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Conroe Hackintosh?

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I plan on building a Conroe mac desktop. However, there's very little info on motherboard compatibilities (because Conroe isn't out, and few compatible motherboards are currently in use.) I know I can't be the only one interested in building this machine. Who out there is planning to build one and what do they plan on using?

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No one out there wants to build a Conroe dual boot? I suppose the major problem is that the motherboards are mostly untested. Does anyone have a Conroe compatible board running OSX or a board that is very similar?

 

I was looking at this board:

 

~$150

Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 Socket T (LGA 775) Intel P965 Express

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16813128012

 

or this board,

 

~$150

Abit AB9 PRO LGA775/ P965/ DDR2/ A&L/ ATX/ RoHS Motherboard

http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?name=MB-AB9-PRO

 

but I'm guessing the Bad Axe is more likely to be compatible,

 

~$260

Intel 975XBX Rev. 304 (previous revisions not completely compatible without modification)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16813121016

 

The way I see it, perhaps someone out there has a 975 board they are using that works that would be a good board to use for a Conroe build. However, it would have to be Conroe compatible or revised to retrofit Conroe to be useable.

 

On the other hand, it would be easier to buy a cheaper 965 board if compatibility is completely unknown at this point.

 

What board is most likely to be compatible?

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I'm waiting for the new desktop macs come out, I'll follow their lead... HOPEFULLY SOME DECENT ATI DRIVERS TOO.....

 

good thing about the intel boards is that they'll probbly work 100%, bad coz they cannot overclock, at all. bit pricey too IMO.

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Im using Intel 975XBX Board, fully compatible (A04).

 

I recommend gettign this board

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