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Hackintosh advice

Hi all,

 

Hoping there are some people experienced with hackintoshes here

 

My machine used to be used for a hackintosh by my dad and since then I changed it over to windows and installed an r9 290

 

I no longer have the drive he used to run mac and I wanted to know if it was possible for me to install osx as I am now getting into development and windows makes me mad.

 

I was wondering what version of osx I need and what amount of tweaking it will take or if I am better off switched cards

 

My whole system specs is in my signature

 

Cheers

BRiteBak


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Do you have a real mac or a running hackintosh at this moment in time?

 

heres a guide from tonymac, you may need to change some things since you are using a a 290x and will most likely use yosemite unless you torrent a version of mtn lion which was used in the guide

http://www.tonymacx86.com/golden-builds/70530-slugnets-video-editor-ga-z77x-ud5h-i7-3770k-gigabyte-geforce-gtx-660-ti.html

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From what I have read the R9 cards are supported from 10.9 onwards

http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/197619-r9-290-hackintosh/

 

Is it possible to run Yosemite on my older Z77 gear?

 

Cheers


  • Cooler Master Storm Enforcer
  • I7 3770K @ Stock
  • Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H
  • AMD Radeon R9 290
  • Cooler Master Hyper 212+
  • 16gb Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz 
  • 2x 1tb WD Green Drives (RAID 1)
  • 256gb Samsung 840
  • Peripherals
  • Logitech G502 Proteus Core
  • Ducky Shine 3 - Blue LED, Brown Switches
  • Samsung SyncMaster 2443
  • Custom Mousepad http://imgur.com/xJWASQM
  • Logitech G35
  • Altec Lansing Octane 7


 

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From what I have read the R9 cards are supported from 10.9 onwards

http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/197619-r9-290-hackintosh/

 

Is it possible to run Yosemite on my older Z77 gear?

 

Cheers

there really no way of telling unless you or someone else tries and confirms it. hackintoshes are hit and miss, unless everything works how OSX wants it to, you wont get OSX to run happily xD

Case: NZXT Phantom PSU: EVGA G2 650w Motherboard: Asus Z97-Pro (Wifi-AC) CPU: 4690K @4.2ghz/1.2V Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 Ram: Kingston HyperX FURY 16GB 1866mhz GPU: Gigabyte G1 GTX970 Storage: (2x) WD Caviar Blue 1TB, Crucial MX100 256GB SSD, Samsung 840 SSD Wifi: TP Link WDN4800


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Is it possible to run Yosemite on my older Z77 gear?

 

Cheers

 

I have a Z77 hackintosh running. It really depens on the actual motherboard, then on anything else ..

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