ASUS ROG Strix Z390-F BIOS Settings 🛠️ For Hackintosh
Configuring the UEFI/BIOS correctly is one of the most important steps in getting a hackintosh to work smoothly. Here 👇 are the best BIOS/UEFI settings for a motherboard with the Z390 chipset.
Before we begin, it is always recommended to reset the settings to factory defaults as they are a good point to start from.
Also note that these settings are specific to ASUS ROG Strix Z390-F, but they also apply for any motherboard with a Z390 chipset.
* Ai Tweaker * Ai Overclock Tuner -> "XMP I" or "Auto" * Advanced * CPU Configuration * Intel (VMX) Virtualization Technology -> "Enabled" * System Agent (SA) Configuration * VT-d -> "Enabled" * Above 4G Decoding -> "Enabled" * Graphics Configuration * Primary Display -> "PCIE" ("CPU Graphics" if you are using iGPU) * iGPU Multi-Monitor -> "Enabled" ("Disable" if you are using iGPU) * DVMT Pre-Allocated -> "192MB" * Onboard Devices Configuration * Serial Port Configuration * Serial Port -> "Off" * APM Configuration * Power On By PCI-E -> "Enabled" * USB Configuration * Legacy USB Support -> "Enabled" * XHCI Hand-off -> "Enabled" * Network Stack * Network Stack -> "Disabled" * Boot * Boot Configuration * Fast Boot -> "Disabled" * CSM (Compatibility Support Module) * Launch CSM -> "Disabled" * Secure Boot * OS Type -> "Other OS"
If you are using a liquid cooler, set Monitor / CPU Fan Speed → "Ignore" for UEFI to stop complainting about CPU Fan Error.Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash