1. 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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