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Have any pre-built manufacturers begun deliberately selling Hackintosh-friendly desktops?

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As the title says, have any pre-built manufacturers begun deliberately selling Hackintosh-friendly builds?

The question arises from two things: One is a discussion on Ars Technica about the woeful state of the Mac Pro and the other is Anandtech's note about HP updating the z240 workstation, which can now be configured with Intel i7-6700k processors. Together, they made me realize that there may be a market for Hackintosh-friendly desktops, although I imagine manufacturers would be unable to advertise this for obvious, legal reasons.

Does anyone know if any manufacturers have begun doing this, or if any pre-built machines are particularly Hackintosh friendly? I don't see any obvious tabs for this sort of thing in the Buyer's Guide or forums.
 

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As the title says, have any pre-built manufacturers begun deliberately selling Hackintosh-friendly builds?

The question arises from two things: One is a discussion on Ars Technica about the woeful state of the Mac Pro and the other is Anandtech's note about HP updating the z240 workstation, which can now be configured with Intel i7-6700k processors. Together, they made me realize that there may be a market for Hackintosh-friendly desktops, although I imagine manufacturers would be unable to advertise this for obvious, legal reasons.

Does anyone know if any manufacturers have begun doing this, or if any pre-built machines are particularly Hackintosh friendly? I don't see any obvious tabs for this sort of thing in the Buyer's Guide or forums.

I don't think it's deliberate, but Intel NUCs are generally pretty Hackintosh-friendly. Of course they aren't of the caliber of the Mac Pro or HP z240 Workstation that you mentioned...
 

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Ever since OS X came compatible with Intel processors, several small "companies" have tried to sell hackintoshes to the general public. Each time, Apple sent them the "cease and desist" letters and took one company, who tried to fight Apple, to court where Apple won.
 

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Ever since OS X came compatible with Intel processors, several small "companies" have tried to sell hackintoshes to the general public. Each time, Apple sent them the "cease and desist" letters and took one company, who tried to fight Apple, to court where Apple won.

It's a fine line, but there's a difference between selling hackintoshes and selling systems that are hackintosh-friendly.
 
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