Mac OSX on homemade computer

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by bigmac4427, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. bigmac4427 macrumors newbie

    Jun 6, 2011
    Suppose I was building an Alienware computer. However, when I was installing the hard drive I made sure it was compatable with Mac. Could I theoretically, boot the computer up with Mac OSX? If not what could I do to the computer to make it be able to boot up with the Mac OSX start up disk? I appreciate any help you can give.:)
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Look up "hackintosh" and/or "InsanelyMac." Just because your hard drive is "compatible" with OS X (they all are, once formatted) doesn't mean the rest of your machine will be.

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