Building a Hackintosh & Gaming PC

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Jaxuru, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Jaxuru macrumors newbie

    Aug 15, 2011
    I want to build a hackintosh that doubles as a gaming PC, but I have no idea what's compatible or what will work. If I list my build, could somebody tell me what to change to get hackintosh working? Thanks.

    CPU: Intel Core i5-2500k

    GPU: Radeon HD 6950

    RAM: G. Skill Ripjaw Series 8 GB

    Motherboard: ASUS LGA 1155 SATA 6Gbps USB 3.0 Supported Intel Z68 ATX DDR3 2400 Motherboards P8Z68-V PRO

    Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 2 TB 6GB/S

    Case: Antec Nine Hundred Steel ATX Ultimate Gamer PC Case (Black)

    Disk Drive: Samsung Blu-Ray Combo Internal 12X

    Power Supply: Corsair CMPSU-550VX 550-Watt VX Series 80 Plus
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    Are you really comfortable debugging OS problems? Building a Hackintosh is a lot more than simply getting the right components. Do you understand what a .plist or .kext is? You have to have a good amount of experience to deal with all the issues, especially Apple updates, which can easily break a hackintosh. There are other web forums that specialize in this issue, you will have more luck there.
  3. Hellhammer Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 10, 2008
    Take a look at InsanelyMac and TonyMacx86 forums. They specialize in Hackintoshes and will provide the necessary help.

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