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I've found that this motherboard works best but its a little too expensive.


this one


ASUS P5LD2-VM Socket T (LGA 775) Intel 945G Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail


it goes for about 106.00 dollars. Is there anything cheaper that works fully with no problem? I just want to build a cheap mac. Don't need leading performance.

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According to this link




This motherboard works http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16813157095


Its the ASRock 775i945GZ.



here is the machine I'm going to build.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16811173015 - case


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16820218201 - ram


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16813157095 - motherboard


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16819112207 - processor


Will this Celeron processor work with the motherboard? I have a 120 gig pata hard drive and a pata dvd drive.



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See...I have the Elitegroup 915P-A, which should work properly with OSX (but it doesn't). After trying some other boards I finally decided to order the P5LD2 Mobo.


Until now I had a lot of different probs with the mobos, sometimes with usb, sometimes audio or ethernet....


So before spending less money and recognize it doesn't work as expected spend some more bucks for something people trust on. that's my advice....

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So with that Intel board could you have a 100% functionly, full speed OSX 86 system? Everything works flawlessly?


Could you put in an ATI x1600 or ATIx1900xt and get full 3D acceleration for gaming? I'm looking for the most compatible OSX 86 system you can build or buy. Any pre-built dell systems that would work?

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