how to build a hackintosh

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  1. dorkultra

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    i wouldnt mind trying this. how would it work if i wanted to buy a mac pro case? do you think that board will fit?
     
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    I think i am going to try this...i would however like to change to a smaller case.


    Worst case scenario, i get a new windows box :dunno:
     
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    i've seen tutorials in the past where they used a g5 case, they had to modify it somewhat though
     
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    i dont know anything about mounting a motherboard to a case so how do you know if it'll fit to begin with if you buy a generic case and a specific mb?

    so to get it to work w/o modification id need to find the specific board type they use, right?
     
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    Thats what the ATX, Mini-ATX, etc is for...

    Motherboards and cases have sizes named as such. Just make sure the case you get is compatible with the MB. The most common is ATX btw.
     

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