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Old 07-23-2012, 04:00 PM
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Building First PC/Hackintosh

This is my first attempt at making any PC from scratch and I'll be using it to:

- Edit 720p footage captured from my 360
- Lightning/animating/capturing scenes in Source Filmmaker
- Maybe play FFXIV on medium settings down the line http://www.finalfantasyxiv.com/media/recom/na/pc.html

Software:

- Final Cut Pro X
- After Effects
- Source Filmmaker

The build http://pcpartpicker.com/p/cOQ9

First off, is it compatible with OS X? The CPU might not work with the motherboard, so an alternative is the i5 2500K, which does work.
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Old 07-28-2012, 05:24 PM
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You should be fine. I think that is going to be an okayish build

My Hardware
CPU: Intel Celeron G530
Memory: 4.00 GB DDR3 1333Mhz
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
OS: Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4 - Vanilla kernel
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-D2-B3
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Old 07-29-2012, 03:00 PM
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The build looks really nice, although one thing i'd change is the GPU. Would recommend going for Radeon HD 6800 series, they're just a little bit more expensive ( 10-20$ more ) but offer far better results. Also Kingston HyperX memory performs better, so unless you're Corsair fan ( i am, best cases available ) would recommend going with kingston.

Just my opinion thuogh, the build is already great




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AMD Phenom II X6 3.5Ghz
AMD 990FX Chipset
Kingston HyperX 16GB 1600Mhz
AMD Radeon HD6850 X2 CrossFire
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