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HP Pavilion a6330f?

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Here is my current PC that I'm HOPING to turn into a hackintosh, I'm pretty sure I can do it, considering the fact that I've done it with a distro of Snow Leopard on a pretty much the same mobo and hardware. I just don't remember exactly where I started.


Here are the specs of the PC:


HP Pavilion a6330f


Current OS: Linux Mint 16 Petra (Cinnamon)

Motherboard Specs:

Manufacturer: Asus

Form factor: microATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)

Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430

Memory sockets: 4 x DDR2

Front side bus speeds: 2000MT/s (2.0 GT/s)

Processor socket: AM2

Expansion Slots:

    1 PCI Express x16 slot for graphics card

    2 PCI Express x1 slots

    1 PCI slot


CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 (dual core)

        +++ CPU Specs :

            Operating speed: Up to 2.8 GHz

            Number of cores: 2

            Socket: AM2

            Bus speed: 2000 MT/s

GPU: Force3D AMD ATI Radeon HD 6450
        +++ GPU Specs :
        Supports HDMI, DVI, VGA
        PCIe x16
        HD 1080P
        2GB DDR3

Memory : 3gb

Audio : 8 channel High Definition Audio
    Audio CODEC: ALC88S

Interface - Integrated into Mobo
Technology: Realtek RTL8201N
Data Transfer Speeds: up to 10/100Mb/s


The Graphics card isn't integrated, And I know it should work with OS X, Just not completely sure which distro is needed.


I'd like to get a distro of Lion or Mountain Lion on it, but I will settle for Snow Leopard.


The only thing I had a problem with last time was the ethernet, there were no drivers for it.  But this one is a little bit different, and hopefully there are drivers for it.


If any more info is needed to find out which distro is recommended, I will gladly supply it :)


The only thing I'm asking from you guys is to point me in the right direction. Thanks




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