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Hackintosh Redux

Posted by on September 17th, 2008

You’ve probably read my other article here on the Retina blog about building a Hackintosh, and recently I made the fatal mistake of killing my machine by attempting an upgrade of the working Kalyway 10.5.2 installation with Kalyway 10.5.3. It pushed the machine into a horrible state and all attempts at recovery have been lost.  […]

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Is Leopard Faster?

Posted by on March 2nd, 2008

You be the judge. Aside from the extra memory, the CPU performace is nearly 200% better. 10.5.2 destroys 10.4.8. There is some minor lossage in disk performance because I’m using the onboard AHCI ports instead of JMicron ports, but wow… Leopard is on the left, 10.48 AHCI is on the right. Leopard reports this machine […]

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