hackintosh

  1. S

    Mac OS X Yosemite virtual machine error

    Hi! So I am trying to install Mac Os X Yosemite on Virtual box,on my PC(Windows 10) using AMD,not Intel but using a special bootloader vmdk together with the OS one and a custom kernel for amd processors(basically a hackintosh setup for AMD). However when I boot it shows the Apple logo and gets...
  2. Schmidi0t

    SOS - My Hackintosh won’t boot properly after recent update

    A few months ago I successfully used the macOS Mojave patcher tool to install Mojave onto my mid2011 MacBook Pro. Inside I have new ram (16gb) and replaced the hard drive with a 1tb ssd. My machine has been working phenomenally and have only had an issue today. As per the site recommendation, I...
  3. flaubert

    MP 1,1-5,1 What if... the community designed an updated CPU tray for cMP 5,1?

    OK, so this is a crazy, off the wall idea... but what if it was possible to design and implement a replacement PCB that would fit the standard CPU tray and heat sink of a classic Mac Pro 5,1? If you don't mind me summarizing 557 pages and over a million page views from the "Waiting for Mac Pro...
  4. M

    how can i change Mac OS Sierra's font back to Helvetica Neue

    hi everyone, Ive installed OS X Sierra on my hackintosh build. I wanted to use Yosemite but my computer does not support Yosemite. Its my first time using Sierra and I see changes (obviously) than what Yosemite had. the first thing I've noticed was the hideous looking font that looks bad on my...
  5. imfastrnu2

    BCM943602CS - PCI-E Wireless Card

    Hey everyone, I just picked up a BCM943602CS Wireless card (PCI-e) for my 2009 Mac Pro that I updated to a 5.1. The card is advertised as Mac compatible and many people use it in the Hackintosh builds, but for some reason I can not get my Mac to recognize it. My OS is Mojave. Has anyone had any...
  6. A

    MacPro / Sapphire RX 580 setup

    Hi all, I own a macpro (2012) currently running high sierra with the default Radeon HD 5770 (i think that's the card) I ordered the Sapphire NITRO+ RX 580 Special Edition and it requires a 8 pin and 6 pin power connectors. I did my research and the few people who posted about this special...
  7. A

    Want a Hackintosh build that works with current OS parts list for HTPC and/or small tower

    I built a hackintosh years ago then moved on to an official mac. I currently have a late 2013 iMac 27 inch. I want something similar so I will be looking for a nice screen. I basically use Logic pro x and I want to play x-plane 11. Can I get something powerful enough in an HTPC? I don't mind...
  8. J

    $900 Mac Pro 2013 or ?

    I have a deal on getting a Mac Pro Late 2013 Quad Core with 16gb ram for $900, is this worth it? I mean I could go hackintosh and all but I would like my Apple Experience to work seemlessly. I do edit 4K and I know lots of computers struggle in that area in general (we use proxies and etc), but...
  9. A

    Mac Pro (2009 - 2012) or Hackintosh?

    Considering either building a Hackintosh based on i8700K and 64GB ram or buying an old mac pro 5.1 and upgrading to 2 x X5690 with 96 (or 128)GB ram. Use Case: Heavy Xcode user, multiple linux VMs (no GUI, only servers) and a couple of Mac VMs, a little bit of Design with Photoshop, Illustrator...
  10. Drumcode

    2009 MacPro upgrade vs hackintosh

    I have a 2009 MacPro 4,1 which I flashed to 5,1 a few years back so I could upgrade to a W3690. GeekBench profile: https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/6372223 I'm tossing up between building a hackintosh given how far they have come these days or if possible, upgrade to a dual CPU tray. if I...
  11. B

    iMac G4 Hackintosh Guide / or Comission (UK)

    Hey Picking up a 20inch G4 iMac today and I’m keen to convert it into a Hackintosh. I’ve seen a few guides online on how to do this but if I’m honest, they’re too text heavy on the modification “experience” and I’m getting lost/confused trying to follow it. Can anyone point me in the...
  12. D

    I need a way to download iMovie on Yosemite (Hackintosh User)

    Don't sue me for using a Hackintosh, please ;-; I need a version of iMovie that works on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.1, The one on the App Store won't let me download because It requires High Sierra.
  13. My Good Man

    Mac G5 as home server 2018

    Hey all, I've found various ancient threads on this topic, but I'm wondering if anyone has a more updated take on this. I have an old Mac G5 lying around , that only sorta works. It will boot up properly like 30% of the time. It's the 2003 model (the processor is not as accessible as later...
  14. J

    [Hackintosh] Help building a fast hackintosh for compiling code

    Hi, I am an iOS developer and I work on large scale Swift projects (> 500,000 LOC). I currently have a 2012 Mac mini based CI setup for preparing and submitting builds, but it is terribly slow and builds take hours (about 10 times slower than my touchbar MBP). I can't find any Macs offered by...
  15. Yabusa

    Boot Camp - dual cpu

    Hey there, I've got a PC and plan to make it a hackintosh, I just wanted to ask a question about bootcamp before I purchase an SSD. I've never used bootcamp before, but what I basically want a PC that runs apple on an SSD 250Gb and windows on another HDD 250gb. Is this possible? Or must both os...
  16. earthwriter

    Atheros WLAN Card Driver Kext For Mac Pro 2.1 El Capitan?

    Hello recently our Wifi Dongle bit the the dust but we have an Atheros I think it's 39xx internal card it's working in a PC that we want to install in our Mac Pro, I went online searching for a driver for El Capitan 10.6.8 the closest thing I found was Kext file for Hackintosh, I tried to use a...
  17. N

    Building a Mac (Hackintosh) in 2018

    I have mainly used multiple Mac computer for the past 12 years most of my work (video and photos). I love the power new iMac Pro, but it is incredibly expensive so I am looking at building my own. I have successfully built 4 gaming Windows computers in the past 10 years so I know how to do that...
  18. At_Op45

    Relic of the Past - Inquiry

    Not too long ago, I dissected an old MacBook. It's been dead for years so, I wasn't expecting much from it. Anyhow, the most interesting part taken from it was an Airport Extreme card. After some quick research, I learned that it was used for internet connection and other data movement. My...
  19. SinnedNima

    Mac beginner / Macbook Capabilities

    Hi there dear members! I was hunting at the bay and shot down a Macbook 4.1 , 2,4 GHz Core 2 Duo and 2 GB Ram. For just 30 € It seems it's the early 2008 version As a Windows/Ubuntu user i was waiting for such an opportunity and as a full fledged beginner in terms of Mac OS X i'm searching my...
  20. J

    macOS Sierra on MacBook 5,1 (Late 2008)

    #1 Hi guys After a bit of help! I've got a 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD (soon to be upgraded to 8GB ram and a ~500GB SSD) MacBook 5,1 2.0Ghz, model A1278 Late 2008. These upgrades will be taking place when I have the spare cash, with the RAM upgrade coming first and the SSD probably in the new year. I...