OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor for Hard Drive Upgrade for 27" iMacs 2012 and Later
Plug & Play in-line solution allows the use of any 3.5" Serial ATA hard drive to be used in your iMac while maintaining proper system fan speed control via Apple's built-in SMC with no software hacks. Fully compatible with Apple diagnostic testing. 27" models utilize3.5" Hard Drives.
This kit includes: OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor Cable, 'screen pick', and screen adhesives only.
Are you close to maxing out your factory-original hard drive? With the OWC Internal HDD DIY Kit, you can replace the original hard drive in your 27" iMac with a hard drive up to 4.0TB (sold separately) for up to 8x more storage capacity!
This kit does not include the tools required for performing this upgrade. If you need an upgrade kit with tools, you can purchase theOWC Internal HDD DIY Kit. Unlike some other drive upgrade options for 2011 iMac models, this OWC DIY kit is certified to successfully pass the Apple Hardware Test. This means the newly installed hard drive will work with Apple's built-in diagnostic process, preserving proper system fan speed control.
Note:Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the OWC Install Video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex upgrade. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install. Technical support for this DIY product consists only of the OWC Install Video.
OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor Cable
OEM adhesive strips (for screen re-attachment)
NOTE: This kit contains consumable and/or one time use components and therefore is non-refundable if opened. If you have any concerns about your ability to perform the upgrade, you can return the unopened kit for a refund.
Note: This video refers to the 21.5" iMac model only. Although the 27" opens in a very similar way, this is only for reference and to help in understanding the difficultly of the disassembly required for accessing the hard drive.
Professional installation is highly recommended.
iMac13,2, iMac14,2, iMac15,1, iMac17,1
Link to Manual
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