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Ahhh... Didn't think I had made any mistakes but I was hoping it would be something simple. I am really stumped and confused by this and running out of things to try. I have even booted off my High Sierra backup drive and it is also slow in there so I am not even sure when they stopped working properly.

Is it running at normal speeds in Windows or Linux?
 
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Is it running at normal speeds in Windows or Linux?
I only use macOS so have no other operating systems to test with unfortunately. I just went ahead and downgraded the BIOS as that is about the only thing left to try and am still stuck with USB2 speeds.
 
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Is it running at normal speeds in Windows or Linux?
Just tried a completely clean install of High Sierra to a USB drive and get the exact same speeds so I have no idea what has happened. Could a USB port get damaged somehow and then get stuck in USB2 mode? I have no idea!
 

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Just tried a completely clean install of High Sierra to a USB drive and get the exact same speeds so I have no idea what has happened. Could a USB port get damaged somehow and then get stuck in USB2 mode? I have no idea!

I've never heard of USB ports failing in that manner...
 
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I've never heard of USB ports failing in that manner...
Just thought I would give you an update as I really appreciated you trying to help yesterday. I picked up a Type-c to Micro-B 10Gbps cable today to allow me to try the Type-c port next to the Type A on the same controller, and I immediately all my USB 3 drives now mounted and registered as 5Gbps again! As soon as I put them in the Type A port, I just get USB 2 speed. In fact, one of the drives now refuses to mount, and I have tried it on 3 different micro b to A cables.

So, it does actually look like the port has got damaged in some way and is now stuck at USB 2 speed. I am relieved that all my setup is correct and does actually work as flawlessly as I thought. But, I'm annoyed that I have spent 3 days trouble shooting what seems to be a hardware failure, literally 1 month over my warranty.

Same SSD drive as yesterday on the ASMedia Type C port:
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Hey everyone! First of all many thanks to @Stork, @pastrychef and @ModMike for all their valuable threads and contributions which helped me build and troubleshoot my build :clap:

Quick recap of other components not listed in my build signature:
  • 2 x Samsung MZ-V7E500BW 970 EVO SSD, 500GB NVMe M.2 (one for Mac and one for Win10)
  • Ballistix Sport LT BLS4K16G4D30BESB 64GB (16GB x4)(DDR4, 3000 MT/s, PC4-24000)
  • Corsair RM750i 80 Plus Gold, 750 Watt Power Supply
  • Asus Dual RX580 O8G Gaming (Radeon, PCIe 3.0, 8GB DDR5, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI). I went for this one instead of the Saphire and it seems to work without any issues.
  • be quiet! Silent Base 800 Computer ATX PC case
  • HP Intel I210-T1 Gigabit Ethernet x1 E0X95AA (tried a couple of different cards which wouldn't work and finally got this one recommended by the audio interface manufacturer who it turns out are also using hackintoshs)
Following Stork's build, everything I needed worked pretty much out of the box. I didn't really look into optimizing everything until now since I have a couple of issues I'd like to solve. But, to be honest, nothing is a showstoper. I just spent 2 days reading through whatever I could find to optimize and also understand a bit more about properly configuring this hacky. My previous build was an Asus z68-Vpro, i7-2600K, build which was a pain to get running but ended up being trouble free for many years.

I tried overclocking to 5GHz without too many problems and that pushes the GeekBench score a bit over 30K. But in the end I prefer a cooler quieter system over a couple of % speed. As it is, temps are around 40°C most times and barely go up to 70°C when raytracing, priming or encoding video. I'm running Noctua CPU fans at half speed (with the power divider cable) and replaced the case fans with quieter versions. I have all the fans set to minimum speed in the BIOS.

