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Atermiter X79 Hackintosh Mojave Catalina

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Built an Hackintosh Recently with the following Specs:

Atermiter X79G motherboard 45$

Xeon E5-2650V2 ~50$

64GB DDR3 ECC RAM

Nvidia GT 710 graphic card:

sanddisk 500GB SSD

 

You can directly install Mojave without modifying anything in the bios... using this EFI..

But if you have to install/upgrade to Catalina 10.15.2, before installing or upgrading 

Disable

Virtualization support - CPU configuration

disable VTX-D - North bridge. 

Disable USB ECHI support

 

Post installation you can enable them again. Had no issues with virtualization performance etc...

Boots in less than 10 seconds.

 

All working - except small static in AUDIO... (hardly noticeable, but goes away once you play something)... 

EFI_desktop.zip

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I installed Mojave with your EFI on Atermiter X79 and got some issues. Main issue is it freeze OS sometimes and need to fine solution for it.

Spec:

Xeon E5-2630 6-core 2.3GHz 15MB

3x SK Hynix DDR3 1333mhz 4GB ECC 10600R

Nvidia GeForce GT610

Lexar 128GB SSD

 

Issues I got with your EFI:

- Freeze OS randomly (no idea what is a source of this problem, I have checked Temps and is 45-50* all time even on stress test)

- Does not stand up after sleep (just turn off sleep)

- Safarii Tabs are black.

 

Thanks for sharing your efi any way :)

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nVidia GeForce GT610 is Fermi and has no support since Sierra/High Sierra; last fully and properly supported in El Capitan. Start by replacing your graphics card by a supported model. Only nVidia Kepler cards are supported under Mojave and Catalina (eg: GK208-based GeForce GT710/720/730 and other previous model).

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