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Help Advice on Build please ?
I would appreciate it if any of you mackintish experts would spare a few minutes and advise me on the below build.
I'm a web designer and work mainly with PS and a load of other development programs (db, flash etc). I will probably be doing some bit of HD video editing in the future.
I have been working on a MBP for about 5 years now and it has served me very very well but its slowing down so i need to build a powerful work station. I have only just come across the concept of a hackintosh and love the idea of building myself, having something exremely poserful and saving cash.
What i need :
> A computer that will allow me to have as many programs open as possible (20 browser windows if need be, PS, DB app, skype etc etc etc ) with it still being lightening fast
> A computer that will allow me to have the latest version of MAC (obviously) but also i would like to have 1 or more versions of windows bootable from mac (via parallels) becuase i need to ensure some sites are UNFORTUNATELY ie compatible !
Bascially im following the guidelines of no fiulm school build with a few modifications
Mother board : Gigabyte Z68X-UD7-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard GA-Z68X-UD7-B3 (310)
Processor : Intel Core i7-2600K (310)
RAM : Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB PC3-12800 1600mHz DDR3 240-Pin SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit for Intel (123)
Case : Antec High-End Performance Case P183 V3 (140)
SSD : OCZ Technology 60 GB Vertex Series SATA II Solid State Drive (Black) OCZSSD2-1VTX60G (90)
Power : Antec CP-850 850 Watt CPX Power Supply Unit for Antec Twelve Hundred, P183 and P193 (180)
Cooling : Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H50 All in One High-performance CPU Cooler CWCH50-1 (70)
HD : 3 x Samsung 1 TB Spinpoint 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.5 inch Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive HD103SI (3x55=165)
DVD/CD : ??
Graphics : Gigabyte GV-N460OC-1GI - Carte graphique Nvidia - GTX 460 - 715MHz (std675) - 1GB GDDR5 - PCI-Express (150)
Bluetooth : Targus USB Bluetooth® Adapter - Class 2 ACB10US (30)
Wireless Apple keyboard (65)
27inch screen (200)
For a total of currently 1850 euros
1) If i understand correctly the SSD Drive is much faster than a HD - therefore i would install OSX on that would i ?
2) woudl it be worth getting another one to install windows ?
3) im looking for a reliable CD-RW DVD -RW drive - any suggestions ?
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