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Run OSX Mavericks on a Dell Latitude E6320

This tutorial will describe the steps to install Mavericks on a Dell Latitude E6320 i5 2520M.

The installation goes to the latest version of 10.9.2, and when there is a new update i will change the tutorial as soon as possible.

If you find any mistakes or have something to improve then please send me a PM and i will update the tutorial.


I have also included the PDF file of the guide and the zip file to install OSX Mavericks.


A special thanks goes to Jake Lo from OSX Latitude.com.


I am from The Netherlands so sorry for my bad English.





1. Credits/Sources

Everything OSx86-related is a collaborative effort amongst people who enjoy doing these things, as well as those of us who enjoy tweaking and experimenting with things. Below are a list of sources used to compile this guide:

2. Requirements

Here are the requirements:

  • A Dell Latitude E6320 i5 2520M – This is necessary to install OSX Mavericks for this tutorial
  • A copy of Mac OS X – This can be in the form of an existing hackintosh, a virtual machine within Windows or Linux, or even a regular Mac. If you don’t have any of these things, then find someone who can help you out for a while. I prefer using a hackintosh with OSX Mountain Lion.

    Using an already working copy of Mac OS X either in a VM or a native hackintosh install is HIGHLY recommended.

  • A 8GB USB flash drive (or larger) – We’ll be copying the files to the drive appropriately, so make sure that you have a flash drive with enough storage space (8GB or larger).
  • A copy Mavericks 10.9 GM – The method used by this guide requires that you have a copy of the Mavericks Installation app, wich is available for free from the Mac App Store.
  • 30-60 minutes of time – Depending on how tech-savvy you are, this may be quick, or it may take a while.
  • An SSD or HDD to install 10.9 to – For me, I used a 250GB partition to install 10.9 to.
  • An Wireless N Nano USB Adaptor – For use with wifi Highly recommended. I use a TP-LINK TL-WN725N adaptor.
  • myHack – myHack is a mac program that modifies the official OS X Mavericks installer, and writes it ontoa USB Drive. You can then use this myHack USB Drive to run the Mavericks installer on a PC, myHack works with Mac OS X Snow Leopard and newer.
  • Install_E6320.zipThis ZIP file contains everything that you need to get your flash drive properly prepared.
Note: The files for number 9 "Install_E6320.zip" contains the following files and directory's :
  • Extra - Chameleon Wizard - Kext Utility - ShowHiddenFiles - MyHack - Wireless app2 - Wlan_TP-LINK – Brightness Fix v1.1 – VoodooHDA Prefpane
3. My Specs

My installation was successfully done on an Dell Latitude E6320 i5 2520M Laptop computer with the following specs.

NOTE: A Wireless N Nano USB Adaptor is recommended to use the full potential of OS Mavericks because the on board wifi doesn't work.

  • - Intel Core i5-2520M @ 2.5GHz, 3MB cache, Dual Core
  • - 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM
  • - Western Digital 250GB HDD
  • - INTEL HD3000 Video
  • - Intel 825xx onboard network
  • - Bluetooth radio onboard (works OOB)
  • - IDT 92HDxxx HD audio onboard
  • - TL-WN725N Wireless N Nano USB Adaptor
  • - Apple Magic Trackpad (only @home)
  • - Apple Wireless Keyboard US (only @home)
  • - Apple Magic Mouse
4. Preparing your SSD or HDD for install on a MBR-partitioned drive

If you intent to install OSX86 Mavericks on the same Hard disk as your windows follow the steps below.

For a clean install on a new formatted hard disk go to Chapter 5.

If you’re in Windows 7, you can easily make a new partition on an SSD or HDD via the Disk Management program.

