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Let’s hope that Apple really is going ryzen this year cos then it all changes and everything will start working much better in that front.

again though for a hobby build the ryzen hack is great. :)

If I ever get my Ryzen build solid enough that I’m happy il send you my EFI for you too try on yours.

 

Thank you :D

Can't wait , Ryzen hackintosh will really change the game , and will be a True tank

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1 hour ago, LVNona said:

why would Ryzen be better that Intel for apple or Hackintosh?


Intels CPU architecture has been the same since the 6600k and will still be the same when the fire breathing 10 core 10900k or whatever they call it comes out this year. (6+ years of the same silicone) 

They simply can’t compete with their 14nm+++++++++++++++++++ tech anymore and they also can’t perfect 10nm where as the ryzen 3000 and upcoming 4000 series craps all over anything intel has to offer.

If Apple integrate Ryzen into there ecosystem then prices of MacBooks will drop, cores and cpu power will fly up, pci lanes will increase and best of all we will all have a choice in what we want to build. For me that’s all priceless.

bare in mind it’s all a pipe dream at this moment in time but you never know. My fingers are crossed anyway.

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18 minutes ago, hungrywallet said:

What doesn't work on Ryzen at the moment?  I'm pretty tired of Intel at this point.


loads of things and it’s not actually catalinas fault but more because there no code written into any apps so stuff just doesn’t work right across the board. Be careful though as a AMD fan boy will tell a different story. Photoshop and most adobe stuff Logic Pro plug-ins, audio in multitrack form, acceleration  all messed up , no native support equals abit of a mess.

like I said before it’s a fantastic hobby hackintosh but in no way can it be used seriously as a daily driver.

 

p.s intel sucks and so does there 7 year old 14nm+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ :hysterical:

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8 hours ago, hungrywallet said:

At the moment Clover.  I couldn’t get opencore to boot windows when I had tried it so I stuck with Clover.

Try my version bud, the ssdts are patched so it won’t effect windows or use NDKs fork of it as it’s patched so you can use a dsdt and again it won’t effect windows,

 

im updating the thread today to the latest versions of both so give it a go if your bored and fancy a change, :thumbsup_anim:

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NEW EFI Updates (10.15.4 Ready), 3rd March 2020 

(Use With Bios Revision F11c)

 

 

The EFIs and DSDTs have now been updated to the my latest versions.

Changes made include,

New DSDT's For bios revision F11c ONLY

OcQuirks Revision 17 (clover)

AppleALC-1.4.7

Lilu 1.4.2

WhateverGreen 1.3.7

Clover Updated to Revision 5104

OpenCore Updated to Revision 0.5.6

N-D-K OpenCore Updated to Revision 0.5.6 (now with a very nice bootpicker)

Plus other minor tweaks and changes to all of the configs

 

Clover EFI Update - 03/03/2020 - Use with Bios revision F11c Only or Replace with the older F10 DSDT if you don't want to update the bios

AG Clover Z390 Master Navi Vega EFI 030320.zip - Vega, Navi (5700, 5700XT), Radeon VII DSDT EFI

AG Clover Z390 Master Polaris EFI 030320.zip - RX5XX Polaris DSDT EFI

 

 

Alternative EFI - OpenCore, No DSDT and Done the way OpenCore intended it 3rd March 2020

We have now created a OpenCore EFI done the way the OpenCore Devs intended it to be made, There is no DSDT in use so you can use this EFI on any supported GPU and the SSDTs have been made so they will not be used in any other Operating System apart from MacOS.

AG OpenCore 056 Z390 Master EFI 040320.zip - OC Version 0.5.6, SMBios19,1 (04/03/20)

 

Note - If your not using a 5700 XT or any other Navi GPU then remove agdpmod=pikera from the boot arguments.



 

Alternative EFI 2 - N-D-K Fork of OpenCore 3rd March 2020 Use with Bios revision F11c Only or Replace with the older F10 DSDT if you don't want to update the bios.

