willem.com

Where is the PCIe slot inside an iMac with retina display?

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!

Continue reading
Removing the heatsink from the logic board
Removing the heatsink from the logic board
Removing screws from the iMac
Removing screws from the iMac
Removing the main ventilator shaft
Removing the main ventilator shaft
Disconnecting the headphone cable
Disconnecting the headphone cable
Many hours later, the iMac was working again!
Many hours later, the iMac was working again!
Removing the other iMac speaker
Removing the other iMac speaker

Other stories

all blog posts

Tagged

AppleDesignOffice