- Jul 16, 2020
- MSI MEG Z590 ACE
- RX 570
- Mobile Phone
Of course,Two questions:
- Which version of the firmware have you flashed? It might be good to try NVM33 from Designare Z390 on the GC-Titan Ridge.
- Have you checked whether these two devices connect when the original Thunderbolt firmware is installed? (I assume they didn't work, which is why you flashed the controller, but I'd like to ask anyway.)
1. I've flashed "GC-ALPINE-RIDGE-NVM21-V3-NATA.bin". It was the one listed in the tutorial. (There was another 2, but I read that some issues were reported with V1 and V2, so I tried V3 (Its an GC-Alpine Ridge PCI-E card.)
@NorthAmTransAm, The Asus Thunderbolt EX-3 firmware you posted contains both the Asus and Intel NUC firmware. The first (Asus) is at the standard 0x4000 offset. The second (Intel NUC) is at the alternate offset 0x82000. Because the first 4 bytes are 0xFFFFFFFF, it means that the address of the...
2. With the original firmware I needed to start windows, put the devices and restart into macOS Big Sur. It worked but a low speed (800Mb/s). My goal is to make it work directly on Mac and at full speed (or closest to) without the need of enter Windows.
The first time I did the procedure without the SSDT the thunderdrive gave me speeds up to 1500 Mb/s (more or less), and, after the SSDT it went up to 2200 Mb/s, on the other hand, the Terramaster worked, but the Terramaster Qnap array didn't, until I flashed the card and put the SSDT, then it did work.