N-D-K 056 Z390 Master EFI NAVI VEGA 030320.zip - Vega 56/64 Navi (5600 5700 XT) & Radeon VII DSDT Bios F11c

N-D-K 056 Z390 Master EFI Polaris 030320.zip - RX Polaris Series DSDT Bios F11c

 

 

 

 

For OpenCore and the N-D-K Version Using PlistEdit Pro add your details by modifying the following 

 

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PLEASE NOTE - These EFIs are setup to be used with your msr Unlocked so make sure you use the F11c Unlocked Profile but if for any reason you can not unlock MSR then just modify following in the OpenCore config.plist :



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Additional Downloads

 

mb_bios_z390-aorus-master_f11c.zip - Aorus Z390 Master Bios F11c 

PlistEdit Pro.zip - PlistEdit Pro (use to edit OpenCore)


 

CFG Unlock (MSR) F11c BIOS Profile - The Easy Way 

I have made this bios profile for you all to use that will unlock CFG on your motherboard making it play alot more friendly with the NVRam.

It also has all the bios settings listed on this guide pre done and saved onto the profile.



F11c MSR Unlocked Profile.zip - Use with Bios Revision F11c ONLY

 

1 - Download the profile and save it to a USB Key

2 - Go into the bios,

3 - Load the profile, 

4 - Save and exit

5 - Go straight back into the bios and save your bios to a new profile and name it Default CFG Unlocked or something like that.

6 - Boot back into Catalina go into your clover config and under Kernal and Kext Patches Uncheck KernalPM 

7 - Save the changes and then restart and your done, your motherboard will now be CFG (MSR) Unlocked

 

    PLEASE NOTE - If you reset the bios or load bios defaults it will clear the Unlock making CFG Locked again. 

 

And Just because I have to show off my handy work, this is what I did to my Hack over the weekend.

I hope you like it and a bit of rainbow puke.

I want to set a colour scheme so any ideas on what to do would be very welcomed and helpful :) 

 

IMG_2740.thumb.jpeg.ff50e89cddb08caae8c599d214bae722.jpeg 

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15 minutes ago, kapelan6 said:

OpenCore 056 EFI - Works Well. Thanks.

Fantastic thank you so much for reporting back.

Everything is working as it should be yes?

no problems to mention or anything strange?

there shouldn’t be I’m just checking to make sure.

thanks again for letting me know. Your a star :) 

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My system has started randomly switching itself off. Like a power loss. Not sure if this is a hardware or OS issue? Normally, I would probably blame the faulty PSU or Mobo, but since this is the Hackintosh, maybe there is an issue with it?

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17 minutes ago, jake_mike said:

My system has started randomly switching itself off. Like a power loss. Not sure if this is a hardware or OS issue? Normally, I would probably blame the faulty PSU or Mobo, but since this is the Hackintosh, maybe there is an issue with it?

Never heard of that one before being caused from anything other then hardware tbh, is this using clover? (not that it matters)

 

Also if it’s doing it in windows then for sure it’s hardware.

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6 hours ago, AudioGod said:

Never heard of that one before being caused from anything other then hardware tbh, is this using clover? (not that it matters)

 

Also if it’s doing it in windows then for sure it’s hardware.

 

I am using Clover. The 3rd of March build.

 

What I also noticed is that when you wake up the PC, Mac OS says that USB drives were not ejected properly... the thing is that the were not ejected at all :hammer:

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9 minutes ago, jake_mike said:

 

I am using Clover. The 3rd of March build.

 

What I also noticed is that when you wake up the PC, Mac OS says that USB drives were not ejected properly... the thing is that the were not ejected at all :hammer:

you can use jettison to fix the usb eject problem, can also try changing darkwake=0 too 8 or no dark wake at all.

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2 minutes ago, AudioGod said:

you can use jettison to fix the usb deject problem, can also try changing darkwake=0 too 8 or no dark wake at all.

 

I am on darkwake=8 atm. What's jettison?

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7 minutes ago, hungrywallet said:

Anyone ever lose their keyboard randomly at times?  I do and have to replug it sometimes to get it to work again.

