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  1. For the DSDT.aml? I used your program and put the file it created in the Extra folder
  2. I've followed the guide completely, made sure HPET was enabled, added NullCPUPowerManagement.kext, and yet I'm still getting this error Any ideas?
  3. I followed your guide to the letter, and I was actually able to get to the install screen and everything seemed as if it were installing, but at the end, I receive the standard "Install failed". I'm confused as to where I need to install once I reach the harddrive selection in the Lion install screen. I'm using an 8GB pen drive, but I also have access to an external hard drive if I need more space. Any help would be appreciated, thanks!
  4. Well, somehow after 30 reboots, it just made it past it now, but now I'm getting the "Mac OS X can't be installed on this computer" error. I received this error before and replaced the OSInstall file and then I went through that series of "System uptime" errors. Any thoughts?
  5. First off, love the guide. Took some getting used to, but I'm making progress. On the first page someone else had the same problem that I currently am having: the system uptime in nanoseconds problem. I was confused by your response the initial asker, and was wondering if you could re-iterate your response. Thank you!
  6. Currently, I'm running a build with a GA-EX58-UD3R, i7 920, 6GB, GTX280, etc. http://i47.tinypic.com/4r2ec1.png http://i50.tinypic.com/2hf8aar.png What would be the easiest way to upgrade to Snow Leopard? I vaguely recall trying to upgrade through an external HDD months ago and just gave up. Has anything changed since then? Thanks!
  7. As far as the hardware itself, it's a great board. I haven't expansively tried SL with it, but I plan either this weekend or next week to play around with it. If I get to work you, I'll definitely let you know.
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    HDMI Motherboard

    So you don't want to use the UD3P? I'd highly suggest that you go with a dedicated videocard. I believe the only two integrated videocards are the Intel 950 and X3100. My advice, stick exactly to that guide for the best results, if you're new to the OSX86 community.
  9. I've found that you need to install your Mac (iDeneb, iAtkos, whatever you have) first. Download and install Chamelon as the bootloader. THEN install Windows and add a Mac OS boot entry using EasyBCD. If everything goes according to plan, you should see the Windows boot manager first with Windows and Mac OS X listed. Windows should take you to Windows and Mac OS X should take you to Chameleon, which will ultimately take you to Mac OS X.
  10. wixdfast

    Anyway to change keys?

    Thanks man! It took me a few seconds to realize that I needed to change the (already present) Ctrl key if I wanted to replace it with the Command key. Lol, anyways, thanks again!
  11. I've been using 10.5.7 on my rig for about a month now, and absolutely love it. The only thing that bothers me, and that I actually haven't physically gotten used to is, is the fact that I need to hold down the windows key to copy, cut, paste etc.; instead of the typical Ctrl key. So my question is, is it possible to change the keys around? Any kind of key mapping program? Thanks a lot!
  12. wixdfast

    Music Producer, converting PC

    I think you're current build would be totally fine. The only thing I didn't see in your post, was what GPU do you have? That may or may not be a problem, most likely not though. Other than that, the only flag I noticed was, the soundcard may or may not work, but I would assume it would work, if it really is both Mac/PC compatible. Anyways, I'd suggest download the iAtkos DVD, burning at the lowest speed possible. You can follow my guide, if you'd like to. It won't be tailored specifically towards your hardware, but the general information will be there: http://www.youtube.com/user/Wixdfast2
  13. Sorry for responding sooo late, but I'd say away from Raidmax. They are amongst Rosewill when it comes to the quality of their PSUs.
  14. Difference between 2.66GHz and 2.8GHz: Not noticeable. Difference between 3MB cache and 6MB cache: Noticeable Difference between 256MB VRAM and 512MB VRAM: Noticeable (especially when dealing with higher resolutions) Difference between 5400RPM and 7200RPM: Battery life, not huge, but will affect it somewhat.
  15. The EarthWatts series are incredibly reliable, and energy efficient, but my only problem with it is the gray/silver casing Antec puts it in. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16817371015 I've never personally used it, although I have seen several people using it and have heard nothing but positive remarks. The OCZ StealthXStream series are relatively affordable, while offering the quality that one needs in a PSU. My only complaint with this unit is the length of the cables. Not that they're incredibly short, but they do require extensions for people with larger cases. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16817341019 I've used this PSU personally in my last rig, and loved it. It worked perfectly and never gave me any issues.