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Hey guys, I am just about to order a new Hackintosh... can you see if I am making any disastrous mistakes here?

Cabinet: Fractal Design Define R6
PSU: Corsair TX750m, 750W PSU ATX 12V v2-4, 80 PLUS Gold, Semi Modular, 6+2-pin PCIe
CPU: Intel i9-9900K
CPU cooling: CM Masterliquid ML240L 240mm Radiator, 2x120mm RGB Fan 650-2000 RPM, RGB pump
Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING, S-1151 Motherboard, ATX, Z390, DDR4, 2xPCIe-x16, 2xM.2, SupremeFX, Aura Sync
Memory: HyperX Fury DDR4 2666MHz 32GB 2x16GB CL16 Black
SSD: Kingston A1000 480GB M.2 SSD M.2 2280, PCIe 3.0 x2, NVMe, 3D TLC

I bought a Skylake Hackintosh in 2016 which I have been using in my work as a music producer, and it has been working great, but I just need something a bit more powerful...
Is there anything here that has your alarms going off?
 

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Why not get one that is PCIe 3.0 x4 so you get the best performance ? Look at the HP EX920 512 GB
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820326779
You'll pay 3 dollars less and get almost double the read speeds.

Don't see any major problems with your choices. Fractal Design R6 is a great choice for an audio build.

Thanks! I appreciate the advice, I'm ordering everything from the same online store(here in Norway) and they build the machine from parts I select... they don't have that particular drive that you mention, but that one is really cheap so perhaps I'll just order it and add it to the machine later. I guess I am mostly worried about the compatibility of the motherboard...
 

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I guess I am mostly worried about the compatibility of the motherboard
I've not seen much on that board. Have you searched for a User Build that uses it ? If not do that first. I know the Z370 version works quite well. Much has changed with Z390 including CNVi wifi among other things. Still Asus is usually a very good choice for a hackintosh. If they offer the Gigabyte Designare Z390 there is a very detailed guide to follow. Th3 works and is onboard so no adapter to buy.
 
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