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Article: Want a New Mac for Christmas? How Does $800 Sound?

by on December 23, 2007

No, we’re not talking about a Mac mini. Everyone knows that since Apple switched to Intel chips for their Macs that running OS X on PC hardware would be much easier. However, if you have no worries about possible copyright/licensing issues and have some spare time, the process is pretty easy.

LifeHacker has step-by-step instructions on how to turn about $800 worth of PC components into a fully-functional Mac. Yeah, it’s not silver nor white, and software updates require a bit of patching, but for the do-it-yourselfer who needs more power or expandability than a Mac mini offers and likes to take risks, this might be a fun weekend project.

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