B360 Gigabyte - i5-9400F - RX 580 - Catalina 10.15.5

B360 Gigabyte - i5-9400F - RX 580 - Catalina 10.15.5



Gigabyte B360 Aorus Gaming 3 Wifi Rev 1.0 (shipped with latest stable bios firmware F13)

Intel i5-9400F with CPU cooler (No discrete graphics support)

Sapphire Pulse AMD RX 580 - 8GB (Display port & DVI ports used)

Be Quiet Base 600 ATX case

Corsair RM750x Power supply

Crucial Ballistix 2666 DDR4 2x8GB RAM

Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVME 500GB drive (PCIe 4x mac OS) - comes with latest firmware

Kingston A2000 NVME 500GB drive (PCIe 2x Windows 10)

Bluetooth/Wifi (Intel Cnvi internal card that came with mobo - one of the back usb2.0 ports won't work when this is connected)

Wifi speed

Wired internet speed

nvme speed

LG UHD/Bluray optical disk reader/writer SATA
iClever BK-10 Bluetooth keyboard

Apple Magic 2 mouse (for gestures)

LG 4K HDR 27" Monitor

Logitech 4k Magnetic Apple HDR Webcam

Samsung 27" FHD LED Monitor

Altec Lansing VS2320 PC speakers

Videoproc results

Geekbench score

What is working:
Dual boot with windows (Used dortania guide with 0.5.9 Opencore bootloader - Catalina 10.15.5)
Full GPU acceleration, HEVC encoding and Apple TV+ DRM (imacpro1,1 smbios with shikigva=128 boot arg)
All USB ports full speed (Used hackintool to get usb mapping kext)
Dual monitors (DP and DVI) - HDMI ports not tested
Bluetooth, Wifi, LAN Internet (Intelmausi), Internal Realtek Audio (AppleALC alcid=99) - added kexts to bootloader
NVRAM (after adding SSDT-PMC.aml), SSD Trim
Power management (Removed cfg lock, added SSDT-Plug.aml, and CPU Friend kexts)
Restart, Shutdown, Sleep, Hardware monitoring, etc.
imessage, Facetime, Webcam, icloud, connect to iphone, itunes etc.

Usb mapping

Not working:
Handoff, Sidecar, Airdrop

Need to test:
Amazon prime
UHD disk playback

BIOS Settings:
CSM/Fastboot/Serial port/Vt-d/Trusted computing/Wake on LAN - Disabled
Above 4G Decoding/XHCI handoff - Enabled
XMP profile=1

Initially, I started with iMac19,1 suitable for my hardware. But couldn't make hardware acceleration to work. I can't enable iGPU as 9400F won't support it.

Total USB ports in Back Panel and Front Panel (2x USB3) is 16. The USB Type C is only shown under HS port and so that makes it 15 USB ports. Initially used XHCI-unsupported kext to install OS and then added USB mapping kext.
SSDT-AWAC.aml RTC fix is not needed for this board.

Link to most kexts used.

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