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Can you install another SSD in a 27-inch iMac 5K?

Replacing the Fusion Drive with both a SSD and an harddisk

July 30, 2020 -

This month I did an attempt to upgrade my 27-inch iMac 5K. I wanted to replace the fusion drive with a SSD and a large hardisk. In addition I decided this was a good time to upgrade the RAM memory as well, maxing it out at 64GB. I was on a mission to create the ultimate iMac, but things didn't go to plan!

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iMac G3 (1998)
iMac G3 (1998)
The inside of the iMac is beautifully arranged
The inside of the iMac is beautifully arranged
The SSD drive installed correctly, note how the connector is much deeper in its socket
The SSD drive installed correctly, note how the connector is much deeper in its socket
Visiting Microfix in Amsterdam - the local Apple Premium Service Provider
Visiting Microfix in Amsterdam - the local Apple Premium Service Provider
The new drive is ready to be installed - what could possibly go wrong?
The new drive is ready to be installed - what could possibly go wrong?
The Debian GNU/Linux installer was in fact recognised by the iMac
The Debian GNU/Linux installer was in fact recognised by the iMac

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