Released on October 23, 2012. Core i5 or Core i7 Processor. Apple Fusion Drive.

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Maximum Hard Drive Height for Replacement

Looks like the 500GB in the teardown is 7mm - is there any room for a larger drive, maybe 10mm or 15mm?

I was hoping to put in my own 1TB or 2TB drive.

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-Jerad

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I just installed a Corsair Force 3 SSD that I believe is 9mm - I found you had to slide the logic board forward to be able to properly seat the drive. Ran into a big problem though with one of the logic board connectors (its a small one to the right of the fan above - see pic) that I'm told is for the IR and power light. This connector "seat" snapped of the board... after much fiddling and aligning I glued it back into place so the pins contacted the solder correctly.

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Interesting - thanks!

Could you link in that picture, or let me know which step you are referring to in one of the guides?

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