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i hav this old forgotten desktop PC hanging around running old XP, then ...
i hav this old forgotten desktop PC hanging around running old XP, then i thought, what if...
yeah, so, do you guys think it's possible 2 run this old fella in a Mac OSX86 environment?...and i mean, absolutely any, i'm not picky about Mac OS X distro's, leopard, tiger, any1 of them is just fine by me, what i'm looking 4 is the 1 that works best!
Just in case you guys thinks it's actually possible 2 do this and with acceptable usability, then what distro/drivers/changes do you reckon i'd have 2 do 2 get it workin properly?
Appreciate your help!
And thanks in advance!
So here r the specs:
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.00GHz
Intel i865P/PE/G/i848P rev. A2 + Intel 82801EB (ICH5) rev. 02 (Model: Micro-Star 6788)
512 DDR Memory
ATi Radeon 9600 PRO Family (256MB)
HD Samsung SP0802N 80GB
SONY DVD RW DRU-700A
Greetings, any input appreciated!
I discovered this forum while browsing how to make your own perfect hackintosh that will be able to run Windows 7 as well. After my research I've decided on the following parts:
GIGABYTE GA-G31M-ES2L LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E5200 - Retail
XFX PVT86SYMFC GeForce 8400 GS 512MB 64-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card - Retail
PQI POWER Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model MAD44GUOE-X2 - Retail
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST380815AS 80GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB
Cache IDE 22X DVD±R DVD Burner - OEM
Rosewill R363-M-BK Black Ultra High Gloss Finished MicroATX Computer Case with 400W ATX 2.2 12V Power Supply - Retail - $50
Bluetooth dlink dbt 120
Wireless Card (TBD) - Any suggestions?
It seems like this would work, does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks so much for helping me on my first build!
The version I used is iDeneb v1 since is the only one that seemed working, i also tried the 1.4 but failed and the iAtkos v7 but failed, haven't tried the new iDeneb v.1.5 or 1.6. because if i can find the drivers there i would download it.
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I tried the multiple versions of the iAtkos dvd in 3 other machines, and no good. iDeneb went well. Only sound and wifi isn't working. I am replacing the wifi card with something other than the intel 3945 (maybe a dell 1490). The only issue is sound. Any ideas?
Originally Posted by king001001
Try original retail DVD with boot 132 Cd.However iDeneb 1.4 with 9.5 voodoo kernel installation is recommended.The DVD drive wont read any CD's Or DVD's after completing installation.So better use an externel USB dvd drive.
Originally Posted by crot
Last edited by king001001; 11-09-2009 at 01:50 PM.
Bought the parts for my new hackintosh. Trying to setup a dual boot Snow Leopard (primary) and Win7 (secondary - occasional gaming)
Here are the list of the main components:
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD5
Chip: Intel Core i7-920
RAM: 6GB DDR3 Kingston 1600 (3 x 2GB)
Video: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 4890 1GB Standard Reference
HDD: Seagate SATA 500GB x 2
Burner: Pioneer SATA DVR218LBK
Going to pickup OSX Snow Leopard retail and Win 7 Ultimate retail and setup system this weekend. Any advise or help would be much appreciated!
Hi, im buying the parts for a i7 machine which is going to be used for music production, was wondering if these parts will work and how i go about install osx, sorry im completely new to this but would appreciate any help.
Intel Nehalem i7 920 S1366 2.66GHz (Will be over clocked to 4gig when I get water cooling, would osx still work over clocked? sorry if its a stupid question, a friend is going to be over clocking it and helping me build it, I don't know that much about it)
Either ASUS P6T SE - motherboard - ATX - iX58 or Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R
Kingston KHX14400D3T1K3 / 3GX HyperX T1 / 3GB / 1800MHz DDR3 DIMM / Triple Channel Kit
500GB Maxtor DiamondMax 23 SATA 3Gb/s Hard Drive
Gainward GeForce GTX 260 GS
Optiarc (Sony/NEC) 20X DVD+/-RW IDE BLACK
MAUDIO Fast Track Pro Sound card I already have, I assume it should just work with the drivers on there site.
Will this work? would I be able to get Snow Leopard work on it? Thanks again.
This will be Dual Booted with Windows 7
Last edited by Worzel86; 11-12-2009 at 08:31 PM.
Reason: Added another question
Hi guys, this is my configuration !
Could you help me with the settings and the distro i should use ????
Can someone help me please?
I have Acer Aspire 5810T Notebook, with vista and osx 10.6.
I already managed to find few kexts, except for sound, wi-fi and ethernet.
sound is a 10EC chipset 0269 (realtek)
wi-fi Intel link 5100 AGN
Ethernet Atheros AR8131
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