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Hey All,

Here we have it... THE HACKINBEAST !!! I actually have Mac OS X 10.7.2 up and running fine now and the X5650's are Underclocked (UC'd) with a GeekBench (v2.2.6) score of: 36,918!!! This unit's total cost was $4,500. Less than half of that from a Top-of-a-Line (equivalent) 2012 Mac Pro Tower (with all the jimmies) would have cost around $10,000 and only would have reached a top GB score of 25,000. For those that believe that PC's are cheaper, a BOXX Tech (PC equivalent server tower) would cost around $10,500 and would have received the same GB score of 25,000 (maybe a little more). So both Apple and BOXX Tech are about the same cost when you pay retail. Plus, half the fun (as all of you know) is building it and making it even faster.

THE HACKINBEAST - is the 2nd FASTEST Dual CPU Mac OS system setup according to the GeekBench scores. Tutor is #1 with a GB of - 40,100 !!!

Special Edit: To enable UC'ing, you must have Mac OS X 10.6.7 thru 10.7.2 (I think 10.7.3 might work, but I just didn't see the need to upgrade, so I didn't do it). Using this OS takes advantage of the UNDERCLOCKING (UC'ing) features (SPECIAL THANKS to Tutor and BrainDeadFool on MacRumors.com to helping make this happen) with the Xeon X5690's.

To learn all that you need to know about UC'ing please go here and read through everything FIRST, before attempting this. Learn from my fumbling and stumbling so you will have better and faster success:

http://forums.macrum...d.php?t=1333421

GeekBench (v2.3.4) Score: 36,918 and Cinebench (v11.5) Score: OpenGL 50.65; CPU 22.55 !!!

This beast will be used for all types of rendering projects using Photoshop, FCP, Motion, After Effects, Premier Pro, etc...

I also want to give credit where credit is due:

Silverstone Tek:
- TJ11 PC Tower: (one of a kind touring model sold to me by Joel - Tech and Sales support)
- SST-CFP52B (Hot-Swappable for 4 HDs)
- CP07 6GB SATA (Cable)
- ST-1500W PSU (Simply THE BEST PSU OUT THERE !!!)
- 4 x AP121 120 x 25mm (Air Channeling Fans)
- 2 x SST-SF01 - (Foam Pad for Advanced Noise Aborption)
SilverStone Technology Co., Ltd.
THANKS JOEL FOR YOUR INPUT AND EVERYTHING ELSE !!!

EVGA:
- Classified SR-2 270-WS-W555-A1 (Motherboard)
- 480 GTX Superclocked (GPU)
http://www.evga.com
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE TECHNICAL STAFF THAT WORKS 24/7 FOR ALL YOUR HELP WITH HELPING ME UNDERSTAND THIS MOBO !!!

Intel:
- 2 x Xeon X5690 (CPUs)
Thank you SuperBiiz.com for finding an exact MATCHING PAIR !!!

Mushkin:
- 3 x 16GB of #993991 - 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 PC3-16000 2000MHz 9-11-9-27 Blackline Ridgeback RAM
This particular RAM that was almost half the price of the 48GB Dominator GT (Red Top) 2000MHz RAM out there (and on top of that one of Dominator GT sticks failed the MemTest86 test as a result of the RAM not coming as a matching set).
http://www.mushkin.c...its/993991.aspx
THANKS MATT CONN FOR ALL THE HELP AND INPUT. THIS WAS A FANTASTIC INVESTMENT !!!

Special Note on the RAM: Although they were 3 separate kits, ALL OF MUSHKINS RAM is MATCHING RAM; weather you buy just one kit or more of the same model number RAM - and that's what you want when you're buying RAM so there are no potential issues. I also now have my RAM set at one notch below the standard 9-11-9-27 to now 8-10-8-26. They work beautifully without a hitch and are luke-warm to the touch when they're being Torture Tested. You can't go wrong with Mushkin !!! :-) (I'll be updating my pics later to reveal the New Ridgebacks beauty soon).

