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How to Build an Intel Mac

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Building a Mac seems like a crazy enough idea. Throw in Intel hardware and the men in white suits should be rounding the corner. Yet the unfortunate leak of an early developer build let anyone do just that—anyone willing to risk the wrath of Apple's famous lawyers, that is. We risk it for you, and weigh the new platform's pros and cons.

So if OS X will already run on the Intel platform, and all Intel-compatible stuff is more or less interchangeable, doesn't that mean you could get an early build of it running right now on a PC? You'd want to separate it from your main PC, of course, but the potential is certainly there. There's only so many times you can set up a dual-boot Linux system before it gets boring, so why not try something different? Besides, OS X looks sooo cool. Not so fast, Sluggo.

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