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    ERROR - PCI ACPI device not found

    Recently, I've moved to a HP SFF machine with Radeon Pro WX 4100 graphics card. Time to time I notice Firefox and Chrome is freezing (If I open new tabs it will hang). I'm not able to find any solution till now. I'm not sure even it's related to graphics card. But when I printed the OS log I see...
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    Solved > Chrome hangs at Black Window on new Hackintosh

    Recently, I built a new Hackintosh with below configuration: HP EliteDesk 800 G4 with following configuration: CPU: 8700 MB: Q370 GPU: AMD WX Pro 4100 One weird thing noticed is Chrome is hanging at black screen. I tried following command and still the same problem. /Applications/Google...
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    FileVault is causing system to boot to password recovery mode

    Recently, I've activated FileVault on my system (Catalina) and everything was working fine with following drivers until one day when I tried to login from cold boot when my keyboard started freezing on password field (after multiple attempts I was able to login). Clover drivers used before I...
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    Black screen after enabling FileVault

    Recently I turned on the FileVault in Catalina and sometimes after entering the password my screen goes blank (it doesn't turn off). When this happens I've noticed either CPU fan speed will spike up or machine will reboot. My FileVault is working as I'm able to login to machine when this problem...
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    Intel UHD630 display blinking

    I'm trying to convert a HP EliteDesk 800 G4 Small Form Factor PC into Hackintosh. I've sorted out most of the things on this machine except the in-build UHD630 iGPU. Currently it shows as "Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB" and works flawlessly until it blinks (screen goes completely dark and comes...
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    Best compatible SFF prebuilt machine

    For a long time I'm contemplating about building a small form factor Hackintosh. I'm leaning towards a Micro-ATX mother board rather than a Mini-ITX. Reason for that being Micro-ATX case has one/two more PCIE expansion slots which I can use to install Apple WiFi card or use it for future...
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    Bluetooth not working using BCM94360CS

    Bought a used BCM94360CS apple WiFI and Bluetooth card and it's corresponding adapter for my hackintosh. WiFi is working fine but Mac is showing Bluetooth no found. NOTE: I have connected the PCIe card to my USB2.0 header on my motherboard. Verified the USB2.0 header is working by connecting...
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    Solved > Cheap PCIE adapter for BCM94360CD or BCM943602CS

    After reading through bunch of threads, I've finalized to buy a used Apple card based on BCM94360CD or BCM943602CS to add native WiFi and Bluetooth support to my Hackintosh build. I'm leaning towards BCM943602CS which is sufficient for my 200Mbps internet connection and very cheap compared to...
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    [Solved] Putting Lilu in EFI parition broke Mojave boot

    I'm trying to make the recovery boot partition to work in Mojave (fresh Install). In this process, I copied Lilu and WhateverGreen to /EFI/CLOVER/kext/Other but during the recovery partition boot I saw following screen. Now when I'm trying to boot Mojave it's broken too (this was working...
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    Chrome settings are getting corrupted after machine reboot

    Every time I reboot my machine after making a change in config.plist Google Chrome is complaining about "Chrome detected that some of your settings were corrupted by another program..." and all of my open tabs are gone though I have initially set the chrome settings to "Open where I left"...
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    [Solved] Why doesn't recovery boot option work in Sierra?

    Recently, I installed High Sierra but unfortunately I had to downgrade back to Sierra due to numerous performance issues. But one thing I liked is the Clover version in High Sierra. It has a working recovery option into which I can boot and restore my Mac partition from the TimeMachine backup...
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    [SOLVED] NVMe ssd not visible in Sierra installer

    I have working High Sierra running on my current Samsung 960 EVO NVMe ssd but want to go back to Sierra because of numerous issues in High Sierra. I followed the guide to create the SSDT_NVMe-Pcc.aml file and copied it to <USBDRIVE>/EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched/SSDT_NVMe-Pcc.aml. But I don't see my...
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    Graphics slowdown on High Sierra (Downgrade to Sierra?)

    Recently, I upgraded my system to High Sierra and the main motivation for this upgrade was to use my new NVMe SSD. But looks like this was a bad decision to upgrade. Graphics performance is quite bad in High Sierra (monitor not waking up from sleep, slow chrome GPU rendering) and this is already...
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    Has anyone tried ADATA XPG SX7000 NVME SSD?

    There is a very good deal going for ADATA XPG SX7000 PCIe NVME M.2 SSD on Newegg. These are not as fast as Samsung Evo 960 but at $150 this is very compelling reason to buy. Here are the advertised features of this drive: PCIe Gen3x4 interface: R/W speed up to 1800/850MB/s NVMe 1.2 Certified...
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    Why Radeon RX Vega 64/56 is not in compatibility list?

    Mac OS is known to natively support ATI graphics cards and recent iMac Pros have Radeon RX Vega 64 GPUs. But when it comes to Hackintosh, it's always recommended to have Nvidia graphics cards which btw is not easy to work with. Every time when there is a new Mac OS release, we are held hostage...
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    Drivers are missing after upgrade

    I'm able to successfully upgrade my desktop from 10.12.6 to 10.13. In Sierra, I installed drivers for Audio, Ethernet and USB and they were fully functional. After upgrade non of these devices are working and when I'm trying to install these using Multibeast, install drive doesn't have my MacOS...
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    Is performance noticeable with NVMe SSD

    I have recently purchased a Samsung 850 EVO 512GB SSD and want to replace my existing slow SSD with this one. But I read High Sierra will have native NVMe SSD support, making Hackintosh easier to install. I'm contemplating whether I should return the Samsung EVO and wait for few months to...
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    Upgrading to NVMe SSD

    Hi everyone, I had built a hackintosh couple of months back and haven't had a single problem since then even after multiple upgrades. I'm thinking to upgrade my Intel SATAIII SSD to Samsung NVMe 960 EVO SSD. Before making the investment, I would like to clarify few things. Any feedback is...
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    [SUCCESS] Sierra 10.12.4, Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark S, i7 4790K, GTX 980, Dell U2515H

    Thanks a lot to tonymacX86 for the awesome Sierra installation steps. Special thanks to @slim.jim who helped me to fix the Dell monitor issue without which I would have abandoned the build. I'm posting this thread as I did not find any step by step installation guide for the Asus Sabertooth X97...
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    [SOLVED] Hard time getting GTX980 to work

    My current Hackintosh configuration: CPU: i7 4790K MB: Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark S GPU: Nvidia GTX980 OS: Sierra (10.12.3) RAM: 16GB DDR3 Kingston RAM Installed the web Nvidia graphics from here: https://images.nvidia.com/mac/pkg/367/WebDriver-367.15.10.35f01.pkg I have configured everything...
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