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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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Today's iMac (in two sizes)
Today's iMac (in two sizes)
Removing screws from the iMac
Removing screws from the iMac
Work in progress: most parts removed, the logic board remaining
Work in progress: most parts removed, the logic board remaining
Another box with parts - this time from Ireland
Another box with parts - this time from Ireland
The SSD drive installed correctly, note how the connector is much deeper in its socket
The SSD drive installed correctly, note how the connector is much deeper in its socket

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