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

  • BCM94360CD

  • BCM94331CD(May require you to force load kext when running Catalina)

  • BCM94360CS2

  • BCM94352Z

  • BCM94350ZAE

High Sierra:

  • BCM943224

  • AR9285

  • AR9287

  • AR9280

  • AR9380

Unsupported Chipsets

So for some reason, people need a list of unsupported wireless cards just to reassure them that their EXACT model doesn't work. Well here's that list of all intel chips cause why not:

Intel Wireless AX

  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201

  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200

Intel Wireless AC

  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9560

  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9462

  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9461

  • Intel® Wireless-AC 9260

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260

Wireless N

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7265

  • Intel® Wireless-N 7265

  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260

  • Intel® Wireless-N 7260

  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 130

  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 105

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2200

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 2230

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000

  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 100

  • Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150

  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250

  • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300

  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200

  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5100AGN

  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5300AGN

  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5350AGN

  • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5150AGN