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CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 3.3GHz Quad-Core
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD5H ATX LGA1150
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600
Storage SSD: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" SSD
Storage SATA: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM
Video card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB (superclocked)
Wireless network adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1
Case: Phanteks Enthoo Series Primo Aluminum ATX Full Tower
Power supply: Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX

Are all these components compatible?

Will I need a CPU cooler? I believe the case comes with 3 fans 

Have any of these components been known to have issues?

Are there any other concerns or issues that apply to this hackintosh build?

Do I need any extra chords/cables/tools or can I just order all of these parts and build the entire computer from scratch with these parts?

I will be running OSX Mavericks, Windows 8.1

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The CPU should work, I am not sure about the motherboard though.


And any memory in general should work with hackintosh. Any SSD/HDD will work with hackintosh as long as if it is formatted right. Basically everything on your list is probably compatibile except I am not so sure about the motherboard.


I doubt you need a cooler but if you do, just buy one if it overheats.


I think you can build the whole computer from scratch without extra cables. Not sure why you would run windows 8 over 7 though.


I would say you should most likley be safe with those parts. It will use 480 watts for the power supply which I found out using this calculator: http://www.extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine



However if you are planning to upgrade your computer and want it to be future proof, I would go with a better power supply, maybe 600 watts. 

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