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[TUTORIAL] Macintosh OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 on AMD Processor! (Hackintosh) [Dual-Boot]

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Although it's been around 8 or 9 months without releasing a Hackintosh video I've been busy in the works with getting Mavericks to install on my AMD system, I hope you guys are excited! If you enjoyed the video, please leave a like and subscribe so I can continue to keep doing what I love! IMPORTANT VIDEO LINKS: - Needed Hackintosh Files AMD Kernel: http://www.hackintoshosx.com/files/file/3794-amd-kernel-for-os-x-1091091/ -Optional (you can use these as a reference in correlation with the video) Audio Kext: http://www.hackintoshosx.com/files/file/3932-voodoohda-for-mavericks/ Bootloader: http://www.hackintoshosx.com/files/file/3769-chameleon-22-svn/ -Tonymacx86 files Multibeast (Mavericks): http://www.tonymacx86.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=226 Unibeast (recently updated to 4.0.2!): http://www.tonymacx86.com/downloads.php?do=file&id=232
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can you please buy me the battle pass lol (1 year ago)
I recommend using http://amd-osx.com kernels, I've never failed with them. Although you have to create an account to download just like tonymacx86 and osx86.net . Although with the amd-osx mavericks kernel you have to also copy the Systems.kext to System/Library/Extensions/ DON'T replace the extensions folder with the provided one. Just insert the extra next. I think you have to recreate the prelinkedkernel, or that's just El Capitan and above. Not sure.
Abhishek 999 (1 year ago)
My machine sports 78lmt-usb3 with fx6300...will it work for me?..i need Hackintosh badly for Music production.
Deepanshu Sharma (1 year ago)
The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine. can you help me with this when i start mac high sierra in vmware that error appears on the screen i m using amd a8
Vinay kumar K (2 years ago)
Is that possible? With the system Suppose your computer is suitable for macOS Sierra on a AMD PC bootable DVD 1) CPU AMD FX 6100, 2) Motherboard Asus 970 Pro Gaming Aura , 3) graphic card sapphire 7770 2GB
NIKHIL RAJ TANDLE (2 years ago)
Will this work on AMD A10-7870K Processor, ASUS A88X PLUS MOTHERBOARD, MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Video Card and 16 Gb of RAM..... Please help me
runn1nwith5izzorz (2 years ago)
aeesome guide. fyi, a faulty usb hdd or flash drive can give that ebios error
runn1nwith5izzorz (2 years ago)
lol, I tried scrolling the webpages
runn1nwith5izzorz (2 years ago)
this copy of Windows is not genuine XD
Jerome Harrod (2 years ago)
Can a system update be done once Maverick is installed?
Callofmysubz (2 years ago)
Hoping thread still active Can i install on 8370 amd
SupremeLefty (2 years ago)
I pirated mine ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
i z Spoderman (2 years ago)
heh
SupremeLefty (2 years ago)
Niresh is a fucking God!
Nano Reef Freak (2 years ago)
ok when i use your boot flag all the black and white text scrolls by and it restarts and boots me into my windows partition, why is this?
Lazar Ćirković (2 years ago)
Hello, i need some help. I correctly installed Mac OS X, then i restarted PC and when i try to get into my hard drive where is the OS, in black console it saes mach_kernel... What i need to do to fix it? I tried to type System/Library/Kernels/kernel but nothing happens. My PC specs are: processor amd phenom X4 955 graphic card nVidia geforce 650 2gb ddr5 motherboard asus M4A87TD/USB3. Thanks for help :)
Pablo Vargas (2 years ago)
Hello sorry my english, if this is for AMD why in minute 42:13 show an intel xeon processor? This tutorial is with a normal Mavericks form App store? Thanx so much
m.mercell (2 years ago)
Hey man! Could u help me out? I've encountered a problem after booting up from my usb stick. boot0: GPI boot0: test boot0: test boot0:doneZZZZZZZZZZZ
danielgartin6993 (2 years ago)
What about Sierra,dude,I want Siri
chuckmusic09 (2 years ago)
why you cannot just rewrite the BIOS for mac
sagerao (2 years ago)
please help what to do if first mac run is stuck at kdp_poll no debugger device?
Jerry A (2 years ago)
you sound like you're from the south... lol We have similar accents. D:
TheDirtyDyo (2 years ago)
What are your specs ?
jcoronaz26t (3 years ago)
Please help me. I've followed your video to the last detail and I can't get past this issue. I really want this to work for me since I want to have a vanilla installation like you show here. These are my specs: AMD 8370, ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2, GTX 970, and Samsung 850 Pro 512GB I'm stuck. I can't get to the white Apple installation screen. I enter the boot flags you mention in the video: GraphicsEnabler=No, npci=0x3000, and -v It goes into verbose mode and never reaches the white Apple installation screen with the black mouse cursor. It says that AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement has some sort of time out issue. I tried deleting AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement.kext and AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient.kext from the USB installer and this still didn't work. Please help, I want this to work. Thank you for any help you can provide.