  • Start>Run (or Windows key on your keyboard plus R).
  • diskmgmt.msc (press enter after typing that)
  • Find your drive, right-click on it, and go to Shrink Volume.
  • Wait for it to calculate the amount of space you can make your partition, and enter in your amount (for an exact GB amount, multiple your desired amount of GB times 1024, so a 20GB partition would be 20480MB).
  • Let it make your partition. It will show up as unallocated space.
  • Format the new unallocated space as NTFS and give it a label (mine was Mavericks).
  • Done!
5. Create OS X 10.9 Install Disk (USB)

Start OSX Maqvericks, Mountain (Lion) or Snow Leopard to prepare your USB Flash drive

Make sure to backup the files that are already on your USB flash drive thru Disk Utility in Mac OS X:

  • Extract the zip file Install_E6320.zip to your Mac OS X desktop
  • If you don't have already installed myHack then copy from folder "Install_E6320" myHack-3.3.1 to your desktop and launch myHack and follow the steps
  • Plug your USB Drive into your computer, and start myHack.
  • Enter your Mac OS X password when the app begins, and setup process will begin.
  • When myHack prompts you, select “Create OS X Installer” and Create OS X 10.9 Install Disk”.
  • Select your USB Drive as the installation destination (mine is named “E6320”).
  • myHack will ask you for the location of your copy of OS X 10.9 Mavericks. It’s usually faster to “Browse Manually” for the Mavericks installation app.
  • myHack will begin to set up your installer USB Drive. Click “Ok” when myHack asks to erase your USB Drive, so that it can begin the setup process.
  • From here, the setup process is pretty automatic. myHack will erase your USB Drive, copy the contents of the Mavericks installer app onto it, and then modify those contents to be bootable on a PC.
  • Near the end of the process, myHack will ask you whether you want to apply the MBR patch to the USB Drive.
  • Click “Yes” if you plan on installing Mac OS X on a hard drive where windows is already installed or “No” if you wanna installing Mac OS X on the entire hard drive.
  • This entire process should take about 10 – 15 minute, though it may take up an hour if your USB Drive is slow.
6. Adding the Extra folder to your USB drive

Now, we need to put the Extra directory for the E6320 on the USB Drive so that it will properly bootup on your PC.

  • Start myHack, Enter your Mac OS X password when the app begins.
  • When myHack prompts you, select “Install Extra”.
  • myHack will ask you “Select target volume to run myHack on…”, choose your “myHack OS X 10.9 Install Disk” and choose “Ok”.
  • myHack will prompt you “Do you want to use the generic Extra that comes with myHack or specify tour own?” choose “Use My Own” and press “Ok”.
  • Browse to your early extracted “Install_E6320 – Extra” folder on your desktop and choose “Open”.
  • myHack will copy the Extra folder to your “myHack OS X 10.9 Install Disk”.
  • When finished you will see the message "myHack Finished" press ok and Quit to close myHack.
  • Eject all mounted drives (this is not necessary)
  • Eject your USB Drive
  • 10. Done !
7. Bios Settings Dell Latitude E6320

Before we boot from the Dell Latitude we need to optimize the bios for OSX Mavericks.

  • Start your Dell Latitude and press F2 to get into the Bios.
  • In the main screen click on "Load Defaults", the bios will be reset to default settings.
  • Go to General - Boot Sequence and choose on the right for USB Device and click the up arrow so that the USB Device is on top, click on apply to make the setting.
  • Go then to System Configuration - SATA Operation and choose on the right for AHCI click again on apply and choose exit, now the Bios is ready for installing OSX Mavericks.
8. Installing OSX Mavericks from your USB drive

Time for the fun stuff! We’ll now boot from your USB drive and install OSX Mavericks onto the partition or Hard Drive.

  • Boot from your USB drive.
  • During boot you will see the message “Eread Bios error” ignore it the USB Drive goes further to boot to the OS X Mavericks Installer.
  • Once you get into the installer (assuming your computer didn’t freeze, restart itself, or get a kernel panic), choose your partition or Hard Disk to install OSX Mavericks to.
  • NOTE : when you install it on a partition skip step 5 - 10 see Chapter 4.

