The Best Way Save $1800: A Hackintosh Mac Pro

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While the majority of hackintoshes we've seen recently have involved netbooks, there's something to be said for making your own $2700 Mac Pro for $900 in components... and a cardboard box.

Apparently someone at One Block Off the Grid was having trouble running Adobe After Effects on his Mac. The obvious solution? Buy a bunch of parts from Amazon and assemble them in the box in which they were shipped:

The computer itself has pretty good specs, with a 2.66 Intel Core i5 CPU, a 1 TB hard drive, 8 GB of 1333 MHz DDR3 RAM, and an XFX Radeon HD 5770 1GB DDR5 Graphics Card. To run Snow Leopard on this computer, Kalvin used iBoot and MultiBeast.


Sure, you may lose some style points. But you make up for it in talking points. [TUAW]