Late 2013 iMac 21.5 SSD Upgrade

Late 2013 iMac SSD & Ram Upgrade The Challenge The Late 2013 21.5″ iMac does not have a ram door on the back of the machine for easy ram installation. Instead, the glass has to come off and the logic board removed. This particular iMac (EMC: 2638) was the base...

Thunderbolt Drive Docks

As a computer professional, I find myself constantly transferring large quantities of data, so the need for speed is a big factor for me. Firewire 400 & 800 are long gone, replaced by Thunderbolt and USB. Thunderbolt Speed. … Thunderbolt 2 has a maximum...

iMac 21.5″ SSD Upgrade

iMac SSD & Ram Upgrade: Each of these 5 iMacs had an average of 100GB data, so an inexpensive 250GB SSD was used. Thermal sensors are needed for this project, or the fans will run full RPM’s. The sensors are about $30 each. However, in some cases, apps can...

2010 iMac 27″ Hinge Replacement

2013 iMac Hinge replacement: My post on iFixit: https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/217013/How+do+I+replace+the+stand+hinge+mechanism   Regarding the 2013 27″ iMac, and it leaning forward as if it’s been in captivity too long… I have swapped the...

27″ iMac SSD Upgrade

iMac 2010 27″ Upgrade SSD install Ram upgrade 2TB hard drive swap The fans often need to be cleaned out so they can operate efficiently (see photo) The original 1TB drive was replaced with a 2TB drive, and an SSD was added. I put the operating system on the SSD,...