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I didn't really no were to put this thread. I'm looking to build a hackintosh, just for the lolz. I want to stick under the 500$ limit, I already have a EVGA GTX 460 which apparently is on the compatibility list and fully functional for the latest OS.
I'm looking into what board, and what processor I should get. I wanna stick with the i series of processors, but not sure what chipset or socket I should go with.
Anyone have any suggestions?
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A. Make sure you know that you have to BUY the software and state that you plan to. (ToS isn't too lenient on things called "hack", lol)
B. Check out tonymacx86.com and look through the builds on there. Lots of friendly people that are eager to help and tons of information and fixes and resources. Its a great place to start your adventure. I think they even have a "recommended Hackintosh parts" post somewhere.

I used a Hackintosh for a bit before I returned the board, it wasn't worth the work, lol.

Good luck though! thumb.gif
     
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It can be done, good luck. Outside that talking about it can get you in trouble. Just don't explicitly mention how you do what you do or exactly what you have done. Tread lightly. I know from experience redface.gif
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with my q9550 and its upd3 ep45 board osx lion works perfectly. I would stick to intel as you can update and nothing will harm you. I used a genuine install disc for leopard and then went to lion from there. With the gtx465 i have in that pc, It works perfectly. At 4.08ghz its faster then the current i7 imac's. Though I pretty much stick to windows, but OSX works flawlessly and havent run into anything not working.

Really if you need OSX get it, but most things work faster under windows. Chrome on windows is faster then OSX for sure.
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Thanks a lot guys, I took a look at the website. Do you think this case/power supply will have the room and power to run my GTX 460?
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001H0BA24/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=tonymacx86com-20
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250W? No.
     
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What's the least amount of power do you think I'll need to run my 460?
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