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My Hackintosh setup on the Thinkpad x1 carbon (5th gen, released 2017)
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This is my near perfect Setup for Mojave 10.14.4


Disclaimer: The system is running very stable and achieves better benchmark scores than Windows 10. This repo isn't meant as a guide by any means. I probably screwed up something in the process of creating this Hackintosh or there are better alternatives to tackle the problems I faced. Nevertheless I'm proud how this build turned out and if you happen to have the same machine you can certainly use the provided material as a starting point, as it's a full bootable copy of all necessary files from my EFI partition :) To use this simply clone the repo and place the content in /EFI/Clover on your EFI partition (Of course you should always download the latest Clover version and kexts from the corresponding repos, especially when you want to install a newer OSX version than 10.14.4 this step is mandatory)


  • CPU: i7-7500U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Wifi: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (not supported in MacOSX)
  • 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports (untetsted)


What is working:

  • Audio
  • CPU power management (CPUFriend.kext with help of the freqVectorsEdit script)
  • GPU accelleration (framebuffer patched accordingly)
  • Brightness controls
  • USB ports
  • HDMI (even though it's a bit unstable and I can't figure out why)

What doesn't work:

  • Bluetooth (partially working, but only when rebooting from another OS)
  • card reader
  • built-in Wifi
  • fingerprint reader


Kext URL

Usefull tools

Disclaimer for Wifi

Getting built-in Wifi working is possible by replacing the card with a BCM94352z. While this is working and I tried myself I face the problem that even though it's working in MacOS, Windows is unable to find Wifi networks. I mainly use Windows 10 as my main OS for university, so for the rare occasions I want/ need to run OSX a TP-Link Wifi dongle does the trick.

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