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Hello, I managed to build my first hackintosh that looks as close to mac mini as it is possible.From a friend I had an mac mini aluminum case with scratched top. So I cut the top part of the case and used another mac mini case bought from china :) I put intel dh61ag motherboard inside with i7-3770S (with custom heatsink) and all this stuff is upside down and cooled with big silent noctua fan. See the pictures :) In the bottom part, there is 500GB Seagate HDD with Gainward GeForce GT630 GPU, with custom made passive heatsink.

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Intel DH61AG motherboard
Intel i7 3770S processor
8GB RAM (1333MHZ)
256GB Samsung SSD MiniPCIe
Atheros Wifi+Bluetooth MiniPCIe
Seagate 500GB 7200RPM SATA disk (this item is the loudest)
Gainward Geforce GT 630 GPU
 

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kajaba I for one would like to see more detail of your project. Did you have any issue using an Ivy Bridge processor on a second generation motherboard?

I like what you have done here and I am impressed that you were able to get all of that tech into this chassis. How hot/cool does it run?

Good modding
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Cool idea! :thumb up:

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Nice idea. Where exactly did you get the case from?
 
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Great for first project for sure.
 
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Read closer - it is made from 2 Mac Mini aluminum cases
Yeah i get that. But thats not the answer to the question where he purchased the 2nd case from china.
 

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Yeah i get that. But thats not the answer to the question where he purchased the 2nd case from china.
For a bit you can snag these empty Mac Mini cases from China via eBay.
I think, if I remember right, that they were about $60.
 
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Ah big thx ebay looks fine. ≈52€ from China. Last year i checked there were no cases around.
 
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