# Supported/Unsupported Chipsets

With macOS there's a limited amount of supported hardware regardless of which category and wireless cards are no different.

# Supported chipsets

# Big Sur(11)+

  • BCM943602
  • BCM94360
  • BCM94352
  • BCM94350

# Catalina(10.15)+

  • BCM943224
  • BCM94331
    • May require you to force load IO80211Family.kext when running macOS 10.15, Catalina, see Kernel -> Force in OpenCore for more details
  • All those mentioned in Big Sur(11) are also supported in Catalina(10.15)

# Mojave(10.14)+

  • BCM94322
  • All those mentioned in Catalina and newer are also supported in Mojave(10.14)

# High Sierra(10.13)+

  • AR242x
  • AR542x
  • AR5416
  • AR5418
  • AR9280 - AR5BHB92
  • AR9285 - AR5B95
  • AR9287 - AR5B97
  • AR9380 - AR5BXB112
  • All those mentioned in Mojave and newer are also supported in High Sierra

# El Capitan(10.11)+

  • BCM4311
  • BCM4318
  • BCM4306
  • BCM4309
  • BCM4321
  • BCM4322
  • All those mentioned in High Sierra and newer are also supported in El Capitan

# Unsupported Chipsets

# Broadcom

  • BCM4312
  • BCM4313
  • BCM4356
  • BCM43142
  • BCM43228

# Atheros

  • AR5424

# Intel

Currently no Intel chipsets are not officially supported in macOS, however great work has been done in this space with itlwm: Where's my Intel Wifi:

Last Updated: 10/26/2020, 2:39:29 PM