    (If you install Mavericks on the entire Hard disk follow the steps below )

  • In the installer open up Disk Utility.
  • Click on your Hard Drive in the left sidebar.
  • Click on the Erase tab in the middle.
  • Choose “Mac OS X Extended (Journaled)” as the format, and give your drive a label (like “MAVERICKS”).
  • Click on the Erase… button.
  • Done close Disk Utility and go further with the installation process.
  • Choose your HDD or Partition to install Mavericks to.
  • The installation process will take about 23 minutes, depending on the speed of both your USB drive and your SSD or HDD.
  • myHack will then ask to remove a couple of unnecessary kext files—click “Yes” for all of them.
  • myHack will also prompt you to install an “Extra” folder.
  • Choose the second option, which lets you install your “Extra” folder.
  • Select the “Extra” folder from your USB Drive, and wait for the installer to finish.
  • When finished remove your USB Drive and boot to your new OSX Mavericks.
9. Booting OSX Mavericks!

Now that everything is finally prepared, you can go ahead and boot into OSX Mavericks.

  • Thanks to myHack, you should be able to boot to OS X Mavericks from your laptop’s hard drive immediately.
  • You’ll eventually get to the setup screens for OSX Mavericks. Go through that process to setup OSX Mavericks.
  • Choose by "How Do You Connect" for "My Computer Does Not Connect to the Internet".
  • The installation process will take about 3 minutes.
  • Done!.
10. Adjust some settings in OS X 10.9
  • Once in 10.9 go to finder – preferences –General and choose in show these items on the desktop for

    - Hard Disk

    - External Disk

    - CD

  • Go also to System Preferences – Security& Privacy click on the lock on the left corner and type your password
  • Choose by “Allow applications downloaded from: for “Anywhere – Allow from anywhere
  • Close system preferences.
11. Install Wlan driver for the TL-WN725N

The wireless lan on the Dell E6320 doesn’t work, therefore I use a Wireless N USB Nano Adaptor from TP-LINK.

The software is straight forward and installs without problems, the only thing is that after login the wireless

app starts up and you have must close it every time, therefore I have made a script to launch the program

after login and close it after 5 seconds.

  • For installing the driver go to the folder “Install_E6320 – Wlan_TP-LINK”.
  • Launch the Installer.pkg and install the software, after install you will get the message to restart.
  • Choose restart to restart you laptop.
  • After restart the software will start the Wireless App.
  • Choose you desired network and add it to your profile.
  • Now we can install the login script.
  • Go to “System Preferences – Users & Groups”, go to tab Login Items.
  • Choose the + sign and browse to the folder “Install_E6320” and choose “Wireless App2”.
  • Close System Preferences.
12. Install Brightness Fix

You can install the brightness fix for the E6320 so that your laptop boots with the desired brightness

  • Go to your Install_E6320 folder on your desktop and copy the folder “BrightnessFix_v1.1” to your desktop.
  • You can adjust your brightness settings before install, open the folder “BrightnessFix_v1.1” you will se a file called “brightnessFix.plist” open it with textedit and you will see a value at <String> 0,5.
  • You can adjust the setting from 0,0 till 1,0, when you have set your value save the file ( I have set the value to 0,8).
  • Run the installer to install the brightness fix, after installing reboot your laptop to see it works.
13. Enable find my Mac in iCloud

To make full advantage of you Hackintosh you can enable Find My Mac in iCloud.

(doesn’t work with TP-LINK Wireless lan Nano adaptor)

  • Download the Rocvery HD Updater for Mavrick 10.9 from Mega to your desktop.
  • Open “Recovery_HD_Updater_10.9_13A603”.
  • Run RecoveryHDUpdater.command, you will get a message that it will open a script choose “Open” , and a new window will be opening.
  • Read the text in the window “ Please drag in DESTINATION disk for Recovery HD partition and press Enter:”
  • Drag you HDD in the window, enter your Mac OS X password and the script will running, you will see a lot of text fly by after installing you will see the tex “ Process completed” close terminal and reboot.
  • 6. After login you can enable “Find My Mac” in “System Preferences – iCloud”.
14. Install VoodooHDA Prefpane

You can install the VoodooHDA Prefpane for adjust your sound settings.

  • Go to folder “Install_E6320 and run program VoodooHDA.prefpane.
  • You will be ask to install it for a single user or for everyone, choose what you want.
  • After install you will see in “System Preferences” a icon VoodooHDA.
  • Now you can adjust your volume settings
15. Update to 10.9.2

If your "Mac OS X Install App" contains already the newest Mavericks Version you don't have to update the system and you can skip this step.

