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It started with an iMac, then a Mac Mini and also a iPhone 5 screen replacement.

Jeroen Rebergen -

iMac Intel 27" EMC 2429

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iMac Intel 27" EMC 2429 Hard Drive Replacement

45 minutes


My Problem

I bought the iMac maxed out at the time, besides the hard drive. This was an 1TB. I wanted something bigger. Now it's got an Seagate FireCuda 2TB. Also discovered that I could upgrade the RAM to 32GB! Time to buy some tools from iFixit and the parts. Also after not been opened for at least 4 years, it was time for a cleaning!

For the Mac Mini I got an SSD and the old 2x4GB RAM from the iMac. The iPhone 5 got a new screen (bought from iFixit)

My Fix

Al repairs went smooth. iFixit on the screen and just follow the steps. For the iMac I took my time, but without cleaning and no experience whatsoever with computer installation, I could have done it in 45 minutes.

My Advice

With Apple there is no 'it almost fits'! It fits or you have to try harder. Oh and the Essential Electronics Toolkit? I couldn't have done the iMac, Mac Mini or iPhone without it!!!

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Essential Electronics Toolkit


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