Yes it happens on Usb2 ports on all gigabyte and some asus boards.

it happens in windows too.

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4 minutes ago, AudioGod said:

Yes it happens on Usb2 ports on all gigabyte and some asus boards.

it happens in windows too.

Thanks, I actually have it plugged into USB 2 ports. I'll switch them over to the 3.0s.  Thanks!

 

edit:  Also, does Mac not support middle clicking on the mouse button to scroll up and down like on Windows?

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I believe I found a solution to the Gigabyte DAC problem when booting into Windows and then Mac and having no sound.  I uninstalled the Realtek driver and switched to the default Microsoft one and I am getting sound between OS changes.  Not fully confirmed yet though.

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14 minutes ago, hungrywallet said:

I believe I found a solution to the Gigabyte DAC problem when booting into Windows and then Mac and having no sound.  I uninstalled the Realtek driver and switched to the default Microsoft one and I am getting sound between OS changes.  Not fully confirmed yet though.

That’s a great idea, cool..let me know how it holds up please buddy?

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@hungrywallet I am currently trying to track down as to why Navi is only stable under 19,1, I’m determined to get to the bottom of it as I want to run my hack via smbios 1,1 with igpu disabled. I’ve tried every bit of fake news out there with peoples claims on how to fix it but it’s all nonsense and none of that has worked so Im hunting it down myself, 

I will find a solution!!!!!!! 

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8 minutes ago, AudioGod said:

@hungrywallet I am currently trying to track down as to why Navi is only stable under 19,1, I’m determined to get to the bottom of it as I want to run my hack via smbios 1,1 with igpu disabled. I’ve tried every bit of fake news out there with peoples claims on how to fix it but it’s all nonsense and none of that has worked so Im hunting it down myself, 

I will find a solution!!!!!!! 

 

I'd help out but any time I switch smbios versions and have to change my serial I end up having to call Apple to get my account unblocked from Imessages, etc.  :cry:

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      Last thing
       
      Run this command in Terminal to disable hibernation (doesn't work in macOS):
      sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0  
       
      It's done!
       
       
      System Updates
       
      10.15.2
       
      Before install, update the following kexts:
      - Lilu.kext. I used version 1.4.0.
      - WhateverGreen.kext. I used version 1.3.5.
      - AppleALC.kext. I used version 1.4.4.
      (all download links above)
       
      Download the latest CLOVERX64.efi.zip build. I used version 5100.
      Mount EFI partition and unzip to:
      - /Volumes/EFI/EFI/CLOVER/CLOVERX64.efi
      - /Volumes/EFI/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.efi (rename the copy of CLOVERX64.efi to BOOTX64.efi
       
      Install update. Will reboot at least four time.
       
       
      10.15.3
       
      Updated with success without changing anything.
       
       
      10.15.4
       
      Before install, update the following kexts:
      - Lilu.kext. I used version 1.4.2.
      - WhateverGreen.kext. I used version 1.3.7.
      - AppleALC.kext. I used version 1.4.7.
      - VirtualSMC.kext. I used version 1.3.7.
      (all download links above)
       
      Download the latest CLOVER installer. I used version 5107.
      - Install respecting the configuration mentioned above in "Install bootloader" section.
       
      Install update. Will reboot at least four time.
       
       
      10.15.5
       
      - Same as usual, update all Kexts and Clover.
      - Install Update, reboot.
       
      If you like me, I had a problem with two monitors. I needed to roll back two Kexts of video from 10.15.4: FixGraphics10.15.5.zip
      After replace, fix permissions and cache.
       
      And last but not least
       
      I would like to thank the following community members, by making these dream possible:
      @crushers, @snatch, @apianti, @blackosx, @blusseau, @dmazar, @slice2009, @autumnrain, @phpdev32, @EMlyDinEsH, @RehabMan, @Scellow, @mitch_de, @Shailua, @Andy Vandijck, @maxfierke, @ArturXXX, @LexHimself, @brumas and all others members involved directly or indirectly.
       
