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A1418 / EMC 2833 / Late 2015 / 3.1 GHz Core i5 or 3.3GHz Core i7 Processor. Released October 13, 2015.

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Can I replace a 2015 retina display with a non-retina 21.5" display

Can I replace the 2015 iMac retina display with a lower resolution 21.5 2015 iMac display?

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Sadly just like replacing tires you need to stick with the correct size!

As you can see here the display data cable is larger as it needs to carry more lines of data! The box is the exact same size between the two images.

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So no you can’t swap it out.

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A rookie question, but now I know. Thank you so much for that and the illustrated differences!

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