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CaseySJ

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@CaseySJ Thinking this might be related to my new problem - see above - as well. I don't have the OpenIntel kexts in my Kernel section. And my card is connected properly given it was working just fine. Wondering if the HS14 is the issue. But I don't understand your advice here. I used Hackindrom for my MB and it has all three of the UAIC v1, 2, and 3 SSDTs. I also have USBW. What should be enabled or disabled for Bluetooth? And if HS14 is supposed to be disabled then how do you do that exactly? Thanks.
Please do the following and I'll provide the next step:
  • Are you using Fenvi FV-T919?
  • What are the makes/models of your Bluetooth keyboard and mouse?
  • Post screenshot of the following:
    • OpenCore Configurator --> ACPI section
    • OpenCore Configurator --> Kernel section
    • (Widen the window if necessary so all columns are visible)
 
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Good morning all and of course @CaseySJ :cool:
I recently bought an external SSD (WD) as I have a lot of huge file transfers to do, and, honestly, compared to external HD, it make an impressive gain of speed (x10 reaching almost 1Gb/sec).
I am not expert and Google is a nightmare when looking at further improvement.

What would be the best option to go even faster with external portable HD on this machine?
Thunderbolt? How fast? Which model?
I basically would need a 2To solution. If speed improvement is great, price would not be the 1st constraint.
Thanks again for all your invaluable advice ;-)
 

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Good morning all and of course @CaseySJ
I recently bought an external SSD (WD) as I have a lot of huge file transfers to do, and, honestly, compared to external HD, it make an impressive gain of speed (x10 reaching almost 1Gb/sec).
I am not expert and Google is a nightmare when looking at further improvement.

What would be the best option to go even faster with external portable HD on this machine?
Thunderbolt? How fast? Which model?
I basically would need a 2To solution. If speed improvement is great, price would not be the 1st constraint.
Thanks again for all your invaluable advice ;-)
OWC and Sabrent, among others, have TB3 enclosures for NVMe SSDs. Here’s a link:
I believe @Stork has the OWC Envoy…

We should expect around 1500MB/s in real world performance.
 
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Please do the following and I'll provide the next step:
  • Are you using Fenvi FV-T919?
  • What are the makes/models of your Bluetooth keyboard and mouse?
  • Post screenshot of the following:
    • OpenCore Configurator --> ACPI section
    • OpenCore Configurator --> Kernel section
    • (Widen the window if necessary so all columns are visible)

@CaseySJ Yes, I'm usinga Fenvi-T919. It was working fine until last couple days where I can't wake the Hack using BT keyboard or mouse. And, if I wake it up manually, the mouse and keyboard aren't registering. Both KB and mouse (Magic Mouse) are Apple branded BT devices. Screen shots are below. Really appreciate your help with this...

EDIT: if I connect a USB KB and mouse, I can log in obviously. But it takes a little time before BT wakes up in the prefpane, and, once that happens, then the BT devices all work. So, definitely a wake from sleep problem.
 

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@CaseySJ,
Hi, I haven't been using my Hackintosh for a week, and now it starts to shutting down every time I try to log in? Before that, my Hackintosh was completely fine. Can you help, please!
 
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Hi @CaseySJ, With your latest EFI my PC sleeps and wakes, but the RGB Lighting on the 4 RAM sticks still stay lit when in sleep mode. I normally turn the PC off at night, but leave it to sleep during the day when I'm around so I don't have to keep turning on/off. Also, I noticed that on the Hackintosh the RX 6800 XT lighting flashes a lot when I have it set to static in Win 11 following the RGB colours of the MB. I have the board set to static Blue but Card flashes between white/blue and purple when I use the PC for a long time.
 

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Hi @CaseySJ, With your latest EFI my PC sleeps and wakes, but the RGB Lighting on the 4 RAM sticks still stay lit when in sleep mode. I normally turn the PC off at night, but leave it to sleep during the day when I'm around so I don't have to keep turning on/off.
RGB lights on RAM will always remain powered on during sleep. Always.

Also, I noticed that on the Hackintosh the RX 6800 XT lighting flashes a lot when I have it set to static in Win 11 following the RGB colours of the MB. I have the board set to static Blue but Card flashes between white/blue and purple when I use the PC for a long time.
If this happens in Windows, then you are within your rights to report it to Gigabyte. Have you looked for similar reports from others on the web?
 

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@CaseySJ,
Hi, I haven't been using my Hackintosh for a week, and now it starts to shutting down every time I try to log in? Before that, my Hackintosh was completely fine. Can you help, please!
We can always try these suggestions first:
  • Perform NVRAM Reset.
  • If the problem still occurs, then try a CMOS Reset. This will require you to configure BIOS parameters again, starting with Load Optimized Defaults.
  • If the problem still occurs, try booting from your bootable backup disk.
  • If you don't have a bootable backup (ouch, ouch), then try booting into Recovery and reinstall macOS. Don't erase or format any drives! Just let Recovery reinstall macOS. It will do that in a non-destructive manner.
 
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@CaseySJ Yes, I'm usinga Fenvi-T919. It was working fine until last couple days where I can't wake the Hack using BT keyboard or mouse. And, if I wake it up manually, the mouse and keyboard aren't registering. Both KB and mouse (Magic Mouse) are Apple branded BT devices. Screen shots are below. Really appreciate your help with this...

EDIT: if I connect a USB KB and mouse, I can log in obviously. But it takes a little time before BT wakes up in the prefpane, and, once that happens, then the BT devices all work. So, definitely a wake from sleep problem.
@CaseySJ Any thoughts on my settings shared in post 9112?
 
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