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How to extend the iMac Pro to X99 [Successful Build/Extended Guide]

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Thank you for your patience, I know my English is bad and I'm not a geek but what can I tell your more if I don't even get the bios settings... one thing I know it boots with the AND RX 580 and with Vega64 don't so not a Clover configuration problem.
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I use DingTalk to translate very well:mrgreen:
 

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Thank you for your patience, I know my English is bad and I'm not a geek but what can I tell your more if I don't even get the bios settings... one thing I know it boots with the AND RX 580 and with Vega64 don't so not a Clover configuration problem.
Thank You
If you do not even enter or pass the BIOS it is certainly not a Clover or macOS issue.
 
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Hi all,
thanks for all of this. Remarkable, perfect guide.
Everything is going to the best.
My setup:
Asus x99 Deluxe (not 3.1)
Intel Haswell i7-5930K
MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2047 MB
GSkill Ripjaws V 128GB Ram 3200Mhz
Crucial SATA SSD 250GB
Avid Mbox, external USB audio interface
No additional special hardware

Just one request for optimization, PCIe seems to work without problems, but haven't plenty understood how to use the .aml files on GitHub or even if I'm supposed to use them.
Section 9 is intended to install something peculiar, to make the system even more stable or both?
I already managed my internal audio to work.
Thank you kgp for all your efforts, I'm new but I feel you gave this community a big punch up!
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Hi, how can I operate all the USB ports in High Sierra with my Rampage V edition 10? I can not get any ports working thanks.
 
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Hi all,
thanks for all of this. Remarkable, perfect guide.
Everything is going to the best.
My setup:
Asus x99 Deluxe (not 3.1)
Intel Haswell i7-5930K
MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2047 MB
GSkill Ripjaws V 128GB Ram 3200Mhz
Crucial SATA SSD 250GB
Avid Mbox, external USB audio interface
No additional special hardware

Just one request for optimization, PCIe seems to work without problems, but haven't plenty understood how to use the .aml files on GitHub or even if I'm supposed to use them.
Section 9 is intended to install something peculiar, to make the system even more stable or both?
I already managed my internal audio to work.
Thank you kgp for all your efforts, I'm new but I feel you gave this community a big punch up!
Guy
Those files are for your PCIe devices to show in system report, and/or function properly if they don't yet. The .aml files are loaded during boot and overrides the way your PCIe devices are shown or work in/for the OS. Since it's unlikely the author of the files has the same build as you do, it's possible you might have to change your .aml files in order for them to work for your components. Follow this guide to do so.

Good luck!
 
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Those files are for your PCIe devices to show in system report, and/or function properly if they don't yet. The .aml files are loaded during boot and overrides the way your PCIe devices are shown or work in/for the OS. Since it's unlikely the author of the files has the same build as you do, it's possible you might have to change your .aml files in order for them to work for your components. Follow this guide to do so.

Good luck!
@GRNMusic, better see this small guide to know how to properly adopt PCI path and PCI replacements in available SSDTs for your system and slot configuration.
 
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guys, I share my updated EFI (last versions of clover, kext, etc.) for High Sierra 10.13.6: XCPM and OC works.

SMBIOS: iMAC PRO
FAKECPUID: BROADWELL E

my hackintosh: MSI X99A GODLIKE GAMING, i7 6850k, NVIDIA Titan XP.

thanks again to @kgp for his precious and priceless support. iMAC PRO wouldn't have been possible without his guide.
I also thanks @metacollin: without his patches, I wouldn't have run 10.13.6 with XCPM.
Thank you a lot.
Can you tell me your BIOS settings that you change please thx ?
 

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New macOS independent XCPM-Performance patch provided by @PMHeart and based on the approach developed by @vit9696.

Code:
Find:    C1E30848 63D389D0 48C1EA20
Replace: C1E30889 D831D290 90909090
This new patch should work with all versions of 10.14 and also with 10.13.6. If the latter can be performed also by others we are now able to reach a fully vanilla macOS build also with our X99 iMacPro's, always provided that one also uses a truncated 15-port XHC USB kext in addition, which makes any macOS dependent port limit patch obsolete in addition!

Please report back if you can confirm the recent findings!

Enjoy and have fun,

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Hi all. I have a problem...
Hardware:
ASRock x99 Extreme 4
Intel Xeon E5 2658 v3 ES
16 gb 2133 corsair
GTX 1080 inno3d x2
Mac OS 10.13.6 (17G5019)
SMBIOS Mac Pro 6.1
latest Nvidia web driver installed
video card is working fine in system no freezes or lags but only in UI, but in benchmarks my 1080 really sucks.
CPUPower Management working fine, usb, all working fine except this, maybe someone knows what is the reason?
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