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  1. wexdavid

    Can I run Mojave on this config?

    Hey guys, I'd like to ask for your opinion... I have a quite old piece of hardware, running Sierra since 2017 on it, without any issues... Would I be able to get away with Mojave on it? Mainboard: Asus Pk5 Pro (P35 Chipset) CPU: Intel Xeon X5460 (quad core, 12MB Cache) RAM: 6GB DDR2...
  2. 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...
  3. Feartech

    Upgrading from HighSierra to Catalina failed - can't see any issue why

    you will need to disable your serial ports in your BIOS
  4. iPatch

    [Success] Upgrade from High Sierra to Catalina

    I upgraded directly from High Sierra to Catalina without any major issues, once I switched to a compatible GPU. Photoshop 2020 (v21.0.1) and the new Lightroom Classic v9.0 (Camera Raw v12) became unstable and jerky with High Sierra and the GeForce 1060 GPU with the last Adobe update. I replaced...
  5. marn3us

    Update from Mojave to Catalina stuck waiting for root device

    Hello guys, I'm sorry for bothering but I have tried upgrading from Mojave (10.14.6) to Catalina through the updater and I keep getting stuck with a prohibited sign (screenshots attached below). I have also tried booting with -s and -x but none of them worked and got the same error. *PLEASE...
  6. RowenDJ

    Help in update to Catalina from High Sierra

    Hello everyone! I want to update my system to Mac os Catalina. The problem is that I still on High Sierra because I have a Nvidia GTX 750 TI. I'm going to buy the " Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 560 4GD5 4GB OC GDDR5 " and install it. After that I will have High Sierra with this card and I think I...
  7. segwayne

    Time to upgrade. Need advice/input

    Hi, I'm currently writing to you from the very Hackintosh that I built 3 or 4 years ago (i7/4790k level) which is running "fine" but is pretty much stuck in time running El Capitan. Meanwhile, software that I work with -- like the Drobo Desktop -- is quickly starting to move on and abandon El...
  8. jonesi100

    Catalina Update Issues

    Upgrading from Mojave to Catalina caused my system to crash and the only way I could fix it was to install Catalina over the top from a USB stick created from the Catalina Installer and Clover, built from another Mac. My machine cam back to life, with all apps and data, but something very...
  9. thorhackingtosh

    Upgrade to Catalina

    Hi, I'm on mojave right now everything is working fine. I'll like to upgrade to Catalina. How is the proper way to do it? Thought software update? How many chances that everything goes OK? Any recommendation to be able to restore actual system if anything goes wrong? I'm on clover 5070 Thanks...
  10. verebes

    << Solved >> Dell Inspiron 3537 Mojave to Catalina upgrade issue

    I have a Dell Inspiron 3537 with Core i7 - 4500U processor, 8GB Ram, Intel HD4400 Graphics, Radeon Discrete Graphics(which I believe I have disabled correctly) My setup might sound a bit odd as I have two SSD's and on the main one where I keep the Mac-OS I have an EFI with Clover which runs...
  11. fjavi.mb

    Upgrade components or start from scratch? (i7 4790K // Asus Hero VII MOBO // GTX 980Ti)

    **CPU** | [Intel Core i7-4790K 4 GHz Quad-Core Processor] **Motherboard** | [Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard] **Memory** | [Corsair Vengeance Pro 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR3-2133 Memory] **Video Card** | [Asus GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6 GB STRIX Video Card] I have a stable hackintosh running...
  12. 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...
  13. meeloshmedia

    iMac 27" 2011 with eGPU over mini PCIe port (EXP GDC)

    Hello to all, I am new to this site and forum so I would like to say sorry if some rules are broken by my side. I wanted to create this thread since there isn't one anywhere that I found. Let's start from the beginning: I am YouTuber in making and wanted to create a channel around how-to and...
  14. Leg

    Aptio Issues Abound, Even on BackUp...

    I attempted to upgrade to Mojave, didn't go well. Now I cannot get past the Bootloader on back ups or freshly created installers, due to Aptio issues. I've spent the weekend recalling EFI settings, recalling BIOS settings, swapping out Aptio drivers, making Hackintosh Installers and getting...
  15. OndaRosa

    Upgrade from El Capitan to High Sierra / Mojave?

    Hi everyone, I’m seeking advice on the best way to upgrade my OS from El Capitan 10.11.5 to either High Sierra or Mojave without having to do a clean installation. Current Specs: Motherboard: Asus Z170 Sabertooth Mark 1 Graphics: GTX 970 CPU: Intel i7-6700K RAM...
  16. lainemac

    GPU Upgrade VS System Overhaul

    I'm trying to help out a friend whom I built a hackintosh for a few years back. It's for video editing and now 3D modeling. Current specs: i7-4790k 32GB ddr3 Titan X(Maxwell) Gigabyte UD7 TH 500GB Samsung 850evo Wondering if an AMD card would be a solid upgrade, as the system can't keep up...
  17. lainemac

    Upgrade Advice

    Hello, fellow Hackintoshers. I built a machine for a client a few years back for video editing and rendering and it's time to upgrade it. Current specs: 4790k Gigabyte UD7 TH 32gb ddr3 samsung 850evo 500gb sata GTX Titan X(Maxwell) Just updated it to High Sierra so it can run the latest Adobe...
  18. Biggs59

    HELP!! ADVICE NEEDED {FRESH INSTALL OR UPGRADE}

    Hey, guys! I just wanna thank you guys in advance for all the help. Here's my PC Setup, ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming | i7-6700K /16GB RAM 512GB SSD / 12TB HDD | GTX 1050/Dual monitor Currently running Sierra 10.12.4 I am looking to upgrade a few components 1TB NVMe SSD | RX570 | 32GB RAM I have to...
  19. raulz

    I have already existing pieces from a mining rig but definitely need to buy/upgrade some stuff

    So yeah, I built a mining rig a couple of years ago which is no longer in use due to electric bills basically, 8 graphic cards was just too much, any way, I got some parts waiting to be used but I haven't been able to find them working together to build a working hackintosh and I want some...
  20. PaintArm2

    HP Elitedesk 800 G2 TWR ATX PSU Upgrade Adapter

    can a mod please delete this thread. I made a mistake
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