Model A1419 / EMC 2806 / Late 2014 or Mid 2015. 3.3 or 3.5 GHz Core i5 or 4.0 GHz Core i7 (ID iMac15,1); EMC 2834 late 2015 / 3.3 or 3.5 GHz Core i5 or 4.0 GHz Core i7 (iMac17,1) All with Retina 5K displays

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Add a SATA HDD to late 2013 iMac that has PCI-e SSD?

iMac Intel 27" late 2013

OK, having search through most of the questions it seems that users would most often like to upgrade their hard drive to a solid-state drive using the standard SATA connector.

I've read that system with factory installed SSDs have the require PCI-e slot, but if originally equipped with a HHD, the logic board doesn't have that port available.

In my case, I have a late 2013 27" iMac with the PCI-e SSD, but want to add an internal HDD. Did Apple build this logic board with a SATA port for that? I would assume the SSD only and Fushion drive iMacs used the same board, which means it should, but I was looking for someone with a bit of experience with this chassis to confirm it before I begin dissembling it.

Lastly, if so, will this unit require the same temperature adapter as earlier iMac's when using non-Apple sources HDDs?

Thanks so much!

Update (09/29/2016)

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It's a A1419 so this guide should work:

iMac Intel 27" Retina 5K Display Hard Drive Replacement

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