPUs much year over year. If you edit video to make money, it's definitely worth it to get a new Coffee Lake i7-8700K system and call it a business expense.
 
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You already have an upgrade path. Install an i7-3770 and get a L.P. GTX 1050 Ti 4GB graphics card. Then you won't need a whole new computer. You shouldn't even need to change anything in your macOS installation SSD.
I've update my profile because I got 1050Ti couple months ago, but 3770 in my country costs almost as much as elitedesk 800 or prodesk 600 that's why I considering possibilities of these PC's
 
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