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 Upgrade my iMac from Core i5 to Core i7?


I have: iMac 27-inch, (Late 2012), 3.2 GHz Intel Core i5.

I would like to Upgrade my CPU to Core i7 ?? GHz.

1. Is it possible ?

2. What CPU is recommend for playing 4K movies ?

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Thanks Mayer, Now i have to find me a CPU.


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This swap out should work fine. I'd get one out of a iMac in case there are firmware mods on the chip.

Here's how to switch it out:

iMac Intel 27" EMC 2546 CPU Replacement

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