How To: Snow Leopard on PC AMD

Use Snow Leopard on AMD

How To: Snow Leopard on AMD

1. First thing first follow the MPGK Guide Here and Download the latest Package Here

How To: Install on AMD

How To: Boot From Snow Leopard Disc

How To: Boot from USB Drive

How To: MPGK Install

Downloads Section

2. Put the Kernel that is located in /Snow Files/AMD in the Root of your Snow Drive

3. Add this to



<key>Kernel Flags</key>




4. Replace the Boot File, You can by opening ShowAllFiles in the DMG Utilities and Click Show

5. Once Files are shown go to the root of your Snow Drive and delete the existing Boot file and drag the new one in.

6. Once in Snow Leopard, Open Utilities and Open Marvin’s AMD Utilities

and run a CPUID Patch on this:






7. You Should now be running Snow on an AMD Machine

11 thoughts on “How To: Snow Leopard on PC AMD

  1. I dont get this which steps of the “How To: MPGK Install” Do we have to do?
    Also EFIStudio doesnt have any ATI cards do i just skip that step?

  2. So which steps from the “How To: MPGK Install” Do we actuallly have to do also i have a ATI HD3870 how do i get the efi string for it as the EFI utility doesnt work?

  3. I am installing on my
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ / 2.5 GHz
    NVIDIA GeForce 6150 / nForce 430.
    The EFI does not have my card. What should I do?
    Also I am trying to install Snow Leopard on a USB Hard Drive, will it work?
    Right now I am getting

  4. @Chris, If you don’t have an nVidia video card, you can skip with EFiStudio.

    @ Arif You will need a new Video Card

    @ Everyone I am working on a new package

  5. very nice article.. surely u are going to need more updated on the same… i had tried to find many similar solutions. there is one guide on techarea. Go in guides section and you can find a article called – How to Install Snow Leopard on AMD. read that for more updates.

  6. I am working with mother board GA-990FXA-UD3 CPU: AMD PHENOM II X6 VIDEO: GTX 550 TI HARD DRIVE 2.2TB MEMORY: 16GB CORSAIR. I have been trying to install Mac OS X 10.6 snow leopard for about 4weeks now. I have the files to install them but I believe I am doing something wrong. I can not get it to boot on its own. I got as close as booting and it looks for the mach_kernel_test7 and then it doesn’t boot. I have all the down loads from this site but I need a someone to really carry me threw this install. Please somebody help

  7. mobo: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 CPU: AMD PHENOM II X6 1090T VIDEO: ASUS GTX 550 TI MEM: 4GB. I have tried your method and got close put not close enough. I have all the files plus some. The bootloader is not used but you have us down load it. If you can tell me why I get to boot but it ask for mach_kernel.test7 when I put the file where you told me to put that would be helpful.

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