Model A1419 / EMC 3070 / Mid 2017 / 3.4, 3.5 or 3.8 GHz Core i5 or 4.2 GHz Core i7 Kaby Lake Processor (ID iMac18,3) / Retina 5K display. Refer to the older iMac Intel 27" Retina 5K Display (Late 2014 & 2015) guides as the system is very similar.

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Is the iMac graphic processor soldered to the motherboard?


I want to buy the basic model of the iMac 27 and upgrade it myself, it comes out much cheaper like that ..

I saw that all the parts could be replaced but I did not see any manual to replace the graphics card. Was it soldered? Is it replaceable?

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@danj gave the most compressive answer to this so far: Tear-down of new 2017 iMac 5k

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The GPU's in the 'Thin Series' are all soldered to the logic boards. Apple no longer uses MXM cards. Sorry, not replaceable.

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