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  1. Hi! what is your setup? CPU, MOBO, GPU. if we got the same i can send you my clover folder and, in theory, everything will work except back USB3 ports.
  2. Hi all! has anyone tried this on 10.14.2? I made a quick test but placed the 3 kexts in EFI/CLOVER/Kexts/Other. Didn't work. By the way it was working fine up until 10.13.6. I will post my results after further testing, just asking in case 14.2 needs "extra" care Thanks for keeping X79 alive!
  3. My cpu was working at its highest boost and after enabling the kext I get this
  4. Solution! Check: injectATi Set: FB Name = Orinoco Set: Video Ports = 5 advised to not load whatevergreen but it could depend on the setup All 4 ports working HDMI audio working All working great. this topic os solved
  5. yes i have it. Actually i had it there, now i have transfered it in L/E/. deleted kext cache etc. no difference either way. i am uploading my latest ioreg just in case. pduke Mac Pro.zip
  6. ok so i made some progress today. What is fixed CPU power managment that was easy. just installed Nullcpupowermanagment.kext and to my surprise it worked in a snap. I have turbo and everything (up to 4.2) So i disabled all my kext patches related to Cpupowermanagment.kext Audio I haven't mentioned this cause i could connect my external audio card, but i had no audio from my ALC898. Easy. Installed AppleALC.kext and replaced my AppleHDA.kext with a clean original mojave one. (i tried to extract mine from the mojave installer using Pacifist but it couldn't recognise that i had an installation file in my applications). Anyway i found one online and i am uploading here as well if anyone needs it. I had to do that cause my mojave installation comes as an updat from High Sierra and back in 10.13 i had pathed my AppleHDA.kext in order to have audio. What is not fixed Multimonitor 3 or more This hurts. I am working with 3 displays for about 2 years now. I couldn't imagine how is life without them. In fact i trully believe that if i had 6 monitors i would have find something to do with each one of them and i couldn't return to even...5. So now with 2 i feel trapped in a box. The situation is strange. after hours or tests the best combinations is whatevergreen.kext alone. No injectATI and no orinoco framebuffer. The closest i have been to 3 displays is if i start up with my two displays on the 2 DP ports and a third on DVI but with its power off. So when i boot like this i can see all 3 monitors in About this Mac > Displays and as soon as i turn on the third everything freezes EXCEPT OF THE MOUSE CURSOR!!!! So at this point i quit for today. Paranoia is knocking at my door. if anyone has any ideas or experience with the same card, PLEASE share. AppleHDA.kext.zip
  7. first things first, my rig Gigabyte GA-X79s-up5 wifi i7 3930K 16GB gskill ddr3 ram corsair RM750 PSU So I had 10.13.6 on my GA-X79s-up5 wifi coupled with a GTX970 and life was great for me. nearly EVERYTHING worked like a charm on my 3 monitor setup (except sleep of course) and now Mojave reached .2 version and Black Friday Santa brought me a Sapphire RX580+ SE. So I replaced my GPU and updated to 10.14.2 Ok it is not that bad, but it is not good. I have only two monitors working, the two DPs. The HDMIs and the DVI give black screen no matter what. And my CPU works on max power all the time. The exact same thing (the two DP) happens on my old cloned 10.13.6 install. So both in High Sierra and Mojave I have only two monitors, plus in Mojave I get no CPU states. So far for the GPU I have tried : Lilu, whatevergreen the AMD4500 kext patch orinoco connecting the card only with one 2x6pin to 1x8pin cable all the above in all combinations and some suggestions that I don't remember. No Luck. for the CPU I have tried ...nothing. I am upgrading X79s since El Capitan. it is always the same but the patched kexts are coming out sooner or later. I couldn't find anything for Mojave. I was so sure about this update. Apple has sapphire rx 580 listed in the cards supported (!!! ) and my kext patches work great for my CPU power management since 10.13.1. But then again few things roll easy on this world. any help will be appreciated. cheers all EDIT: ioreg and clover uploaded CLOVER.zip pduke Mac Pro.zip
  8. The above kexts to patch works perfect for my msi x79a-gd65 (8d) with i7 3930k on 10.13.4 but i am unable to update to 10.13.6 (and it is the same with 10.13.4). I almost sure that it is the cpu power managment is responsible for my freezes upon installing. Do you guys managed to update to the latest High Sierra version? as for sleep, i am at the same boat. it never worked no matter what i have tried and i have setup 3 different X79 systems. it is the same on each one of them
  9. Hi all, could you please tell me if i should expect NVidia Turbo Boost to finally work (and keep trying that is )for my GTX970 or is it just a waste of time? i run on the latest webdriver-30.107, i have previously tried every version rolled out for 10.13, everything works almost perfect except that the GPU does not go above 1000 mhz (when it should reach at least 1178 on turbo, based to gigabyte website-it is a windforce OC). also it doesn't go below 784MHz when in windows it drops to 136MHz. my mobo is a MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) with an i7-3930K all measurements are from HWMonitor runnin on High Sierra thank you in advance
  10. and finally it is working!! it was under my nose all the time. it seems that the stock rom is incompatible but not all XFX roms. so after testing here is what is worked (for my card at least) - DD Black Edition https://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/148939/xfx-r9280x-3072-131026(1080Mhz memory clock) - DD https://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/147218/xfx-r9280x-3072-130926(1000Mhz memory clock) - Nearly every Asus, Sapphire and Gigabyte 280X rom from the same site (150Mhz memory clock!!!! > Ultra energy efficient (!!) but poor performance. Not bad though for simple everyday tasks) Clover : 1. FB Name = Hamachi 2. tick Load VBios 3. tick Inject ATI In EFI : download one of the above Roms, rename it to 1002_6798.rom and place it at CLOVER/ROM/1002_6798.rom. (I keep the ASUS Rom as backup) attaching screenshots. so only turbo boost for me to solve! and my Mac is kicking asses!!!
