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Hi!

 

I'm using old OSX86 Tiger on very old laptop HP Compaq Evo N1000v.

I got into my hand not so old netbook eMachines eM350.

 

Here are basic features:

  System Manufacturer:                    eMachines
  Product Name:                           eM350
  Family:                                 Intel_Mobile
  CPU Brand Name:                         Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450   @ 1.66GHz
  Processor Upgrade:                      Socket 478
  CPU Code Name:                          Pineview-M SC
  CPU Platform:                           FCBGA8 (BGA559)
  Number of CPU Cores:                    1
  CPU Bus Type:                           Intel Direct Media Interface (DMI) v1.0
  Enhanced Virtual-86 Mode                Present
  Virtual Machine Extensions (VMX)        Not Present
  Safer Mode Extensions (Intel TXT)       Not Present
  64-bit Extensions                       Present
  Memory Capacity:                        4 GBytes
  Motherboard Model:                      Acer eM350
  Motherboard Chipset:                    NM10 (Tigerpoint)
  Intel Pineview-M Processor - Integrated Graphics
  BIOS Vendor:                            Acer
  BIOS Version:                           V1.08
  BIOS Release Date:                      02/09/2011
  UEFI Specification Support:             Not Present

 

Is possible to use there any newer OSX?

Even - it has 64-bit CPU.

 

Thank you for your help.

Miro

Sadly, no. The gpu it ships with (gma 3150) is not supported. There used to be a patched kext for it back in the days, but as far as I can remember that only gave native resolution, no acceleration and was for (Snow)Leopard.

Edited by ricoc90

Again no acceleration on graphics, but in theory you could, yes. Though you'll need a patched kernel because there also is no support for Atom CPUs by Apple.

Take a look here: 
http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/Patched_Kernels

Ok, below are CPU, GPU, RAM and BIOS details.

Which OSX86 you recommend me to use?

 

Miro

 

APICs
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Socket 0    
    -- Core 0 (ID 0)    
        -- Thread 0    0
        -- Thread 1    1

Timers
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

    ACPI timer        3.580 MHz
    Perf timer        1.624 MHz
    Sys timer        1.000 KHz


Processors Information
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Socket 1            ID = 0
    Number of cores        1 (max 1)
    Number of threads    2 (max 2)
    Manufacturer        GenuineIntel
    Name            Intel Atom N450
    Codename        Pineview-N
    Specification        Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450   @ 1.66GHz
    Package (platform ID)    Socket 559 FCBGA8 (0x2)
    CPUID            6.C.A
    Extended CPUID        6.1C
    Core Stepping        B0
    Technology        45 nm
    Core Speed        997.4 MHz
    Multiplier x Bus Speed    6.0 x 166.2 MHz
    Base frequency (cores)    166.2 MHz
    Base frequency (ext.)    166.2 MHz
    Rated Bus speed        664.9 MHz
    Stock frequency        1666 MHz
    Instructions sets    MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, EM64T
    Microcode Revision    0x107
    L1 Data cache        24 KBytes, 6-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L1 Instruction cache    32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L2 cache        512 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    Max CPUID level        0000000Ah
    Max CPUID ext. level    80000008h
    Cache descriptor    Level 1, D, 24 KB, 2 thread(s)
    Cache descriptor    Level 1, I, 32 KB, 2 thread(s)
    Cache descriptor    Level 2, U, 512 KB, 2 thread(s)
    FID/VID Control        yes
    FID range        6.0x - 10.0x
    Max VID            1.000 V

 

    Temperature 0        43 degC (109 degF) (Core #0)
    Clock Speed 0        997.40 MHz (Core #0)
    Core 0 max ratio    (effective) 10.0

BIOS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

UEFI                Yes

Chipset
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Northbridge            Intel Atom Host Bridge rev. 00
Southbridge            Intel NM10 rev. 02
Memory Type            DDR2
Memory Size            2 GBytes
Channels            Single
Memory Frequency        332.5 MHz (1:2)
CAS# latency (CL)        5.0
RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD)    5
RAS# Precharge (tRP)        5
Cycle Time (tRAS)        15
Row Refresh Cycle Time (tRFC)    44
Command Rate (CR)        2T
Host Bridge            0xA010


Memory SPD
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

DIMM #                1
    SMBus address        0x50
    Memory type        DDR2
    Module format        SO-DIMM
    Module Manufacturer(ID)    Kingston (7F98000000000000000000)
    Size            2048 MBytes
    Max bandwidth        PC2-5300 (333 MHz)
    Part number                          
    Serial number        9232B8C4
    Manufacturing date    Week 04/Year 11
    Number of banks        8
    Data width        64 bits
    Correction        None
    Nominal Voltage        1.80 Volts
    EPP            no
    XMP            no
    AMP            no
JEDEC timings table        CL-tRCD-tRP-tRAS-tRC @ frequency
    JEDEC #1        3.0-3-3-9-12 @ 200 MHz
    JEDEC #2        4.0-4-4-12-16 @ 266 MHz
    JEDEC #3        5.0-5-5-15-20 @ 333 MHz

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Mainboard Model        eM350 (0x0000014A - 0x00034B80)

LPCIO
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Graphics
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Number of adapters        2

Graphic APIs
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

API                Intel I/O

Display Adapters
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Display adapter 0    
    ID            0x4000000
    Board Manufacturer    0x1025 (0x0349)
    PCI device        bus 0 (0x0), device 2 (0x2), function 0 (0x0)
    Vendor ID        0x8086 (0x1025)
    Model ID        0xA011 (0x0349)
    Revision ID        0x0
    Performance Level    0

Display adapter 1    
    ID            0x4000000
    Board Manufacturer    0x1025 (0x0349)
    PCI device        bus 0 (0x0), device 2 (0x2), function 1 (0x1)
    Vendor ID        0x8086 (0x1025)
    Model ID        0xA012 (0x0349)
    Revision ID        0x0
    Performance Level    0

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