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Building my second hackintosh, a 17" laptop buying advice needed!

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Hi people,

 

I have a desktop hackintosh running 10.7.4, i was thinking of getting a laptop since I need to move around a bit.

Since apple has stopped its 17" macbook pros, i was looking for a rather cheap alternative, I have found one but not sure of the

 

1. Lan adapter make

2. Wifi adapter make

3. Trackpad make

 

here is the link to the laptop

 

http://www.toshiba-india.com/laptop/satellite-C870-i3-viewmodel.html

 

and

 

http://www.flipkart.com/toshiba-satellite-c870-i0010-laptop-2nd-gen-ci3-2gb-320gb-no-os/p/itmdd4p9kxsjmefc?pid=COMDD4NYBVQFGRCZ&ref=c313ae0a-7957-40b9-91ac-3f19789706c2

 

it comes pretty cheap at US$ 600 for a 17.3" screen.

 

the published specs are below, any feedback is appriciated, I want to run OSX 10.8.2 :

General Series Satellite Part Number PSC8CG-009004 Lifestyle Everyday Use Processor Processor Core i3 (2nd Generation) Variant 2370M Chipset Mobile Intel HM76 Express Brand Intel Clock Speed 2.4 GHz Cache 3 MB Memory Expandable Memory Upto 8 GB Memory Slots 2 (Unused Slot - 1) System Memory 2 GB DDR3 Storage Hardware Interface SATA RPM 5400 HDD Capacity 320 GB Optical Disk Drive Read/Write Speed 8x Optical Drive DVD SuperMulti Drive with Dual Layer Support (SATA) Platform Architecture 64-bit Operating System No OS Display Screen Size 17.3 Inch Resolution 1600 x 900 Pixel Screen Type HD Clear SuperView LED Backlit Display Graphics Graphic Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 Input Web Camera Built-in VGA Camera Pointer Device Large Touchpad with Gesture Support Keyboard Standard Keyboard with Numeric Keypad Audio Internal Mic Yes Audio Chips Intel HD Audio Speakers Built-in Speakers Sound 16-bit Stereo Communication Ethernet 10/100 Mbps Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n Bluetooth v4.0 Power Battery Backup Upto 3 hours Power Supply 65 W AC Adapter Battery Cell 6 cell Ports/Slots USB Port 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0 Mic In Yes RJ45 LAN Yes HDMI Port Yes VGA Port Yes Multi Card Slot Yes Security Lock Port Kensington Lock Slot Machine Dimensions 2.6 kg Dimension 413 x 268 x 33.7 Color Glossy Precious Black With Crossline Pattern

 

 

thanks!!

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