QUAD_FOXX 7 (3 years ago)
will it work on. CPU= AMD fx-4300 GPU= AMD r7 240 MOBO= ASUS M5A78L m/USB3 RAM= 4gb
Μανός Τζαγκαράκης (3 years ago)
Can I use a distribution ???
SchlunZi (3 years ago)
Kann ich hier drauf mac installieren ? - AMD FX-Series FX-8320e Prozessor (8 x 3.20 - 4.00 GHz) - 8192 MB DDR3 Speicher - 1000 GB Festplatte SATA III - 22x DVD Double Layer Brenner - 4096 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960 - Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P Mainboard
SchlunZi (2 years ago)
+QuhEsGe_Nub ok danke
QuhEsGe_Nub (2 years ago)
Versuch es mit Niresh Yosemite. Einfach die dmg runterladen und mit transmac auf den stick packen.. Hat bei meinem AMD system super geklappt. Schau dir das Video von Cat&Andrew an der hat das super erklärt gib bei youtube ein yosemite amd und geh auf deren video
Mecrom (3 years ago)
Work in any AMD CPU/APU ?
Tom Kloss (3 years ago)
After the first stage loads in verbose mode, i got an black screen. if i boot without verbose, i stuck at the apple logo. AMD FX-6300 8GB Ram Nvidia GeForce GTX750TI
Conrad Kleinpeter (1 year ago)
i have the exact same specs
Dominykas Zvirblis (3 years ago)
No.. I'm still trying all boot flags... :/
Tom Kloss (3 years ago)
+Dominykas Zvirblis nope. Do you have any ideas?
Dominykas Zvirblis (3 years ago)
Hello, did you fixed you problem?
Yannick Brus (3 years ago)
Thank you very much for this video. I'm not english speaker but I understood everything. I subscribe on your page. ;)
Amber // Mover Gaming (3 years ago)
Does this work on an APU? I have an A8-6410 with integrated Radeon R5.
Izeqypon Dong4 (1 year ago)
Have you tried? does it work?
Kian Gurney (3 years ago)
I have that exact CPU.
Veto-Media (3 years ago)
Do you have an updated video of this or can you link me to one for my amd?
Édna Santos (3 years ago)
for install use /amd dart=0 npci=0x2000 nv _disable=1 kext-dev-mode=1
DanielTran Airways RBLX (3 years ago)
Love IT!
DanielTran Airways RBLX (3 years ago)
+DanielTran Airways RBLX Thanks for helping me
kevin taundry (3 years ago)
i have Amd Fx 6300 8 Gb 1600mhz 120gb Corsair SSD Gigabyte ga-78lmt-usb3 6.o Install good on setup it freezes and can not do anything can you help my pleaes fix it?
Anindya Chakravarty (3 years ago)
This is the BEST video ever. I have been trying to AMD hackintosh since a long time (end of 2011) and didn't have any success, due to lack of guides. Now this one is amazing, like all my questions answered in one video. I hope that this time I am able to run it in my rig.
Fahad (3 years ago)
+Anindya Chakravarty Did you manage to do it? Idk if I should start this
OmegaForce™ (3 years ago)
Do you have a ISO of OSX Mavericks for download?
Jack (3 years ago)
Mine has a x in a box above the boot logo
Jackson F (3 years ago)
I am getting a kernel panic saying that the power management is unsupported. Does anyone know what's wrong?
Jackson F (3 years ago)
I have an AMD FX 6300
coolcarl carl (3 years ago)
Can a AMD A8-6410 APU work with this tut??
Amber // Mover Gaming (3 years ago)
+coolcarl carl Same question over here.
김지훈 (3 years ago)
I get opemu: ud2 error when loading the installer. Any solutions? X4 960T with HD6850
Arcane7777 (3 years ago)
This is so frustrating.How am I suppost to replace those files etc. if I do not use Mac?I can't find a way to do it on windows,can't change .dmg files etc.
mike luu (3 years ago)
My HD's dont' show up in the disk utility screen is that normal?
Shane Jacob (3 years ago)
+mike luu you have to enable AHCI in BIOS settings.
toothpastemusic (3 years ago)
I need help to make OSX work with my AMD A8-5550m laptop. It's an Asus X550DP. Hope you can help. Thanks!
john smart (4 years ago)
Is it absolutely mandatory to have a working Mac for the creation of the USB? Couldn't I do that with Transmac or win32burner?
