I have been toying with running a copy of Mac OS X Leopard on the PC recently and I have to say that after getting over the initial installation issues, it seems to have worked pretty well.  The disc basic tricks the OS into thinking it is running on Apple hardware, so while its not exactly 100% legal, it’s fun to play around with.

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My original intent was to simply find a better way to produce the podcasts for the site and the Mac seems to have easier to use tools just that venture. 

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You can see that we have Leopard completely up and running – Time Machine, stacks, all the goodies.  There is a slight problem with the orange backgrounds but that should be an easy fix.  We had networking running without an issue though audio wasn’t setup quite yet.

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And what’s powering that system?  Just for testing I had it running on an Intel 975X motherboard, Core 2 Duo X6800 processor, NVIDIA 8800 GTS 640MB graphics card and 2GB of DDR2-800 memory. 

Come on in join the OS forums in the PCPer Forum to see if anyone else has any experiences getting OS X or other non-Windows setups on PCs.