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Newbie Ready to get Pwnd tryna Hackintosh!


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So I just built my first desktop ever, pretty freaking excited! The build:


Mobo: Asus Z87-Deluxe

Cpu: Intel i7 4770k

Psu: Corsair 600M


Ram: 2x4GB corsair vengeance

SSD: Corsair Force GT 480GB

HDD: Some piece of junk 500gb drive @7200rpm


And I want to run OSX on ye ole HDD (for now anyway). So here's what I got; I found a guide to hackintosh http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/11/how-to-set-up-asus-hackintosh.html

which lead me to this forum. Through a bit of reading and such I have found a patched version of my BIOS (which I plan to flash shortly). Any help or advice would be appreciated.

I realize that Haswell is pretty untested territory so I'm ready to get owned and run into issues etc. I guess none of that was really a question. Mostly, informative links and useful tips

from others doing the same thing would be awesome!

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Secondary thought. I've now read a ton of stuff on these forums and understand what's going on a little bit more, I think.

Would anyone lend me a hand in finding the proper kexts for my system? 

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Mountain Lion as is won't support Haswell yet. That said, read this: https://pikeralpha.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/xnu-10-8-3-haswell-compatibility/

Yes, I read that. Having taken into consideration the options I have it seemed more reasonable to just get a copy of 10.9 which I believe does have the native support.


I don't have the experience to apply that patch to a 10.8.4 install. If you'd be willing to talk me through that process a little bit, I would definitely be more happy to go about it that way than using 10.9!


If you would be willing, please move this conversation to my new thread (I'm an actually member now!) here, so that I can delete this one and avoid duality! http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/289977-ml-on-a-asus-z87-haswell-build/

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