Gigabyte Z490 Vision G i9-10900 RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC

Gigabyte Z490 Vision G i9-10900 RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC

技嘉GIGABYT 2021-02-03


Gigabyte Z490 Vision G i9-10900 RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC

Hello folks, I have successfully installed macOS 10.15.5(initial setup) on my PC.

Tested working version:

  • macOS Catalina 10.15.5~10.15.7
  • macOS Big Sur (Safari v14.0 No DRM)


Opencore 0.6.3


  • Intel i9-10900 (Locked version)
  • Gigabyte Z490 Vision G:
    • Audio: Realtek ALC1220-V
    • 2.5Gb Ethernet: Intel I225-V
  • RAM: 16GB * 2 Kingston 2666 MHz
  • dGPU: MSI Radeon™ RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC
  • Wireless chip: Fenvi T919
  • Display: ASUS MX27UC 4k Display
  • SMBIOS: iMac19,1
  • BIOS version: F6



  • Audio: Realtek ALC1220-V (AppleALC.kext, layout-id=7, device-id=0xA170, FakeID.kext, FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext)
  • USB: All ports working, USB map is shown below
  • Ethernet: Intel I225-V 2.5Gb
    1. Add device property:
      	<key>PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x1C,0x1)/Pci(0x0, 0x0)</key>
    2. Create custom FakeID-kext “FakePCIID_Intel_I225-V.kext”.
  • dGPU: RX 580 8GB.
    Works OOB, supports HiDPI in 4K display. DRM also works with shikigva=80 in boot-args.
  • iGPU: UHD 630 (headless mode + dGPU)
    Using AAPL,ig-platform-id: 0300923E and everything works OOB.
    Sidecar tested by rjenny509
  • Bluetooth & Wi-Fi: Fenvi T919
    Works OOB. Bluetooth’s internal USB port needs to be configured in custom UIAC.aml.
  • Native NVRAM
  • Sleep/Wake
  • Reboot/Shutdown

Not/Partially Working

  • iGPU UHD-630
    1. Using only iGPU:
      AAPL,ig-platform-id: 07009B3E
      • Safari can’t open
      • Firefox quit when opening
      • VMware Fusion display problem (VM quit when loading vmware tool’s display driver)
      • Can’t change account profile picture
      • Problems above are fixed after removing frambuffer patch
      • iGPU HDMI output not working (Displayport is fine)
    2. Using iGPU + dGPU:
      Doesn’t show UHD 630 in SystemReport/Graphics

      1. AAPL,ig-platform-id: 07009B3E
        AAPL,ig-platform-id: 07009B3E
      1. AAPL,ig-platform-id: 0300923E (Current setting)

        AAPL,ig-platform-id: 0300923E
        Fully working.

  • DRM

    DRM not working in Big Sur beta, Catalina works.

USB Ports




  • AppleALC.kext
  • FakeID.kext
  • FakePCIID_Intel_HDMI_Audio.kext
  • layout-id=7
  • device-id=0xA170

Layout-id and device-id is injected via the device properties.



Work OOB. Wi-Fi, bluetooth, airdrop and handoff works.


  • Before

    Can’t unlock CFG-lock. So I enabled AppleCpuPmCfgLock and AppleXcpmCfgLock in order to boot.

    I followed But error occurs when extracting exported bin file. I guess it’s beacuse of the strange BIOS map on this board.

    Gigabyte Z490 Vision G i9-10900 RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC

  • Now

    Unlocked CFG-Lock via CFGLock.efi, thanks to this post. So AppleCpuPmCfgLock and AppleXcpmCfgLock is disabled.
    Updated BIOS to version F6, it have native CFG Lock switcher in BIOS menu.

BIOS Setting

  • Disable
    • FastBoot
    • CSM Support
    • Secure Boot
  • Enable
    • VT-x
    • VT-d (Enable DisableIoMapper in config.plist)
    • Above 4G Decoding
    • Hyper-Threading
    • Onboard GPU Memory: 64MB