A big thanks to wegface for teaching me a lot of things.
Tested on Catalina 10.15.4 and Clover EFI 5104 (Catalina Patcher)
- realtek sd card reader (pm me if you have a fix)
**CPU patches are disabled, if you are using a locked BIOS you must enable them**
- Install it in UEFI Mode and change your hdd partition table to GPT.
- You will be able to install ANY OS in EFI mode, even if this pc does not support EFI at all! (No guide available for this)
You will need:
My unlocked BIOS (OPTIONAL) (here)
Latest Clover config from CCE Bank (here) (asus k53sj-kylon)
Rehabman Voodoo PS2 Controller (here)
acidanthera AppleALC (here)
acidanthera Lilu (here)
acidanthera VirtualSMC (here)
acidanthera SMCBatteryManager (here)
acidanthera SMCLightSensor (here)
acidanthera WhateverGreen (here)
Mieze Realtek RTL8111 (here)
Ebayed the laptop for $290 + tax = $350
added: 16gb RAM + existing 8GB = 24GB Timetec Hynix IC 16GB DDR4 2400MHz PC4-19200 Non ECC Unbuffered 1.2V CL17 2Rx8 Dual Rank 260 Pin SODIMM Laptop Notebook Computer Memory Ram Module Upgrade S Series (16GB)
added: cheap wifi TP-Link USB Wifi Adapter for PC N150 Wireless Network Adapter for Desktop - Nano Size Wifi Dongle Compatible with Windows 10/7/8/8.1/XP/Vista Mac OS 10.9-10.15 Linux Kernel 2.6.18-4.4.3 (TL-WN725N)
added: NAND 1TB Internal PC SSD https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073SB2MXT/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Gadget Reviews upgraded too, video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39EquX5PTkQ
I just installed. Everything works fine. I'll test final cut pro, premiere pro with 4k footage and get back with you on performance.
For now moves like a performant Mac book pro.
I installed Catalina first but I could not make the Intel UHD 620 Graphics get proper QE/CI.
Mojave is just fine. I want to use this system for quick video editing on the go.
Geekbench in my signature.
If you need any files or have any questions pls ask.