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[Updated 2021] Acer Aspire 5 A515-52-536H with i5 8265U, OpenCore/Clover and Full DSDT patched - Big Sur


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  •     BIOS Version: 1.16 (Latest) (needs SATA in AHCI mode, not Intel Optane or disk won't be seen)
  •     Intel 8th gen i5 8265U, 1.6GHz CPU
  •     Integrated Intel UHD620
  •     15" 1366x768 HD non-touch LCD
  •     16 DDR4-2400 RAM (Up to 32GB)
  •     M.2 2280 PCIe Gen3x4 256GB
  •     RTL8111 Gigabit Ethernet
  •     Realtek ALC255
  •     WiFi Card - Originally came with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377A-5, but this model it's not supported by macOS, so it was replaced by a DW1820A - CN-0VW3T3 card (Key A/E, size 2230) 802.11ac combo wireless card + Bluetooth 4.1. 
  •     Integrated HD User Facing Chicony Electronics, webcam (USB internal)
  •     Integrated Realtek Card Reader RTL8411B (PCI ven id 0x10ec, dev id 0x5287)
  •     1 x 3.5mm universal jack (combo audio)
  •     1 x USB 3.1 gen1 port Type-A (with PowerShare)
  •     1x USB Type C port 3.1
  •     2x USB 2.0 ports
  •     1 x HDMI port



  • All the components!!
  • UPDATE: Bluetooth working now using masking 5 pins of the card, I did exactly what this user did: Post with photo - By @Naidis



Methods used:

  1. To install macOS: Hackintosh Guide - Install MacOS with Olarila Image, Step by Step, Install and Post Install, Windows or Mac
  2. To activate my WiFi: Broadcom BCM4350 cards under High Sierra/Mojave/Catalina
  3. Full DSDT patches: DSDT patch requests




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@Hervé he gave me the WiFi card (T77H649) and helped me to active it.

@MaLd0n he as always helpd me with the DSDT and keep my Hack stable as a real Mac!

And I'm thank all the community to get this machice working, the Clover guys, @headkaze with his awesome Hackintool app also.


Your hard work guys, will be always appreciate by me.


👇🏽 My EFIs folders with Full DSDT patched



OpenCore 0.7.1

OC 0.7.1.zip


Clover 5136

Clover - 5136.zip

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