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Mac Pro Case To Work Like Hackintosh or PC..

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Hi all im new and iv been recommended to come online and see if anybody could help me with this problem iv been having.... and i can't seem to find a answer for it.

iv always liked the mac pro's just haven't got that type of money to purchase one, last year i finally bought a I5 MBP, 15".. and im delighted, and i seen the new mac pro case, and the old one, and i was told u can Mod it to be like Snow Leopard OS X it, but its alot of modding, and just wondering can it be done,? and if so what parts can i use and can't use? because im highly interested in it ALOT... and must be the mac pro case,

like - http://tom2network.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/macpro-case-mocksmall.jpg


Sorry if sound Noobish... but im looking into this project and really wanna do i just want to know if anyboyd has ever done it before and whats there experiences like.

thanks smile.gif
Edited by FusionFace - 5/9/11 at 10:20am
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I haven't, but I can tell you that Hackintosh is a verboten subject here. So you may want to remove the references from your post.
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I've seen two mods done for ATX cases to fit onto Mac Pro cases. It's not easy at all and does take a lot of work.
    
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Originally Posted by aksthem1;13441431 
I've seen two mods done for ATX cases to fit onto Mac Pro cases. It's not easy at all and does take a lot of work.

like when they say modding? like whats involved exactly???? making more room in the case its self? or what exactly... thats why im on here to see whats involved exactly.

thanks for response smile.gif
post #5 of 6
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1552968

Build log.

The Mac Pro doesn't use a standard ATX motherboard so you have cut and drill stuff out, to fit like it should. Then add an ATX motherboard tray.
    
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Hackintosh discussion is forbidden on OCN.

As for the case, it would be very very hard to fit up-to-date hardware AND get sufficient cooling.
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