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Help me choose between my custom hackintosh or Imac late 2012.

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Hello.
My name is Jack and I am new user here.
I am prety young (18) but I already hawe a decent work as a web designer.
For my job I need a Mac.
So I hawe 2 choices.

Nr.1

To go for a this 27 Imac.


3.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) with 6MB L3 cache


8GB (two 4GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 memory; four user-accessible SO-DIMM slots


1TB (7200-rpm) hard drive


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX graphics processor with 1GB of GDDR5 memory


Or Nr.2

To go for this hackintosh.


Corsair Obsidian 650D, Black

Corsair 760W, AX760i, 120mm fan, 80+ Platinum


Giga Byte GA-Z77X-UD5H


Intel Core i5-3570K (3.4GHz, 6MB Cache, LGA1155)


Corsair H80i, Liquid CPU Cooler


Corsair Vengeance Black, 16GB, DDR3, 1866MHz, CL9, Kit of 2


Giga Byte GeForce GTX670, 2GB, GDDR5, OC


Western Digital 1TB, 7200rpm, 64MB, Sata III, Caviar Blue


Western Digital 500GB, 7200rpm, 64MB, Sata III, Caviar Black

LG Electronics E2722PY-BN, 27''

Razer Goliathus Extended XL - Control, Fragged


Mouse Razer mamba

Keyboard Razer deathstalker



So if you decide that i must go for my hackintosh then plz any suggestion on parts.
What can i change to get best for my money.

Abit about me.
I am not a gamer, but i like to sometimes play a few games like LoL( LeagueofLegends) or MW3.
But i only play for about 1hour a day.
I would like to go for a imac if it can handle those 2 games, beacous i like the design and the feeling that u hawe a stable mac with all updates.
And u dont hawe to wory about any crashes.
 

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Hello.
My name is Jack and I am new user here.
I am prety young (18) but I already hawe a decent work as a web designer.
For my job I need a Mac.
So I hawe 2 choices.

Nr.1

To go for a this 27 Imac.


3.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) with 6MB L3 cache


8GB (two 4GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 memory; four user-accessible SO-DIMM slots


1TB (7200-rpm) hard drive


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX graphics processor with 1GB of GDDR5 memory


Or Nr.2

To go for this hackintosh.


Corsair Obsidian 650D, Black

Corsair 760W, AX760i, 120mm fan, 80+ Platinum


Giga Byte GA-Z77X-UD5H


Intel Core i5-3570K (3.4GHz, 6MB Cache, LGA1155)


Corsair H80i, Liquid CPU Cooler


Corsair Vengeance Black, 16GB, DDR3, 1866MHz, CL9, Kit of 2


Giga Byte GeForce GTX670, 2GB, GDDR5, OC


Western Digital 1TB, 7200rpm, 64MB, Sata III, Caviar Blue


Western Digital 500GB, 7200rpm, 64MB, Sata III, Caviar Black

LG Electronics E2722PY-BN, 27''

Razer Goliathus Extended XL - Control, Fragged


Mouse Razer mamba

Keyboard Razer deathstalker

The iMac 27" is a good value and all you need to do is buy one and press the on button. So if you're into a super
simple easy solution go for it. If you want to save some $ like to upgrade and tinker with your system the
Customac is a great choice in that situation. I don't do any gaming on a Mac or Customac so I can't help you
answer that question. Either way has it's pluses and minuses. I'm also pretty sure you know about running
Win7 or 8 in bootcamp if you want to game on a 27" iMac.
 
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Any thoughts on building a cheap hack first just to get your feet wet? By just spending a small amount of money on a new processor and motherboard and adding a sprinkling of used parts you can get a hack up and running and decide if it's the way to go or not. If it turns out to be a hassle you can make a windows machine out of it and give or sell it to someone else without much of a loss. Or maybe you could even make a small amount.
 
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The iMac 27" is a good value and all you need to do is buy one and press the on button. So if you're into a super
simple easy solution go for it. If you want to save some $ like to upgrade and tinker with your system the
Customac is a great choice in that situation. I don't do any gaming on a Mac or Customac so I can't help you
answer that question. Either way has it's pluses and minuses. I'm also pretty sure you know about running
Win7 or 8 in bootcamp if you want to game on a 27" iMac.


Thank you.
I think i will buy the imac, becous i went to my apple dealer and saw the screen with my eyes.
And it was just gorgeous.
 
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