AMD Threadripper 1920x + ASUS ROG X399 Zenith Extreme Alpha + OpenCore

AMD Threadripper 1920x + ASUS ROG X399 Zenith Extreme Alpha + OpenCore

Build specification

Processor: AMD Threadripper 1920xM/B: ASUS ROG X399 Zenith Extreme AlphaVideo: Asus ROG RX570 4GBStorage: Samsung 970 Pro 1TB NVME

Operating System: Apple Mac OS X 10.15.2 (19C57)

What works

Hardware

- CPU - works, but without OS power management;
- Videocard - fully supported;
- Integrated sound - fully supported;
- Integrated Intel i211 Gigabit Ethernet - fully supported;
- Integrated Auantia AQC107 Ten gigabit Ethernet - fully supported;
- Integrated Wifi/Bluetooth module - not supported;
- USB Controllers - fully supported;

Tested software - working

- Integrated software;
- FinalCutX, Motion, Compressor;
- Microsoft Office (latest from AppStore);
- GeekBench, Heaven, CineBench R20, LuxMark, Blender benchmark;
- Oracle VirtualBox;

Tested software - not working

- Parallels desktop;- VMWare Fusion;

System features

- iCloud - works;- System sleep - not working properly (hanging);- iMessage - not tested;

Used software

Bootloader

- OpenCore Bootloader 0.5.3;

UEFI drivers

- ApfsDriverLoader.efi- FwRuntimeServices.efi- HFSPlus.efi

Kexts

- AGPMInjector.kext - power management for video card;- AppleALC.kext - integrated sound card initialisation;- AppleMCEReporterDisabler.kext - patch for iMacPro1,1 profile kernel panic;- Lilu.kext - common kext for most of others kexts;- SmallTree-Intel-211-AT-PCIe-GBE.kext - integrated Gigabit ethernet initialisation;- VirtualSMC.kext;- SMCProcessor.kext - VirtualSMC extension for monitoring purposes;- SMCSuperIO.kext -VirtualSMC extension for monitoring purposes;- WhateverGreen.kext - video card initialisation.

SSDTs

- SSDT-EC - virtual device for Catalina run.- SSDT-PLUG - Intel Power Management patch (used for video card power management patch).

Utilities

- MacInfoPkg - Mac models serials generator for correct work iCloud, iMessages, etc. Use it to replace serial and board serial in OpenCore config;- AGPM Injector - Apple Graphics Power Management Injector kext generator. Use it to generate AGPMInjector.kext for your videocard.

Configs

Initial release - version 13-12-2019

Benchmarks

CineBench R20

Blender benchmark - full test

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