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How to build your own iMac Pro [Successful Build/Extended Guide]

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I am assuming this is an installer available from their web site? Perhaps a bit more help (direct link) would be nice. I went to their site and got the first thing I found, "Driver and Software for Mac". The installer only shows the drivers:

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Edit: I just realized you wanted a specific motherboard, not mine. So perhaps it is not relevant what I posted.

Thx man for the try! <3 You got the right installer, but stopped too soon (I wasn't clear enough, haha). Install it, run it and check it by right clicking on the icon (then some 4-5 entrys appear). Mainboard must not be necessary from Asus its more bout the x299 chipset. And one question, do you have a working thunderbolt card or option on your MSI Board?

My need is quite specific I know, so I appreciate your help really!

This is how it should look like:
http://motu.com/avb/using-your-motu-avb-device-as-a-mac-audio-interface-over-avb-ethernet/
 
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Yeah, please report what changes with this. With Fan Bug I mean that the fan is spinning much faster than in 10.13.0 (in IDLE) If I play a Video on Youtube the Fan is getting slower and nice quiet.

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i dont have that issue. my fan speed never really changes (that i can hear)
 
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All is working fine, but since today even shutdown is broken. System keeps on. only display is off.
Anyone else having that problem?
 
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Thx man for the try! <3 You got the right installer, but stopped too soon (I wasn't clear enough, haha). Install it, run it and check it by right clicking on the icon (then some 4-5 entrys appear).

Unfortunately, I might have misunderstood what I have to do. I don't have any hardware from MOTU. Is my test still relevant to your needs? I got this:

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I don't have a TB card. My motherboard has a USB 3.1 gen2 type C. Is that a TB port?

Also, my audio driver is VoodooHDA. It is working well.
 
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So I just did a brand new build today (my second x299 following this guide). My build has been, in a phrase, Absolutely Flawless™, everything is working really well with iMac Pro SMBIOS and patched BIOS. Much improvement since my first X299 system. Benchmarks are great, and overall system "feel" is very responsive now. Haven't tested sleep yet, low priority.

I ran into an issue with section E.9 ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe PCI Device Implementation - Sleep/Wake functionality

Previous to preforming these patches and placing "SSDT-XOSI.aml" and "SSDT-X299-iMacPro.aml" in my patched folder, restart was functional, now restart hangs after screen goes black.

To summarize:

1. No patches applied in ACPI, Apple > Restart/Shut Down = Fully functional
2. Enabled appropriate patches in guide
3. Added "SSDT-XOSI.aml" and "SSDT-X299-iMacPro.aml" to EFI folder.
4. Apple > Restart/Shut Down = No longer functioning, hangs at black screen.

ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe
Slot 1: GTX 970
Slot 2: EMPTY
Slot 3: Broadcom OSX WIFI
Slot 4: Thunderbolt

Slot 5: EMPTY
Slot 6: EMPTY

Any thoughts? I've attempted disabling different patches, haven't narrowed down the culprit yet.
 
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So I just did a brand new build today (my second x299 following this guide). My build has been, in a phrase, Absolutely Flawless™, everything is working really well with iMac Pro SMBIOS and patched BIOS. Much improvement since my first X299 system. Benchmarks are great, and overall system "feel" is very responsive now. Haven't tested sleep yet, low priority.

I ran into an issue with section E.9 ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe PCI Device Implementation - Sleep/Wake functionality

Previous to preforming these patches and placing "SSDT-XOSI.aml" and "SSDT-X299-iMacPro.aml" in my patched folder, restart was functional, now restart hangs after screen goes black.

To summarize:

1. No patches applied in ACPI, Apple > Restart/Shut Down = Fully functional
2. Enabled appropriate patches in guide
3. Added "SSDT-XOSI.aml" and "SSDT-X299-iMacPro.aml" to EFI folder.
4. Apple > Restart/Shut Down = No longer functioning, hangs at black screen.

ASUS Prime X299 Deluxe
Slot 1: GTX 970
Slot 2: EMPTY
Slot 3: Broadcom OSX WIFI
Slot 4: Thunderbolt

Slot 5: EMPTY
Slot 6: EMPTY

Any thoughts? I've attempted disabling different patches, haven't narrowed down the culprit yet.

you had restart working with ur maxwell titan x?
 
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you had restart working with ur maxwell titan x?

It is a GTX 970. I now have two X299 builds, the Titan Maxwell is in the other build (in my profile) and it has always had the same issue. But in this build (with the 970), restart was functional before these patches so my inclination is that we could address the issue through refining these patches, I just don't know enough to know where to start on that.
 
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you had restart working with ur maxwell titan x?

I just removed the patches and restart is back to functional. I will swap in my titan x and see what happens.
 
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I was wrong....
 
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