Can I fit ssd to entry level iMac (500gb model)

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  1. sisko

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    I bought an entry level iMac just before Xmas. I know on the Apple website there are no options for a bigger hdd nor to fit an ssd, but would it be possible to fit an ssd?

    Is there a spare bay for an ssd in the entry level model!
     
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    Thanks for the info; I wasn't sure if there was a secondary drive bay.

    So much for that idea.
     
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    Doesn't the current iMac have a different type of hard drive connector, thus blocking the figment of replacement drives like you could before?
     
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    You can fit an SDD (in addition to your hard drive). You can either buy the mounting kit from an Apple spares seller, or use Velcro to fix it in place. An alternative would be to fit it in place of the optical drive.

    There are plenty of guides out there, such as:

    Install SSD iMac 2011 - How-To DIY Guide Tutorial
     

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