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Hackintosh-Aero-15X

Hackintosh for Gigabyte Aero 15X V8 Tested and working on macOS High Sierra and Mojave

Please see the following for more details:

https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/guide-aero-15x-v8-high-sierra-nvidia-graphics.267883/

Specs

- Processor: i7-8750H
- Memory: 32GB 2667 MHz DDR4 (Upgraded, original was 16GB)
- Panel: LCD FHD 144Hz 1920x1080 IPS
- Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GDDR5 8GB

I/O | Ports:

- 3x USB 3.1 Gen1 (Type-A)
- 1x Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB Type-C)
- 1x HDMI 2.0
- 1x mini DP 1.4
- 1x 3.5mm Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
- 1x SD Card Reader
- 1x DC-in Jack
- 1x RJ-45

Misc:
- Internal Speaker
- HD Camera

Notes:

  • Intel WiFi/Bluetooth card need to be replaced with a compatible one. (Used here: Broadcom BCM94352Z)
  • EFI based

How to use this repository:

  • Root folder has the version of Hackintosh (e.g. 10.13.6 - High Sierra)

Then, inside each folder:

  • EFI/CLOVER: Clover EFI files (with kexts, configs, patches, etc.)
  • Library/Extensions: Has the kext files that needs to be put in your Library/Extensions folder
  • patches: Has the used SSDT/DSDT patches for this version

Working

USB Based Devices

  • All USB ports (2.0 + 3.0)
  • Card Reader (3.0)
  • HD Camera (2.0)
  • Keyboard (2.0)
  • Bluetooth (Internal 2.0)

Network

  • Ethernet card
  • WiFi + Bluetooth

Power

  • CPU power management
  • Battery indicator
  • USB PM
  • Shutdown/Sleep/Restart

Graphics

  • Intel graphics card
  • Nvidia graphics card (over hdmi)
  • HDMI (with Nvidia GC)

Misc

  • Sound (internal speakers + mic jack on/off)
  • Touchpad

Not working/Issues

  • Thunderbolt hotplug (does work if plugged in on boot)

Minor improvements needed

  • Map ACPI Brigtness UP/DOWN keys

Mojave support

  • Tested this on Mojave through App Store update and it works right oob after the setup
  • However, please note that I'll not update and test this often for Mojave compared to High Sierra since I'm waiting for Nvidia Graphics support on Mojave as well as APFS support on Clonezilla/partclone
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