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How to replace the main logic board in a 27-inch iMac 5K

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 screws from the iMac
Removing screws from the iMac
Migrating the RAM modules to the new logic board
Migrating the RAM modules to the new logic board
Removing adhesive strips - pretty low tech task
Removing adhesive strips - pretty low tech task
The inside of the iMac is beautifully arranged
The inside of the iMac is beautifully arranged
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!
Visiting Microfix in Amsterdam - the local Apple Premium Service Provider
Visiting Microfix in Amsterdam - the local Apple Premium Service Provider

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