Hello all,

I am looking to create a hackintosh. But before going out and buying compatible parts I wanted to know if my SONY Vaio VGC-LV1S is compatible. It would be an ideal unit to install OSX on.

Can anyone help?

Many Thanks

Here are the specs of the system

VAIO : Sony Europe : Specifications

and a spec readout

--------[ EVEREST Ultimate Edition ]------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Version EVEREST v4.60.1500
Benchmark Module 2.3.237.0
Homepage Computer Diagnostics & Network Audits Software | Lavalys.com
Report Type Report Wizard
Computer RODDERS-PC
Generator RoDDeRs
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 6.1.7600
Date 2011-10-24
Time 16:13


--------[ Summary ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Computer:
Computer Type ACPI x86-based PC (Mobile)
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate
OS Service Pack -
Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385
DirectX DirectX 10.0
Computer Name RODDERS-PC
User Name RoDDeRs
Logon Domain RoDDeRs-PC
Date / Time 2011-10-24 / 16:13

Motherboard:
CPU Type DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E8400, 3000 MHz (9 x 333)
Motherboard Name Unknown
Motherboard Chipset Intel Eaglelake P43
System Memory 3072 MB (DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM)
DIMM1: Elpida EBE21UE8ACUA-8G-E 2 GB DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM (6-6-6-18 @ 400 MHz) (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz)
DIMM3: Elpida EBE21UE8ACUA-8G-E 2 GB DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM (6-6-6-18 @ 400 MHz) (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz)
BIOS Type AMI (09/02/09)

Display:
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM v1.1) (256 MB)
3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS
Monitor Generic PnP Monitor [NoDB]

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter Realtek ALC889 @ Intel 82801JB ICH10 - High Definition Audio Controller

Storage:
IDE Controller Intel(R) ICH10 Family 4 port Serial ATA Storage Controller 1 - 3A20
IDE Controller Ricoh Memory Stick Host Controller
IDE Controller Ricoh SD Bus Host Adapter
Disk Drive Lexar USB Flash Drive USB Device (29 GB, USB)
Disk Drive Ricoh Memory Stick Disk Device
Disk Drive Ricoh SD/MMC Disk Device
Disk Drive WDC WD5000AAJS-55A8B0 ATA Device (465 GB, IDE)
Optical Drive MATSHITA BD-MLT UJ-225S USB Device (2x/2x/2x BD-RE)
SMART Hard Disks Status FAIL

Partitions:
C: (NTFS) 454.0 GB (242.6 GB free)
Total Size 454.0 GB (242.6 GB free)

Input:
Keyboard HID Keyboard Device
Keyboard Microsoft eHome MCIR 109 Keyboard
Keyboard Microsoft eHome MCIR Keyboard
Keyboard Microsoft eHome Remote Control Keyboard keys
Mouse HID-compliant mouse
Mouse HID-compliant mouse

Network:
Primary IP Address 192.168.2.8
Primary MAC Address ****
Network Adapter Atheros AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (192.168.2.8)
Network Adapter Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Network Adapter Intel(R) 82567V-2 Gigabit Network Connection

Peripherals:
Printer Adobe PDF
Printer Epson Stylus Photo RX420 (M)
Printer Fax
Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
Printer Send To OneNote 2007
FireWire Controller Ricoh RL5C832 IEEE1394 Controller (PHY: Ricoh RL5C832)
Infrared Controller eHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR)
Infrared Controller Microsoft eHome Infrared Transceiver
USB1 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB Universal Host Controller
USB1 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB Universal Host Controller
USB1 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB Universal Host Controller
USB1 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB Universal Host Controller
USB1 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB Universal Host Controller
USB1 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB Universal Host Controller
USB2 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB2 Enhanced Host Controller
USB2 Controller Intel 82801JB ICH10 - USB2 Enhanced Host Controller
USB Device ALPS-UGPZ9-BCM2046
USB Device eHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR)
USB Device Sony Visual Communication Camera
USB Device USB Composite Device
USB Device USB Composite Device
USB Device USB Input Device
USB Device USB Input Device
USB Device USB Input Device
USB Device USB Mass Storage Device
USB Device USB Mass Storage Device