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Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5 OSX System - This Going to Work?


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Hi,

 

I'm looking to build a new digital audio workstation and am looking at the following spec. Could someone tell me if I should be looking at different hardware, or will this be an easy install?

 

I just wanted to check before I start digging deep into my pockets as this is a fairly expensive machine otherwise :)

 

1 x Intel Core i7 930 2.8GHz Socket 1366 8MB L3 Cache OEM Processor

1 x Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5 Intel X58Socket 1366 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

1 x Corsair 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz XMS3 Dominator Memory CL8(8-8-8--24) for i7 Motherboards

2 x Seagate ST31500341AS 1.5TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB Cache - OEM

2 x Plexus Serial ATA 2.0 SATA 7-pin Cable (Red) 61cm / 24"

1 x Freecom Data Recovery Service For Any Hard Drive

1 x Asus 9500GT 1GB DDR2 DVI VGA HDMI PCI-E Graphics Card

4 x Samsung TS-H653G DVD-RW SATA Optical Drive - OEM

1 x Coolermaster Elite 330 Case With Coolermaster eXtreme Power 460W PSU *SPECIAL OFFER*

1 x StarTech 3.5in Black Multi Port Panel for Front Drive Bay (USB, eSATA, FireWire & audio)

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I was looking to use Kakewalk for the installation along with my OSX disc...

 

Any thoughts? Will I need [url="http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/279450-why-insanelymac-does-not-support-tonymacx86/"]#####[/url] 2.0 as well as this?

 

I'm an absolute noob at Hackintosh world, I've lurked for the last six months, and used this link as a guideline as I'd like it to do Software updates etc:

 

http://hishamkhalifa.com/?p=243

 

Thanks

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