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hackintosh

Let’s Build a Hackintosh – 2017 Skylake Build (Part 2)

Assembly of my Skylake Hackintosh Build. Let’s do this! After rounding up all the components for this build, the time to put it together has finally come. Assembly was pretty straightforward, the only thing puzzling was how to install the massive CPU cooler without resorting to black magic. It is...

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Skylake Build Core

Skylake Build: MSI H110M Gaming + Intel i3 6100 + be quiet! Shadow Rock 2 + Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400

Here are the core components of my Skylake Hackintosh Build. Skylake Build: Core Components MoBo: MSI H110M Gaming http://amzn.to/2pUZMLO This unit supports 6th Gen Intel Processors, has two DDR4-2133 DIMM Slots (Dual Channel, Max Capacity of 32GB), support for one PCI-Express 3.0 x16 and two PCI-Express 2.0 x1, has four SATA3 Ports, and sports a Intel I219V Gigabit Ethernet...

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FSP Hydro 80 Plus Bronze

PSU: FSP Hydro 500W 80+ Bronze

Here is the power supply unit of my Skylake Hackintosh Build. Hail Hydro! To be honest I initially wanted a modular unit but this particular model had great online reviews compared to similarly spec’ed PSUs. I also considered the fact that my chassis has great cable management space which can easily accommodate the extra...

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tecware quad mini

Chassis: Tecware Quad Mini Cube

Here is the casing unit of my Skylake Hackintosh Build. Meet the Quad Mini Cube At the initial stages of planning and researching for the build, I had these requirements concerning its casing and form factor: it has to be smaller than a full ATX rig, either mATX or...

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storage drives

Skylake Hackintosh: Storage Picks

Here are the storage components for my Skylake Hackintosh build. You had me at yellow… Yay! Finally got the SATA cables I ordered from overseas via Lazada. I’m particularly excited with such a simple purchase because for some reason, at least here in Singapore, the only colour choices I...

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