Hack Pro | i7 8700 | Z390 I AORUS PRO WIFI | 16GB Ram | Sapphire Rx 580

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The Builder’s intention was to build a mini ITX motherboard based system, especially because he is just going to put a video card. He plans to upgrade later to an Asus Strix AMD Rx 64. Then, a mini ITX does not occupy him much on the desktop and looks fantastic. Enough for the programming and design tasks he performs.

Hack Pro Hardware Components | i7 8700 | Z390 I AORUS PRO WIFI | 16GB Ram | Sapphire Rx 580 Specs

Hardware Components of Hackintosh

Installation Guide

The following guide is based on UniBeast Guide, but If you do not have access to Mac, You can Install Mojave with Hackintosh Mojave Installer, Which does not require access to mac to create a bootable Mojave Installer.

Prepare USB Installer with UniBeast

  • Insert the USB drive
  • Open /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility
  • Highlight the USB drive in left column (Note: in the Mojave version of Disk Utility, you must first select View / Show All Devices before you can see the USB drive there)
  • Click Erase button
  • For Name: type MOJAVE (You can rename it later)
  • For Format: choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and GUID Partition
  • Click Erase then Done
  • Download and run UniBeast
  • Click Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Agree
  • At Destination Select, choose USB and click Continue
  • At Select OS Installation screen choose Mojave and click Continue
  • click Continue, enter password and click Install

 Modify USB EFI Partition

  • Open EFI Partition of USB, delete folder EFI/
  • Copy and paste my EFI folder (attached to the bottom of this article)

Change BIOS Settings

Save & Exit ⇾ Load Optimized Defaults

  • M.I.T. ⇾ Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.): Profile 1
  • BIOS ⇾ Windows 8/10 Features: Other OS
  • BIOS ⇾ CSM Support: Disabled
  • BIOS ⇾ Secure Boot : Disabled
  • Peripherals ⇾ Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT) : Disable
  • Peripherals ⇾ Network Stack Configuration ⇾ Network Stack : Disabled
  • Peripherals ⇾ USB Configuration ⇾ Legacy USB Support : Enabled
  • Peripherals ⇾ USB Configuration ⇾ XHCI Hand-off : Enabled
  • Chipset ⇾ Vt-d : Disabled
  • Chipset ⇾ Internal Graphics : Enabled (After changing this and the other options, you must restart to show the two options DMVT)
  • Chipset ⇾ DVMT Pre-Alloc : 64M
  • Chipset ⇾ DVMT Total GFX Mem : 256M
  • Chipset ⇾ Above 4G Decoding : Enabled (In a restart apparently this option hurts to start and hanged, now is enabled and without problems).

Save and Exit, The system will restart with the saved data

Install Mojave

  • Restart or Turn on the computer
  • Hold F12 during BIOS to enter boot menu
  • Select your USB, In Clover options Click “Install Mojave”
  • When installer boots, enter Disk Utility and format “Erase” your SSD, named “Mojave OSX”. Choose the recommended filesystem option (Journaled) and Guid Partition.
  • Exit Disk Utility
  • Install Mojave

Note: if computer restarts during this time, do not worry. Installation will take a number of restarts before completion (3 to be exact). From here on out, On each restart you press F12 and select the USB and Clover options select your main SSD, you see the options in clover with the name of SSD Mojave OSX (Or the name you have chosen).

Install Clover in SSD

Now we will install clover on the SSD to not have to always start the USB.

Run the Clover installer – You can get it from here

Continue, continue, continue

In type of installation click on “Personalize” and just select the following.

UEFI Starter Installation

  • Install clover on the ESP partition
  • The themes if you want you can leave it
  • In UEFI Drivers, just select the 4 main drivers: ApfsDriverLoader-64, ApioMemoryFix-64, EmuVariableUefi-64, HFSPlus

It’s the same, because then we’ll replace the EFI folder.

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