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Destroying 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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The ultimate iMac Pro, 18 cores, 256GB RAM, 4TB SSD... € 16.308!
The ultimate iMac Pro, 18 cores, 256GB RAM, 4TB SSD... € 16.308!
Holding the Quad core processor in my hand
Holding the Quad core processor in my hand
Disconnecting the headphone cable
Disconnecting the headphone cable
Few days after ordering my parts, a magic box appeared on my desk
Few days after ordering my parts, a magic box appeared on my desk
Double, tripple, quadruple checking the PCIe SSD drive
Double, tripple, quadruple checking the PCIe SSD drive
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Be careful when lifting the glass, there are cables connecting the panel to the logic board

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