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May 7, 2012

Enable Intel HD 2000 graphics on your Hackintosh (experimental)

If you have a Hackintosh running Mac OS X Lion, it's pretty easy to enable the HD 3000 graphics built into Intel processors. However, Mac OS X Lion doesn't natively support Intel's HD 2000 graphics, so Hackintoshes with HD 2000 have been out of luck-- until now. Thanks to recent developments, it is now possible to enable HD 2000 graphics on Hackintoshes running Mac OS X Lion, by replacing several default graphics kexts with modified versions and installing a modified version of Chameleon bootloader.

May 6, 2012

Hackintosh SSDs: All You Need to Know

One of the easiest ways to speed up your Hackintosh is to install Mac OS X on a SSD. Using a SSD will make a Hackintosh boot faster, apps start faster, and files copy faster. In case you don't know, a SSD is a "solid state drive", which is essentially a speedier version of your normal computer hard drive. SSDs don't use any moving parts, so they're much smaller, longer-lasting, and faster than traditional hard drives, but they're also much more expensive. Interested in using a SSD for your Hackintosh? Read on.