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Installation of retail OS X 10.6.3 Snow Leopard 64bit on Gigabyte GA EP41-UD3L Updated via software update to 10.6.7

In this tutorial you can find out how to install retail  OS X 10.6.3 64bit on a Gigabyte GA EP41-UD3L main board and update to OS  X 10.6.7  64bit with NVIDIA 8400GS graphic card (should work on other NVIDIA models)

method: Retail DVD (dual layer) installation

Files you will need:
retail OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3 (you can buy it cheap from http://www.apple.com/macosx/ or search torrents and download free)
GA EP41-UD3L EXTRA PACK – download from here or from here.

Computer Requirements
MOBO: Gigabyte GA EP41-UD3L
MOBO integrated Lan: RTL8111C/D(L) (works with linx2mac driver)
MOBO integrated Audio: Realtek ALC888(works with voodoo HDA 2.7.2 driver)
Graphic card: NVIDIA 8400gs (works after editing com.apple.Boot.plist file, check osx86 project for other compatible graphic cards )
CPU: any core2duo or core2quad processor
SATA HDD
SATA DVD ROM (Dual Layer) ROM
I would recommend you at least 2GB of memory but you can probably do it with 1GB or even less
USB Mouse
USB Keyboard

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HOW TO INSTALL OS X Snow Leopard

This tutorial shows default Mac OS X Snow Leopard installation, everything is more less the same for Lion and Mountain Lion, just a slightly different changes in a design.
This is basic and default way to install OS X on Mackintosh machines (installing boot loader and after install procedures are not included cause this is only needed for Hackintosh computers)

So, first boot your copy of a retail DVD, or USB installation media with OS X on it.
When installation screen appears  you will have to select your language and proceed to the next step.
OS X chooce your language
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