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Ready to try Again. Am I Compatible?

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Motherboard
MSI H81M-E33
CPU
Intel Core i7 4770
Graphics
Sapphire R9-270X
Mobile Phone
  1. Android
So, this is my story: I have tried several times throughout my life (I'm in the early 30s) to install Hackintosh in 2 different computers and 1 laptop. I have never succeeded. I turn to other things after every failure but I just can't get this out of my mind, am too obsessed and too much of a computer enthusiastic to give up so I want to stop trying and failing. You don't know how hard it is to fail miserably after countless hours of trial and error of every possible combination and method out there, just to meet a 15 year-old mofo who got OSX installed in his laptop the first time and everything works, I just can't give up... Anyway, I thought the first thing I should do is find out if my setup is actually compatible, so here's what I have:


Processor
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz

Motherboard:
MSI H81M-E33

RAM
Kingston HyperX FURY 16GB Kit (2x8GB) 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM

Graphics Card:
Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 4GB GDDR5

HDD1:
TOSHIBA DT01ACA050
SATA 500GB 7200 RPM

HDD2:
WDC WD5000AAKX-603CA0
SATA 500GB 7200 RPM

Optical Drive:
HP DVD-RAM GH40L


Do you think I can install OSX El Capitan or any other version of it?
 

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So, this is my story: I have tried several times throughout my life (I'm in the early 30s) to install Hackintosh in 2 different computers and 1 laptop. I have never succeeded. I turn to other things after every failure but I just can't get this out of my mind, am too obsessed and too much of a computer enthusiastic to give up so I want to stop trying and failing. You don't know how hard it is to fail miserably after countless hours of trial and error of every possible combination and method out there, just to meet a 15 year-old mofo who got OSX installed in his laptop the first time and everything works, I just can't give up... Anyway, I thought the first thing I should do is find out if my setup is actually compatible, so here's what I have:


Processor
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz

Motherboard:
MSI H81M-E33

RAM
Kingston HyperX FURY 16GB Kit (2x8GB) 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM

Graphics Card:
Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 4GB GDDR5

HDD1:
TOSHIBA DT01ACA050
SATA 500GB 7200 RPM

HDD2:
WDC WD5000AAKX-603CA0
SATA 500GB 7200 RPM

Optical Drive:
HP DVD-RAM GH40L


Do you think I can install OSX El Capitan or any other version of it?

You should definitely be able to get El Capitan running on that system. Start with the basic Installation Guide; read all the way through it first so you know what to expect, then follow it step-by-step to the letter. You should also do some forum searches on your motherboard model and your graphics card model (since that's where the majority of the problems arise) to see if there are any user guides written by folks who have already installed with your hardware. Good luck, and have fun!
 
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