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Is any of this possible? (Dual Monitors, Non AHCI Config)


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Hello, I have been attempting to use OSX on my computer for probably well over a year now, but i have never gotten it fully working. I am wondering If a few things are possible...

 

1. Install OSX with SATA drives set to RAID, not AHCI

 

     No, I am not planning on installing OSX on a RAID array, but I do have a RAID array that I would like not to have to switch off to use OSX. I have done this before, but I cannot remember how.  :)

 

2. Use dual monitors with Radeon HD 4850 above 1024x768 resolution

 

     I know that 4850s seem to have a lot of problems, but it seems people have gotten them working.

 

3. Get OSX to start  :) . Well I have gotten it to start a few times, just like 1 out of 10 installations  :)

 

I have tried Kalyway 10.5.2 and Hazard 10.6.2, the former seems to work better. (Please don't ban me, I do have a legal copy of Tiger :) )

 

My Specs:

 

ASUS P5E Deluxe (almost identical to Rampage Formula, if you are more familiar with that)

 

Core 2 Duo E8400

 

ATI Radeon 4850 512MB DDR3 (DVI/HDMI/VGA)

 

G.Skill 1066MHz DDR2 2x2GB

 

Some SATA HDDs

 

1 DVD-RW IDE drive (I can replace with SATA if necessary)

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