There might be some things that are not properly working in these departments which I didn't check since I don't have any need for it to work:
  • USB 3 -> I don't really use any USB devices that need USB 3 so I can't say if that is all working as it's supposed to. In System Info everything shows up as USB 3, but I read somewhere that doesn't mean it's working at full speed. Also, not bothered by any port number limits since I only have a handful of USB devices. I had some problems with my audio interface when connecting it via USB, but then I got the Ethernet card, and now the audio is running through Ethernet with zero issues.
  • iMsg, Handoff, etc. -> imsg is working it seems but I don't have an iPhone anymore and everyone I know uses Whatsapp or Skype so not sure if handoff is working. I did however make sure that my SMBIOS is properly set up anyways by following the guides on this forum.
  • WiFi/Bluetooth -> I don't really need that on this machine. But I did buy the recommended BCM943602CS card to give it a try since I might use it in the future. I just couldn't get it to work. When I had the card inserted, the motherboard wouldn't get any power anymore, and I couldn't switch the computer on anymore. Tried all the slots with the same result. So I think the card might have been dead, and I just sent it back to Amazon. Might give it another try at some point.
  • Onboard audio -> I only use my external audio interface. So, I have no need for the bult in audio.
I haven't had any problems booting, no kernel panics, reboots, crashes or hangs in the last 4 months since i built the system.

I first did the install with MultiBeast, But, in the last couple of days, I optimized everything that I thought made sense for my build by reading through @ModMike 'Everything works' thread, @pastrychef 'Rog Strix build', the Hackintool thread and various other resources about Clover, Hackintool, and whatever tech info I could find.

What I did to optimize things, after reading through all that, I:
  • move all kexts to .../other/ folder and remove duplicate kexts and extensions in /Library/Extensions/ folder
  • generate the PCI device list with Hackintool and integrate that into my config.plist
  • got rid of a couple of misconfig's in Clover Config
  • fiddled around in the BIOS to make sure everything is set up correctly
As I said, everything is working fine (including speed stepping) even for 3D, video and audio, and the hacky is super snappy and stable but I have 4 problems I would like to solve:
  1. Sleep doesn't work: when I try to sleep, the screens turn off but the system doesn't sleep. When I hit a key on the keyboard the screens wake up, and I get the login screen. But there is no way to sleep the system at all. Before I optimized, it would go to sleep but then immediately wake up again.
  2. Strange issue when taking screenshots: my screenshots are generated as transparent PNG's, This is not much of an issue most of the times. But, when I upload them to a web application i need for work, everything that's white appears as transparent, and I need to flatten and resave the screenshots in Photoshop. Screenshots made on a 'real iMac' don't have this issue. I tried with iGPU on or off, but that doesn't make any difference. In the Console I see many FAULT messages generated whenever I Preview or QuickLook an image in Finder... probably the two issues are related. I attached the log file for this.
  3. Gazillions of diskarbitrationd messages in Console: it seems there is something going on here that worries me a bit. I Googled this for hours without finding anything relevant. Maybe this isn't problematic. But, from what I understood, it looks like diskarbitrationd should only be running whenever a new disk is inserted. But on my system it's runnig constantly to the tune of several hundred times per minute even though I am not inserting any disk. I attached the log file for this.
  4. HDCP video in Amazon Prime and Netflix -> I've resorted to booting up Windows now when watching movies since the the quality is much better. Not sure what the issue is here. But I can't seem to get more than HD on the Mac side and in Amazon not even that. I use Displayport with a high quality cable and tried several cables and HDMI, but the issue remains.
Another small issue I've seen in Hackintool is that my FakeSMC and IntelMausi seem to be not the latest versions, but Hackintool doesn't download them. I have zero issues with Ethernet so don't worry about it. But I wonder if something with the newer FakeSMC could maybe help with to the no sleep issue.

I also read somewhere that Ii should have a NVRAM.plist in my EFI folder. But despite having the option selected in Clover Config, I don't have this file. Is this a problem and could this maybe also be related to the no -sleep issue ?

Maybe there are some obvious misconfigs in my EFI folder which are the source of the 4 issues I'm having. It would be cool if someone could have a look to see if that's the case. Let me know if there is anything else i should post to troubleshoot this better.