Koolance:
- 1 x MB-EVCSR2 (EVGA Classified SR-2 Water Block)
- 2 x CPU-370 v1.1 (CPU Water Blocks)
- 1 x HX-CU1020V (3x120 30-FPI Radiator)
- 1 x HX-CU1320V (4x120 30-FPI Radiator)
- 12 x Quick Disconnects (QC) - Female: VL3N-F10-16S / Male: VL3N-MG (Special Note: These are the most QCs that's been installed by any PC towered system to date)
- 2 x LIQ-702 Liquid Coolant (UV Green)
- 1 x VID-NX480 (GPU Water Block)
THANKS TIM and JAMES FOR ALL YOUR INPUT AND HELP IN GETTING THE RIGHT PARTS FOR THIS SYSTEM (and; EVEN SOME RETURNS) !!! OH, THANKS MARTIN (FROM MARTINSLIQUIDLAB) FOR HELPING ME OUT WITH MY BUBBLE ISSUE IN THE TUBING !!!

Swiftech
- 1 x Maelstrom 5 1/4" Dual Bay Reservoir
- With factory pre-installed MCP35X2 housing
- With factory pre-installed dual PWM controlled MCP35X pumps
(Thanks Gabe and Stephen for all your help !!!)
Maelstrom 5 1/4" Dual bay Reservoir - Rouchon Industries Inc., dba Swiftech - PC Liquid Cooling Systems CPU Cooler VGA Water Block Heatsink Pump Radiator Heat Exchanger Kit

Mountain Mods:
- 1 x HPTX-PAN (Tray only for EVGA Classified SR-2 HTPX Motherboard)
http://www.mountainm...only-p-568.html

MetroRestyling.com:

- 1 x 12 x 24" Green 3d Carbon Fiber Vinyl (that was custom cut using the Hackintosh logo)
http://www.metrorest...nyl-p/gcf3d.htm
THANKS BRANDON FOR ALL YOUR HELP !!!

LG:
- 1 x WH12LS30 (12X Blu-ray SATA Writer Drive)
YOU GO NEWEGG FOR ALL YOUR GREAT LEAD LOSS DEALS !!!

Other World Computing:
- 1 x 240GB OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI-E RAID SSD
http://eshop.macsale..._Accelsior/RAID
THANKS CHRIS ROBERTS FOR ALL YOUR HELP (MY RESELLER)

Hard Drives:
- 3 x WD2001FASS 2.0TB 64MB Cache Black Caviar HDs
Got them on eBay from a guy who sold them at a great price !!!

CoolerMaster:
- 15 x Excalibur 120x25mm PWM Fans (model #R4-EXBB-20PK-R0)
Excalibur (R4-EXBB-20PK-R0) - Cooler Master
- The highest rated 120x25mm CFM fans @ 2000RPM pulling 85.6 CFM !!!
Cooler Master Fan R4-EXBB-20PK-R0 120mm 4-pin Barometric Ball Bearing Case Fan Removable Blades 12V DC 4 to 3-pin Adapter-Best Computer Online Store - Buy with Discount Prices from Houston Texas-Directron.com

PWM Fan Controller:
- 1 x PWM Dial Fan Controller (Up to 20 PWM fans can be controlled by this controller)
THANK YOU ED SMITH FOR ALL YOUR HELP IN CUSTOM MAKING THIS UNIT FOR ME !!!

DEMCIflex:
- 3 x Custom Made Flexible Air Filters (1 x 120 x 120mm / 1 x 140 x 140mm / 1 x 153 x 153mm)
DemciFlex
THANK YOU VINCENT FOR ALL YOUR HELP AND EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE - THESE AIR FILTERS ARE THE BEST THE MARKET HAS TO OFFER AND WORTH EVERY PENNY - GET THESE FILTERS GUYS !!!

I especially want to give a special THANK YOU to the contributors (programmers) at these sties called: InsanelyMac and TonyMacX86 helping me get my Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 install working:

- SHAANKY98 - I want to truly thank you for your immense amount of patience, care and determination to want to help me. You definitely are a rare find and truly are a great man!

- KINGKONG89 - For being the initial reason why I went after wanting to build this EVGA SR–2 HACKINBEAST. It's guys like you that don't mind taking the big dive and going for it, and for that I want to thank you for being a trailblazer in this way!