To check your current version go to "About this Mac".

  • 1. Don't update thru Software Update download the combo update here Download from the apple site.
  • 2. Run the 10.9.2 combo update walk thru the steps.
  • 3. After installation there will be a message saying to restart your system, CHOOSE RESTART.
  • 4. During reboot the update will be installing this take about 10 minutes.
  • 5. After the reboot check “About this Mac” you will see version “10.9.2”
16. Finished!

You’ve successfully installed OSX Mavericks onto your Dell Latitude E6320.

run os x mavericks 10.9 E6320.pdf

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I made also a Dell E6320 Hackintosh. i5 2.5GHz 8Go Bios A15. Mavericks 10.9.2. (installed in 10.9.0 when was available and updated).

Slighly different. No special difficuty to install except that you should use an AppleACPIPS2Nub.kext rollback to 10.8.1 or earlier and usual additionnal kexts (FakeSMC.kext and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext).

I replaced the Wifi internal card by Dell DW1510 (broadcom), it works as Airport Extreme (8 €). Easy to do, need only to unscrew the back to unplug old and plug new one.

I am using VoodooPS2Controller.kext a fork from RehabMan one for Alps. Stick working and 2 fingers gestures on the trackpad. Apple Prefpane working.

I am using DSDT, SSDT, VoodooAudio, VoodooSDHC, AppleIntel1000e (network) and a modified AppleSmartBatteryManager found on OsxAttitude.

All is working including Speedstep, Audio, Battery level (slow to update), SD reader and Sleep. Bluetooth devices are not waking up the laptop and are tacking 30s-60s before working again (Keyboard, USB mouse ok).

If someone need help or the kext used...

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After passing two quizzes, I can reply that I followed the guide here: http://forum.osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/6503-dell-latitude-e6320-with-intel-i5-2520m-hd3000-graphics-mavericks/ which are the differences with the one in this forum?


From this guide I got the WIFI part *but* the tplink dongle freezes my system if it is inserted in USB/only port. I've to insert into usb/esata port to have it reliable working.





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Hello guys who following this topic i have managed with some help from Fabio75 from OSXLAtitude to install Yosemite to the E6320.

What is working, everything even sleep is working no problems so far but the test is just 1 day.

I will keep you inform about further tests and when it is 100% stable i will make a tutorial.

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Hi. I have followed all the steps with success until I insert the usb to begin the installation. Computer freeze with the Bios Error. How must I proceed? Thanks in advance.

Edit: Solved with another Extra folder from the link http://forum.osxlati...hics-mavericks/ , but know system installs without issue but when it reboots, kernel panic AICPM.... I'm trying to install in an unmodified e6320 like Pepto one.

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Sorry to bump this one up, any updates on Yosemite on this notebook?


I'm starting my tertiary education in 2 months and Hackintosh would be very useful (and cool to show off) :P


Thanks again :D 

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Sorry to bump this one up, any updates on Yosemite on this notebook?


I'm starting my tertiary education in 2 months and Hackintosh would be very useful (and cool to show off) :P


Thanks again :D


Create vanilla installer and try with mavericks kexts and dsdt.


happy hacking



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Does the onboard wifi work with yosemite?

Obviously not. No Mac has a card with an Intel chipset. You need to replace it.

I replaced the Wifi internal card by Dell DW1510 (Broadcom), it works as Airport Extreme (8 € on ebay).

Easy to do, need only to unscrew the back to unplug old and plug new one.

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I found the wifi card on a chinese ebay-like site, only $6!


So apparently MyHack does not have an option for yosemite, so I can't do that, I downloaded "OS X Base Syetem.dmg" from "somewhere" and restored it to my drive. 


I opened Clover and there were many options, which options do I choose?

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I found the wifi card on a chinese ebay-like site, only $6!


So apparently MyHack does not have an option for yosemite, so I can't do that, I downloaded "OS X Base Syetem.dmg" from "somewhere" and restored it to my drive. 


