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Inexpensive Mac Pro Hackintosh

- New to Os X and Leopard -

- My Very First Os X Build -

- Beginer's Luck!


Description: Machspeed P4M800 - Hackintosh Mac Pro

Dual Boot, Leopard 10.5.1 (IDE Drive), and Windows XP (IDE Drive), - Two Separate Drives.


Current OS X Version: 10.5.1

Install method: Kalyway 10.5.1


Desktop Mid-Sized Tower

Custom Built Machspeed P4M800 Hackintosh Mac Pro:


Motherboard: Socket 478

Manufacturer: Machspeed

Model: Machspeed P4M800, Socket 478 (Life-Time Warranty)

Version: Phoenix-Award, Phoenix Technologies, Ltd.

Bios Version: v6.00PG

Chipset: North Bridge: VIA P4M800

South Bridge: VIA VT8237R

Audio: Working, 2 Channel Stereo on Board Tested,

Replaced AppleAc97Audio.kext file with current one

LAN: Working out of the box WITH Belkin F5D5000 NIC Card,

Onboard Lan chip: VIA VT6103L uses the VT8237 Rhine Driver

which I was warned, is unstable, and it is.....

I strongly do not recommend onboard LAN with this Mother Board, use

the Belkin F5D5000 NIC Card, it works beautifully out of the Box.


With this Belkin Card I am Networked from my Mac Pro to my

Maya Workstation which runs Dual Boot- Windows Pro 2000 and Windows

XP. I can successfully transfer files in both directions. I am also networked

to my Mac G450, running Mac os 9.1 and Mac os 10.1.5. File transfer is

successful in both directions as well.



Model Number: Intel Celeron D 340 2.93Ghz/256K Cache/533

FSB/OEM/Socket 478

Recognized as per the Mac System Profiler:

Model Name: Mac

Model Identifier: Mac Pro

Processor Speed: 2.93Ghz.

Number of Processors: 1

Number of Cores: 1

L2 Cache: 128 KB

Memory 2 gigs of CORSAIR TWINX2048-3200C2PT

Bus Speed: 533 Mhz.

Boot ROM version: Hack.int.0sh


Memory/DDR: CORSAIR XMS 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400

(PC 3200) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail


Video- Works out of the Box

Manufacturer: NVIDA

Model: NVIDIA GeForce 4/64MB DDR/AGP 8x/VGA/TV Out /Low-Profile/Video

Bus Type: AGP8x

Memory size: 64MB

Dual screen working- Not Tested

QE/CI working- Not Tested

Resolution changeable- YES!

Required patches or bios flashing- NONE!


IDE working: YES, IDE Drive is an 80gb- (74.53gb after format)

Seagate ST380021A- Used as my Boot Drive- Formatted in

Journal Extended format


SATA working: YES, 80gb- (74.53gb after format)

Seagate ST380811AS- Formatted in FAT32


Can read, write, and transfer back and forth to both drives, and can network these two drives to both my PC Windows Dual Boot system, and my Mac G450, Mac os 9.1 and older Os, 10.1.5 partitions.


*Also note both of these drives can also read, write, and transfer files successfully

to my EXTERNAL USB drives formatted in NTFS format.

I was successful using the following package (2 components):


1. NTSF-3G Driver, 1.1120 [stable] and,

2. MacFuse v1.3.1


Info on this can be obtained here: http://macntfs-3g.blogspot.com/


Wifi & patches/ N/A- Untested I don't have WIFI

other peripherals: USB External 500gb Seagate Drives- NTFS Format,

fully working with the above NTSF-3G commands.


Misc hardware: Internal LITE-ON DVD/RW Model 20A1H

Works out of the Box.


Wired Keyboard and Mouse:

The Brand is an offbrand -

AOpen Windows 98 PS/2 Keyboard, (Black), Mouse, (Black and Silver)

Both Keyboard and Mouse work out of the Box.


Windows Floppy Drive:

Doesn't work, as I have No Driver Support for it.


- Have I Left Anything Out! - Please forgive me if I listed anything inappropriatly.

- This is my first Blog post and my very first x86 project build.


I also want to thank all the folks who contributed information to the success of this build.


Miche Bre

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