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Larger Hard Drive Options

I would like to install a larger internal drive preferably 3 or 4 GB. Is that even an option?? Cal T

iMac 27 Mid 2010 with Seagate 1TB ST31000528AS drive.

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Yes, it's possible but........ Apple installed priority hard drives with temperature sensors in this model. To upgrade to an off-the -shelf drive you will need a In-line Digital Thermal Sensor for iMac 2009-2010 Hard Drive Upgrade. Without it the fan will run unabated.

OWC carries this to do the job. http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIDIM...

I would recommend a hybrid drive for this model like a Seagate SSHD in a 1 to 4 TB.

Here's the 1 TB: 1 TB SSD Hybrid 3.5" Hard Drive

4 TB SSD Hybrid 3.5" Hard Drive

1 TB SSD Hybrid 3.5" Hard Drive Image

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