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  1. First tries

    I used the user_01's method in page 4, then installed the compatible chameleon (with machine configured to iMac 11,3, graphics enabler=yes etc, to the external drive so it could boot. I got the files from this tutorial; http://thetecherra.c...tart-to-finish/. Graphics work fine with graphics enabler=yes, ethernet works with RTL kexts in the extra folder. Joining the search and address bar to one in new safari is a nice touch. My 0dB setup (yes no noise, no fans) is as follows; Hackintosh; P7P55D-E PRO motherboard with a Core i7 8GB RAM Zotac GT 430 1GB silent video card NOFAN Set A400 (case, CPU cooler and PSU) OCZ Vertex 2 SSD 120GB
  2. tonymacx86 Build - Core i7-870 - P7-P55D-E PRO - 4GB RAM - HD 6850 SCS3 System Picture Component List. Mac OS X version 10.6.8 Asus P7P55D-E PRO iP55 Socket 1156 8 Channel Audio USB3 ATX Motherboard PowerColor HD 6850 SCS3 Silent 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card http://www.powercolo...mage_a_xs_2.jpg Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz/PC3-12800 XMS3 i5 Memory Kit CL9(9-9-9-24) 1.65V NOFAN CASE : CS-30 http://www.quietpc.c...ade/nof-set-a40 Nofan P-400A Fanless 400W Power Supply Nofan CR-100A IcePipe 100W Fanless CPU Cooler OCZ 120GB Vertex 2 SSD 3.5" SATA-II LG IPS235V IPS LCD LED 23" HDMI Monitor Comments: I use a NAS drive connected over gigabit ethernet for large files. A USB DVD ROM is used when needed. This PC case is quite small, a bit fiddly to assemble. So if you are a newbie I suggest you should buy the already assembled machine from quietpc.com. It is pricey but absolutely no noise, no moving parts. I have done a quick stress test by encoding video with Handbrake, CPU temperature went up to 54C after 10 minutes of almost 100% CPU use (ambient temperature 22 in the room). I think the CPU cooler is impressive. I highly recommend this for the home music studio enthusiasts. My favourite SW is Logic, use Hw interfaces; Tascam FW-1082 and Profire 2626. Beware hardcore gamers, this rig is not for you. :angry2:
  3. What about Via VT1828S

    Thanks again. You are absolutely right. Now I know the kexts I need to put in the extra folder.
  4. What about Via VT1828S

    Thank you for your reply. The only way I know to check the loaded extensions is using system profiler. And it does not show any of the hacked kexts. Screen Grabs attached. extensions.tiff extensions1.tiff
  5. What about Via VT1828S

    Hooray I found the solution to the audio glitches. After following the guide installing snow leopard on P7P55D-E PRO using [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] and [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] I was disappointed to come across the audio glitches. I tried installing the DSDT file and the power chord trick with no luck. With my profire2626 and tascam 1082, these pops and crackles drove me mad. I had to set the buffers to 512 to get a crackle free performance from Logic. I noticed that when ever there was a sudden increase in CPU usage there were crackles and pauses of playing sound. My theory was that it's a timing issue at the kernel level due to the fake smc kext. But hey I am no computer expert! So I skipped the last step of the guide; installing [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]. Yes that's right do not install [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url]. Only caveat is that I have to use the [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] cd to boot my hackintosh all the time. So I do not have an extra folder, no fake smc kext, no voodooHDA kext and no kext for LAN. But every thing is working fine. Now I can set my buffers to 128 with no crackles. I have set up an aggregate device with motherboard audio+profire+tascam. The profire and the tascam clocks are synched to the spdif out from the motherboard. So I suggest a fresh install and do not install [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url], use [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] CD to boot the machine.
  6. Installation went well. Xbench scores before and after; BEFORE PATCH System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.6.7 (10J869) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model iMac8,1 Drive Type OCZ-VERTEX2 3.5 Disk Test 351.36 Sequential 212.97 Uncached Write 274.16 168.33 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 291.89 165.15 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 108.13 31.64 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 406.43 204.27 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 1003.40 Uncached Write 1290.74 136.64 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 505.85 161.94 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 3328.23 23.58 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 1070.26 198.59 MB/sec [256K blocks] AFTER PATCH System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.6.7 (10J869) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model iMac8,1 Drive Type OCZ-VERTEX2 3.5 Disk Test 345.48 Sequential 207.31 Uncached Write 271.01 166.40 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 275.40 155.82 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 109.20 31.96 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 355.02 178.43 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 1035.90 Uncached Write 1376.90 145.76 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 525.05 168.09 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 3360.08 23.81 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 1071.93 198.91 MB/sec [256K blocks]
  7. Thanks Dougaa you tutorial works perfect for my XBX2.
  8. thanks for the info, dell.co.uk sell it for 22 now. I salvaged a realtek 8187L from sister's broken laptop. Working fine with the latest realtek drivers. I am sorry to disappoint, we are talking about a wifi card for 20
  9. where did you buy it for £15? One guy in ebay sell it for £20
  10. I guess wifi is still broken. When that's fixed I will get rid of windows xp from my advent 4211!
  11. New iPhone has the Tegra chip!

    Ok, I give up.
  12. New iPhone has the Tegra chip!

    The new iPhone must be Tegra based.
  13. New iPhone has the Tegra chip!

    The timing of Nvidia revealing Tegra, Tegra is ARM based, we know that new iPhone is not Atom based, rumors about new iPhone playing 1080p HD movies, increased battery life . . .
  14. [SU] New Software updates

    Phew!!!!! Booted up ok after updating including sec/time machine fix.