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Old 08-22-2016, 05:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So here's an idea I've had, and wanted to do, for several months: What would it be like to build and run a computer on 3 different OS'? I was thinking of building one whole computer that would theoretically run as a triple boot. I'm talking about installing it with Windows, Mac, AND Linux. I know I'd have to do it with 2 separate hard drives, since I don't want to use a VM for this. What everyone's thoughts/opinions on my idea? How doable is this idea, and what would be the best hardware to use to make this happen? I can take care of the software on my own.

PS. My primary use for this PC would be General, while venturing into Gaming, Audio/Video Production, and Coding. I want to build one computer that would basically cover all the bases. The ONLY thing I REFUSE to use this for, is Hacking (even with stealth).
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Old 08-23-2016, 06:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Your biggest hurdle will be finding hardware compatible to make a Hackintosh machine.
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Your biggest hurdle will be finding hardware compatible to make a Hackintosh machine.
Just purchase a used Mac Mini or iMac. Load em up. Great article here: How to Triple-Boot Your Mac with Windows and Linux, No Boot Camp Required
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Just purchase a used Mac Mini or iMac. Load em up. Great article here: How to Triple-Boot Your Mac with Windows and Linux, No Boot Camp Required
Thank you for your help, but doing it that way would just defeat the purpose of me building this myself. If anything, I'll just use this as a source for what hardware to acquire for it. I'm just wondering about the hardware for this. I already have the software aspect taken care of.
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Tech-Forums Stance on Apple OS X use (A.K.A. Hackintosh)
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Why I haven't helped, in case OP was wondering.
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Why I haven't helped, in case OP was wondering.
Which is also why I suggested OP purchase a used Mac for this. In addition to the legality of it, creating a Hackintosh is difficult and they are usually very buggy.
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