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New OS X compatible motherboard -> QUO

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Hey want to thank everyone for the support and also to everyone at Insanely!

Some of you emailed with a few words and trust me it was needed. Overwhelmed by the positiveness makes everything worthwhile.

 

Hoping to have the site updated by Wednesday.

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Because you can't buy it on Amazon or Newegg, so Tony isn't making commission on its sale :D

 

Its Kickstarter - If anything Tony and everyone should encourage such innovation and give a lot of feedback and once this is Kickstarted and well done - who knows the next thing we will see is Newegg and Amazon have it as well.

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Hoping to have the site updated by Wednesday.

 

I didn't actually get in during the Kickstarter campaign and I'm a bit disappointed in myself, but I'm alright with seeing the first round of these going out first before I dive in. I've been checking your site all week to see if there's any new juicy information. Not that I want you to open a new order form immediately, I'm just looking forward to any updates to your site! No rush though, we all appreciate your hard work and effort :)

 

Its Kickstarter - If anything Tony and everyone should encourage such innovation and give a lot of feedback and once this is Kickstarted and well done - who knows the next thing we will see is Newegg and Amazon have it as well.

 

Don't worry, I'm not disagreeing with you at all! In fact, I agree! Tony should be supporting projectQ, but after reading about how he "uptight" he is about keeping his tools and work proprietary, it makes sense he doesn't support it. It's a bit of a disappointment, but I can't argue with his work or views.

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Do we even need firewire? A TB to FW adapter is like $30...

 

Why have an adaptor that do NOT work with all devices when we can guarantee compatibility with all devices. Silly comment you made if you ask me... :P

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Why have an adaptor that do NOT work with all devices when we can guarantee compatibility with all devices. Silly comment you made if you ask me... :P

 

Has anyone tested the oficial Apple adapter? Also I don't see why the comment is silly: as far as I know, firewire's relegated to some niche music products nowadays...

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Has anyone tested the oficial Apple adapter? Also I don't see why the comment is silly: as far as I know, firewire's relegated to some niche music products nowadays...

 

Firewire is in more thing then just music hardware and has never been niche in the Mac world. Perhaps you are newer to Mac?

 

Yes, many users have tested it and not all firewire device support it. Apple even stopped making and selling the adaptor for a few months last year but have since brought it back. So do you really want to rely on something that may not work correctly and if it breaks you will not be able to get very easily? Just a thought. Remember that some users use there Hackintoshes in professional environments and need the reliability in there system. This motherboard brings it to them.

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Firewire is in more thing then just music hardware and has never been niche in the Mac world. Perhaps you are newer to Mac?

 

Yes, many users have tested it and not all firewire device support it. Apple even stopped making and selling the adaptor for a few months last year but have since brought it back. So do you really want to rely on something that may not work correctly and if it breaks you will not be able to get very easily? Just a thought. Remember that some users use there Hackintoshes in professional environments and need the reliability in there system. This motherboard brings it to them.

 

I'm not new to Mac at all, but I'm just going from my personal experience. If you need something 100% reliable, go with a real Mac IMO. If you're a pro, a couple thousand shouldn't matter. All I'm saying is that most users don't need it, and eliminating it would reduce the cost, but it's too late already...

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I use FW800 with my 2nd gen Drobo and a camcorder. I think FW is more prevalent then you think. Plus TB is not hot swappable on non Mac hardware so having to reboot to plug in the adapter is not ideal.

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I'm not new to Mac at all, but I'm just going from my personal experience. If you need something 100% reliable, go with a real Mac IMO. If you're a pro, a couple thousand shouldn't matter. All I'm saying is that most users don't need it, and eliminating it would reduce the cost, but it's too late already...

 

If you're a pro, a couple thousand shouldn't matter? Really? So you rather buy a Mac then spend $1 more on a motherboard that has Firewire on it.

 

A Hack is just as stable as a real mac.

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A Hack is just as stable as a real mac.

 

I can confirm this by first hand experience. And i'll say more: nowadays, a hack assembled from compatible parts is more stable and reliable than a Windows 8 installation on the same hardware (also first hand experience).

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Sorry guys but I'll have to disagree if nothing more because of the fact that nothing guarantees Apple won't block us off tomorrow. Don't get me wrong, I'm a big hack fan: I've built a half dozen, and some that aren't even mine but I trust enough to function for technological illeterates.

 

I'm also not saying it's a big deal, it doesn't cost much to implement, I'm sure, but I'm also a minimalist, it's just my personal preference...

 

//endrant, let's stay on topic.

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...(all other operating systems are {censored}, IMO, when compared with OS X).

 

Very personal opinion. There are things you can do very easily on Windows that on Mac are just a hassle. And also the other way round. The OS itself is pretty much unimportant. The applications are what matters...

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If you're a pro, a couple thousand shouldn't matter? Really? So you rather buy a Mac then spend $1 more on a motherboard that has Firewire on it.

 

A Hack is just as stable as a real mac.

 

This mobo probably is as stable as a real mac, far from all hackmacs are though Im afraid. Id say you max get 95% functionality out of hackmac in general.

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This mobo probably is as stable as a real mac, far from all hackmacs are though Im afraid. Id say you max get 95% functionality out of hackmac in general.

 

All my systems I have ever done are 100%. Perfect.

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@ Rampage Dev

 

That is why you get so many requests for help, e.g. from PunkNugget........ :thumbsup_anim:

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@ Rampage Dev

 

That is why you get so many requests for help, e.g. from PunkNugget........ :thumbsup_anim:

 

Indeed. I take my time to understand the system then address all the DSDT and kexts needs.

 

I see this MB in my future for a new rack mounted recording box....

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@ Rampage Dev

 

That is why I may be asking you for advice if and when my nForce chipset MOBO dies or the latest version of OS X requires a MacPro or iMac model in SMBIOS that is incompatible with my MOBOs CPU slot version.......

 

Although I may not recover from having a Intel chipset MOBO that works 100% with OS X........I am now so used to (and have enjoyed) getting my nForce chipset MOBO to work almost 100% (working sleep/wake never achieved since 10.5.6 despite iLeopod's valiant efforts with his 680i MOBO) with each successive OS X version from Leopard onwards......

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im sure you will all agree that it is Very important. for all building a Hackintosh to do extensive research before first.

as at some point you with have to compromise on something

ie. the motherboard you wish to use as unsupported sound chip

or internet chip

so you have to change you choose a little.

this mother board should make that issue easier for ppl

i will let you know when i receive mine

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has anyone got this M/B yet

 

is there a shiping date yet for the kickstart guys

 

is there a shiping date for normal sales [non-K/S guys]

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