Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Hackintosh for 4K Video Editing (on a Budget) Part 1 - The Build

This is our new custom build PC with dual boot of Windows 10 and MacOS High Sierra. Watch the full guide for a successful and fully working Hackintosh. This guide provides for an easy and stress-free installation without problems.




This is part one that gives the specifications and links to the build.
Go to Part 2 for making the bootable USB drive
Go to Part 3 for High Sierra installation 
Go to Part 4 for Driver installation
Go to Part 5 for Important Notes

The Build

Bootable USB Drive compatible with MacOS (for formatting in GUID): HP x720w 16GB
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27-inch 4K Monitor: HP Envy 27s
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Motherboard: AORUS 1151 GIGABYTE Z720X-GAMING-9
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CPU: Intel 7700K 4.2 GHz
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Dedicated GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB
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* Dedicated GPU replaced with Gigabyte AORUS RX580 8GB, for Mojave compatibility *
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RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-2400 16 GB Kit (2x8GB)
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CPU Water Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 120V Ver.2 RL-S12V-24PK-R2
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Power Supply Unit (PSU): EVGA 750 GQ 750W Gold
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M.2 SSD Drive (for OS): Crucial MX500 500GB
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SATA SSD Drive (for OS): Samsung SSD 860 Evo 500 GB
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SATA Hard Drives (for Backup): 2x Seagate BarraCuda 5 TB 2.5 Inch Internal
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Tower ATX Case: Thermaltake Versa C23 RGB
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Credits go to tonymacx86.com for their Buyer's Guide. Check it out if you want a different configuration.

Go to Part 2 for making the bootable USB drive

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