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HP Compaq nw8440 Notebook

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I am looking to run OSX86 on an old laptop I used during school, which barely gets any use from me anymore. I am looking to mainly run XCode on it for iOS development and that would be the most resource depending thing I plan on. Its been a while since I have done this so any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated.


The laptop is an HP Compaq NW8440 with the following specs:

  • Intel Core Duo T2600 2.16 GHz processor
  • 15.4-inch wide WUXGA display
  • ATI Mobility Fire GL VL 5200

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of the latest version of OSX that I could run on this system? Also is there any preferred method of install these days? I have no problem plugging a keyboard/mouse into the laptop if the trackpad drivers don't work correctly, but was wondering if anyone could provide some insight.


As always your help is greatly appreciated - thank you in advance!

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i've the same notebook. but with a faster cpu and more ram.

Did you succeed in installing OS X ?

Ii would be awesome to have os X on the 1920x1200 15,4" lcd :D

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