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    MP 1,1-5,1 Opencore Legacy Patcher with NVMe Mojave and SSD Sonoma

    Hi - Relative newby to Opencore Legacy Patcher, so maybe some obvious questions, but I am stuck! I have a Mac Pro 5,1 that has been running Mojave for years fine, with the MacVidCards bluetooth/wifi mod and a non-flashed RX560. Finally fed up with no updates and software stopping working, so...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Corrupted opencore on cMP5.1 ?

    Hei! I purchased a used cMP5.1 (2010) with Vega64, OpenCore and BigSur on it. Both OC and BS are installed on an NVMe drive (currently the sole storage on it). It is booting and running fine. I installed the latest Hackintool and found that it autodetects Clover but shows version 0 and when I...
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    SN850X in macbook pro 2015

    I can install the WD_BLACK 1TB SN850X with Heatsink (or without) in my Macbook Pro 15' mid 2015? I currently have the Crucial CT1000P1SSD8 installed with Sintech NGFF M.2 nVME SSD Adapter Card for Upgrade 2013-2015 Year Macs?
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    MP 1,1-5,1 cMP 5.1 2012 & Opencore Monterey issues

    Hope that someone can help with some issues I have with installing Monterey on my 5.1 from 2012. Using Opencore 0.6.2. - cannot complete installation on NVMe M.2 hdd on PCIe card in second (GPU is in the first) PCIe slot/lane. It goes for some time (progress bar showing) then reboots and...
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    Macbook Pro 2015 users SSD upgrade recommendations

    Hello I have the MB Pro Retina 13'' (Early 2015 model) I recently replace the battery, which btw was a nightmare to remove. How in the world does Apple uses so much glue is beyond me. Took me a full hour of using nailpolish remover/old debit card and lots of patience and force...yes I did use...
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    MP 7,1 Mac Pro 2019 NVME Raid drives failing to mount

    Hey guys, I am havining an inconsistant issue with both my NVME drive adapters intermittingly failing to mount on my 2019 Mac Pro on Monterey 12.6. I'm constantly having to restart the machine to get the drives to mount. No drive issues or fails via Disk Utility and just gives 'Invalid Disk'...
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    Is there a Thunderbolt 2/Mini DisplayPort to USB-C Adapter or Dongle?

    Hi. I only see Thunderbolt 3 (has the USB-C connector) to SSD enclosure (either NVME or SATA) but if a zthunderbolt 2/Mini DidplayPort to USB-C exists, I plan to plug that first then buy a USB-C to NVME enclosure, so my external SSD backup is (cloned or Time Machine) is faster than USB 3.0 at...
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    SSD Upgrade: Which is a Better Way To Run Windows 10/11 on the Mac?

    Hi Apple & Mac friends. Which is a better way to run Windows 10 or 11 off a Late 2015 5K iMac (model has Fusion Drive, Thunderbolt 2 only; the SSD and hardisk were deliberately separated, it's not "fused" anymore) which has a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface (I don't mind opening the iMac and buying that...
  9. Alvin777

    PC SSD Upgrade: PCIe x1 (w/ US$1.6 M.2 Adapter) or SATA II?

    Hello Apple & Mac friends (& Windows friends for just gaming; Macs for productivity & serious, less malware free, productivity work :-). I'd like to upgrade the a relatively old but still good for it's office needs (& and old 3D games like WoW or Everquest from more than a decade ago w/ a...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Need help making NVME show up as "internal"..

    Trying to revive a 2010 Mac Pro, 5,1 with 144.00 boot rom. I bought a Startech NVME adapter card and 2, 500GB WD Blue NVME drives. I created a single RAID0 drive for them in DiskUtility, but...... it shows up an an "External" drive. I have not found a way to make them "internal". I've...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 upgrade (if you could do it all over again!)

    If (today) you were going to upgrade your 2010 - 2012 Mac Pro 5,1 with new CPUs, new GPU, new NVME, etc. etc., what would you do different? I’m at the very beginning of organizing how I’m going to upgrade my machine, and I would love to hear from you… What would you do different? Many thanks...
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    Resolved iMac 2011 w/ Thunderbolt 3 Dual NVMe Enclosure not showing in Disk Utility

    Hey, from what I've read (example here) it's possible to hook up an NVMe drive to an iMac mid 2011 via an Apple T3 to T2 adapter and a self-powered dock. This is the setup I'm using, with a self-powered dual NVMe enclosure (from Sabrent found here). I'm running macOS Sierra 10.12.6. I'm able to...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2012 NVME as boot drive for Ubuntu Server

    Hiya. I have repurposed an old 2012 Mac Pro as a dedicated test environment webserver by having a clean ubuntu server running on it and nothing else. Whole drive was wiped, no mac os is present. I was thinking of upgrading the current rusty sata HDD to a 256GB NVME drive i have just taken out of...
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    3rd party NVMe controller panic - random shutdowns on 2014 MBP?

    My MBP keeps on randomly freeze/shut down, and I'm not sure why: Some potential clues, but I have no idea what to make of them: 1. I upgraded my internal SSD using (Sintect adapter, Crucial P2) 2. It...
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    MP 7,1 Can you boot from third party NVMe HBA

    I'm still pretty new to all this, Is it true that mac removed the ability to boot from third party HBAs? If it helps, I'm using 11.6.6
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    MP 6,1 New internal SSD (WD_Black SN750 2TB) not showing during setup on late 2013 Mac Pro

    I am trying to set up my new internal SSD (WD_Black SN750 2TB) with a Sintech adapter on my late 2013 Mac Pro after my factory 256gb ssd failed a bit ago and am having issues where the new SSD seemingly is not being recognized. To begin I prepared a USB boot drive (tried both Big Sur & Mojave)...
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    Find out if internal nvme connector is broken

    The ssd in my macbook pro mid 2014 recently died so i booted into the macbook through an external drive. Now i would like to know if the connector is the problem before i buy a new ssd. so how can I find out if the connector is the problem before buying a new ssd?
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    MP 7,1 Sonnet Fusion U.2 and Kingston NVMe Panic/Crash

    I just installed the Sonnet Fusion U.2 and a Kingston DC1500M in my Mac Pro 7,1. The drive was recognized, formatted, and I’ve successfully installed and booted Monterey on it. However, shutdown and manual reboot both result in a kernel panic and subsequent restart. Sleep apparently causes the...
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    2017 iMac 27" NVMe swap: slow OS, kernal-task taking CPU, temp sensor?

    hi, I recently swapped out my (2TB) dual fusion drive setup on my 2017 iMac 27", to a singular 2TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe with the Sintech adapter. Alongside the SSD swap, I also installed 32GB of Crucial memory, coming from the stock 8GB apple memory. Before I sealed the screen back up, I...
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    Macbook Pro 17 Mid 2010 Upgrade with nVME

    Hi Guys, I have my Macbook Pro 17 Mid 2010 (Specs on the image) I wan have a regular HDD with 500GB, and im looking to upgrade the disk to a nMVE of 500gb or 1TB. I am not an expert on this, but i want to know if anyone has done this on this specific computer, Ive been researching on the...