Thanks again to the community :)

PS: I'm still using 10.14.4 with iMac 18.3... on the Windows side everything is peachy as well and finally gaming at 60fps/2560 is a blast compared to my elderly z68 build

PS2: I was honestly expecting applications and files to open much more quickly with the M.2 disks now running at almost ten times the speed of the previous build. It seems the disk speed doesn't really translate to the OS as i thought it would. I don't see a significant speed increase when opening applications or large files. Especially mounting disk images is as slow as ever which I thought would also be much faster with such a fast processor, shed loads of RAM and almost 3K Mb/sec disks (disk speed confirmed with BMD's utility).
 

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Hey everyone! First of all many thanks to @Stork, @pastrychef and @ModMike for all their valuable threads and contributions which helped me build and troubleshoot my build :clap:

Quick recap of other components not listed in my build signature:
  • 2 x Samsung MZ-V7E500BW 970 EVO SSD, 500GB NVMe M.2 (one for Mac and one for Win10)
  • Ballistix Sport LT BLS4K16G4D30BESB 64GB (16GB x4)(DDR4, 3000 MT/s, PC4-24000)
  • Corsair RM750i 80 Plus Gold, 750 Watt Power Supply
  • Asus Dual RX580 O8G Gaming (Radeon, PCIe 3.0, 8GB DDR5, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI). I went for this one instead of the Saphire and it seems to work without any issues.
  • be quiet! Silent Base 800 Computer ATX PC case
  • HP Intel I210-T1 Gigabit Ethernet x1 E0X95AA (tried a couple of different cards which wouldn't work and finally got this one recommended by the audio interface manufacturer who it turns out are also using hackintoshs)
Following Stork's build, everything I needed worked pretty much out of the box. I didn't really look into optimizing everything until now since I have a couple of issues I'd like to solve. But, to be honest, nothing is a showstoper. I just spent 2 days reading through whatever I could find to optimize and also understand a bit more about properly configuring this hacky. My previous build was an Asus z68-Vpro, i7-2600K, build which was a pain to get running but ended up being trouble free for many years.

I tried overclocking to 5GHz without too many problems and that pushes the GeekBench score a bit over 30K. But in the end I prefer a cooler quieter system over a couple of % speed. As it is, temps are around 40°C most times and barely go up to 70°C when raytracing, priming or encoding video. I'm running Noctua CPU fans at half speed (with the power divider cable) and replaced the case fans with quieter versions. I have all the fans set to minimum speed in the BIOS.

There might be some things that are not properly working in these departments which I didn't check since I don't have any need for it to work:
  • USB 3 -> I don't really use any USB devices that need USB 3 so I can't say if that is all working as it's supposed to. In System Info everything shows up as USB 3, but I read somewhere that doesn't mean it's working at full speed. Also, not bothered by any port number limits since I only have a handful of USB devices. I had some problems with my audio interface when connecting it via USB, but then I got the Ethernet card, and now the audio is running through Ethernet with zero issues.
  • iMsg, Handoff, etc. -> I don't have an iPhone anymore and everyone I know uses Whatsapp or Skype. Also, I don't use iCloud anymore, not even for calendars and Contacts. So no need for that. I did however make sure that my SMBIOS is properly set up anyways by following the guides on this forum.
  • WiFi/Bluetooth -> I don't really need that on this machine. But I did buy the recommended BCM943602CS card to give it a try since I might use it in the future. I just couldn't get it to work. When I had the card inserted, the motherboard wouldn't get any power anymore, and I couldn't switch the computer on anymore. Tried all the slots with the same result. So I think the card might have been dead, and I just sent it back to Amazon. Might give it another try at some point.
  • Onboard audio -> I only use my external audio interface (Metric Halo LIO-8 with 3d card). So, I have no need for the bult in audio.
I haven't had any problems booting, no kernel panics, reboots, crashes or hangs in the last 4 months since i built the system.

I first did the install with MultiBeast, But, in the last couple of days, I optimized everything that I thought made sense for my build by reading through @ModMikes 'Everything works' thread, @pastrychef 'Rog Strix build', the Hackintool thread and various other resources about Clover, Hackintool, and whatever tech info I could find.

