Cheapest AMD GPU For Hackintosh

In building a hackintosh computers, the role the selection of the GPU is also quite important.
because as good as any mainboard you used, if you choose the wrong GPU, then your hackintosh will not run properly. Here I will share information about the the cheap GPU and able to work pretty good and appropriate to the hackintosh computer. This information is based on my experiences i take over to cultivate the hackintosh during these last few months ago.


The GPU that i discuss here is an add-on GPU, when embedded gpu in your mainboard is not working properly or is not supported by mac osx, you are required to replace it with a separate gpu to mounted on your mainboard.
for the gpu card that I discuss here is the gpu with the most common brands. i.e. AMD GPU.

Cheapest AMD GPU For Hackintosh

And if you have limited funds, very precisely if you read this article. because this article discusses the types of cheapest gpu and able to work well in mac os x system.
so lets get start the discussion below.


Cheap AMD GPU Card For Hackintosh

AMD Radeon™ HD 6670 Graphics


AMD Radeon™ HD 6670 Graphics

AMD Eyefinity TechnologyDive into the ultimate multiple display panoramic gaming experience1
AMD App AccelerationStream video, HD videos, games, apps and more with incredible speed and performance2
AMD PowerPlay TechnologyTake control of your performance with revolutionary AMD PowerPlay™ power management technology3
AMD HD3D TechnologyEnter the third dimension with stereo 3D capable PCs4
AMD Crossfire™ TechnologyHarness the power of multiple GPUs for extreme, high-definition gaming and 3D image quality5
Complete specs 


AMD Radeon™ HD 6850 Graphics


If you have funds a bit much. You can drop the selection on this gpu, the gpu performance is better compared to the Radeon HD 6670 above.
the GPU works quite well on osx lion mountain until the latest osx version.

AMD Eyefinity TechnologyDive into the ultimate multiple display panoramic gaming experience1
AMD App AccelerationStream video, HD videos, games, apps and more with incredible speed and performance2
AMDPowerPlay TechnologyTake control of your performance with revolutionary AMD PowerPlay™ power management technology3
AMD HD3D TechnologyEnter the third dimension with stereo 3D capable PCs4
AMD Crossfire™ TechnologyHarness the power of multiple GPUs for extreme, high-definition gaming and 3D image quality5
Full Specs

AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 Graphics

AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 Graphics


If you have funds a bit much. You can drop the selection on this gpu, the gpu performance is better compared to the Radeon HD 6670 above.
for other case, some people used patched kext below to make the GPU work quite well on their hack mac.
Radeon HD 6870 Kext

AMD Eyefinity TechnologyDive into the ultimate multiple display panoramic gaming experience1
AMD App AccelerationStream video, HD videos, games, apps and more with incredible speed and performance2
AMD HD3D TechnologyEnter the third dimension with stereo 3D capable PCs3
AMD Crossfire™ TechnologyHarness the power of multiple GPUs for extreme, high-definition gaming and 3D image quality4
Full Specs

AMD Radeon™ HD 4650 Graphics


AMD Radeon™ HD 4650 Graphics


If you only have enough cash for a bit, and does not demand a powerful gpu performance, these types of gpu i suggest for you to choose.
Although the specs are fairly low and quite ancient, but the gpu is not so difficult to configure when plugged into the mac os x system.
This GPU is an economical choice for you who are not so fond of the world with heavy levels of graphic, in examples of 3d games and similars jobs.
because the gpu include ancient, chances are you'll feel distress to buy in new condition. so the options can only be purchased in a used condition.
  • 320 stream processing units
  • 128-bit memory interface
  • 24x custom filter anti-aliasing (CFAA) and high performance anisotropic filtering
  • PCI Express® 2.0 support
  • Dual mode ATI CrossFireXTM multi-GPU support for highly scalable performance
  • · PCI Express® 2.0 support
  • High-speed 128-bit HDR (High Dynamic Range) rendering
  • ATI AvivoTM HD video and display technology
  • Built-in HDMI with 7.1 surround sound support
  • The HIS DVI to HDMI Adapter for ATI 4000/ 3000 series (Product Code: HHDMI4071) is required to fully utilize the audio through HDMI features
  • Support for the ATI RadeonTM DVI to HDMI adapter
  • Dynamic geometry acceleration
  • Game physics processing capability
 Full Specs

So here the end of the discussion about the right and cheap amd gpu for hackintosh, hopefully this simple article you can use as a guide for choosing a right gpu for your hackintosh project.

cheers.

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