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How does a 27-inch iMac 5K look from the inside?

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 Fusion Drive 1TB harddisk
Removing the Fusion Drive 1TB harddisk
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?
Disconnecting the power button cable
Disconnecting the power button cable
Oops: the newly installed SSD drive is not correctly fitted in the PCIe slot! An expensive mistake!
Oops: the newly installed SSD drive is not correctly fitted in the PCIe slot! An expensive mistake!
An average fly is bigger than most screws inside the iMac
An average fly is bigger than most screws inside the iMac

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