What I did to optimize things, after reading through all that, I:
  • move all kexts to .../other/ folder and remove duplicate kexts and extensions in /Library/Extensions/ folder
  • generate the PCI device list with Hackintool and integrate that into my config.plist
  • got rid of a couple of misconfig's in Clover Config
  • fiddled around in the BIOS to make sure everything is set up correctly
As I said, everything is working fine (including speed stepping) even for 3D, video and audio, and the hacky is super snappy and stable but I have 4 problems I would like to solve:
  1. Sleep doesn't work: when I try to sleep, the screens turn off but the system doesn't sleep. When I hit a key on the keyboard the screens wake up, and I get the login screen. But there is no way to sleep the system at all. Before I optimized, it would go to sleep but then immediately wake up again.
  2. Strange issue when taking screenshots: my screenshots are generated as transparent PNG's, This is not much of an issue most of the times. But, when I upload them to a web application i need for work, everything that's white appears as transparent, and I need to flatten and resave the screenshots in Photoshop. Screenshots made on a 'real iMac' don't have this issue. I tried with iGPU on or off, but that doesn't make any difference. In the Console I see many FAULT messages generated whenever I Preview or QuickLook an image in Finder... probably the two issues are related. I attached the log file for this.
  3. Gazillions of diskarbitrationd messages in Console: it seems there is something going on here that worries me a bit. I Googled this for hours without finding anything relevant. Maybe this isn't problematic. But, from what I understood, it looks like diskarbitrationd should only be running whenever a new disk is inserted. But on my system it's runnig constantly to the tune of several hundred times per minute even though I am not inserting any disk. I attached the log file for this.
  4. HDCP video in Amazon Prime and Netflix -> I've resorted to booting up Windows now when watching movies since the the quality is much better. Not sure what the issue is here. But I can't seem to get more than HD on the Mac side and in Amazon not even that. I use Displayport with a high quality cable and tried several cables and HDMI, but the issue remains.
Another small issue I've seen in Hackintool is that my FakeSMC and IntelMausi seem to be not the latest versions, but Hackintool doesn't download them. I have zero issues with Ethernet so don't worry about it. But I wonder if something with the newer FakeSMC could maybe help with to the no sleep issue.

I also read somewhere that Ii should have a NVRAM.plist in my EFI folder. But despite having the option selected in Clover Config, I don't have this file. Is this a problem and could this maybe also be related to the no -sleep issue ?

Maybe there are some obvious misconfigs in my EFI folder which are the source of the 4 issues I'm having. It would be cool if someone could have a look to see if that's the case. Let me know if there is anything else i should post to troubleshoot this better.

Thanks again to the community :)

PS: I'm still using 10.14.4 with iMac 18.3... on the Windows side everything is peachy as well and finally gaming at 60fps/2560 is a blast compared to my elderly z68 build

PS2: I was honestly expecting applications and files to open much more quickly with the M.2 disks now running at almost ten times the speed of the previous build. It seems the disk speed doesn't really translate to the OS as i thought it would. I don't see a significant speed increase when opening applications or large files. Especially mounting disk images is as slow as ever which I thought would also be much faster with such a fast processor, shed loads of RAM and almost 3K Mb/sec disks (disk speed confirmed with BMD's utility).

1. Please enter the following in Terminal and post the output:
Code:
log show --style syslog | fgrep "Wake reason"

2. Please try the attached config.plist and enable IGPU in BIOS to see if your screenshots are better.

3. Not sure what's causing the diskarbirtationd...

4. Amazon Prime and Netflix generally doesn't work in Safari when using iMac system definitions. People have reported that using iMacPro1,1 system definition and disabling IGPU gets it working.

Hackintool is reporting FakeSMC as old version because it is comparing it against a different branch of FakeSMC. Don't worry about it.
You can update IntelMausiEthernet if you like.

No, you should not have an NVRAM.plist file. Your system supports native NVRAM and NVRAM settings are saved in NVRAM. Only the poor souls who have to use emulated NVRAM should have the NVRAM.plist file.

Apply one of the "proper" USB 15 port limit fixes to get your USB working.

Install your BCM94360CS2 card. Enable AirPort and Bluetooth. You need to get USB working right before Bluetooth will work right. This should help get your Continuity features working.
 

