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Hey guys,

 

I have an Hp pavilion dv6, and i want to make my nVidia GeForce GT 630m 2G graphics card work on my mavericks hackintosh, because i can do more than what i can do with the integrated intel graphics 3000.

 

And i want to buy a new wifi card, but i want to get it compatible with yosemite, since later this year, yosemite will come out. Is there any card for a laptop that is compatible with yosemite for hackintosh, that also works for Windows, and is inexpensive ?

 

Thank you.

 

Processor : Intel Core i7 2670QM Sandy Bridge

Motherboard Model : 181B

BIOS : Insyde (version F.09)

Memory : 8GB RAM

GPU : Intel HD Graphics 3000, and nVidia GEFORE GT 630M 2GB

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The GT630m card does not work, only HD 3000.


A pain for laptop users is that most built-in wireless cards aren’t supported. You can always find and replace your unsupported one.
 
Here is the list of supported and unsupported card ( Yellow means work with WifiInjector kext, Green means work OOB, red means unsupported, HMB cards are cards also have Bluetooth )
Or you can use a wifi dongle which is supported by OS X, but it also has downsides like battery draining, weak signal or causing sleep issues.

 

See more here: The right hardware for your Hackintosh

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The GT630m card does not work, only HD 3000.

A pain for laptop users is that most built-in wireless cards aren’t supported. You can always find and replace your unsupported one. Here is the list of supported and unsupported card ( Yellow means work with WifiInjector kext, Green means work OOB, red means unsupported, HMB cards are cards also have Bluetooth )Or you can use a wifi dongle which is supported by OS X, but it also has downsides like battery draining, weak signal or causing sleep issues.

 

See more here: The right hardware for your Hackintosh

I think i'll stick with Ethernet until Yosemite is released, so i won't buy a wifi card now and is incompatible with Yosemite.

 

Is it worth it changing my graphics card ? Or i won't see a difference ? ( i might use imovie later )

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