- GOING BALD - What can I say, except when I needed an answer to something simple you are right there with the solution! If it wasn't for you, I would still be having trouble trying to connect to the Internet. I can't thank you enough for your help!

- LNX2MAC - Pablo, you have been an incredible, generous, giving, and understanding person when they came through my frustration in understanding how to install everything from when this all started for me a little bit over a year ago. I don't know what I would've done without you! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

- EMATOS - Thank you for all your little bit of tidbits of information that helped me along the way, it's truly appreciated!

- ECHREI - Thank you so much for helping me OC my processors, and spending half the night helping me make that happen! You have taught me so much to help me understand how to tweak my BIOS to take my X5650s to the max!

CUSTOMAC (I bought that other PCI-Card you suggested), POWERPCG5 (with my Dual Monitor issue on my other hackie)

osx86.net - for the little (but important) files that I NEEDED to get my unit working - THANKS !!!

But the person who gave me the most inspiration on all of this Mac Hak building stuff was Paulo Dourado, with this VERY VIDEO that started it all for me:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzxDAL_bwOo

I also wanted to thank anybody else that I may have forgotten. If I have, please let me know and I will put your name in here !!! :-)

I hope you guys like THE HACKINBEAST and look forward to your feedback - AND YOUR VOTE !!! :cool:

FINISHED SYSTEM:

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Wauw, wauw and wauw!

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Wauw, wauw and wauw!


Thank you John for that vote of encouragement. I initially built this the beginning of the year but with reoccurring problems I had to basically return EVERYTHING and start over again as the refurbed SR-2 mobo that I purchased failed on me and I thought that returning everything (i.e.; mobo, RAM, CPUs, GPU and PSU) would be the safest thing to do. Then after doing all that and putting everything back in it's place (to make it look like it does in the pics), I had to reinstall everything and then torture test it the right way (using Window 7 first with OCCT). Now Mac OS X 10.7.2 and everything else works just fine.

It took me from January 2012 to Sept 2012 (a total of 9 months); the same amount of time it takes to have a child, I could have avoided all of these problems had I just purchased a BRAND NEW mobo instead of a refurb. Although I saved $175, it cost me more time in the end than what it was worth. I'm just glad I had my MacHakPro1 to use in the meantime. Again, thank you for the big-ups on the unit...

Edited by PunkNugget, 01 October 2012 - 12:00 AM.


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Maybe it's time to build my own new project and beat your score :P I'll need to think about this, because I'm in lack of time big time. :) But really, thumbs up for your work.

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Ok now that is very impressive! Thanks alot for sharing...and making us all jealous!

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Ok now that is very impressive! Thanks alot for sharing...and making us all jealous!


Thanks for the compliments. BTW, I hold back those selfish temptations by making sure that EVERYONE involved (in one way or another), also gets the BIG-UPS on this PC build. There is NO WAY that I could have this by myself. I'm just glad that I get to enter this contest... :cool:

Edited by PunkNugget, 01 October 2012 - 10:53 PM.

THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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Silly question. But, wouldn't it go faster if you didn't underclock it?

What's with the underclocking?

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Silly question. But, wouldn't it go faster if you didn't underclock it?

What's with the underclocking?


Actually UC'ing is the NEW OC'ing, but it can only be done with certain Mac OS; 10.6.7 - 10.7.2 and NOT going above that. If you have 10.7.4 - 10.8.X and above IT WILL NOT WORK. It is an involving (but not difficult) process. That's why I provided the link (above in the beginning of my initial thread). Here it is again for you to THOROUGHLY READ IT, TWICE OVER - YES, THE WHOLE THREAD :):

All We Know About Maximizing CPU Related Performance - MacRumors Forums

The thing is, I made it difficult by not following the directions that Tutor instructed me on and caused myself months of grief by:

1) buying a refurbed mobo, instead of a brand new one
2) Not Torture Testing (TT'ing) things properly in Windows FIRST, and THEN keeping those BIOS settings and using them in Mac OS X

Those were two of my biggest issues. Had I done that to begin with, I would have been up and running stable within a week of my build; as TT'ing takes a few days to do.

