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Current version by: Ron Jankowski ,

Title:

Can an SSD SATA drive be added to a 5K 2017 iMac that has a SSD blade?

Text:

I am wondering if the motherboard of a 2017 iMac, which is using the PCIe port for a 2 TB SSD blade, does it have another drive port (SATA)  available to add a typical SSD  drive?

If there is, is it where the mechanical portion of a  fusion drive would be hooked up? Will a SSD drive attached to that port be seen by the system as an additional drive or as some type of extension of the current 2 TB SSD blade?

Thanks

Device:

iMac 27" 2017

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

543240

Edit by: Dan ,

Title:

Can an SSD sataSATA drive be added to a 5K 2017 iMac with anthat has a SSD blade?
Can an SSD sataSATA drive be added to a 5K 2017 iMac with anthat has a SSD blade?

Text:

I am wondering if the motherboard of a 2017 IMAC, usingiMac, which is using the PCIEPCIe port for a 2 TB SSD blade, hasdoes it have another SATAdrive port available(SATA) available to add a typical SSD drive? If

If
there is, but it is it where the mechanical portion of a fusion drive would be hooked up, will anup? Will a SSD drive attached to that port be seen by the system as an additional drive or as some type of extension of the current 2 TB SSD blade? Thanks

Thanks
I am wondering if the motherboard of a 2017 IMAC, usingiMac, which is using the PCIEPCIe port for a 2 TB SSD blade, hasdoes it have another SATAdrive port available(SATA) available to add a typical SSD drive? If

If
there is, but it is it where the mechanical portion of a fusion drive would be hooked up, will anup? Will a SSD drive attached to that port be seen by the system as an additional drive or as some type of extension of the current 2 TB SSD blade? Thanks

Thanks

Device:

iMac 27" 2017

Status:

open

Original post by: Ron Jankowski ,

Title:

Can an SSD sata drive be added to a 5K 2017 iMac with an SSD blade?

Text:

I am wondering if the motherboard of a 2017 IMAC,  using the PCIE port for a 2 TB SSD blade, has another SATA port available to add a typical SSD  drive? If there is, but it is where the mechanical portion of a  fusion drive would be hooked up,  will an SSD drive attached to that port be seen by the system as an additional drive or as some type of extension of the current 2 TB SSD blade? Thanks

Device:

iMac 27" 2017

Status:

open