1. Upgrade Your iMac with Confidence.
    OWC's in-line solution is the only hardware digital thermal sensor on the market allowing a third-party SATA drive to be installed in your iMac. A convenient, plug-and-play cable, the In-line Digital Thermal Sensor eliminates fan noise and maintains proper system fan control through the iMac's System Management Controller. This innovative device is designed specifically for the iMac, requires no software hacks and ensures compatibility with Apple's built-in diagnostic processes.

    Video Jump Points:
    00:00 – Title, notes, difficulty level, and tools required
    00:07 – Introduction / Overview
    00:29 – Part 1 – Removing the Original 3.5-inch Hard Drive
    02:58 – Part 2 – Installing the New 3.5-inch Drive
    07:32 – You Can Now Format Your New Drive
    07:40 – Experience the OWC Difference
    07:53 – Closing, Legal Stuff, and Copyright

    OWC iMac 21.5-inch 2009 HDD Upgrade Kit Options:
    eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIYIMACHDD09/

    3.5-inch Hard Drives:
    eshop.macsales.com/Search/?Ntk=Primary&N2=100444&Ns=P_Popularity%7c1&Ne=5000&N=100444&Ntt=3.5+hard+drive

    SSD Upgrade Options:
    eshop.macsales.com/shop/ssd/owc/imac-21.5-inch/late-2009

    Professional Installation Service Available:
    We offer repair services, upgrades, and battery replacements performed by Apple Certified Technicians. Give us a call at 1-800-275-4576 or +1-815-338-8685 to setup your 21.5-inch iMac for upgrade service.

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  2. Upgrade Your iMac with Confidence.
    OWC's in-line solution is the only hardware digital thermal sensor on the market allowing a third-party SATA drive to be installed in your iMac. A convenient, plug-and-play cable, the In-line Digital Thermal Sensor eliminates fan noise and maintains proper system fan control through the iMac's System Management Controller. This innovative device is designed specifically for the iMac, requires no software hacks and ensures compatibility with Apple's built-in diagnostic processes.

    Video Jump Points:
    00:00 – Title, notes, difficulty level, and tools required
    00:07 – Introduction / Overview
    00:28 – Part 1 – Removing the Original 3.5-inch Hard Drive
    03:10 – Part 2 – Installing the New 3.5-inch Drive
    07:40 – You Can Now Format Your New Drive
    07:49 – Experience the OWC Difference
    08:01 – Closing, Legal Stuff, and Copyright

    OWC iMac 21.5-inch 2010 HDD Upgrade Kit Options:
    eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIYIMACHDD09/

    3.5-inch Hard Drives:
    eshop.macsales.com/Search/?Ntk=Primary&N2=100444&Ns=P_Popularity%7c1&Ne=5000&N=100444&Ntt=3.5+hard+drive

    SSD Upgrade Options:
    eshop.macsales.com/shop/ssd/owc/imac-21.5-inch/2010

    Professional Installation Service Available:
    We offer repair services, upgrades, and battery replacements performed by Apple Certified Technicians. Give us a call at 1-800-275-4576 or +1-815-338-8685 to setup your 21.5-inch iMac for upgrade service.

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  3. Add a Solid State Drive to your hard drive only equipped iMac to experience faster booting, near instant application launches and data transfer speeds up to 559MB/s!

    OWC Internal SSD DIY Upgrade Kit:
    eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIYIM21SSD11/

    2.5-inch SSDs:
    eshop.macsales.com/shop/SSD/OWC/Mercury_6G/

    Video Jump Points:
    00:00 – Title, notes, difficulty level, and tools required
    00:07 – Introduction / Overview
    00:46 – Part 1 – Preparing the iMac System
    05:34 – Part 2 – Installing the SSD
    15:14 – You Can Now Format Your New Drive
    15:23 – Experience the OWC Difference
    15:35 – Closing, Legal Stuff, and Copyright

    Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the following instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install. Technical support for this DIY product consists only of the installation video.

    Turnkey Upgrade Installation Program
    While OWC encourages the DIY philosophy, this is a very difficult install that requires advanced skills. If, after watching the how-to video, you are not fully confident of your ability to add an SSD to your 2011 27-inch iMac, you can choose to have OWC "Do It For You" via our Turnkey Upgrade Installation Program.

    eshop.macsales.com/shop/turnkey/iMac

    Professional Installation Service Available:
    We offer repair services, upgrades, and battery replacements performed by Apple Certified Technicians. Give us a call at 1-800-275-4576 or +1-815-338-8685 to setup your 21.5-inch iMac for upgrade service.

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  4. OWC's in-line solution is the only hardware digital thermal sensor on the market allowing a third-party SATA drive to be installed in your iMac. A convenient, plug-and-play cable, the In-line Digital Thermal Sensor eliminates fan noise and maintains proper system fan control through the iMac's System Management Controller. This innovative device is designed specifically for the iMac, requires no software hacks and ensures compatibility with Apple's built-in diagnostic processes.

    Simply grab an OWC HDD Upgrade Kit, select the drive upgrade of your choice, and you’re on your way to better computing.

    Video Jump Points:
    00:00 – Title, notes, difficulty level, and tools required
    00:07 – Introduction / Overview
    00:33 – Part 1 – Removing the Original 3.5-inch Hard Drive
    02:55 – Part 2 – Installing the New 3.5-inch Drive
    07:12 – You Can Now Format Your New Drive
    07:22 – Experience the OWC Difference
    07:34 – Closing, Legal Stuff, and Copyright

    OWC iMac 21.5-inch 2011 HDD Upgrade Kit Options:
    eshop.macsales.com/search/IMACHDD11

    3.5-inch Hard Drives:
    eshop.macsales.com/Search/?Ntk=Primary&N2=100444&Ns=P_Popularity%7c1&Ne=5000&N=100444&Ntt=3.5+hard+drive

    SSD Upgrade Options:
    eshop.macsales.com/shop/ssd/owc/imac-21.5-inch/2011

    Professional Installation Service Available:
    We offer repair services, upgrades, and battery replacements performed by Apple Certified Technicians. Give us a call at 1-800-275-4576 or +1-815-338-8685 to setup your 21.5-inch iMac for upgrade service.

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  5. Upgrade beyond the factory 2.5-inch 1.0TB hard drive ceiling and install a hard drive up to 3.0TB, or for the ultimate performance upgrade, swap the main hard drive out with a SSD up to 2.0TB. Utilize our install video to guide your upgrade step-by-step and make your iMac faster than the factory.

    Video Jump Points:
    00:00 – Title, notes, difficulty level, and tools required
    00:08 – Introduction / Overview
    00:46 – Part 1 – Opening the iMac System
    02:44 – Part 1 – Removing the Original Drive
    03:30 – Part 2 – Preparing the New Drive
    05:36 – Part 2 – Reinstalling the Display
    08:32 – Drive Formatting Notes
    08:39 – Closing and Legal

    SSD Upgrade Kits
    Utilize our complete SSD upgrade kits with all the tools needed for your internal drive upgrade.
    eshop.macsales.com/shop/ssd/owc/imac

    2.5-inch Hard Drive Upgrades:
    Add the hard drive of your choice
    eshop.macsales.com/shop/hard-drives/2.5-Notebook/

    Plus grab the tools required for your drive upgrade
    eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIYIMACGEN/

    Fusion Drive Note
    If you’re upgrading a Fusion Drive equipped iMac you will need disable the Fusion Drive first, and then, if desired, create a Fusion Drive with the new drive after the upgrade is performed. You can learn how to do that at: blog.macsales.com/36227-everything-you-need-to-create-your-own-fusion-drive

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