I opened Clover and there were many options, which options do I choose?


I found two on Ebay for 2€ :D

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Hi All, 


I realize I'm late to the party, but a party it is nevertheless.

Just created an account, gave the 2 quizes have asleep at 3 AM now. All just to say:


Awesome Guide!!! Just added a HDD Caddy to my E6320 to install Mavericks and followed this guide.

Downloaded Mavericks on a MacBook Pro (downloaded 10.9.5) 

All went well till the install process. The moment I hit install I get an error saying 

OS X install data is incomplete.
The following required components of OS X were not found on the installation disc:

Essential System Software

OS X cannot be installed.


Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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I wan't to give the 10.9.5 a try, since I am not able to fix my KP on 10.10.5 yet. So I wan't to ask if someone kindly send me a new link to the InstallE6320.zip since the last one is broken.

Many Thanks.

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No sure to have what you are searching for. This topic is relatively out of date.

I still have Dell E6320 but I just moved to 10.13 (High Sierra) with Clover.

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      sudo cp ./Post-Install/CLOVER/ACPI/optional/SSDT.aml /EFI/EFI/CLOVER/ACPI/patched/ then open the config.plist (/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/config.plist) and change <key>HWPEnable</key><true/> to <key>HWPEnable</key><false/>.
      Step 5: iServices (AppStore, iMessages etc.)
      WARNING! DONT USE YOUR MAIN APPLE ACCOUNT FOR TESTING! It's pretty common that apple BANS your apple-id from iMessage and other services if you've logged in on not well configured hackintoshs!
      If you want to use the iServices, you'll have to do some advanced steps, which are not completly explained in this tutorial. First you need to switch the faked network device already created by step 4 to be on en0. Goto your network settings and remove every network interface.
      sudo rm /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/NetworkInterfaces.plist Reboot, go back in the network configuration and add the network interfaces (LAN) before Wifi.

      You also need to modify your SMBIOS in the config.plist of Clover in your EFI partition with valid informations about your "fake" mac. There are multiple tutorials which explain how to do it like "http://www.fitzweekly.com/2016/02/hackintosh-imessage-tutorial.html".

      It's possible you have to call the apple hotline to get your fake serial whitelisted by telling a good story why apple forgot to add your serial number in their system. (aka: dont do it if you dont own a real mac). I personally suggest using real data from an old (broken) macbook.

