1. SnaccPacc

    CPU Overheating. Fans not working properly? + General Post Install Help

    So I just started doing pretty heavy 3D renders with my first hackintosh and my CPU seems to be overheating and throttling when it's under such big loads. My HWMonitor graph looks like extreme peaks and valleys. I'm very new to hacks so I could be wrong but it seems to me like my fans aren't...
  2. miliuco

    << Solved >> helpd process consumes 12% of CPU continuously in Big Sur

    On my system with Big Sur 11.1 the helpd process starts automatically a few minutes after logging in and remains active, consuming 12% of the CPU until logout or shutdown. If I close the process (killall helpd) idle CPU load drops to 0-1% but after a short time it is activated and consumes 12%...
  3. cyberdogg

    Recommended GPU for GA-Z77X-UD5H, and GPU/CPU for Asus Prime Z490-A

    Hello! So I have an old hackintosh with a GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboard for which I want to upgrade the graphics card... and separately I'm planning my own first hackintosh build with an Asus Prime Z490-A. I want to put both on Big Sur. I have never bought a GPU before, my old hackintosh was built...
  4. trs96

    8 core Ryzen 7 2700X for $214.99 at Newegg

    Promo Code: EMCDRFF25 https://www.newegg.com/amd-ryzen-7-2700x/p/N82E16819113499 Includes the CPU cooler as well.
  5. tyrone315

    Hackintosh crashes when High CPU Load

    I've installed hackintosh a few weeks ago, everything seemed to run smoothly, but since I am using it mostly for Xcode, I started seeing some issues. For example if I try to open Xcode, Android Studio and Web Storm my laptop will freeze totally for 3 seconds (mouse not responsive) but that just...
  6. ayun2001

    My hackintosh have some problems install E5 4627 v2 CPU

    my hackintosh is x79 platform, using E5 2650v2 and everything is ok! some days before, i found E5 4627 v2 is very cheap and power, so last night i install E5 4627v2 into my hackintosh. when i power on, ui become very slow, sometime ui switching like someone press pause button. but i changed my...
  7. ArthurianX

    << Solved >> i9-9900K + Asus Z390-I Gaming + RX 5600 XT - poor performance

    Hi guys, I'm wondering why I'm having poor performance with almost EXACT hardware like the successful builds from lele90 and modmike. I've rotated all the EFI's present in those two threads (same BIOS Settings, clearing NVRAM before, or running the EFI from the bootable USB so I don't 'brick'...
  8. xuegy

    Kernel panic after upgrading to dual E5-2667 v2

    Hello all, My CPU was dual E5-2670 v1, running 10.15.4. I upgraded to 2667 v2. Everything is OK in Linux(CPUs are good). But I got kernel panics booting into macOS. The error message is like panic(cpu 0 caller 0x......): "x86_validate topology() 32 threads but 33 registered from MADT~0/..." I...
  9. AlexisK

    << Solved >> Mavericks Compatibility & K/KF CPUs

    Hi everyone, I'm currently planning on building a "budget" Mac Pro, for about 1300 $. Main uses : AVID editing (no need to edit 4K as we are used to work with proxies), music making (Logic / Ableton), a bit of VFX (After Effects), lots of video exports. As I'm not that experienced in computer...
  10. WhiteIntel

    Xeon E5-2690v4 Not all Cores used

    Hello! Can someone explain me why the hack my Mac Osx Catalina is not using all cpu cores? I´m using iMacPro1,1.
  11. princealikhan

    System restart randomly, macOS Mojave

    Need help with random kernel panic issue, Anonymous UUID: C019DFC2-D72B-314D-B2AE-A676721CF714 Sat Nov 2 03:20:14 2019 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff800f2dbadd): Kernel trap at 0xffffff7f90a1720f, type 14=page fault, registers: CR0: 0x0000000080010033, CR2...
  12. cpike

    Mojave Hackintosh/RX580 Odd Issues - Help!

    Recently completely nuked my High Sierra Hackintosh and setup a new Mojave install. Got everything up and running with the hardware listed at the bottom of this post and everything seemed fine until my wired mouse started jumping around randomly. I noticed it only goes crazy when I have 1 or...
  13. jazzis

    Random CPU Spikes/Freezes

    Everything Boots and Runs Great. I Do a lot of Audio with the latest version of Pro tools 2019.6 and some lite video editing with The LAtest FCPX. Since my Upgrade to 10.14.6 I get random CPU Spikes. I Updated Clover to the latest stable version and Kext and drivers. Not sure if im Missing...
  14. worldie

    Disabling unsupported graphics card

    Hello, my Hackintosh is working fine, but I swapped out my 1070Ti to a 2070 for gaming on my windows ssd. And i know that there are no rtx drivers out, so here is my question: can i just disable my graphics card, and only use the dedicated graphics on my cpu? If yes, please tell me how :D It...
  15. DarrenM

    Kernal_Task high CPU Mac Freezes completely Mojave

    Hi, my Hackintosh build works for max 2hours and then freezes, and I have worked out its because of a kernel task that goes crazy and slows my whole machine down and freezes it, then I have to do a hard restart. I've removed apps, updated Kexts, run Kext Utility etc. monitored it in Activity...
  16. johnthegreat

    Can i change i7 8700k to i9 9900k and 1080ti to 2080ti

    Currently have a build with the core I7 8700k. It also has the ASRock Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming K6 motherboard, an asus gtx 1080ti. I was wondering if I could just swap the processor and it would work out of the box since I already have functional build or if the change would require more complicated...
  17. mishumix

    Hackintosh leads to different result in Cubase - same project

    Hi, maybe someone can bring some light to my question. New build hackintosh, Z390 DESIGNARE | i9 9900K | Vega 56 8GB Mojave 10.14.5 All setup and running. DAW Cubase Pro 10.0.20 UAD Apollo Twin mkII and octo satellite via TB 2 - TB 3 mac adapter Opened an existing project that was mixed on...
  18. pkdesign

    i7-9700K or i9-9900K? What are your opinions?

    I am thinking about building a new hackintosh. My 10 year old hack is still running flawlessly but I figured it was time. i7-9700K or an 19-9900K. I know the technical difference between these two processors, but what do you all think in terms of real performance? Is hyper threading that...
  19. berry64

    [Problem] kp on sleep

    Edit fri may 3: just realized posted on wrong form :shifty:, should be high-sierra forum, can't move myself though :( On my newly installed High Sierra, it seems to me that I can't put my hack to sleep. I followed the guide on patching battery status and setting CPUs, and the power management...
  20. dannymozzer

    i3-3220, Asus P8H61-MX USB3 Boot Problem

    Hi, I've been trying to install Mavericks 10.9, I know it's older now, but It's honestly the version I want to use, the specs of the PC are: Asus P8H61-MX USB3 i3-3220 8GB DDR3 Memory GTX 750 ti 500GB HDD I've been following this guide...