XBox+ OS X+ Mad DIY Skills=OS Xbox Pro

XBox+ OS X+ Mad DIY Skills=OS Xbox Pro

Gregory Han
Nov 25, 2009

Engadget posted this extremely impressive and mesmerizing Hackintosh case mod project done by Will Urbina that is only truly appreciated after watching the video of the process as shown below…

Inside the Xbox case is a 2.93GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550s, 8GB of RAM, a 16GB solid state drive, four 500GB 7,200rpm drives with Windows 7 and OS X installed onto individual drives with two in RAID 0 array mode, all supported by the graphics muscle of a NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT card. It's a beast hand crafted for under $1,500 from components ordered from But all that spec jazz isn't really the reason we want to share Will Urbina's project, which was entered into the Intel Core Custom Challenge, where his competition looked like this:

Yeah, not bad, but the typical array of PC-style case mods we've seen everywhere. Will's project on the surface looks like a PC crammed into a Xbox console, and factually, that's correct. But watch the video below and you'll realize this DIY Hackintosh is in a league of its own:

[via Engadget]

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