1. endryha

    nvm.e m2 ssd via pci-e adapter

    Hello, I am considering to upgrade my Hackintosh with a fast nvm.e SSD plugged into the PCI-e adapter. My motherboard GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-UD7 doesn't have an m2 slot, so, it looks like a PCI-e adapter is the only way to go. I am considering to buy something like Samsung Evo 970 and PCI-e adapter...
  2. Behzadsh

    Add old Hackintosh SSD to current Hackintosh caused OS to not boot

    Hi everyone, Yesterday my old build (GA-H77-DS3H | i5 3570K) died. I took out my SSD and connect it to the newer build (Gigabyte Z390 UD | i5 8400) to retrieve some files and stuff. In the clover menu, boot options (macOS, recovery, FileVault) for both builds shown. When I select macOS from...
  3. janlin0116

    Error loading operating system

    Hi, nice to meet you guys. Here is my build. CPU:i7-9700k MB:Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Elite RAM:Crucial DDR4 2666 16GB*2 SSD1:Samsung EVO 970 plus 250GB (for OS) SSD2:Samsung EVO 970 plus 250GB (WIN10 installed) GPU:MSI RX580 8G (bought, still on delivery) POWER: Antec 650W CASE:NZXT H510 Now I'm...
  4. philament23

    Upgrading old CPU and Motherboard and transferring over SSD/OS without clean install

    Hi, first post here. I'm looking to upgrade my old system, sporting the Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H and Intel i5-4570 to a recent recommended build on here, specifically to a Gigabyte Z390 AORUS Pro Wifi and Intel core i5-9600K. I'll obviously have to upgrade the memory too, and some other things, but...
  5. Piero2411

    Solved > Can't start install Catalina on ssd nvme

    Hello, I'm trying to install mac os Catalina on my new Samsing 970 EVO Plus. After preparing the BIOS and USB I started the installation process and when I select the target disk in the mac os installation user interface the screen returns to the mac os utility without any error message. And...
  6. ryanncollins

    Disk I/O Error, Uninitialized SSD

    Hello, I have a hard drive and an SSD connected via SATA AHCI. I boot into the installer, I get a bunch of ''disk0 I/O error'' messages in verbose. When I check disk utility, my 120gb Sandisk SSD is ''uninitialized'' even though I formatted it with HFS+ using Paragon Partition Manager. I can't...
  7. Xbit18

    How to transfer successful HDD install on SSD?

    Hi everyone, I finally managed to install High Sierra on a spare HDD I had laying around. Audio works, ethernet works, GPU card works and is recognized by the system. It seems to work perfectly so far. Now, let's say I want to "transfer" this installation on an SSD bought specifically for this...
  8. hackingToshack

    Solved > Making Salvaged iMac SSD Bootable

    Hi I hope this is the right part of the forum to post this message on. I had an iMac die a few months ago and the only thing I could salvage from it was the SSD with High Sierra installed , which is now attached to my new system. During playing around with clover and trying to install...
  9. buccky

    SSD not recognized by BIOS

    Hello there, I have managed to install MacOs Sierra on my Asus X550vc, but the thing is I am only able to boot into it by Clover installed on USB. I have installed clover bootloader to the SSD MacOs is on, but the whole SSD is not recognized by my BIOS. I am clueless, what can I do about it...
  10. minhnhat2000

    Addlink S70 compatibility?

    Hi guys, so I’ve been looking for an affordable good ssd for my Dell XPS 15 9750, I have found the Addlink S70 1TB, but wondering about its compatibility with Catalina. Does anybody here have tried it, what’s the result? Thanks a lot
  11. samrhymes

    Best software for imaging a Hackintosh drive when upgrading to an SSD

    Hi there, I am new to the world of Hackintoshing and this forum so I'm sorry if its in the wrong place. I just built my first Hackintosh (Lenovo 1440p Laptop) and I want to upgrade its HHD to an SSD soon. Is there a tool or any easy way to make an exact copy of the current Lenovo HDD with all...
  12. Rodolfo2909

    Help, clover doesn't load on my ssd.

    Greetings. My configuration is as follows: Motherboard: Asrock h61m-vg3 CPU: i5 2500 GPU: RX 470 XFX 4GB Ram: 8 gb Storage: SSD TeamGroup GX1 120GB Power Supply: Cooler Master 550w OS: macOS Mojave My problem is the following. I have successfully installed macOS Mojave on my SSD, but after...
  13. talavoock

    TP LINK ARCHER + CRUCIAL NVME m.2 not working together

    Hello, Dears, I have TP-Link Archer T9E 802.11AC AC1900 + Crucial P1 1TB 3D NAND NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD - CT1000P1SSD8. When I use both the tp-link works but the crucial nvme doesn't work and the motherboard doesn't recognize it. If I unplug the tp-link archer then the SSD works. I've used and test...
  14. declankater

    Solved > macOS Mojave restarts when trying to rebooting of the SSD after installing to the SSD from the USB stick with Clover

    Hi, as shown above are the error messages I received before the system reboots after a few minutes in the install screen where 15 minutes remaining are shown. So what I’ve done is booted off the USB, installed macOS and then tried to boot off the SSD to complete the setup but it just restarts...
  15. elyo

    Upgrading to SSD - Dualboot - Clone installation?

    Hi, I have successfully installed and dual-booting win10 on a small SSD, and High Sierra on a mechanical HDD. I am experiencing that my MacOS install has significantly slower performance than my windows installation, and I expect it is because of the hdd its installed on. My plan is to upgrade...
  16. insurgensy

    [NVMe] Addlink S70 1TB NVMe PCIe SSD confirmed working

    Hey guys, Just got Addlink S70 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen3x4 1TB SSD. Didn't find any info on compatibility, so took the risk! Successfully installed it into my XPS 9570 and have Mojave 10.14.6 working perfectly. For some of you in...
  17. Ghostmac1969

    Help - SSD PCIe 3.0 expansion cards

    Hi, I'm planning to build an Hackintosh x299 based and I was wondering if I can use one SSD PCIe 3.0 expansion card to build a RAID 0 system disk like one of there: - ASRock Ultra Quad M.2 Card - M.2 XPANDER-AERO - ... Tks a lot in advance
  18. Jesperitto

    SATA with preinstalled Mac OS on a NUC?

    Hi all, first time poster. I have an OWC SATA SSD previously used as the only hard drive on a 2011 Macbook pro. The Macbook no longer works due to GPU issues, but the SSD still works, usable on my 2012 Mac Pro tower. If I were to buy a NUC and use the SATA SSD as my hard drive, would it just...
  19. rfmusic

    Can’t boot after sudo trimforce enable

    Good morning wonderful community. Yesterday I was having some problems with my hackintosh and couldn’t have a better idea than enabling trim with the terminal command sudo trimforce enable. After that I wasn’t able to boot the system anymore. It gets stuck at the apple logo. Already tried...
  20. mrSmith

    Samsung 970 EVO Plus Speed OK or Not ?

    I have a Mojave-based system installed on 970 EVO Plus. All looks good on every speed tests, like Blackmagic (see a screenshot). Also I've installed iStat Menus which shows me that the write/read speed is limited near 450-500 MB/s during moving/copying files from external USB 3.1. or unpacking...