Fake Hackintosh MacBook Pro Runs Mac OSX Too?

Apple MacBook Pro laptops are expensive. Sure, there is some specialized software and R&D that comes with MacBooks, but in the end we all know that there are far cheaper PC alternatives out there with similar specifications.

Some people, however, may love the look and the feel of a MacBook Pro, be it Mac OS X or just that glowing Apple logo on the back.

Rather than paying a four digit figure for such a machine, there's the alternative of this rather amusing knock off from China (though all MacBooks are made in China too).

This fake MacBook Pro is advertised as a Windows 7 machine, although the photos do suggest otherwise. It's unclear if it actually runs Mac OS X, and there is a Windows key on the keyboard rather than the Apple specific keys.

Inside, the machine is powered by an Intel Atom D510 1.66GHz CPU, 2GB of RAM and a 320GB HDD. On the graphics side, it claims to have Nvidia Ion 2, making it quite an impressive little media machine.

It sells for 3100 yuan (about $466), which is tons cheaper than the thousands for the real thing.

Source: MIC Gadget

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  • mindless728
    Anonymous said:
    My MBP has i7 2.66GHz, this crap has Atom, how can you compare them?


    as the price of this is <$500 it is actually more a netbook than laptop

    on the other hand, how do you feel about over paying for an i7 dual core with HT
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  • serkol
    My MBP has i7 2.66GHz, this crap has Atom, how can you compare them?
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  • megamanx00
    Hah, that's funny. If you can turn it into a Hackintosh it would certainly be interesting and I could poke fun at all the people who way overpaid to get the same specks in a genuine Mac :D
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  • megamanx00
    Hah, that's funny. If you can turn it into a Hackintosh it would certainly be interesting and I could poke fun at all the people who way overpaid to get the same specks in a genuine Mac :D
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  • COLGeek
    If it looks like a duck and clucks like a chicken, is it really a a duck?

    Looks like another netbook in sheep's clothing to me.
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  • serkol
    My MBP has i7 2.66GHz, this crap has Atom, how can you compare them?
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