BIOS/UEFI Settings for Beginners


EliteMacx86

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Most motherboards will work with only few changes from Optimized Defaults.

If you're installing on a desktop with AMI UEFI, the options are simple. For other systems using a different vendor, make sure to set your BIOS or UEFI to Optimized Defaults, and the SATA Mode to AHCI.

Here's a Recommended BIOS/UEFI Settings for Optimal performance.

To access your BIOS/UEFI, press and hold Delete key on your Keyboard. The key maybe different in your case. Refer to your Motherboard Guide/Manual.

  • Set Optimized Defaults.
  • Set X.M.P. Memory Profile to Profile 1 (Optional, if using a High Frequency RAM).
  • Set Windows 8/10 Features to Other OS.
  • Set Network Stack to Disabled.
  • Set Secure Boot to Disabled.
  • Set Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT) to Disabled.
  • Set XHCI Hand-Off to Enabled.
  • Set SATA Mode to AHCI.
  • Set Internal Graphics to Auto.
  • If your System has a VT-d Option, disable it.
  • If your System has Intel Virtualization Technology, enable it.
  • If your System has Serial Port, Disable it.
  • If your System has Parallel Port, Disable it.
  • If your System has Fast Boot Option, Disable it.
  • Save & Exit Setup.
 

Sro

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If i have a mobo AMI UEFI, should i use Legacy or UEFI 64 to install Mojave with clover?
 

EliteMacx86

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GIGABYTE Z370 AROUS GAMING 3
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Intel Core i9 9900K
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10.14.6
Bootloader
Clover (UEFI)
Mac
MacBook Pro
Mobile Phone
Android, iOS
If i have a mobo AMI UEFI, should i use Legacy or UEFI 64 to install Mojave with clover?
You should use UEFI boot mode. As always, UEFI is more better.