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thanks for the quick reply :)

1. Please enter the following in Terminal and post the output:
Code:
log show --style syslog | fgrep "Wake reason"


Code:
2019-05-08 21:41:13.710130+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-08 21:41:13.710132+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-08 21:42:24.094418+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-08 21:42:24.094419+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-14 20:16:25.070045+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-14 20:16:25.070046+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P


2. Please try the attached config.plist and enable IGPU in BIOS to see if your screenshots are better.

you're the man !!!! no more transparency problems :p iGPU was already enabled so it seems to config.plist changes did the trick

so from what i can see in the dif these were the changes you made:

in the boot section:

<string>dart=0</string> changed to <string>dart=0 keepsyms=1</string>

and in the properties section you added this:

<key>AAPL,ig-platform-id</key>
<data>
CQClPg==
</data>

so what was the problem here ?

Apply one of the "proper" USB 15 port limit fixes to get your USB working.
which begs the question what the 'proper' fix is and where to find it :p i downloaded you 'EFI Unified r5.0 (Mojave).zip' but not sure what exactly the files and procedures are i need to apply for the 'proper' fix ... wil try to read up on it again now but maybe you can point me in the right direction ?

Install your BCM94360CS2 card. Enable AirPort and Bluetooth. You need to get USB working right before Bluetooth will work right. This should help get your Continuity features working.

i sent the card back and will order another one since i couldn't even start up the computer with it in any of the slots, the motherboard would just get no power at all anymore (no LEDs even lighting up when i flipped the main power switch of the PSU). There was a USB connector on the card and when i hooked that up to one of the back USB ports a led on the card would light up but still the motherboard stayed dead and i couldn't start the puter. Will try again when i get the replacement and report back.

thx so much again!
 

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thanks for the quick reply :)




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2019-05-08 21:41:13.710130+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-08 21:41:13.710132+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-08 21:42:24.094418+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-08 21:42:24.094419+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-14 20:16:25.070045+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P
2019-05-14 20:16:25.070046+0200  localhost kernel[0]: (AppleACPIPlatform) AppleACPIPlatformPower Wake reason: PEG1 PEGP PEG2 PEGP PXSX RP10 PXSX RP11 PXSX RP12 PXSX RP13 PXSX PXSX RP02 PXSX RP03 PXSX RP04 PXSX PXSX RP06 PXSX PXSX RP08 P




you're the man !!!! no more transparency problems :p iGPU was already enabled so it seems to config.plist changes did the trick

so from what i can see in the dif these were the changes you made:

in the boot section:

<string>dart=0</string> changed to <string>dart=0 keepsyms=1</string>

and in the properties section you added this:

<key>AAPL,ig-platform-id</key>
<data>
CQClPg==
</data>

so what was the problem here ?


which begs the question what the 'proper' fix is and where to find it :p i downloaded you 'EFI Unified r5.0 (Mojave).zip' but not sure what exactly the files and procedures are i need to apply for the 'proper' fix ... wil try to read up on it again now but maybe you can point me in the right direction ?



i sent the card back and will order another one since i couldn't even start up the computer with it in any of the slots, the motherboard would just get no power at all anymore (no LEDs even lighting up when i flipped the main power switch of the PSU). There was a USB connector on the card and when i hooked that up to one of the back USB ports a led on the card would light up but still the motherboard stayed dead and i couldn't start the puter. Will try again when i get the replacement and report back.

thx so much again!

I think that USB is the cause of your instant wake. Again, apply one of the "proper" USB fixes.

keepsyms=1 is just there to help with logging in the event of a kernel panic. it wasn't added to address the screenshot issue.

I removed the AAPL,ig-platfor-id property because you don't need it and, in fact, was using an incorrect value.

Please see this post for list of different methods for proper USB fix. You can also use Hackintool to do the fix.
 
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Please see this post for list of different methods for proper USB fix.

ok cool, thx. The link above doesn't work and just redirects me to the homepage. i tried doing it via Hackintool and tested but still can't sleep ... the listing in System report for USB looks the same than before, so maybe i didn't do it right ... i attched the modified config.
 

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