Hackintosh Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H, Hack Rig

Install Mac OS X Mavericks on a PC
with nVidia Quadro FX 1800

How to Install Apple OS X on a PC with Quadro GPU (Hack Pro Build)

nVidia Quadro Apple OS X

MBGIGABYTE GA-Z77-D3H, BIOS F22, $138.77
Audio: VIA VT2021
LAN: Atheros GbE LAN chip
CPU: Intel ® Core™ i5-3450 Processor, $245.00
GPU: nVidia Quadro FX 1800$50
RAM: 16 GB RAM, 4×4 Mushkin DDR3, 1600 MHz, PC-12800, Blackline, $150
PSU: Seasonic S12II 520 BRONZE, SS-520GB  Power Supply, $80.34
Cooler Master – Hyper TX EVO – Dual Fan, $24
LC Power Triton Midi Case




1. Download OSX-Mavericks.dmg [5.2 GB] Niresh 10.9 Distro (a.k.a. Mavericks Zone)
2. Create USB (8 GB+) bootable drive in Windows with Win32 Disk Imager
3. Change BIOS (UEFI) -> enable AHCI
4. Boot & Install with USB thumb drive from step 2
5. During installation process create on HD partition: Utilities -> Disk Utility, GUID Partition Table, Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
6. After installation boot with Boot Flag “-X”
7. Post-installation process: with Multibeast select universal audio driver “WoodooHDA 2.8.2” 8. Boot normal without boot flags

8. Download & Install CUDA Drivers for MAC



Check your GPU Driver Verison in System Preferences > Other > CUDA

OS X GPU driver versions

Check your graphics card core capabilities with  CUDA-Z (OS X Alternative to GPU-Z on PC)

Your Hackintosh is ready.
Hackintosh with nVidia Quadro FX

Note: Don’t get confused with “Mac Pro – Early 2008” (see image above).
The main reason is my old GPU from 2008.


Update : Sunday, April 26, 2015
If you want to use Intel Turbo Boost Technology in Mac OS X
Disable ” CPU EIST Function “
Hackintosh BIOS Setup

You can overclock  your Hackintosh with I5-3450 up to 3.7 GHz,
Change “CPU Clock Ratio” from 31 to 37

Update: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Download & Install The OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 update  [982 MB]
Download & Install Security Update 2015-004 [117 MB]

Posted on April 23, 2015, in Apple OS X, Hackintosh and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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