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My quadcore hackintosh, let me show you it

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Ok, i hope this is in the right forum, just wanted to share my new hackintosh. build time to get it all running right was 2 weeks.


Motherboard: Gigabyte EP45-DS3R

Processor: Intel Q9400 6mb cache, running at 3.2ghz

Processor Heat Sinc: Scythe Orochi 10

Memory: 4gb Mushkin DDR2 800, 5-4-4-12

Video Card: EVGA Geforce 8800gts 640mb

Hard Drive: Seagate 7200.11 500gb Sata II

DVD Burner: LG Sata w/Lightscribe

Case: Coolermaster Centurion 590

Power Supply: Corsair 750tx

1x Scythe 120mmx38mm intake fan for memory and video card

1x stock coolermaster fan intake at the front for cooling the hard drive

1x stock coolermaster exhaust fan at the back behind the processor heat sinc

Geeksquad Battery Backup


CPU Temp with the massive heat sinc is 30 degrees idle, and no more than 52 degrees under full load in orthos, temp read by coretemp under windows. Memory tested 10 passes no problems with memtest + 3.2. Speed of ram reported at 20914mb/sec.


Running Leopard 10.5.5, everything works, including parallels desktop, sleep, shutdown, restart, my UPS is recognized too.




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