Model A1418 / Late 2012 / 2.7 & 2.9 GHz Core i5 or 3.1 GHz Core i7 Processor

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Can I use this SSD in my system?

I have a iMac 21.5" 2.9 GHz i5 processor (Core 4) with 16 GB of 1600 MHz RAM DDR 3 ,running OS-X El Capitan - December 7 - 2012 (model 13.1)

Will the Samsung 950 PRO M.2 PCIe SSD work in my system?

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Spanish Purtroppo, no. lama sta Samsung SSD non funziona.

Apple utilizzano un gruppo lame personalizzato SSD OWC finora offre solo una opzione di aggiornamento: OWC Aura 6G 480GB Unità stato solido Con toolkit completo fai da te.

Devo avvertirvi questo non è un aggiornamento facile! Inoltre STI possibili danni al display nel processo di rimozione così grande cura deve essere presa. Segui questa guida iFixit [Guida | 28992 | Intel iMac 21,5 "SSD sostituzione EMC 2544]. Prendete il vostro tempo e assicurarsi di utilizzare gli strumenti corretti.

English: Sadly, no. This Samsung blade SSD will not work.

Apple uses a custom blade SSD unit so far only OWC offers an upgrade option: OWC 480GB Aura 6G Solid State Drive With complete DIY toolkit.

I must warn you this is not an easy upgrade! In addition its possible to damage the display in the process of removing it so great care must be taken. Follow this IFIXIT guide: iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2544 SSD Replacement. Take your time and make sure you use the correct tools.

Update (02/03/2016)

Spanish: La norma M.2 es bastante amplia! Entre los muchos tamaños físicos y las configuraciones de pin, así como las interfaces (mSATA, PCIe 2-lane, PCIe de 4 carriles) es un desastre! Es más confuso que los estándares SATA mayores.

En este caso de Apple define su propio pinout mecánico, así como su propio firmware. Es por eso que no se puede usar cualquier cosa aquí.

En cuanto a su sistema que tiene un SSD PCIe que es la más antigua interfaz de 2 carriles, los modelos más nuevos tienen ahora una interfaz de 4 carriles.

English: The M.2 standard is quite broad! Between the many physical sizes and the pin configurations as well as the interfaces (mSATA, PCIe 2-lane, PCIe 4-lane) it's a mess! It's more confusing than the older SATA standards.

In this case Apple defined their own mechanical pinout as well as their own firmware. Which is why you can't use just anything here.

As far as your system it does have a PCIe SSD it's the older 2-lane interface, the newest models now have a 4-lane interface.

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Finally , the SSD 950 is PCIe PRO recently in September 2015 already this date made ​​me understand that my logic board iMac of 2012 could not be compatible . Too new technology as the M.2 ! We'll see if the new iMac will be compatible with M.2 | R


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