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Easiest ThinkPads to Hackintosh

#1 Post by sebileis » Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:41 am

Hi all, I've been looking into Hackintoshing one of my ThinkPads and am wondering two things:
-What is the easiest ThinkPad to Hackintosh period (with any version, so if an older version of OS X is easier than newer that is acceptable)?
-What is the easiest ThinkPad to Hackintosh with Mojave?

I've noticed for some ThinkPads you have to remove the BIOS whitelist on the wireless card, or flash the BIOS chip directly, so I'm curious to see which model(s) are the most functional with OS X with the least amount of modding/hacking.
X230 IPS + X220 kb/palmrest i5 3320M 8 GB RAM 120 GB SSD
T530 1080p i7 3612QM 8 GB RAM 120 GB SSD+500 GB HDD
Non-ThinkPads:
Dell Vostro 470 GTX 1080 i7 3770 16 GB RAM 2x250 GB SSD+2x2 TB HDD
MacBook A1181 C2D T8300 4 GB RAM 160 GB HDD

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Re: Easiest ThinkPads to Hackintosh

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:53 am

Probably the 20, 30, and T440p machines. Which is the easiest is probably a toss up. I believe all 3 can support Mojave.
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