      Attachments
       
      config.plist v2.zip
      EFI v4.zip
      Filevault 2 additional drivers.zip
      SmallTree-Intel-211-AT-PCIe-GBE.kext.zip
      SSDTs.zip
      MACOS_5GHZ
      MACOS_STOCK
       
       
       
    • By BALDY_MAN
      I thought it would be fun. to see peoples OLD fatefull. Hackintoshes. (you know the one. that alway updates easy. and just runs.  Here,s mine

    • By AudioGod
      I have put together this simple little guide for anybody wanting to use a Patched DSDT EFI with the same configuration as me.
      This is also a thread to discuss everything Z390 Pro and try and help where we can and maybe make things a little better for you. 
       
      A huge massive thank you to @glasgood @MaLd0n @larabee These three guys have helped me and talked me so much and are as helpful as you could ever get, Without them I wouldn't have a perfect working build like I do or be putting up this Guide & Discussion Thread sharing the hard work and countless hours that we have all put in to this.   
       
       
      This EFI and Patched DSDT have been created to work with a Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Pro, 9900k with a Vega 56 but has also been tested and verified fully working with the following Hardware using Catalina 10.15.4
       
      CPU's
      8600K, 8700, 8700K, 9400K, 9600K, 9700K, 9900K, 9900KS (All KF Models work but use SMBios iMacPro1,1 instead)
       
      GPU's
      RX 560, 570, 580, 590, Vega 56, Vega 64, Radion VII, RX 5500, 5500 XT, 5600, 5600 XT, 5700, 5700 XT
      (If you have success with any different CPU or GPU's then please do let me know)
       
       
       @glasgood Has kindly put together a new simple Catalina install guide so Just Follow He's Guide For a Perfect Install.
       
       
      HARDWARE USED
      • Intel I9 9900k 
      • Gigabyte AORUS Z390 PRO
      • Sapphire Nitro+ SE Vega56 (connected to monitor with DisplayPort)
      • Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 16GB @3200mhz (2 x 8GB)
      • Corsair RM850x 80 Plus Gold Power Supply Unit. 
      • CoolerMaster MASTERLIQUID ML360R RGB CPU Cooler
      • Samsung 970 EVO 1TB NVMe SSD macOS Catalina 10.15.3
      • Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD (2.5) Windows 10 Pro
      • ABWB BCM94360CS2 802.11AC WI-FI With Bluetooth 4.0 PCI-Express (PCI-E)   
      • Lian Li PC-O11DW Dynamic ATX Case
       

       

       

       

       
       
      WORKING
      • Sound 
      • Ethernet Port
      • WiFi
      • SSD Trim
      • USB 3.0 & 2.0 (All ports Open Natively)
      • AirDrop
      • iCloud
      • Hardware Acceleration
      • iMessages
      • Facetime
      • Sleep & Wake
      • Sleep and Shutdown via the Power Button
      • Handoff
      • Netflix on Safari browser
      • Continuity
      • Sidecar
       
       
      CLOVER & OPENCORE EFIs 
      Current EFIs Updated 04/05/2020
       
       
      Clover EFI Update v5115 - 04/05/2020 - Use with Bios revision F12d Only or Replace with the older F11 DSDT if you don't want to update the bios
       
      Clover Z390 Pro Navi Vega EFI 040520.zip - Vega, Navi (5700, 5700XT etc), Radeon VII DSDT EFI
      Clover Z390 Pro Polaris EFI 040520.zip - RX500 Polaris Series (RX590, 580, 570 etc) DSDT EFI
       
      Please Note - I have now set KernelPM to No as standard so if you don’t have a unlocked MSR or not using my MSR Unlocked Bios Profile then go into the Clover Config.plist and set KernelPM to Yes or you won’t be able to boot up. An even better fix would be to unlock your MSR using my profile method.
       
      Note - If your not using a 5700 XT or any other Navi GPU then remove agdpmod=pikera from the boot arguments.
       
       
      OpenCore EFI Update v0.5.8 - 04/05/2020
      Myself and @texem have now created a OpenCore EFI done the way the OpenCore Devs intended it to be made, There is no DSDT in use so you can use this EFI on any supported GPU and the SSDTs have been made so they will not be used in any other Operating System apart from MacOS.
       
