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Upgrading a 27-inch iMac 5K to 14 terabytes

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 an iMac speaker
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An average fly is bigger than most screws inside the iMac
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The new drive is ready to be installed - what could possibly go wrong?
The factory installed 32GB SSD that we're going to replace
The factory installed 32GB SSD that we're going to replace
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