So, I've been trying for a majority of the day to get Mountain Lion installed on my computer. Specs are below. My first install went pretty well, although had to be in -x to get it to install, able to boot after install with no problem. I screwed the first install up by picking the wrong things...
Hey guys! So I started looking on eBay for some parts to mess around with. Looks like LGA 1366 Xeon CPU's are dirt cheap! I could get 2 Xeon L5520's for $90. Seeing as these are quad core CPU's, two of them would give me 8 cores. This definitely sounds like a powerhouse to me! Only problem is...
So yeah, I am going to build a hackintosh in the next three months.
I will use the following components:
Intel Xeon E3 1230V2
8gb Corsair Ram
Snow Leopard Install Dvd
TP-Link Tl wdn4800
I have some questions:
Will the iboot ivy bridge method work with...
Also seen here on my personal website:
First glance of Apple computer was around 1999 when i was still in high school, and it was the iMac G3 with color transparent shell. It just looks amazing, still does today, but I never got a chance to...
If there is a thread out there that answers this please point me that way. I tried searching but had no luck in finding anything on it.
I currently have the GA-Z77X-UD5H MB, 16GB of RAM, and a Xeon E3-1240 SB, and EVGA GTX 660 TI. I have been running this for a while with windows and Linux...
I'm new to this and I have had a HP ProLiant DL320 G5 Server given to me with an Intel Xeon 3070 so I figured I would try and turn it into a mackintosh/ Xserve. First question: Is this possible and is there anything I should know before starting?
I have received from a colleague 2 Intel Xeon X5660 processors. My idea is to build Hackintosh Pro around this processors. I have an idea regarding video card but I want to know which is the better motherboard to built this PC. I have reviewed some posts but I cannot find a solution for my...
Just curious if anybody has ever made one of these motherboards into a Hackintosh?
I have one at work that is live as a Linux box, but curious if I could boot it up with a live USB thumb drive and test drive it, leaving the Linux...
I have a DELL rack server, currently running Win 2008. My (real) MacPro broke recently and costs too much to fix it as it's a 2006 and I can just buy another one for the fix cost - which I don't want too. Apple 'says' it's the logic board but it still boots into Target Disk Mode and...
I have built a Hackintosh with Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H, Xeon e3 1230v2, and Gigabyte nVidia GT550 display card.
I have successfully upgraded to ML10.8.2 using combo update, everything works fine, except one issue:
Every time I boot I have to use the Unibeast USB drive, by...
I'm an absolute newbe here and to Hackintosh.. I just got my new machine. I installed 10.8.2 with using m*H*ck. After the installation the system only starts in save mode. Even from the m*H*ck USB-drive refuses to boot properly.
When trying to boot the machine, I see this:
Then it stops and...
I'm using below
CPU : XEON E3 1230 V2
MB : ZOTAC ITX Z77 A-E (Updated bios)
GP : MSI GTX670 2GB
SMBIOS : IMAC 12,2
Everything LOOKS ok. but Looks like I can't get the full powermanagent...Is it because of SMBIOS ? or No DSDT updated ?
Any your helps, would be...
I am planning on a Hackintosh Pro Workstation with a Xeon E3-1245V2.
My preffered board would be the ASUS P8C WS (C216), but as I read here, there are problems with ASUS UEFI boards.
I could not find a gigabyte board that supports ECC RAM, my second choice would be the Gigabyte...
I have been using a MacBookPro for the past 3 years....
want to upgrade to better machine ... NOW.
I have the following machine:
Dual QuadCore XEON - 2.33Ghz,8Mb,1333Mhz (E5345)
Intel Workstation Board: S5000XVN/XSL
Nvidia - GeForce 7900 GTX (512MB)
Memory - 8 GB (PC2-5300F-555-11-B1)...
I was looking at buying the highest end MacBook Pro but my brother pursuaded me not too. To this end I've decided to build my own Hack. I really need some advice, I know how to build but I've not bbuilt one in years so I'm out of my depth on WHAT to buy in terms of numbers, makess and...