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hardware for iOS development - will this be enough?

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Jan 21, 2013
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GA-Z370N
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Intel i5 8600k
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hey everyone. im a computer science student, i want to work on mac osx especially to be able to develop for iOS devices as a good programming practice, and perhaps even income one day. as a student i wanna keep the budget reasonable, while making a stable, solid, and fun to work with machine.
after seeing the 2013 january recommendation for customacs, this is the 'core' of the hackintosh im planning to build.

will that be enough in your opinion for my needs? (comfortable with running Xcode and smooth iOS development, quite a few browsing tabs, etc). if not, what would you change?

cpu: i3 3225
board: GA-H77N-WIFI
memory: corsair 2x4g 1600 mhz vengeance
ssd: 128g sandisk

Thanks ahead!
 
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HP DC7800
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Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
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Nvidia GS5200
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Hi Neotron, there is any issues developing and uploading apps to App Store with a hackintosh? I'm thinking on build one for developing and i would like to know that. Thanks in advance.
 
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It's probably sufficient. A Core i3 won't be as good for development as a Core i5/Core i7, but for smaller sized projects, it's definitely more than sufficient. I feel a bit pain at work on a Mac Pro with 8 GB of memory, but I deal with large projects (thousands upon thousands of files) and often run both AppCode and XCode at the same time.

I just got a ML install going at home and it has a 3.2 GHz Core i3 (LGA1156 version, so it's quite old), 16 GB of memory and a Vertex 2 SSD. It's definitely going to be sufficient for what I'm doing at home, although I admit I'm considering trying to find a faster CPU now when I have a system running it (specifically a quad core).
The specs is enough in 2013, but it needs more RAM and CPU if you would like to code in XCode 7
 
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