Béla Jobb (4 years ago)
I followed all the steps and then when I put my flash in and booted and a black screen came up that said: boot0: GPT boot0: test boot0: test boot0: done Any idea what any of this stuff means? I'm really confused because I've never seen anything like this happen
Joey Estes (4 years ago)
Hey man I have followed everything to the t and in the middle of the download my screen goes black is there any solution to this I see alot of other people post the the same thing with no answers
Demetrius Cerrillo (4 years ago)
Hello i was wondering once it is installed would i be able to use the App store? Would i be able to run imovie?
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
@Demetrius Cerrillo You can try, I know iMessage and FaceTime does not work but you can try app store.
UkSwifters | GTA ONLINE (4 years ago)
Hey,good tutorial but im struggling with the part where you put the kernal in the usb files, as i do not have a mac nor do my friends :( would it be possible if you put all the files and stuff from the usb into a folder and send it to me? Thanks!
Tech Place Canada (4 years ago)
Its going to a blank screen and not booting after the bootloader cmd stage
Danielle Powell (4 years ago)
Hey you guys, I really need some help please. I'm trying to run Mavericks on an AMD A4-500 processor with 1.5 GHz (with Windows 8.1), and I'm using Niresh Max OS X Mavericks on a bootable USB. Installation was going great until I get to the boot menu. I try typing in several different boot flags like /: amd, amd -v, amd -v-x ,etc. but then each time it goes to a kernel panic and says something about EFI not supported. I have no idea what this means or what to do. Any help would be appreciated.
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Sergio Argueta (4 years ago)
I've just given up. Ha, just stuck at If you wish to boot the system: Exit -sh-3.2#
Justin Clough (4 years ago)
Great tutorial! I was just wondering if you could update from Mavericks to Yosemite safely with the AMD kernel given in the description.
Ned Stark (4 years ago)
I have a problem, whenever running the Boot Loader, it goes fine for a minute or so but then when it get's to the lines where it says starting Darwin x86_64, and the Boot Args:, it just cuts to a black screen. I have an AMD 8350fx and a GTX 770. Let me know if you have any ideas, thanks!
Akash Patel (4 years ago)
will this work on my build?? AMD FX-6300 Asus GTX 750ti Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Corsair Vengeance 8GB RAM
Theofficialleon0x (3 years ago)
+Akash Patel (xxdemonickiller) I have almost same config, is it working 4 u ?
Cesar Sindoni Jr (4 years ago)
Ok so im running an AMD 64 Opteron on the HP xw9400 and I am trying to install on Yosemite. Many people have already released AMD Yosemite Kernels and it seems to work fine however every time I run the installer  I get "Still waiting for root device" after it reachers a little bit after FakeSMC. You got any ideas how to fix this?
Tray Polite (4 years ago)
@38darkness42 Nice video! I'm building a Hackintosh for my dad and would like to know your PC specs? I did see your GTX 760.
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
AMD FX-6300 GTX 760 Gigabyte 990-FXA-UD3  Corsair Vengeance 16GB RAM Thermaltake TR2-700W PSU If you're building a Hackintosh I suggest going with an Intel build, much more compatible :P
Blank Verses Productions (4 years ago)
So will this work with my r9 270 video card?
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
Try it!
Greg Garland (4 years ago)
hello, i have a problem, on the boot screen it saying (failed to load kext com.apple iokit.iousbhiddriver error 0xdc00800e) still waiting for root device. HELP PLEASE
Sweeeney (4 years ago)
running nirsh but get a continuos lines of text saying "Data/Stack execution not permitted: authd[pid xxx] at virtual address 0x10xxxxxxx, protections were read-write"               (x = a value which changes) Please can someone help?
Simply Chris (4 years ago)
Can I do this tutorial also with a AMD X2 250 2x3.5 Ghz?
Gboy (4 years ago)
So I can access the boot loader but no matter what I do I can't seem to get it to boot into the flash drive. I hit enter and it loads got a second and then reboots the system and that's it. I've searched all over the internet and tried every parament to the command line you can think of. Help! I need to get this fixed within a few days!
TheGam3Br3akeR (4 years ago)
Can u use ps/2 mouse or keyboard?
TeamTech (4 years ago)
Question, My os x will not boot. In verbose mode, the boot loader loads but when it tries to transition into the actual verbose mode of os x the computer restarts and im not sure why. I'm using this tutorial even though i have an intel proccessor because it is an intel core i7 4790k which is unsupported. The rest of my specs are two nvida geforce gtx 970's and an msi gaming 5 z97 motherboard. Niresh worked but was laggy so I thought I would use the vanillla version. Does anybody have an answer to my question?
