You probably already figured this out, but I found the fix!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Go into the BIOS and locate the GPIO3 Force Pwr option in the Thunderbolt Settings. (I think it was the deepest Thunderbolt menu I could find on the Z390.)
Enable GPIO3 Force Power
At the same spot here. Alpine Ridge driver installed on Windows. Anything I plugin on the Windows side works flawlessly.
Mojave will not pickup the Alpine Ridge card, and I've been looking everywhere for support to get this work on macOS with my Z390. Considering rolling back to High Sierra...
I would suggest reinstalling Mountain Lion and not installing a DSDT.
So Reinstall Mountain Lion. Let me know if you have issues reinstalling ML.
After Mountain Lion boots up, run Multibeast and tick two boxes... "USER-DSDT / DSDT FREE" and "RealtekRTL81xx."
Then, you'll need to...
When I first installed Mountain Lion, I noticed a quicker boot than I had on Lion, but only at first....
On Lion I would see about 27 spins on the spinner under the mac logo.
Mountain Lion reduced that to 13 spins!
Somewhere in one of the updates, either 10.8.1 or 10.8.2, my boot time...
Great suggestion! Installing my OS separate from the RAID should work out famously well. I can finally stop :banghead: and start enjoying my system.
I'm hoping to get a solid state here in the next month and that should cure all my woes.
Thank you for all of the replies!!
I'll let ya'll know if I stick with Lion after tuning up my system.
The weirdest part is the Lion system is on a striped RAID with an i5 and the Snow Leopard system has a single, 300 GB hard drive with a 2.5 gHz core2duo.
I thought it had to do with "memory...
Hello. I'm a NooB with this. I bought this system and would like to attempt changing it.
It is an i5-2500k and GA-Z68-UD3 v1.3 running 10.7.3 on a RAID w/ 2 sata hard drives, a 750 GB and 500 GB.
A friend and I set up my other core2duo system with Snow Leopard and its faster than my i5...