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I already own a Hackintosh and I want to build another one for my little sister and I want it to be cheap, real Cheap!
I own a 1155 motherboard, a SATA II HDD and a case.
I want to see how cheap a Hack could be and if someone already buit one on a budget. :headbang:
Thank ya! ;)
 
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You only need to add a CPU, a GPU and RAM, right?

So the cheapest socket 1155 CPU at this moment, is the Intel Celeron G530 (about € 38) Next a GeForce 210 videocard (about € 28).
And compatible RAM ... 2x 2GB DDR3 is about € 24

Plus a license of OS X Lion (€ 23).

So € 38 + € 28 + € 24 + € 23 = € 113
According to geekbench the G530 cpu should give a >4000 score ... :)
 
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macpeter2 said:
You only need to add a CPU, a GPU and RAM, right?

So the cheapest socket 1155 CPU at this moment, is the Intel Celeron G530 (about € 38) Next a GeForce 210 videocard (about € 28).
And compatible RAM ... 2x 2GB DDR3 is about € 24

Plus a license of OS X Lion (€ 23).

So € 38 + € 28 + € 24 + € 23 = € 113
According to geekbench the G530 cpu should give a >4000 score ... :)

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
This thing is good even for video editing...and a power supply... ;)
 
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denisberea said:
I already own a Hackintosh and I want to build another one for my little sister and I want it to be cheap, real Cheap!
I own a 1155 motherboard, a SATA II HDD and a case.
I want to see how cheap a Hack could be and if someone already buit one on a budget. :headbang:
Thank ya! ;)

Hey,

If you want cheap you could get a Celeron/Pentium CPU + a graphics card like the GT210 512MB, that's what I'm going to probably get since I've read that these parts work.
 
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I'm really interested to see how your build goes. When are you building it? And are you running Snow Leopard or Lion or both? I'm going to probably dive into a build like this soon too and I want to make sure everything works out well since it'll be my first time.
 
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Gordo74 said:
Jeremy, there is plenty of info in that thread above with answers to your questions :thumbup:

Thanks for the heads up Gordo!
 
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xXxJeremy71xXx said:
I'm really interested to see how your build goes. When are you building it? And are you running Snow Leopard or Lion or both? I'm going to probably dive into a build like this soon too and I want to make sure everything works out well since it'll be my first time.
In a month or two max! I'll run Lion...I got used to it and Hacks are fun to build! In my country parts are a little expensive...I'll get to U When I'll finish it and post my buil on the forum :D
If U start earlyer, get back to me because I am very curious :D :D :D
 
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