Albert Shaw (4 years ago)
I am having a problem just like that only my computer does not restart. Hopefully someone knows.
Gary Jr. B (4 years ago)
Is this only on FX will this work on FM trinity?
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
You can try
MarshallC3media (4 years ago)
Mine gives me all the text after entering boot flags but then my screen is black, no error messages or anything
MarshallC3media (4 years ago)
Will this work, and fx 8320 ( I know that works at least) asus m5a97, amd Radeon hd7770 ghost edition gpu
Anarchy870 (4 years ago)
First off I want to apologize if i sound like a noob but for all intensive purposes i am :/ lol this is my first attempt at building a hackintosh let alone a computer on my own. My setup can be found here http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Anarchy870/saved/Yr8Zxr but if instead you'd rather see it listed here:  CPU - AMD FX 8320 Motherboard - MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Memory - Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 GPU - Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Memory - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB 2.5" SSD                Seagate Barracuda 1TB                Seagate 500 GB (Just bought to put OS X on) So okay now that that's out of the way I have been running windows on my home built PC for several months now but i need my mac OS since my mac laptop is dying so i want to add it. I had gone and purchased a new hard drive specifically for it and attempted to follow your guide. I followed it to a T up to the point of typing the boot flags and after hitting enter it goes to the verbose and does its thing for a while and then all of a sudden goes black. I try it without the flags and I get the grey apple screen and for each of them it does nothing further. I'm not sure where to go from here as I said this is my first attempt.  Any help at all from you or anyone would be greatly appreciated.
Anarchy870 (4 years ago)
the same flags you used in the video, i even tried without the flags and different combinations of those flags.
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
You'll have to add more flags probably. Which ones are you booting with right now?
Duffel Bag Full of Tech (4 years ago)
Hi guys I'm having a big problem and it is very frustrating. After I type in all the boot flags showed in the video, it preloads the installer and then immediately goes to a blank screen. If I don't use verbose mode it goes to the apple logo but no spinning wheel and it just stays. I have tried everything I can, help would be appreciated!
Samuel Lindskog (2 years ago)
i have an fx 8320, and i was having the same issue, but if you first type in the bootflag "amdfx" it will actually work
Duffel Bag Full of Tech (3 years ago)
@CIH EDM Yeah, I feel you. There are lots of guides out there, so don't give up!
DayThree (3 years ago)
:( Damn. I want OSX to run GarageBand/Logic pro, so this has moved to the top of my priority list. So far I've attempted three other solutions that all failed
Duffel Bag Full of Tech (3 years ago)
@CIH EDM If you are talking about the not-booting-after-BIOS-update issue, that was on Intel. I never got OS X working on AMD. I only got as far as I did when I first posted this comment. Sorry dude! You might want to wait for the Yosemite guide on this channel that is coming up.
DayThree (3 years ago)
Yep, that's exactly what I had. What AMD processor were you using? I'm searching for an alternative way as I type this, if I find anything I'll tell you
WyldeThing1997 (4 years ago)
When I try to boot my computer shuts off help?
Cynigo (4 years ago)
So.. I successfully installed mavericks and everything is running fine but I accidentally deleted my C: , also I can't get any bootloader to work I always have to boot from my USB. Do I just have to reinstall windows on my unallocated space or do I have to pay attention to something?
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
@Exo. As far as a program like bootcamp I don't think so- You can install Windows again absolutely however when doing so it may force the setup to go back to the Windows MBR, but since you can't really get a bootloader to work on your OS that's not an issue because you're running the bootloader from your USB. I would try a dedicated bootloader package
Cynigo (4 years ago)
Also, is there a way I can install it like bootcamp so I can simply switch between os x and windows in one click?  
Gopal Raj (4 years ago)
can you make a video booting from windows platform.
FrootLoop (4 years ago)
is there any way to get my gtx 750 ti to work?
FrootLoop (4 years ago)
@38darkness42 it works for yosemite
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
I can't find a specific driver online, however there are some people from a thread on Tonymac that talked about the 750 ti being compatible and how to make it work. Direct link: http://www.tonymacx86.com/buying-advice/125277-geforce-gtx-750-ti-maxwell.html
chris simmons (4 years ago)
it picks it up as an intel so it wont flag up and stop working  and also so apps will work
Updates4you1 (4 years ago)
When I type the graphics enabler and press enter it then goes through all that info then my computer just turns itself off
florinsdistortedvision • (4 years ago)
When i try to cp mach_kernel IT says: cp /mach_kernel : No such file or directory . Any other command ?