Most anyone can benefit from this, again if you use the proper OS X (10.6.7 - 10.7.2). Why UC'ing over OC'ing?

1) Cooler CPU (and much cooler workspace, like your office and extends the life of your CPU).
2) More efficient (only uses the power of your CPU when needed)
3) Faster & better performance (it's the "less is more" theory kicked into action; gives you even MORE power than OC'ing CAN'T provide).

I just gave you the basics. When you read the thread (throughly from beginning to end) you'll understand more of the details as to why this is the best way to go. Here's the kicker, you CAN'T do this with a Mac Pro, only Hackintoshes that can utilize OC'able mobos and CPUs. Which most Hackintosh builds have. That's fantastic insn't it? With OC'ing, you're constantly putting your CPUs at 24/7 stress and shortening the life of those little bad boys. With UC'ing it pretty much stays (much less than) idle, only UNTIL it's needed, then... BAM !!! You have all the rendering power that comes out of nowhere and then it's back to being idle.

Here's a slightly more detailed way to look at it. At stock speed the Xeon X5690 is supposed to be at 3.47GHz (set at it's default stock speed). If I had OC'd these X5690's to 4.2 or 4.5GHz then that would be always at that speed 24/7, which is at CONSTANT STRESS LEVELS. Now that I've UC'd them, they're at 2.13GHz (far less than stock speeds), but now they can kick over 4.5GHz when needed to do rendering projects that I'm working on and then it goes back to 2.13GHz when I'm done. Pretty cool, huh? Well, you can thank Tutor for that one as he was my, well... tutor...

I hope with what I shared helped some and if you want more clarity and the details, just go to the link and make it happen for yourself. Later... :cool:

Edited by PunkNugget, 02 October 2012 - 03:42 AM.

THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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I understand the first two points.

I have actually underclocked my PC as it draws 170 Watts when idle. After U/C'ing, it draws aroun 120 Watts on idle.

But, I fail to see how it is faster when underclocked. My PC (i7-930) runs well at 2.0 Ghz and great at its stock 2.8 Ghz. But, it absolutley flys when it nears 5 Ghz.

So, I am still missing the less is more thing, in the performance side of things.

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I understand the first two points.

I have actually underclocked my PC as it draws 170 Watts when idle. After U/C'ing, it draws aroun 120 Watts on idle.

But, I fail to see how it is faster when underclocked. My PC (i7-930) runs well at 2.0 Ghz and great at its stock 2.8 Ghz. But, it absolutley flys when it nears 5 Ghz.

So, I am still missing the less is more thing, in the performance side of things.


I apologize for not being clear, so I made a slight edit in my last post (above). It now says:

THOROUGHLY READ IT, TWICE OVER - YES, THE WHOLE THREAD :)

All We Know About Maximizing CPU Related Performance - MacRumors Forums

Again, my apologies for not being clear. After you read the whole thread twice, and apply it, then you will be able to take advantage of all the benefits of what I'm talking about. 10.6.7 is better as it will allow the sleep function to work, but anything above that from 10.6.8 - 10.7.2 you will lose that function. I have two OS's (10.6.7 and 10.7.2) installed on two separate SSDs, but since I have ALL my apps on 10.7.2 I decided to stick with that. Plus, there are nuances that I like about 10.7.2 that 10.6.7 doesn't have so I can do without the sleep function. If I want it to go to sleep, I just Shut Down and turn it back on when I need it. No big deal for me. I hope this has been helpful and I look forward to your reply after you have read that thread and decide if this is what you want to do. See you on the other side of the UC'ing world as you're off to a great start! Later... :cool:
THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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Nice job man. Clean as. sure amped me up for a new build!
Though I'll stick with a G5 case, I just think the irony is excitingly laughable!! And much more of a challenge installing components
that weren't meant to be in there plus utilisation of others that are..
anyway BIG UPS! :)

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It's AWESOMEE:.....

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Edited by PunkNugget, 03 October 2012 - 04:27 AM.

THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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Cool and nice!

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Nice job man. Clean as. sure amped me up for a new build!
Though I'll stick with a G5 case, I just think the irony is excitingly laughable!! And much more of a challenge installing components
that weren't meant to be in there plus utilisation of others that are..
anyway BIG UPS! :)


I hear you on "G5 Irony Challenge Build" thing. I too had the same (if not more) issues with my Silverstone TJ11 case build as the EVGA SR-2 mobo was not made to fit; even though it did with some tweaking... a lot of tweaking... I think Silverstone could (and still can) make two different versions of this case to make this work. The TJ11 for the existing single CPU case that they're currently selling and the same case for a Dual CPU setup and they can call it TJ11X2.

I hope they use my custom build as a model. In fact I'm going to get in touch with Joel (at SilverstoneTek) to see if they would consider it as the new EVGA SR-X mobo is out now and is the replacement for the SR-2, even though SR-2 is still an amazing mobo.

I will be loading up the pics (later today) that show you the progress of my build from the beginning. All I did was show you the finished product.
THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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IN THE BEGINNING...

Special Note: My apologies as I should have started by posting these pics first as this was my initial build process setup. Most of the parts (as I mentioned already) were taken out and replaced (i.e.; RAM, GPU, Mobo, PWM Fans, PSU, Wiring and Dual Bay Res - pretty much everything). Now after reinstalling all the new parts it looks even better inside. I'll be taking a few of pics later to show the new internals of the system.

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(Bottom plate on top of the Rad. The plate will be custom cut and sandwiched between the Rad and the fans to maintain the stock Channeling Air-Flow design that I did not want to disrupt for this build. This was my main hurdle to make sure that would work, as the 2 x 180mm fans that came with this unit will NOT fit as it will clearly be in the way of the SR-2 Mobo.)

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http://img405.images...probuild1.jpgBy [url=http://profile.imageshack.us/user/punknugget]punknugget at 2011-12-26
(I love Koolance products, industrial and clean...)

more pics coming...

Edited by PunkNugget, 03 October 2012 - 04:57 PM.

THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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IN THE BEGINNING... (more pics)

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Here I am two days later finally bleeding the tubing. Man, these DDC Laing pumps, as small as they are, are POWERFUL & QUIET; especially when you run them in series with each other...

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(Enjoy the mess - LOL !!! :D I'm sure that enough guys that have seen this pic know what I'm talking about that have tackled this kind of project themselves. Now it's time to get cleaning before my wife loses it. I know, I'll shove it in the closet...)

Edited by PunkNugget, 03 October 2012 - 05:14 PM.

THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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That is a pretty serious hardcore build you got there!! Just looked at the video of 56 apps load in 7 seconds, my cousin says it would be the same or faster on windows with same specs, can you confirm on that?

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That is a pretty serious hardcore build you got there!! Just looked at the video of 56 apps load in 7 seconds, my cousin says it would be the same or faster on windows with same specs, can you confirm on that?


Thanks for the Big-Ups. As for your question, no I can't as I don't use Limp-doze (LOL - I just made that up - LOL !!!), You know I'm being stupid, right? Seriously though, I really couldn't tell ya'. If your cousin has just as many of the same apps, then have him do it, record it at the same time and see if it works...

Remember this video was done 2 years ago when SSDs were just coming into the market. So at the time this was considered one of the fastest systems that ran Mac OS X. That's why it got so many hits... It's still a great vid and Paulo D. is a great guy. He helped me out a ton on my first build (MacHakPro); walking me through everything. I'll be posting that build later... :cool:

Edited by PunkNugget, 04 October 2012 - 05:31 PM.

THE HACKINBEAST = EVGA SR-2/2xX5690's/6870 2GB GPU/48GB Mushkin RAM/LEPA G1600 PSU/Silverstone TJ11 Case
UNDERCLOCKED Rendering - Geekbench Score: 36,918 / Cinebench 11.5: OpenGL: 50.65 fps, CPU: 22.55 pts

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Congrats on the build. Hopefully I will go "all in" like you did one day. After reading your posts, it's definitely inspiring.
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