I built my Hackintosh in 2015. Putting together the components wasn't difficult, but getting Mac OS Yosemite installed and running smoothly was a lot more time consuming. Not to mention getting Windows working as I wanted it to.
I was heavily reliant on Tony Mac x86 and the fantastic community there.
5 years on and I've made two changes, which have made what might seem small, but a huge difference for me.
- I moved away from the GeForce GTX 970 to the MSI Radeon RX 580, but this was due to compatibility with macOS
- Removed my original pure-Multibeast install and got Clover installed (currently 188.8.131.52 as of writing)
- Installed multiple macOS updates - Catalina was very painful. This will be a separate post.
- Changed my Wi-Fi card to enable AC Wi-Fi and bluetooth
Small things, big consequences.
- I can now use macOS and my display (hassle with GeForce)
- Using Clover has enabled me to use all iCloud services, including hand-off, iMessages (which was the biggest niggle for me)
- Removed my old "N" Wi-Fi card, got AC and removed the need for a Bluetooth USB Dongle. Since using the Fenvi T919, I can actually use bluetooth headphones on Zoom calls. I could manage without before, but with Lockdown this became a massive impediment.