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How to replace the Fusion Drive in 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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Disconnecting the headphone cable
Disconnecting the headphone cable
Holding the Quad core processor in my hand
Holding the Quad core processor in my hand
Today's iMac (in two sizes)
Today's iMac (in two sizes)
Disconnecting the power button cable
Disconnecting the power button cable
After installing the new RAM, I powered on my iMac to see if the new modules worked - they did!
After installing the new RAM, I powered on my iMac to see if the new modules worked - they did!
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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