Asus FX504GE Credit to the Original TS - Can someone make the AC Adapter and GTX1050Ti work?


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Mojave 10.14.3
Hardware Configuration
ASUS FX504GE-ES72(Amazon):
  • Intel i7-8750H
  • 16GB RAM
  • Samsung 970 evo 512GB NVMe SSD (Amazon)
  • Samsung 860 evo 1TB Sata III SSD(Amazon)
  • NV 1050Ti 4GB
  • Dell DW1560(BCM94352Z) Wireless+Bluetooth (taobao)
  • Apple Magic Mouse
  • Intel Graphics Accelleration(uhd630)
  • Wifi & Bluetooth (dw1560)
  • Audio
  • Brightlight Control
  • Sleep and Wake (Hibernatemode 3)
  • PS/2 Keyboard
  • Work almost perfect
Not Working
  • hdmi port
  • I2C ELAN1200 Precision TouchPad
  • NV discrete card(disabled via hot patch)
  • 1.Use the Clover EFI Mojave Installer to install Mac OS Majave(10.14.3)
  • 2.Boot into the system and replace the "EFI" Folder on you System Boot Disk EFI partition
  • 3.Install all the kext contained in the Kext "other" folder into your /Library/Extensions, rebuild kextcache and reboot
#UEFI Drivers are used: ApfsDriverLoader-64, AptioMemoryFix-64, DataHubDxe-64, EmuVariableUefi-64, FSinject-64, HFSPlus, NvmExpressDxe-64, PartitionDxe-64, SMCHelper-64.
#Kexts are used: ACPIBatteryManager, AirportBrcmFixup, AppleALC, BrcmFirmwareRepo, BrcmPatchRAM2, BT4LEContiunityFixup, FakeSMC, Lilu, NoTouchID, RealtekRTL8111, USBInjectAll, VoodooPS2Controller, WhateverGreen, XHCI-unsupported.
#Please find above files in the link:

Clover Config
  • Acpi: AutoMerge, DSDT Patches(_OSI to XOSI, HECI to IMEI,GFX0 to IGPU, HDAS to HDEF,no need to rename EHC* as Chipsets post Skylake removed USB2.0 native support), SSDT PluginType checked
  • Boot Args: dart=0 -igfxnohdmi darkwake=0 -v -lilubetaall keepsyms=1 -wegbeta
  • Kernel Patches: Kernel LAPIC, KernelPM and AppleRTC enabled
  • SMBIOS: MacBookPro15,2
  • SystemParameters: InjectKexts Detect, InjectSystemID YES.
DSDT Patch (only two static patches needed )

Sleep and wake
Use "USB _PRW 0x6D (instant wake)" patches for Skylake(and later). This patch will add Method(_PRW) { Return(Package() { 0x6D, 0 }) } to relevant Devices.
# There may be missing a "}" after applying the patch, which cause compile syntax error. Search for Method(_PRW) and find out the syntax error. If there is still wake problems (“wake reason” :XDCI CNVW XHC etc.), use Log Show to find the wake reason and search the specific Device (XDCI or CNVW) to see if Method(_PRW) is missing in the specific device.

Brightness adjustment keys
working by modifying /EFI/Clover/ACPI/patched/DSDT.aml
Scope (_SB.PCI0.LPCB.EC0)
Method (_Q11, 0, NotSerialized) // _Qxx: EC Query
Notify (PS2K, 0x0405) // Brightness down
Method (_Q12, 0, NotSerialized) // _Qxx: EC Query
Notify (PS2K, 0x0406) // Brightness up

Hot Patches
  • Disable NV GPU: SSDT-DDGPU
  • Backlight Control: SSDT-PNLF/PNLFCFL
  • Removing unused USB ports: SSDT-UIAC
  • inject properties for XHCI: SSDT-XHC
  • XOSI simulation to "Windows 10": SSDT-XOSI
Actual Port Information:

PortTypeDescriptionHS01/SS01USB 3.0 Type AFront--Left sideHS02/SS02USB 3.0 Type AMiddle--Left sideHS03USB 2.0Rear--Left SideHS07ProprietaryWebcamHS14ProprietaryBluetooth

Use above information to make specific Hotpatch SSDT-UIAC.aml(based on SSDT-UIAC-ALL).


Realtek ALC255: Use AppleALC.kext, Clover Audio inject =3
# /System/Library/Extensions/AppleGFXHDA.kext must be removed (ID matched but not actually compatible)

  • Special thanks to RehabMan for his splendid work and comprehensive guidelines to Hackintosh laptops. His method make this model works almost perfect.
  • Thanks to Jaymonkey for his iDiot's Guide to Lilu and its Plug-ins.
  • Thanks to P1LGRIM for his iDiot's Guide To make iMessage work.
  • Thanks to PoomSmart for his preliminary work, which inspire me to work further and make this final build.

Dubug Command
  1. sudo pmset -g log | grep -i failure
  2. sudo pmset -g assertions
  3. log show --predicate 'process == "kernel"' --style syslog --source --debug --last 10m > ~/sys_log.txt
  4. log show --predicate "processID == 0" --start $(date "+ %Y-%m-%d") --debug | less
  5. log show --style syslog --last 120m | fgrep "Wake reason"
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As this is a optimus configuration Laptop, the NVIDIA Card will never work. No PR files attached.