willem.com

Can you upgrade 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!

Continue reading
Migrating the RAM modules to the new logic board
Migrating the RAM modules to the new logic board
A (nearly) empty iMac enclosure
A (nearly) empty iMac enclosure
Many hours later, the iMac was working again!
Many hours later, the iMac was working again!
Today's iMac (in two sizes)
Today's iMac (in two sizes)
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?
Visiting Microfix in Amsterdam - the local Apple Premium Service Provider
Visiting Microfix in Amsterdam - the local Apple Premium Service Provider

Other stories

all blog posts

Tagged

AppleDesignOffice