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Buying a new laptop soon, Want to make sure it can run OSX


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So it's that time again for me, Time to replace my aging acer laptop with a new laptop, I currently looking at this one - http://www.toshibadi...poid=2000044591

I want to get one that i can run OSX on, Here are the specs below tell me what you think.

Specs:

  • Intel® Core™ i3-2328M Processor
  • Windows 8
  • 4GB DDR3 memory
  • 500GB 5400 RPM storage
  • Intel® HD integrated graphics
  • DVD Supermulti drive
  • 1366x768 TruBrite® display
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless
  • HDMI output
  • Integrated 1MP (720p) webcam


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See the wiki for a list of known good laptops:
http://wiki.osx86pro...x.php/Main_Page

Intel HD graphics is unsupported by ML, you need at least hd3000 afaik. Ultimately you have no way of guaranteeing its going to work you can just make sure it has supported components and hope.

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See the wiki for a list of known good laptops:
http://wiki.osx86pro...x.php/Main_Page

Intel HD graphics is unsupported by ML, you need at least hd3000 afaik. Ultimately you have no way of guaranteeing its going to work you can just make sure it has supported components and hope.


How about the inspiron 15R?

Specs:

  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-3110M processor (3M Cache, 2.3 GHz)
  • Windows 8, 64-bit, English
  • 15.6" High Definition (720p) LED Display with Truelife
  • 6GB2 Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz
  • 500GB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive
  • 8X Tray Load CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
  • Intel® HD Graphics 4000
  • 90 days Premium Phone Support + 1 Year In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
  • 6.05 lbs


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looks good to me

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looks good to me


Im guessing it's just the "Integrated" graphics that are not supported right?

The intel HD 3000 and 4000 series are different?

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HD3/4000 are also integrated graphics but a different model "Intel HD Graphics" are unsupported





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