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    I am looking to keep vista on my 500gb its current dirve and put mac os on to my Maxtor 6B200P0 [Hard drive] (203.93 GB) -- drive 0, s/n B41GC91H, rev BAH41BM0, and dual boot vista and max oc,

    i would like to be able to use audio and network for vista eg creative xfi/marvel ethernet if not compatable with mac os then use the onboard audio and the pci wireless card or the usb dongle

    i am tottaly new to this and would like some help. i have had a look the hackintosh hcl 10.5.0 compatability and it suggests some hardware that i have that will work. but i dont know where to start and what version of mac os to use and were to get the drivers form?

    My system spec

    Operating Sysem
    Windows Vista Ultimate (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 6001)

    2.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad
    64 kilobyte primary memory cache
    4096 kilobyte secondary memory cache

    Main Circuit Board
    Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. P5N-E SLI 1.XX
    Bus Clock: 266 megahertz
    BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD ASUS P5N-E SLI ACPI BIOS Revision 1101 06/11/2008

    HL-DT-ST DVD-ROM GDR8162B ATA Device [CD-ROM drive] - dead broken
    HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-H42L ATA Device [CD-ROM drive]


    Maxtor 6B200P0 [Hard drive] (203.93 GB) -- drive 0, s/n B41GC91H, rev BAH41BM0, SMART Status: Healthy

    sata 2

    SAMSUNG HD501LJ SCSI Disk Device (500.11 GB) -- drive 2
    WDC WD50 00AAKS-00TMA SCSI Disk Device (500.11 GB) -- drive 3
    WDC WD50 00AAKS-75TMA SCSI Disk Device (500.11 GB) -- drive 1


    4094 Megabytes Installed

    Memory Modules c,d - kingston value memory

    Slot 'DIMM_A1' has 1024 MB
    Slot 'DIMM_A2' has 1024 MB
    Slot 'DIMM_B1' has 1024 MB
    Slot 'DIMM_B2' has 1024 MB

    Standard floppy disk controller
    IDE Channel [Controller] (3x)
    NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller (2x)
    Standard AHCI 1.0 Serial ATA Controller
    Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller

    NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS [Display adapter]
    HP w2207 [Monitor] (22.0"vis, s/n CZD72204FM, May 2007)
    Bus Adapters

    Microsoft iSCSI Initiator
    SCSI/RAID Host Controller
    Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller
    Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller

    Creative SB X-Fi
    High Definition Audio Device

    Onboard audio Realtek ALC883 6 -Channel CODEC AVALIBLE TO USE


    NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
    primary Auto IP Address: / 24
    Dhcp Server:
    Physical Address:
    NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller - Virtual Machine Network Services Driver
    Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface

    Networking Dns Server:

    Onboard lan Gigabit LAN featuring AI Net2 Marvell 88E1116 PHY


    Other Devices
    VIA OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
    HID-compliant consumer control device
    HID-compliant device (3x)
    USB Human Interface Device (3x)
    HID Keyboard Device (2x)
    HID-compliant mouse (2x)
    USB Composite Device (2x)
    USB Root Hub (2x)
    Generic volume shadow copy


    This motherboard supports Intel Quad-core processors in LGA775 package. It's excellent for multi-tasking, multi-media and enthusiastic gamers with 1066/800 MHz FSB. Intel Quad-core is one of the most powerful CPU in the world.

    Intel Quad-Core 1066MHz
    Dual-channel DDR2 800/667/533
    Great performance and overclocking
    ASUS O.C. Profile
    ASUS Fanless Design
    2x IEEE 1394a connector onboard (1 in back + 1 on board)
    5x SATA 3.0 Gb/s (including 1 x SATA On-the-Go)
    ASUS Q-Connector
    Technical Details:
    Form factor ATX Form Factor 12 inch x 9 inch ( 30.5 cm x 22.9 cm )
    Chipset NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI
    Bios 4 Mb Flash ROM Award BIOS
    Compatible processors Intel Socket 775 Core™2 Quad/Pentium® Extreme/Pentium® D/Pentium® 4/Celeron Processors
    Fsb 1066/800/533/ MHz
    Memory 4 x DIMM, DDR2 800/667/533/ Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
    Max capacity 8GB
    Storage 2 xUltraDMA 133/100/66/33 4 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports (RAID 0,1,0+1,5,JBOD) / 1 x External Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s (SATA On-the-Go)
    Onboard audio Realtek ALC883 6 -Channel CODEC
    Onboard video N / A
    Onboard lan Gigabit LAN featuring AI Net2 Marvell 88E1116 PHY
    Expansion slots 2 x PCIe x16 , Single VGA mode: x16 (Default), SLI mode: x8, x8 / 1 x PCIe x1 / 2 x PCI 2.2
    Back panel i/o 1 x Parallel / 1 x PS/2 Keyboard / 1 x PS/2 Mouse / 1 x External SATA / 1 x S/PDIF Out / 1 x IEEE 1394a / 1 x LAN(RJ45) port / 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 / 6 -Channel Audio I/O
    Internal i/o 2 x USB connectors supports additional 4 USB ports / 1 x Floppy disk drive connector / 1 x IEEE 1394a connector / 1 x CPU Fan connector / 2 x Chassis Fan connector / 1 x S/PDIF Out connector / 1 x4-pin ATX 12V Power connector / 24 -pin ATX Power connector / Front panel audio connector / COM connector / Chassis Intrusion connector / CD/AUX audio in / System Panel Connector
    Accessories User's manual / SLI bridge / USB2.0 module / x UltraDMA 133/100/66 cables / x Floppy disk drive cables / x SATA cables / SATA power cables / I/O Shield / 2 in 1 Q-connector (Retail version only) / I/O Shield
    Support disc Drivers / ASUS PC Probe II / Anti-virus software (OEM version) / ASUS Update / NVIDIA RIS (Remote Installation Service) application
    Warranty 1yr RTB

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    can some one help me with a walk threw guide for installing mac and dual booting form two seperate drives

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    People has reported some issues with your motheboard cuz it have nforce chipset, anyway it will work with some patches, good luck and happy hackint0sh
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