      OpenCore 058 Z390 Pro 19,1 040520.zip  - OpenCore v0.5.8, SMBios iMac19,1
      OpenCore 058 Z390 Pro 1,1 040520.zip  - OpenCore v0.5.8, SMBios iMacPro1,1 (IGPU Disabled)
       
      Note - If your not using a 5700 XT or any other Navi GPU then remove agdpmod=pikera from the boot arguments.
       
      PlistEdit Pro.zip - PlistEdit Pro (use to edit OpenCore)
       
      For OpenCore Using PlistEdit Pro add your details by modifying the following 

       
      PLEASE NOTE - These EFIs are setup to be used with your msr Unlocked so make sure you use the F11c Unlocked Profile but if for any reason you can not unlock MSR then just modify following in the OpenCore config.plist :
      
       
       
        Default USB Setup For All OpenCore EFIs
      
       
      
       
       

       
       
      PLEASE NOTE - Please flash your motherboard bios to revision F12d to use my current Clover EFI. It’s a major rework of the bios and vital changes have been made to the layout and power tables. New DSDTs have been created and installed into the new EFI’s but will not work correctly with any other bios revision.
       
      Latest Gigabyte Z390 PRO BIOS (F12d)
      mb_bios_z390-aorus-pro_f12d.zip
       
       
      CFG Unlock (MSR) F12d (F12c Pro WIFI) BIOS Profile - The Easy Way 
      Highly recommended if your using a Vega 56/64, Radeon VII or Navi GPU
       
       
      DSDT's FOR CLOVER ONLY (A big thanks to @MaLd0n for compiling these DSDT's)
       
       
      To Create Your Own Patched DSDT Message @MaLd0n using the link bellow
      https://www.olarila.com/forum/17-dsdt-patch-requests/
      (If you want a perfect setup then getting your own patched DSDT made would be the best thing to do, Mine will work perfectly fine but different hardware no matter how small a change it is can tend to have some sort of effect on the DSDT and your setup)
       
       
      If Your Not Using File Vault Then Please Disable Hibernate
      disablehibernate.command
       
       
      ADDITONAL DOWNLOADS
      Clover
      Clover Configurator
      Kext Updater
       
       
      OPTIONAL DOWNLOADS
      BroadcomFix.zip   (Use these kexts if your Broadcom bluetooth/Wifi isn't working properly)
      FakeSMC    (Can be used instead of VirtualSMC)
      Hackintool
      IORegistryExplorer
      Native Display Brightness with MonitorControl
       
       
      BIOS SETTINGS (Bios Revision F12d)
      • Enter BIOS → Press F12 → Enter Setup
      • Save & Exit → Load Optimized Defaults
       
      • Boot -> Windows 8/10 Features -> Win 8/10WHQL
      • Boot -> CSM Support -> Disabled (Can be set to Enabled if need be but try to have it set to Disabled first)
      • Favourites -> Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) -> Profile1
      • Favourites -> VT-d -> Disabled (Can be set to Enabled or Disabled, Your choice)
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> Internal Display Output -> PCIe 1 Slot
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> Internal Graphics -> Enabled (Set to Disabled if using SMBios iMacPro1,1)
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> DVMT Pre-Allocated -> 64M
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> DVMT Total GFX0-Allocated -> 256M
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> Aperture Size -> 256MB
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> Audio Controller -> Enabled
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> Above 4G Decoding -> Enabled
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> USB Configuration -> Legacy USB Support -> Auto
      • Settings -> IO Ports -> USB Configuration ->  XHCI Hand-off -> Enabled
      • Settings -> Miscellaneous -> Software Guard Extensions (SGX) -> Disabled
      • Settings -> Platform Power -> Platform Power Management -> Enabled
      • Settings -> Platform Power -> ErP -> Enabled
      • Settings -> Platform Power -> RC6(Render Standby) -> Enabled
       
      • Save & Exit → Save & Exit Setup 
       
       
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