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Causing a power surge in the logic board of 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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Removing the antenna cables, remember their order using a piece of tape
Removing the antenna cables, remember their order using a piece of tape
Decoupling the fusion drive: separating the conventional harddisk from the PCIe SSD
Decoupling the fusion drive: separating the conventional harddisk from the PCIe SSD
Today's iMac (in two sizes)
Today's iMac (in two sizes)
Removing the other iMac speaker
Removing the other iMac speaker
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
Removing an iMac speaker
Removing an iMac speaker

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