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Merkur - Xmas cheap build - GA-H61N-D2V - i3 3225 - 8GB RAM

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Jan 8, 2013
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Motherboard
ML
CPU
3225
Graphics
hd 4000
Mac
MacBook Pro
Classic Mac
Mobile Phone
iOS
Because is a big problem to find a suitable case for small hackintosh, so i used old parts from my old MERKUR (Meccano) :)

CPU: Intel i3 3225 - $140
MB: Gigabyte H61N-D2V - $55
RAM: 2x4GB 1600MHz (Crucial) - $90
SSD: 120GB Kingstone V300 - $80
Power: 300W Seasonic TFC - $60
2x USB bracket - $5

Total: $430

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UEFI settings: from default only switch to AHCI.

Multibeast settings: Audio: ALC 889 without DSDT
Network: LNX2Mac Realtek
Disk: 3rd party SATA


Installation was terrible, launcher don`t working. So after about 10 hours i tried change keyboard from PS2 to original mac and mouse was changed from wireless microsoft to any noname USB mouse. After that was installation about 12 minutes without problem.

Everything (without imessage) working great included sleep mode!
The build is for my wife, but has enough power also for graphic application (tried AI, Corel in WM virtualization).

The big problem is in power source. Working well, but is too big. Machine consumption is from 33 to 37 Watts, but here is not possible to buy smaller :(

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