      Step 6: Upgrading to macOS 10.13.2 or higher / installing security updates
      Each upgrade will possibly break your system!
      (Update: after the latest updates in this tutorial the system should be update-proof.) 
      Step 7: Fixes / Enhancements / Alternative Solutions / Bugs
      See: https://github.com/wmchris/DellXPS15-9550-OSX/blob/10.13/Tutorial_10.13_Step7.md
      Afterword and fixes
      as i said before: this is not a tutorial for absolute beginners, albeit it's much easier then most other tutorials, because most is preconfigured in the supplied config.plist. Some Dells have components included, which are not supported by these preconfigured files. Then i can only suggest using Gymnaes tutorial which explains most of the DSDT patching, config.plist editing and kexts used in detail and use the supplied files here as templates.
      Warning: Some people have reported multiple data losses on this machine. I suggest using time-machine whenever possible! If your device is detected as "Model Name: Apple Device", see: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/319764-guide-dell-xps-15-9550-sierra-10122-quick-installation/page-13?do=findComment&comment=2362337 If you want to save the settings of the display brightness: downgrade to clover 3899, in the never versions the nvram restore is broken. USBInjectAll is not intended for permanent use. You should check which USB are really required to be injected and modify your DSDT/SSDT. 4K Touchscreen only: Multitouch can be achieved with the driver from touch-base.com, but it's not open source - costs > 100 $ Not a bug: if you REALLY want to use the 4K Display natively and disable the Retina Mode (max 1920x1080), see: http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/macbook-pro-retina-display-faq/macbook-pro-retina-display-hack-to-run-native-resolution.html Tutorial Updates
      27. March 2017: UHD Kexts added, replaces perl command 23. March 2017: 4k sector tutorial against NVMe corruption added   7. March 2017: Suggestion to disable the SD Card Reader for reduced power consumption 4. February 2017: Dell SMBIOS Truncation workaround added 23. January 2017: Hynix SSD fix added 31. December 2016: USB-C Hotplug Fix and USB InjectAll Removed 28. December 2016: NVMe SSDT Spoof precreated, FakeID already preset in installation config.plist. VoodooHDA added as alternative to SSDT-ALC298 patch as well as color coding in tutorial 22. December 2016: FakeSMBios added Accessories Appendix:
      The official Dell adaptor DA200 (http://accessories.euro.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=at&l=de&s=dhs&cs=atdhs1&sku=470-abry) works completly on Sierra 10.2.2. You can use the Network, USB, HDMI and VGA. Everything is Hot-Pluggable a cheap 3rd party noname USB-C -> VGA adaptor didnt work you can charge the Dell with a generic USB-C Power Adaptor, but USB-C has only a maximum power of 100W, so it's either charging OR usage, not both. Dont forget you need a special USB-C cable (Power Delivery 3.0) for charging.
    • By Dreamwhite
      Hi there,
      I've decided to install Mac OS Mojave 10.14 on my laptop. I've installed it using the vanilla method (dosdude1 patcher, TINU, clover on USB drive)Actually I need to fix some things such as the CMD key (that changed from WIN key to L_ALT key), the brightness control and the fn keys (such as brightness up and down)
      N.B. I've actually ordered a DW1560 (BCM94352Z) WiFi M.2 card because my QCA9377 doesn't work. 
      Below you can find my CLOVER CONFIG, the ioreg and the acpi/origin folder of CLOVER extracted using the F4 method.
      Dell Inspiron 5370 HW:
          CPU => i5-8250u
          GPU => Intel Graphics UHD 620
          RAM => 8GB DDR4 2400MHz
          SSD => 256 GB M.2
          WIFI/BT => QCA9377 (still waiting for the DW1560 wifi card)
      MacBook Pro di Ivan.ioreg
      CLOVER EFI.zip
    • By Installus
      Hello all!
      I have successfully got my Hackbook online, using USB tethering. Thanks to Herve (can't use special characters, you know who you are!), I also got my audio working.
      I am very much ready to begin setting up iCloud, the App Store, and iMessage/FaceTime. Those services (especially the latter two) are what got me into hackintoshing.
      Problem: The listed services fail to sign me in. iCloud sign in from System Preferences returns "Unable to sign in because of a problem communicating with iCloud."
      FaceTime returns a registration process fail, the App Store reports that my computer can't be verified, and iMessage reports an activation error. However, iTunes works, except no Apple Music.
      Intel Core i7-2630QM
      GeForce GT 525M (using integrated HD 3000 graphics instead)
      Custom Dell L502X A12 BIOS w/ UEFI support
      OS X Mavericks 10.9.5
      AppleALC + VoodooHDA for audio
      VoodooPS2Controller (trackpad kext likes to cause KP during boot, sometimes)
      Any possible fixes for this?
      Thanks in Advance!
    • By Installus
      Hello all! Glad to be here!
      I've hacked my Dell XPS L502X with an install of OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 (vanilla install). All is good and all, except that there is no WiFi (planning on buying wifi dongle) and that there is no audio.
      The lack of internet irks me, but I can fix that at a later date. What I can't deal with is the lack of audio. I've tried everything, but there is no luck. AppleALC, Voodoo/AppleHDA, among others.
      Oh, if I have to, I can reinstall OS X, since nothing important is on the partition.
      All replies and answers are welcome!

