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  1. None. Add Apple Bluetooth module to your Hackintosh
  2. Your best bet would be to look around at used ones and what other people are asking. I looked up one similar to yours on www.powermax.com (one of many well known sites that sell used Macs), and they have a Core 2 Duo 2.2Ghz with 2 gb ram, 120 gb hd and 90 day warranty for $759.00 USD. I am sure your not going to offer a 90 day warranty, but you do have more ram and larger hard drive, so maybe start at $800.00 and maybe go down from there? I would not go too high cause a brand new "educational only" white MacBook is probably only $150 - $200 more. If I were going to spend 800 already, I would spring for the extra and buy new. It might also sell faster if you go down a little too, say maybe $675 or $700 USD good luck.
  3. I don't know. I never tried it. I just remember seeing something about boot camp drivers on one of the hackintosh forums. You will have to search and see what you find. Good Luck
  4. A lot of people that are using the Apple BT module have this problem. I am sure it works via boot camp on a real Mac, so it's probably a driver issue, I thought there were boot camp drivers floating around the web somewhere, not sure where though.
  5. I can confirm that my rig "Mac Pro" (see my sig below) does wake from sleep using the Magic mouse, or mini bluetooth keyboard in OS X 10.6.8. I don't run Windows except in VMWare Fusion, so I can't speak to the module working in Windows.
  6. It probably will, but wake from sleep may not work. You would be better off using my guide to install an Apple Bluetooth module from a Macbook or iMac. Install Apple Bluetooth module in a PC
  7. I'm still on 10.6.8 not sure If I am going with Lion on my "Mac Pro' or not. It runs so good with 10.6.8, I might not bother with Lion...
  8. You are welcome. Please don't take this the wrong way, but if you don't think you can put a computer together or even try to learn how to do it (lots of places on the web and Youtube that you can learn from) then maybe building and running a Hackintosh isn't for you. Building the PC is the easy part. The harder part is installing OS X. Granted a lot of talented people have put together good tools to help the process along, but it still can be frustrating and time consuming to get everything working as close to a real Mac as possible if you're new to Hackintoshing and Mac OS X, and it will take a little while of reading and learning to understand how it all works so you are comfortable making changes, checking things and knowing what you need (Kext files, plist files, DSDT files etc) to make things work right. You might be able to get a machine up and running using [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] (tonymacx86), but what if something goes wrong or you install an Apple update and you can't boot anymore? It will take some time to learn what the problem is and how to fix it, if you're new to it. I have been building my own machines and running Windows since 1998. I am a professional Windows (.Net) and Mainframe programmer since about the same time. It took me about 6 to 8 months to get the hang of OS X (Never having used a Mac, not even seeing one in person), and hackintoshing. I'm not trying to scare you away, just want you to understand that building a PC is the easy part. And if you are not willing / able to learn how to do that, then maybe you would be better off buying a new or used Mac instead of building one. Good luck.
  9. I am sure some have installed on the ASRock Motherboard. But please trust me on this, if you want a hassle free experience as possible, stick with hardware that the majority of hackintoshers are using. as for building you're own PC, it is not hard. if you can do the following, then you can put one together yourself. 1. follow directions 2. use a screw driver 3. plug in wire connectors
  10. I am not sure if the PowerPC architecture makes a difference or not, but I would get another bluetooth module from an Intel based mac (2006 or newer). Apple Macbook A1181 Bluetooth Module
  11. I would go with the GIGABYTE GA-H55M-UD2H mainboard if I were you. A lot of uses are using Gigabyte boards, and there is a reason, they seem to be the easiest and most compatible. There is no reason you can't use the Radeon HD5770 with the Gigabyte board. I have only used Gigabyte boards for the 5+ systems I have put together, all of them work very well with NO problems. The main rule of thumb with building a Hackintosh, is use the hardware that is as close to a real Mac as possible. Just doing that you gain compatibility now and in the future.
  12. I used a GIGABYTE GA-P55M-UD2 for my brother-in-law's new computer for OS X. It runs great, easiest install I have ever done, the only extra kexts I used were for sound, ethernet and IOAHCOBlockStorageInjector. Everything works sleep, wake, shutdown, restart etc. I am not sure if the GA-H55-UD2H is as good, I see people have had good luck with the board though.
  13. I have used the following card on a few builds I have done. Not a heavy gamers card, but cheap and easy, easy, easy to install on a Hackintosh. Use Bootloader 2 RC 5 and set the GraphicsEnabler=Yes in com.apple.boot.plist in /Extra folder. That's all you have to do for full compatibility. GeForce 9500 GT 512MB
  14. Look for a syba firewire pci card...
  15. new motherboard!

    Get a GIGABYTE GA-G31M-ES2L LGA 775 I have some friends that run this board with Snow Leopard, works great, all the files and kexts you need are available, sound, sleep etc should work. GIGABYTE GA-G31M-ES2L