Johan Björk (4 years ago)
just change -v to -x if it doesn't work!
Marshall Bryant (4 years ago)
when I did mine I couldn't access imessage or even the app store :/
ItsAllAboutXp (4 years ago)
any chance for yosemite?
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
Coming soon.
Tanaka Z (4 years ago)
Loving the Lockdown wallpaper!
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
Thank you!
SUPERTRIP™ (4 years ago)
Could i just create a partition and format that?
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
You can try, it may not let you because the hard drive is not formatted to the GUID partition table.
chaos1himself (4 years ago)
when in verbose i get a black screen on my laptop
d7545 (4 years ago)
My AMD system restarts after about 1 minute on the loading screen, and it does the same thing in a VM. If anyone have an idea how to fix it, that would really help. Thanks.
Nana Akyempon (4 years ago)
hey buddy I have to ask you a question, do you have Skype or anything we can chat on more frequently. I am a music producer and I would like to use LOGIC on my PC. I don't mind using mavericks but I was planning on using snow leopard or mountain lion. I wanted to know if my specs will work if I follow your OSX Mavericks Tutorial video. I am just unclear about certain things you have done and especially my usb audio interface. Please get back to me as soon as it is in your earliest convenience. My skype name is : nanzors My Spec(s) http://i.imgur.com/D89EHBs.png  Processor: AMD FX8-9370 DDR3: 16GB Motherboard: Asus Crosshair V Formula Z GPU: 2x Crossfire HD 6870s My External USB Audio http://static.kvraudio.com/i/b/steinberg_ur22_right_angle1.jpg
Tin Liu (4 years ago)
Do you think A8-7100 laptop can do hackintosh? Its an acer e5 551.
SUPERTRIP™ (4 years ago)
Hey we have the same laptops :D (with different specs)
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
You would have to try.
Jared Macias (4 years ago)
would there be a kernel for os Yosemite?
Tim D (4 years ago)
Bootloader Link not working
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
Fixed it. Thanks for letting me know.
Carlos Jaramillo Corrales (4 years ago)
The link of the Bootloader is down, please update it.
Carlos Jaramillo Corrales (4 years ago)
@38darkness42 Well this is a great video, but i could not made it :( My Laptop is: http://i943.photobucket.com/albums/ad274/Carlos_Jaramillo_Corrales/mav_zpsce16c07a.png It loads the hiresh boot menu.....i use amd -v and it loads the leguage sreen, then it just freeze over there....
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
Fixed it. Thanks for letting me know.
Psychotic Sheep (4 years ago)
cant get it to work buts it probbably my fault lol. good tutorial thought :)
Eddy Ed (4 years ago)
Hey man... Nice tutorial once again.. Can u tell me how to enable power management speed stepping with amd fx6300?..I could get mavericks installed.. But my CPUs always on max frequency.. Thanks.
Marcus Willis Albertsen (4 years ago)
What is that wallpaper in the beginning of the video? It looks EXACTLY like a dream I had a couple of years ago!
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
I think it's a scene from the new Transformers movie.
insert (4 years ago)
when i am done with uni beast and plug the usb in it says boot0: GPT boot:0 test boot:0 test boot:0 done any help
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
Try this as reference http://www.tonymacx86.com/25-boot0-error-official-guide.html
James Borkadi (4 years ago)
can you install for me? I'm really having problem my amd. i will pay for ur time.
James Borkadi (4 years ago)
Is it ok if i send it to you? in a case.
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
I'm not sure how I could physically do it for you as there would be lots of reboots and things of that nature.
Gurjot Bajwa (4 years ago)
Hey. I have a ga78lnt usb3, and an fx4300. When I boot via a usb 2.0 port from the ubibeast flash drive I get a boot0 error. Apparently it has to do with 4k sectors. Mavericks 9.0 I think and a newer version of unibeast than yours. Replaced kernel and all.
youpookick (4 years ago)
Once you install OSX, is it okay to update? Yosemite looks cool.
youpookick (4 years ago)
Alright, maybe it will eventually come.
OSXEnside (4 years ago)
Right no there is no confirmed solution with Yosemite running on AMD.
Lambi (4 years ago)
Will this work for : Asus Crosshair Formula-Z, amd fx 8350, GeForce Gtx 750
Yogsther (4 years ago)
Can i do this with an APU? (i know it dosen't but i have an GTX660 so will that work?)
Yogsther (4 years ago)
if i disable the gpu in the apu? (can i do that?)