ModBot Jr's Spare Parts Studio Rig: Asrock Z97-E ITX/ac - i3-4150 - GTX 550 Ti Components Asrock Z97E-ITX/ac Motherboard https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00K6JKV8Q/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157504 Intel Core i3-4150 CPU https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J2LIF2S/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116995 8GB (4x2) Corsair Vengeance LP 1600 DDR3 Ram https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00569K7LM/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233186 EVGA NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Graphics Card https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004S5CCP4/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130625 Cooler Master Elite 130 Case https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DJ6A88G/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119286 Already Owned Apple 23" Cinema HD Display (ADC) http://www.everymac.com/monitors/apple/studio_cinema/specs/apple_cinema_display_adc.html https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000067V08/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 Apple DVI to ADC Adapter https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00011KHT2/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 Samsung 20" 1080p Monitor https://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VPHS2U/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 Apple Wired Keyboard https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000V07N9U/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 Logitech Wired USB Mouse https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0080W1X6U/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 Behringer U-Control UCA222 Audio Interface https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0023BYDHK/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA5442UN7016 Hammond SK1 61-key Portable Keyboard https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005AJOR3C/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 Novation Mininova Analog Modeling Synthesizer https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009AK3NDW/?tag=tonymacx86com-20 Comments The Build The idea of the build came from having a beautiful Apple Cinema Display I used to use with my PowerMac G4s. It's been sitting unused for a few years now due to the proprietary Apple Display Connector (ADC). Basically all I needed was a new desktop and a DVI to ADC adapter in order to use with a generic graphics card. I'm also a musician- mostly mess around on Logic with my Hammond and Novation keyboards, so I have a super budget Behringer interface. I would definitely recommend something nicer for fine production. Ideas for interfaces here. This build is a Haswell spare parts rig based around a Asrock Z97 ITX motherboard, a Core i3 CPU, and a GeForce GTX 550 Ti graphics card. It's a very standard install based on UniBeast and MultiBeast post-installation only. The Installation BIOS Setup I'll edit this post with screenshots when I can- the settings are pretty much Optimized Defaults and reboot. Making the UniBeast USB Thumb Drive Use the tonymacx86 guide UniBeast: Install OS X Sierra on Any Supported Intel-based PC. Note: your USB Thumb drive needs to have 7.63 GB of free space to build the UniBeast installation thumb drive. Otherwise, you'll need a 16GB USB thumb drive which is a better size so you can load the following applications for use in the post installation phase: MultiBeast for Sierra which you can probably put on a 8GB USB thumb drive, but that's about it EFI Mounter V3 KextBeast Clover Configurator for fine tuning Installation Notes This particular Asrock motherboard requires a special fix to use Clover's UEFI mode otherwise the SSD may not be visible as a boot option. The fix is to log into Clover's UEFI Shell and manually select Clover's .efi boot file. The method is expertly outlined here. Summary In summary, glad to be able to use this amazing Apple monitor with it's horrible proprietary Apple Display Connector!