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Successfully install Catalina 10.15.1 on GA Z370P D3 + i9 9900KF + Vega 64

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Jan 18, 2020
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Motherboard
ASRock Z390 Pro4
CPU
Inter Core i9-9900KF @ 3.60GHz, 3601 Mhz, 8 Core
Graphics
XFX Radeon RX 570 RS XXX Edition 8GB GDDR5
Quick question.... Can you confirm that you have the KF version of the i9-9900 and not the K version? I have been having issues with getting the i9-9900KF hack running with the configuration I had, I ordered the same mobo as you and the same vga card is coming thursday. Can you also confirm that you have his EFI running wtihout modification or did you have to modify it?
It is 100% the KF version. This EFI allowed me to install with no issues. I only later edited it's plist from inside Catalina on the Hackintosh to customize my clover bootloader (hid some options & changed the theme). Everything else was left as-is.

I will mention though, it looks like there is no option to get the wifi working in MacOS with this setup unless I install an airport card or wifi USB adapter. I've seen other users with the same board/CPU have this issue also, and ultimately resolve it with a card/adapter.
 
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Joined
Jan 18, 2020
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3
Motherboard
ASRock Z390 Pro4
CPU
Inter Core i9-9900KF @ 3.60GHz, 3601 Mhz, 8 Core
Graphics
XFX Radeon RX 570 RS XXX Edition 8GB GDDR5
This can not be not on Catalina if you check your drive was changed to APFS during the install of Catalina.
Correct. I forgot to edit this when copy & pasting my specs from a doc. I had to reformat the Hackintosh partition to Mac Extended (Journal) during installation, via Disk Utility. I started with a Windows 10 machine though, so when I created the partition on the SSD I had to use FAT32.
 
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GIGABYTE GA-Z170-HD3P
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i5-6500
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HD 530
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It is 100% the KF version. This EFI allowed me to install with no issues. I only later edited it's plist from inside Catalina on the Hackintosh to customize my clover bootloader (hid some options & changed the theme). Everything else was left as-is.

I will mention though, it looks like there is no option to get the wifi working in MacOS with this setup unless I install an airport card or wifi USB adapter. I've seen other users with the same board/CPU have this issue also, and ultimately resolve it with a card/adapter.
Thank you... I got it working and changed my serial number and uuid, however, I cannot get my imessage to work, are you using imessage? If so, were there any special steps with your mobo other than the usual change serial and uuid to get it to work?
 
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