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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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iMac G3 (1998)
iMac G3 (1998)
iMac ad - note the text emphasising to get you online in 10 minutes
iMac ad - note the text emphasising to get you online in 10 minutes
The new drive is ready to be installed - what could possibly go wrong?
The new drive is ready to be installed - what could possibly go wrong?
Creating a USB recovery drive using another MacBook
Creating a USB recovery drive using another MacBook
A (nearly) empty iMac enclosure
A (nearly) empty iMac enclosure
Removing adhesive strips - pretty low tech task
Removing adhesive strips - pretty low tech task

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