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Precision 5510 - OpenCore - Mojave / Catalina / Big Sur

Jake Lo

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  • BIOS 1.15.0
  • Intel Core i7-6820HQ Quad Core 2.70GHz, 3.60GHz Turbo, 8MB 45W
  • 2 DIMM slots: up to 32GB DDR4 2133MHz
  • NVIDIA Quadro M1000M with 2GB GDDR5 dedicated memory Intel® Pro Graphics 530 & P530
  • 15.6" UltraSharpTM FHD IPS (1920x1080) Wide View Anti-Glare LED-backlit with Premium Panel Guarantee (72% color gamut)
  • Support for two storage devices: one M.2 PCIe NVMe solid state drive and one 2.5" SSD/HDD drive: Dell Fast Response Free Fall Sensor standard
  • Hard Disk Drive (HDD): 2.5” 500GB 7200RPM up to 1TB 2.5” 5400RPM SATA 6Gb/s
  • Solid State Drive (SSD): 256GB, 512GB, 512GB SED, 1TB 2.5” SATA 6Gb/s
  • M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive (M.2 SSD): 256GB, 512GB, 512GB SED, 1TB SSD
  • Wired: Type C to Ethernet adapter included
  • Wireless LAN: Intel® 8260 Dual-Band 2x2 802.11 ac (Miracast)
  • Bluetooth® 4.1 Dell DW1820 2x2 801.11ac + Bluetooth 4.1
  • Dual integrated high quality speakers and dual integrated noise cancelling digital array microphones standard
  • Integrated light sensitive HD video webcam
  • SD Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, supporting up to 64GB)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
  • 2 x USB 3.0 with PowerShare
  • 1 x Headphone and microphone combo jack
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x battery life indicator



  • Full HD530 Graphics Acceleration
  • Internal speaker / Headphone / Autoswitch (ALC298)
  • Keyboard / Touchpad with VoodooPS2Controller + VoodooI2C + VoodooI2CHID ( gestures working, scrolling, swipe left and right...etc)
  • Wireless /Bluetooth - replaced Intel with DW1560 / DW1830 / DW1820A
  • Brightness Slider with Fn+F11 / Fn+F12
  • HDMI Video / Audio
  • 3 Displays (Internal + HDMI + USB-C to HDMI or DP adapters)
  • Internal USB ports
  • HD Webcam
  • SD Card Reader
  • USB-C hotplugging (Wait 4-5 seconds before re-inserting)
  • USB-C to HDMI / DP Display
  • USB-C Dell Dock (WD15) / USB ports from Dock / Only one video output from Dock at a time though (either HDMI or DP)
  • Sleep / Wake (no power blinking light but works)


Not Working:

  • NVIDIA Quadro M1000M disabled via SSDT patching
  • ThunderBolt {not tested)



  • Download MacOS Big Sur / Catalina / Mojave
  • Format a 16GB USB drive (GUID / Extended (Journaled))
  • Create USB Installer with createinstallmedia command
  • Download attached folder and rename as EFI
  • Mount EFI partition and add EFI folder
  • Configure BIOS setting according to other Dell guides
  • Boot with USB installer
  • Complete installation


Post Installation:

  • Mount EFI partition of newly installed drive and copy EFI folder over
  • Update / Change in Config.plist under PlatformID->Generic

          MLB, ROM, SystemSerialNumber and SystemUUID

  • Download ComboJack.zip
  • Open terminal and run the following commands:

            sudo spctl --master-disable

             cd ~/Downloads/ComboJack

             sudo ./install.sh














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