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About zolty

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  1. how about this hardware

    I did answer your question though.
  2. how about this hardware

    Sure I have some more help for you. First capitalization, generally speaking you capitalize the first letter of every sentence. This visually alerts the reader that he/she has started a new thought and makes things much easier to read. Second, learn to spell "common guys" should be "come on guys", "i wanna switch" should be "I want to switch" ect. Third, you should only use "an" instead of a when the next word begins with a vowel. For example in "macbook to an desktop 'Mac'." the "an" should be "a". Finally not using english as a primary language is no excuse for snubbing the help you are given. Look around this forum 75% of the threads are "will this hardware work?" What makes you so different and deserving of in-depth help? It seems like you have both computers built just install OSX on the one you prefer and see if it works, if it doesn't try the other one, it doesn't seem that hard. If you are buying a new components I suggest the following: mb : GA-P55-USB3 LGA http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=221665 cpu : Intel i5 760 gpu : GeForce GTX 470 > http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=214219 ram : Kingston ValueRAM DIMM 4 GB DDR3
  3. Post a link of the description of the image. It doesn't look like the disk image you are using has amd support, at least that's my initial guess.
  4. Minor Network issue

    Ok I think gremlins have solved my problem because I used the OSX installation all day with no problems.
  5. Compatible Parts for PowerMac G5 Case Mod?

    Jesus, what were the estimated costs for that setup and how does it feel to have godlike amounts of disposable income / time?
  6. There is nothing special about mac memory except the price. You might also want to make sure your NIC is supported by osx and buy one if it isn't. As others have said AMD has a bit more trouble on osx, make sure you get a compatible version.
  7. how about this hardware

    Just looking over the build and my own experience. While it is not impossible to make others work, intel seems to work better than AMD, and Nvidia cards work better than ATi. It also seems to me that the ATi / AMD combination should work better for gaming since AMD builds both. The major things you want to check on are NIC compatibility and video card support both can be answered by searching on this forum. There are many installation guides on this forum, the installation involves a bootloader but isn't too complicated. I am not an expert I am just throwing in my .02.
  8. Minor Network issue

    Anyone figure this out, I am still looking for a solution.
  9. hackintosh or mac mini

    If you were to lease you are spending nearly 1900 quid. A brand new top of the line iMac starts at £1,649.00. Granted there are advantages to leasing, if it breaks it generally isn't your problem, you don't have to shell out for apple care and you get a new computer every 3 years. Just consider if those advantages are worth giving some 3rd party 17% of the cost of a new computer. I would suggest you just use your hackingtosh until you save up enough for a new mac. Also I wouldn't use anything hacked or boarderline illegal if it could be avoided in business.
  10. Minor Network issue

    I OSX installed and everything works fine. However after a long enough time I lose network connectivity. The address goes to a 169.x.x.x address specifying a network address does not fix the problem. When I do I can't ping the gateway. No connectivity issues in Windows or Linux. Rebooting solves the problem. If there is anyway to end the network daemon, reboot the networking portions (sorry new to osx but not command lines) to restore network connectivity I would be willing to do that as a work around. specs in sig.
  11. Salvaging an iMac Core 2 Duo monitor... ?

    http://www.cultofmac.com/using-imac-as-mon...fic-cable/20176 You might be able to use that depending on how much of the imac you have. Basically you are going to run into the same problem that people run into when they try and use laptop screen as a monitor.
  12. Pretty sure this board only helps people with legit installations. That said apple doesn't care about piracy they are a hardware company. They won't go after you or at least they shouldn't. But seriously the disk is $30 at your local best buy. The way you are setting up your internet connection should be given to you by your isp. There is nothing on that page that will make you identifiable it's just the information mac needs to connect to the information. You should be able to set it up as automatic if you are connecting to a router.
  13. Mac OSX Dual Boot on Alienware Auroa

    First just because it bugs the hell out of me it is Dual, as in two, not duel, as in pistols at dawn. The best advice I can give you is to give it a try. The worst that could happen is you could overwrite the mbr and make windows unbootable. Just try it and back everything up first. The main problems you are going to run into are with that graphics card which I have heard problems with. For version I would stick to 10.6.3/4 and make sure you buy the retail disk and don't advertise piracy since this board doesn't like it. Note: I am not an expert I am just someone who got it working.
  14. OSx on a custom desktop rig

    The simple installation guide is to load the bootloader disk then swap it for the mac install disk and hit f5. This loads the installation disk. If you have osx already running you can load the whole process onto a usb drive and make installation 2-3x faster. There are demonstrations of this on youtube and on the osx86 wiki. Installing isn't that difficult it's solving the random driver issues that crop up. I can attest that even though a device is supported doesn't mean it will work. Make sure you do your research if you are buying equipment.
  15. I was having trouble with the onboard NIC on my motherboard (see signature) so I upgraded it as well as my graphics card. To my surprise my OSX install loved the new graphics card which I was not sure was supported. It loved it so much it picked up on both monitors. My old one would only see one monitor for some reason. Thank you for this project you guys rock. My home monitor My Larger main work monitor