  11. Hi all! so after 6 months of dead ending(!!) and finally with the priceless help of MaLd0n, I am writing from my new Sierra installation! CPU: XEON E5 2670 v1 Board : x79 Lenovo Erazer X700 GPU : XFX R9 180X RAM: 16GB G.Skill RipjawsX 1600MHz PSU : Corsair rm750 Surprisingly enough using injectATI and Load vBios (with some Asus, sapphire etc roms - nearly everything works fine except the XFX one...) in the clover settings, I managed to get my XFX R9 280X working great well it wasn't so great after I run cinebench in which I got a maximum of 42 fps (while in windows it reaches 98 fps). so loaded some 3d games and noticed that the card is using about 40WATTS in full 3d gaming and off course the in game FPS are ridiculously low (and that I have the most energy friendly Tahiti chip in the history of French Polynesia ) so is this a kext thing - Sierra recognises the card and its memory of 3GB , or this is the best I can get by injecting a different rom with load vbios? could this be anything related to power ? (turbo boost doesn't work either but this is a much more common problem as I read in other threads) I am totally confused....
  12. I have checked millions of times. Legacy, uefi, both, with csm or without. I am telling you, 6 months now no hdd ever been recognized except of the windows ones. I will try to create a small fat 32 partition. Is it possible to install clover there? Would it be.... stupid ? Will it break my installation? oh and key boot is F12 but the hdd is not in the menu whichever setting I choose in bios. ------EDIT------ I think my above thinking is total noobish {censored}. at this point I must give you a huuuuuuuuuuuugeeeeeeee THANK YOU and stop wasting your time. furthermore, I have a working 16thread SIERRA with XFX R9 280X !!! besides what is wrong in booting from USB ?(for a while at least) if I discover anything new and useful I may return. although I hope I ll return with a complete how to guide for X79 and Xeon E5-2670 on Lenovo mobo.... !!!!
  13. no nothing. I installed clover again with above settings, disconnected all drives, cleared CMOS but still I get this annoying Lenovo message: ERROR CODE 1962 - NO OPERATING SYSTEM FOUND I don't know if it has anything to do with it but when booting with USB: 1. in every boot the desktop background always returns to original Sierra 2. CPU runs without turbo (Geekbench 4 reaches ~14500 while in windows ~16500 - Cinebnech 850Mac 1100windows ) 3. GPU reaches hardly half FPS (cinebench 42fps Mac - 95fps windows) I have a zalman fan controller with watt display and I can see even in stress Mac hardly uses 175 Watt while windows can reach up to 350W. I think I am going off topic though... shall I mark this solved and move to "Post installation Sierra". ??
  14. I tried it on my SSD but mobo does no see it as bootable.... as always when I use it on the USB I get the following screen... so I kinda lost you here. how do I use this folder? what are the correct post installation steps for Sierra? for example I copied FakeSMC.kext in l/e and I got a "waiting for root device" ...... again
  15. ok attached Clover from USB and saved file from ioreg I bought a SSD and installed clean SIERRA (I can't believe how easy is to install SIERRA after your help - THANKS AGAIN MAN!!!) it boots with the USB just fine every time I used EFI to install latest clover with your suggested settings at the SSD. NOTHING. my mobo does not read the SSD as bootable. not in the bios, not even in the boot menu after pressing F12. it is like that for ALL drives except windows ones. I really can't understand. Probably because it is a Lenovo...... CLOVER copy.zip pduke’s iMac.zip