Build your own Hackintosh at 65% cost of Macintosh | Lifehacker

CustoMac Budget ATX

A powerful desktop build with budget-minded parts and no graphics card. This build contains an ATX-sized motherboard, a dual or quad core CPU and Intel HD 4600 onboard graphics. Cost: $972-$1240 without monitor. $1899 for iMac with 16 Gb RAM, 3.1 GHz i5, 1 Tb, 21.5″ display.

  • Motherboard $118
    • Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H
      • LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
      • Intel Z97
      • Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron (LGA1150)
      • DDR3 3000(OC)/2933(OC)
  • CPU $189/$144
    • Intel Core i5-4460 Haswell Quad-Core 3.2GHz LGA 1150 Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4600 BX80646I54460
    • Intel Core i3-4360 Haswell Dual-Core 3.7GHz LGA 1150 54W Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4600 BX80646I34360
  • RAM $329/$151
    • Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model BLS4K8G3D18ADS3
      • DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900)
      • Cas Latency 10
      • Voltage 1.5V
    • Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2K8G3D169DS3
      • DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
      • Cas Latency 9
      • Voltage 1.5V
  • HD $113
    • Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive
      • 7200 RPM, SATA 6Gb/s with NCQ
  • PS $119/$84
    • CORSAIR CSM Series CS550M 550W ATX12V v2.4 and EPS 2.92 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
      • ATX12V v2.4 and EPS 2.92
    • CORSAIR RM Series RM650 650W ATX12V v2.31 and EPS 2.92 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply
      • ATX12V v2.31 and EPS 2.92
  • Case $79
    • Corsair Carbide Series 300R Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
  • NIC $41
    • TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 Dual Band Wireless N900 PCI Express Adapter, 2.4GHz 450Mbps/5GHz 450Mbps, IEEE 802.1a/b/g/n, WEP/WPA/WPA2
  • Monitor $252
    • NEC EA224WMI-BK 21.5-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor

http://lifehacker.com/the-always-up-to-date-guide-to-building-a-hackintosh-o-5841604

http://www.tonymacx86.com/building-customac-buyers-guide-january-2015.html#CustoMac_Budget_ATX

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