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Can you upgrade an iMac?

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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On the logic board I found a number - I took a photo of it during one of my numerous assembling sessions
On the logic board I found a number - I took a photo of it during one of my numerous assembling sessions
Holding the Quad core processor in my hand
Holding the Quad core processor in my hand
Many hours later, the iMac was working again!
Many hours later, the iMac was working again!
iMac ad - note the text emphasising to get you online in 10 minutes
iMac ad - note the text emphasising to get you online in 10 minutes
It contained a new logic board, but without a processor
It contained a new logic board, but without a processor
Disconnecting the headphone cable
Disconnecting the headphone cable

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