Medogabrbeast

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Hey guys im very new too this and I want to create my own machine.-----DESKTOP NOT LAPTOP.-----Heres what ive got
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Processor:Intel Core i5 650 Processor 3.20 GHz
Motherboard:Gigabyte Z77-D3H
Ram:--cheapest
Power Supply:--cheapest
Case:---cheapest
Hard Drive: 160GB westerndigital 3.5
Anything else i need?
Also note-- means i have yet to decide and i am open to any and all suggestion.
Sorry for my bad english language.
THIS IS NOT FOR GAMING. PURELY FOR HACKINTOSH.
 

hallux

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Apr 25, 2012
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Ram:--cheapest
Power Supply:--cheapest

The RAM you might be able to cheap out on but if you want any kind of stability do NOT get the "cheapest" power supply. When building Windows computers, cheap power supplies result in random BSOD errors, I imagine the same could be said for OS X but substitute Kernel Panic for BSOD.
 
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old-wiz

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Mar 26, 2008
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Check on the Hackintosh forums. Some motherboards will not work with osx - the Hackintosh forums usually have a list of components that will work under osx. Buying the cheapest will lead to problems. Also don't forget that once you get a Hackintosh running, an osx update may cause problems. Sometimes you have to mess with system files, which is no fun.
 
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