      Thanks in Advance!
      Installus (Chaotic) 
      EDIT: Thanks to Hervé, I've been able to get my audio working, and so can you! 
      All you need is... 
      A hackintosh that has the Realtek ALC665 codec (you can't change codecs!) 
      AppleALC.kext (latest version) 
      VoodooHDA.kext (again, latest version) 
      A USB flash drive (if you have no WiFi on hackintosh) 
      A secondary computer/way to put files onto the drive (again, no WiFi on hackintosh) 
      1. Store the files you need on your hackintosh
      1a. Download them straight thru your hackintosh
      1b. Use a secondary device to download them and store on a flash drive. 
      2. Open terminal on your computer and type "diskutil mount EFI" in said terminal. Of course, remove the quotation marks. 
      3. On your EFI partition, navigate to EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other
      4. Drag n' Drop the kexts you have downloaded on your computer to that folder. 
      5. Cross your fingers and reboot
      5a. (Optional) Suffer a kernel panic during boot because VoodooPS2 doesn't like you. 
      6. If all goes well, you'll have audio! 
      Guaranteed works for Dell L502X, however YMMV. 
    • By DiddyKong
      Fully optimizing DSDT & SSDT for OS X Sierra POST INSTALL on a Dell345MT with a i7 - 920(first gen) 
      I know how this forum feels about 3rd party software, but that was just a crutch, I'm 100% vanilla now which is why I'm now posting for help because I eliminated the possibility having to do with 3rd party. Anyways, with that said I just have a couple things I want to be sure of.
      I used a n---bistro to get a App Store copy of Sierra, as I didn't know there were other ways of getting it now from a windows10 machine. anyways, I was able to build a vanilla usb. I couldn't figure the EFI out on my vanilla Sierra-usb, but the EFI on the usb-ni---bistro I had would boot my pre-install and post-install. so I was able to install Sierra. After a few days of figuring out how to remake a EFI and config, I broke my EFI.
      So back to my windows10 SSD and I found BootDiskUtility, and that made a EFI usb with the newest version of clover(r4895). So then swapped SSDs back to my OS X, plugged in the BDU-usb, after trial and error I got back into my Sierra. Now with the newest version of clover and no traces of ni---bistro anymore. Then copied the BDU-usb to my SSD EFI and was able to boot without a usb again!! YAY.
      Then starting working on fixing my web drivers for my gtx 1050 2gb. Installed the os update so i'm at 10.12.6, pulled my hair out figuring out the web drivers, eventually got them installed and the cuda fixed.
      Now all 3 of my screens work, yet windows can't sit 'between' screens, I just simply haven't looked for that fix yet as I want the sys itself running like a top first.
      My screen saver works, I don't get stuck in screensaver, I did once before, I believe lilu.kext and whatevergreen.kext fixed that.
      Now with all that I felt it was time to give my config.plist a diet cos it was bloated, I generated a config copied the clover settings check for check instead of coping text cos I'm trying to shrink it.
      Config.plist boots my system with DSDT-1FE7B5D7
      So after the above, This is now where I'm stuck
       a 100% correct DSDT and SSDT, from my understanding with a patched DSDT I wouldn't need any options selected in clover on the ACPI page?
      So with the patching part that I think I understand how to do it now, but when I extract with F4 every file has RSDT in front of it, I have one that says RSDP.aml and RSDT.aml
      so would I just erase the RSDT from the beginning of each file then go from their, which would then leave me with a DSDT.aml and 17 SSDTs?
      I know I have to decompile and patch them, but with my file names[DSDT table extract] not matching tutorials online I'm having a difficult time understanding which files I need.
      IS the RDST-DSDT.aml my DSDT? it is the biggest file.
      which ones that have SSDT in the filename is the SSDT(s) I need to patch?
      also how do I know if everything is patched correctly? like if my CPU is fully working and not just sorta working that way when I start running software like photoshop, unity, 10 chrome tabs, my hackintosh doesn't crash
      System details
      i7 920 (first gen) very similar to nehelam
      GeForce 1050 2Gb (3 monitors connected all work, one acer on HD connection, two HP s2031 on HD, using adapters to change all ports on GPU card to HD for screens)
          display port, HDMI, and HD
      4x 1Gg + 2x 8Gb RAM running at 1066 after injecting smbios with ram info macOS sees all my ram correctly
      Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500Gb
      Thanks to anyone that can help me out, I've been working on my system for about two weeks and this is basically the wall I finally can't seem to figure out how to pass
      I can post another info also if it helps