Model A1419 / Late 2012 / 2.9 & 3.2 GHz Core i5 or 3.4 GHz Core i7 Processor, ID iMac13,2

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Can I change my logic Board?

So I am a Filmmaker and my current iMac runs an i5 Processor with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M. I need a more powerful graphics card (preferably the 680 MX).

I'm looking at a few logic boards and I hope to replace it with a logic board from the same year and with the i7 processor and the 680MX Graphics card.

I was wondering if this is at all plausible because it would help bring some new life to my computer and work flow.

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According to Changing Logic Board to allow i5 to i7 upgrade it's entirely possible to replace a logic board of an older model.

Although a replacement logic board for this model is ~500 dollars, you could start with upgrading the RAM and HDD/SSD first to give it a bit more power, but TBH if your willing to drop the cash for the logic board upgrade you might consider a whole system upgrade.

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but is it possible if money wasnt a problem, would everything marry up as the original? thanks in advance


ive seen pretty cheap ones on ebay & amazon thats why im asking, thanks


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