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The problem you face here is more than the physical blade SSD's interface.
 
Apple also has its own custom firmware on these SSD's and some won't play even though they are the same SSD.
 
You might want to talk with OWC to see if their new SSD will work here. Besides they offer a larger size than Apple.
 
Your other option is to swap out the HD for a SSD. But you'll need the [http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIDIMACHDD12|OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor for Hard Drive Upgrade for 27" iMacs 2012 and Later] and you'll need an adapter frame like [http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/SSD2535BKT|Chttp://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/SSD2535BKT|OWC 2.5" to 3.5" Drive Adapter Bracket].
Your other option is to swap out the HD for a SSD. But you'll need the [http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIDIMACHDD12|OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor for Hard Drive Upgrade for 27" iMacs 2012 and Later] and you'll need an adapter frame like [http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/SSD2535BKT|Chttp://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/SSD2535BKT|OWC 2.5" to 3.5" Drive Adapter Bracket].

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Edit by: Dan ,

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The problem you face here is more than the physical blade SSD's interface.
The problem you face here is more than the physical blade SSD's interface.
 
Apple also has its own custom firmware on these SSD's and some won't play even though they are the same SSD.
 
You might want to talk with OWC to see if their new SSD will work here. Besides they offer a larger size than Apple.
 
Your other option is to swap out the HD for a SSD. But you'll need the [http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIDIMACHDD12|OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor for Hard Drive Upgrade for 27" iMacs 2012 and Later] and you'll need an adapter frame like [http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/SSD2535BKT|C 2.5" to 3.5" Drive Adapter Bracket].

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Original post by: Dan ,

Text:

The problem you face here is more than the physical SSD's interface.

Apple also has its own custom firmware on these SSD's and some won't play even though they are the same SSD.

You might want to talk with OWC to see if their new SSD will work here. Besides they offer a larger size than Apple.

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