Hackintosh Hardware, Installed in a Cardboard Box

Ty Dunitz October 7 Apple
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All I can say is that I definitely paid too much for my Mac Pro.

One of the fellas at One Block Off the Grid was having trouble running AfterEffects on his Mac. It was time for a new machine. So, after purchasing 800 bucks worth of parts on Amazon, he decided to assemble them not in a PC case, but in the very box they came in. The result is a laugh-worthy (and ugly as hell (and totally awesome)) assemblage that needs to be basically hotwired just to turn on. I don’t think there’s ever been a machine more worthy of the ‘Hackintosh’ name.

High five, guys.

Written by Ty Dunitz

Ty is an illustrator who stays up too late, and has to wear glasses. You can follow him on Twitter if you want to (@glitchritual), but he's just gonna throw your stupid PR crap in the garbage, so don't email him.

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October 8th, 2010 at 9:51 am

You think he can give us a list of parts? that’b rad.

October 8th, 2010 at 9:54 am

Really you have done a great job and what you have done is interesting and new thing.What i feel is if the video clip is more clear it would be better for understanding it is just my advice.

October 8th, 2010 at 10:36 am

I want one.

Where can I find the details?

October 8th, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Jeez – they could have bought a case for around $30 which would have a real power switch.

October 8th, 2010 at 2:32 pm

Spent $850 for parts, and nobody wanted to spend a few dollars for a power switch?

Later, Seeker


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