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Does the SSD iMac have an SATA connector?


does any on know if the 2017 iMac with SSD Config still have an SATA connector on the main board?

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Yes, it does have SATA HDD connector. There is no other solution for regular HDD

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it has an satan connector?



The devil must have been on his mind ;-}

Apple's 'Thin Series' so far have two drive connections. A SATA connection for a HDD and a PCIe NVM connection for a custom Apple blade SSD.

The 'Thin Series' are a bear to open if you don't use the correct tools and follow the IFIXIT guides to the letter. Given this is such a new system if you open the system you will void your warranty so think hard if you want to do this!

I recommend getting the largest SSD model you can afford and use an external Thunderbolt drive then in a year think about upgrading your system with an internal SATA drive if you still want to go that route.


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