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Thats good news...

Was saving for Fermi and ended up buying a new VERTEX LE 100gig (sandforce 1500 controler but a 1200 firmware)
sense I saved up and still have enough for Fermi 480gtx. However I use the Mac OS most and for my surprise the VERTEX LE because of the controller is not supported at all so holding out for the 480 was my mistake. Man! frustrating waiting. Instead of returning it I will use it on Windows 7 and get the 480gtx and try setting up both (currently HD4850 runs flawlessly). I have the standard Vertex thats Mac compatible but its way slower.
Thanks to the guy at MicroCenter for helping me.

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The files you all need to play with are not Geforce.kext, i know it's part of the files but NVDANV50Hal.kext is the kext you might need to edit hardware id's and see if it gives your fermi cards QE/CI. When Nvidia 8800, 9800, GTS 220, 250 etc they all enable NVDANV50Hal after it gets injected.

I just purchased myself an ATI 5770 overclocked, decided to change brands this time so i cannot test the fermi 470 or 480's.

Even though Geforce.kext has fermi code, it could only be partially implemented?

How i need to edit hardware id's and see if it gives your fermi cards QE/CI

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Get yourself PlistEditPro this will let you edit .plist files which are inside the NVDANV50Hal.kext, You might also need a Hex Editor to hex edit files inside the kext but not sure, I do know how to do it, But it's better ask someone setp by step who has the card.

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Any Further developments? I really want to get my 480 working in hackintosh, but from the looks of it it's just a matter of time.


Not that I've heard of. It does seem like it will just be a matter of time.

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Hi Guys, i'm Frank802, i'm italian, i bought a gtx 480 and i'm still waiting it! I'll recive it the next week.......

I have an Hackintosh......(you can read my config below).

Are there any solution for my Hackintosh to use gtx 480? (when it arrive)...xD

Thanks....

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Hi Guys, i'm Frank802, i'm italian, i bought a gtx 480 and i'm still waiting it! I'll recive it the next week.......

I have an Hackintosh......(you can read my config below).

Are there any solution for my Hackintosh to use gtx 480? (when it arrive)...xD

Thanks....


I think for now the best you can do is to use an 8800 GT/GTS together with it

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Just picked up an EVGA "Fermi" NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 470
Starting a fresh build tomorrow based on the Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R and i7. I was planning on using the Kakewalk build method.

Any advise would be much appreciated.

I will post progress.


I just built my hackintosh rig with the X58A-UD3R, i7 930 and the EVGA GTX 470. I am posting this from my hackintosh, unfortunately I'm stuck at 1024x768 and it obviously has no clue wtf kinda gfx card I've got in my box.

Going to try and get dual boot Win7 going so I can cruise around in an OS that respects my awesome graphical power. haha, but seriously, would LOVE to get this thing recognized.

Installed from a retail Snow Leopard 10.6.3 CD I picked up yesterday from the Apple store.

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I just built my hackintosh rig with the X58A-UD3R, i7 930 and the EVGA GTX 470. I am posting this from my hackintosh, unfortunately I'm stuck at 1024x768 and it obviously has no clue wtf kinda gfx card I've got in my box.

Going to try and get dual boot Win7 going so I can cruise around in an OS that respects my awesome graphical power. haha, but seriously, would LOVE to get this thing recognized.

Installed from a retail Snow Leopard 10.6.3 CD I picked up yesterday from the Apple store.


I got almost the same configuration as you an set up a triple boot system 3 weeks ago, i managed to push up my resolution to 1600x1200, but the graphics are pretty slow because of the missing drivers. I hope there will be some support for this graphic card soon.

I've a X58A-UD3R, i7 920 and a ZOTAC GTX 470.

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Get yourself PlistEditPro this will let you edit .plist files which are inside the NVDANV50Hal.kext, You might also need a Hex Editor to hex edit files inside the kext but not sure, I do know how to do it, But it's better ask someone setp by step who has the card.

to hex edit kext executables you can use this:
http://ridiculousfish.com/hexfiend/

oh yeah, a decent/easy way of adding gfx support for it would be a combo of an efi string (this tells you how to write one) and a device-id injector kext (this also might be useful). (when apple adds the fermi code to their kexts.)

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just got my 470 in the mail today hopefully in 10.6.4 they add some drivers :)

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Hi to all,

just installed the actual 10.6.4 Beta (google is your friend) but unfortunately it seems that there is no support for my gtx 470. OSX identifies the Card as PCIE 16x with 64 MB RAM with a max. resolution of 1024x768.
Despite that everything's working good, but with poor gfx so far.

Hope someone out there might have some idea?!

Cheers

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Hi guys.....i have the same problem because i have a GTX480 but it dosn't work on my Hackintosh.....(you can see my config below).....

Somebody can help me?

Can someone tell me how to run the gtx480 even at low resolution?

Because i use my hackintosh to create software for my iPod!

(I'm a programmer! - Java - C - HTML - Objective C 2.0)

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Somebody can help me?....Please!

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Somebody can help me?....Please!


We're still waiting for a solution. As of now, OSX does not support Nvidia Fermi.

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Excuse me lkelly2006 but at this time can you use your hackintosh with your GTX480 with low resolution?

However i have a 7500 LE and i try to use only it and it works! but the problem is if i can use GTX480 and 7500 LE

together? And if i can disabled 7500 LE on Windows Seven......

Thanks for all!

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I am currently running 10.6.3 SL on my hackintosh with a GTX 470 with a max res of 1600x1200 and 64 MB VRAM. System worked fine until i ditched my two GTS 250's anyone know of any upcoming support / kexts please?

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Excuse me lkelly2006 but at this time can you use your hackintosh with your GTX480 with low resolution?

However i have a 7500 LE and i try to use only it and it works! but the problem is if i can use GTX480 and 7500 LE

together? And if i can disabled 7500 LE on Windows Seven......

Thanks for all!


Yes, you can run it with low resolution but for my needs that defeats the purpose :-).

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Hi fishinrocks95, i'm interested to use my gtx480 at 1440x900....will work or not? However are you using a particoular

kext? If it is, can you upload or send me it? (franklana@hotmail.it)

is Urgent!!! Because i must programming for iPod Touch!!!

Thanks!!

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I am currently running 10.6.3 SL on my hackintosh with a GTX 470 with a max res of 1600x1200 and 64 MB VRAM. System worked fine until i ditched my two GTS 250's anyone know of any upcoming support / kexts please?


How did you get the 470 to work?

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Hi fishinrocks95, i'm interested to use my gtx480 at 1440x900....will work or not? However are you using a particoular

kext? If it is, can you upload or send me it? (franklana@hotmail.it)

is Urgent!!! Because i must programming for iPod Touch!!!

Thanks!!

I changed the setting in Chameleon to achieve 1600x1200. I don't know if VESA supports 1440x900 but 1600x1200 definitely works.





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