iMac Pro Repairability Score: 3 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair)
The RAM and CPU are both modular, meaning repairs and upgrades are a go—despite what Apple tells you.
The dual SSDs are modular, but custom-made by Apple, complicating replacement.
Cutting the tape to open the iMac isn't too hard (with the right tools), but it must then be replaced to complete any repair.
Key replaceable components are buried behind the logic board, requiring a lot of disassembly for access.
The loss of the external RAM access hatch makes for much more challenging upgrades compared with the 27" iMac 5K.
The GPU is BGA-soldered in place—potentially a major drawback on a "pro" workstation. No easy graphics upgrades are possible, so choose your configuration wisely.
Your contributions are licensed under the open source Creative Commons license.
Insert a new line below
Insert a new line above
Indent current line
Unindent current line
Delete current line
Navigate to next step.
Navigate to previous step.