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That looks better.


Please try a different monitor, preferably one that supports both DisplayPort and HDMI, but lacks any legacy ports such as DVI and VGA. Also try performing a factory reset on the existing monitor via its on-board menu.
okay i will try it in different monitor. Well it's just a minor issue for me. System is just running flawlessly, thank you so much!

oh i forgot, front panel audio output isn't working, rear/internal outputs work just fine
 

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okay i will try it in different monitor. Well it's just a minor issue for me. System is just running flawlessly, thank you so much!
Once your AMD GPU arrives, the Asus VA24EHE might ("might" does not mean it "will") work properly with it (including waking up from sleep). At that time I would suggest switching the iGPU to headless mode by transferring your serial numbers into config-AMD-GPU.plist and renaming it to config.plist

oh i forgot, front panel audio output isn't working, rear/internal outputs work just fine
Are you trying to be Steve Jobs, "One more thing..."? :) Check the audio header cable. If you have Windows or Linux on this machine, check if front panel audio works there.
 

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CaseySJ:​

couple of days ago you said I discourage Samsung EVO Pro NVMe M.2 SSD, and you suggest (a) Sabrent Rocket, (b) ADATA SX 8200/8200 Pro, (c) Silicon Power because Samsung runs hot. But I see tonymac puts Samsung SSDs in the Buying Guide. Can you explain more a bit and which of this three are best. I always thought Samsung was good for Hackintosh, and. also to others, please share you experience about.

( Sabrent Rocket, (b) ADATA SX 8200/8200 Pro, (c) Silicon Power)
Many people are using Samsung 970 EVO Pro on Hackintosh. The drive will work, but it tends to run hotter than the other models I mentioned because macOS does not perform power management on the Samsung SSD controller.

If you use a good NVMe heat sink and have good airflow inside the case, you will be okay with Samsung 970 EVO Pro.
 

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Which memory to buy:
Samsung B die vs hynix vs micron.....?
My recommendation is any name brand DDR4 3200MHz memory. DIMMs from G.Skill, Micron (Crucial), Corsair, OLoY, Patriot, and many others are perfectly okay.
 
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Go to Gigabyte's website > the motherboard you're getting page > Support > Manuals > Support List > Memory Support List

For the Gigabyte Z490 Vision D > https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/Z490-VISION-D-rev-1x/support#support-doc

The Memory Support contains all the memory makes which Gigabyte tested with the Z490 Vision D. This list is a good place to start when looking for compatible memory.
i have seen the qvl list but the odd is that some memory kits are not listed in the mb qvl but the brand of the memory mentioned the z490 vision d in their qvl lis. strange
 

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Hi everyone!

I'm trying to enable TB Bus on GC-TITAN RIDGE 2.0. I used a modified (5v to 3.3v) CH341a programmer to flash and used GC-Titan-Ridge-V2.0-Mod-NVM50-CaseySJ.bin as a custom firmware. Before flashing compared the original NVM50 firmware with a modified one and have found only few differences, so the choice was right I think.

But with a modified firmware GC-TITAN RIDGE doesn't work at all. No output to LG UltraFine display at all (during boot either), macOS does not detect it: no PCI devices (including Hackintool and IORegistryExplorer), no hardware found in Thunderbolt section instead of 'No drivers were loaded', it just disappears completely. Have the same situation in Windows.

My MB is ASUS Z490-E Strix, so the TB_HEADER is not compatible with TITAN RIDGE. I tried to connect pins in THB_C together, but it did not help.

If I flash an original firmware back it starts working as before, without TB Bus.

I also have ThunderboltEX 3-TR AIC, which is compatible with ASUS MB and works much better. But there's no modified FW for it. Maybe someone could help with it?

Original firmwares I've read from GC-TITAN RIDGE 2.0 and ThunderboltEX 3-TR attached.
 

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@Higgie did you hide the slot #1 via the relevant SSDT when booting macos? and where you able to boot mcos with the slot hidden from macOS?
I had my 5600 Xt in slot 1, then install my 6800 XT in slot 2, added the SSDT to hide slot 2 but I could not boot macOS. 50% in the boot sequence it crashed and the system reset. If I remove the 6800 XT but keep the SSDT to hide slot 2, I can boot macOS. And if I install only the 6800 XT in the system and do not hide slot 2, I can boot macOS but of course I have no acceleration.
I have not tried yet booting windows with 2 cards and slot 2 hidden. I wanted to make sure that I could boot macOS first.
I remember reading something on this forum about someone having 2 cards and the system crashing if the non supported video card in macos was in slot 2. did I read it correctly or am I dreaming :) ?
No SSDT is used in my case. I had the same experience as you, in that macOS would crash during the boot sequence. If I remove the SSDT, it boots fine again. I would love to get the SSDT working but I couldn’t figure it out, so I’ve just left it as is.
 
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This is admittedly a low-priority problem and purely cosmetic, but it bugs me and we're all Mac folks who care about attention to detail in GUIs, so here goes:

I have a rock-solid Vision D Z490 build thanks to @CaseySJ since this summer. This thread has been awesome. But I've not been able to fix a graphics problem in OpenCanopy on my setup through multiple iterations of OpenCore including the upgrade OC0.6.6 per the latest EFI package @CaseySJ has been kind enough to provide. I'm running Z490 Vision D | i7 10700K | RX 580 Pulse 8GB as shown in my profile with two LG HDR 4K monitors (27UK850-W) attached via HDMI 1 inputs with good quality cables. Picture on both monitors is normally fantastic. EXCEPT for the OpenCore OpenCanopy GUI. Then, it's pixelated garbage and hard to read as shown below/attached in example pictures taken with my iPhone.

Text rendering is horrible in the picker and icons are somewhat pixelated as you can see, even after the picker when boot moves to the Apple logo with progress bar. Once the system swaps into the login screen with user pictures, everything is gorgeous. But this is annoying. I tried changing some OpenCanopy resolution configuration edits in OpenCore config.txt, but nothing has worked well. I want to keep 4K resolution and the icons small to avoid left-to-right scrolling in 4K, but with high resolution and crisp readable text. Any ideas? :)

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