[macOS Sonoma] AMD Ryzen iGPU Hackintosh

Sure, here is a step-by-step guide on how to install Hackintosh on macOS Sonoma with AMD Ryzen iGPU, based on the image you provided:

Disclaimer: Installing Hackintosh on non-Apple hardware is unsupported and may violate Apple's terms of service. Proceed at your own risk. Make sure you have a backup of your important data before attempting this process.

Hardware Requirements:

  • AMD Ryzen CPU with integrated graphics (Vega 8 or later recommended)
  • Motherboard that supports AMD Ryzen processors and iGPU outputs (HDMI or DisplayPort)
  • 8GB or more of RAM
  • 128GB or more of free storage space
  • USB flash drive

Software Requirements:

  • macOS Sonoma installation image
  • OpenCore bootloader
  • Hackintosh kexts and config.plist for your specific hardware

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Prepare your hardware:

    • Make sure your motherboard BIOS is up to date.
    • Enable necessary features in the BIOS, such as IOMMU and VT-d (if available).
    • Disable unnecessary features, such as Secure Boot and Fast Boot.
  2. Create a bootable macOS installer:

    • Use a tool like OpenCore Legacy ACPI Patcher or GibMacOS to patch an AMD Ryzen compatible macOS installer image (such as macOS OpenCore Legacy Patcher).
    • Create a bootable USB installer using the patched image.
  3. Prepare your Hackintosh kexts and config.plist:

    • Find kexts and a config.plist that are compatible with your specific AMD Ryzen CPU, motherboard, and iGPU. Resources such as Dortania OpenCore Guide (https://github.com/dortania/OpenCore-Install-Guide) and online forums can help you find compatible files.
    • Place the kexts in the EFI/OC/Kexts folder on your USB drive.
    • Copy the config.plist to the EFI/OC/Config.plist folder on your USB drive.
  4. Boot into the macOS installer:

    • Plug in your USB drive to your Hackintosh system.
    • Boot your system while holding down the Option key.
    • Select the EFI boot option for your USB drive.
  5. Install macOS:

    • Follow the on-screen instructions to install macOS onto your hard drive.
  6. Configure your Hackintosh:

    • Once macOS is installed, you may need to install additional kexts or adjust your config.plist for specific features to work. Resources such as Dortania OpenCore Guide and online forums can help you troubleshoot any issues.
  7. Enjoy your Hackintosh!

Additional Notes:

  • This is a general guide, and the specific steps may vary depending on your hardware and chosen resources.
  • Installing Hackintosh can be complex and time-consuming. Make sure you are comfortable with troubleshooting and technical procedures before attempting this process.
  • There is no guarantee that this guide will work for your specific hardware.

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.

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