Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Sometimes referred to as a Hackintosh, a Frankenmac is a home-built version of an Apple Macintosh computer, created to give users Apple functionality at a lower price. It is usually composed mostly of parts from other Macs, but many today include some, if not all, PC components. The essential bit is that the machine runs on macOS.

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