DIY Bundle with 500GB Samsung 870 EVO 6G SSD and HDD tool Kit for 21.5-inch iMac 2012 - 2019
With Samsung 870 Evo 6G SSD and iMac HDD tool kit. Included 2.5-inch external USB enclosure for the old hard drive.
Add a high-performance Samsung 870 EVO 6G SSD to your iMac.
No software hacks required.
Backed by free DIY install videos and expert support.
The complete solution for your 2012 and later 21.5-inch iMac
Experience the extreme performance of a Samsung SSD upgrade with this easy DIY SSD and hard drive replacement kit. Add an SSD to your hard drive equipped iMac to experience faster booting, near instant application launches and data transfer speeds up over 500 MB/s.
Fast and reliable solid-state storage
Delivering the latest in flash NAND and controller technology, utilizing SLC and 3D NAND for long-lasting, power-efficient performance, the Samsung 870 EVO series 6G SSD line offers a powerful combination of performance and reliability for demanding everyday computer users.
A True DIY upgrade
This comprehensive kit has all the tools you need to replace your factory HDD with a high-performance SSD, bringing a complete DIY upgrade within your reach. Includes drivers, glass removal suction cups, and screen adhesive so you can get the job done yourself. The included Express 2.5" USB 3.0 enclosure offers maximum mobile data storage/backup potential with a sleek, totally bus powered design. Just add your iMac's factory 2.5" hard drive or SSD and take your digital life with you wherever you roam!
Please note, that before attempting to perform this installation, it is recommended you watch the associated instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.
(1) Samsung 870 EVO 6G SSD
(1) OWC Express enclosure - black
(2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup
(1) Torx T10 driver
(1) 21.5" iMac Adhesive tape set for proper display resealing
(1) Nylon Pry Tool (Spudger)
(1) OWC Screen Removal Tool
(1) OWC Blue Microfiber Screen Cleaning Cloth
NOTE: This kit contains consumable and/or one-time-use components and therefore is non-refundable if opened. If you have any concerns about your ability to perform the upgrade, you can return the unopened kit for a refund.
|Available Capacity||250GB, 500GB, 1,000GB, 2,000GB, 4,000GB|
|Sequential Read Speed||Up to 560 MB/s|
|Sequential Write Speed||Up to 530 MB/s|
|Model Code (Capacity)||MZ-77E250 (250GB), MZ-77E500 (500GB), MZ-77E1T0 (1,000GB), MZ-77E2T0 (2,000GB), MZ-77E4T0 (4,000GB)|
|Form Factor||2.5 inch|
|Interface||SATA 6 Gb/s Interface,
compatible with SATA 3 Gb/s & SATA 1.5 Gb/s interface
|Storage Memory||Samsung V-NAND 3bit MLC|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||100 X 69.85 X 6.8 (mm)|
|Controller||Samsung MKX Controller|
|Cache Memory||Samsung 512 MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (250GB)
Samsung 512 MB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (500GB)
Samsung 1 GB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (1,000GB)
Samsung 2 GB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (2,000GB)
Samsung 4 GB Low Power DDR4 SDRAM (4,000GB)
|Encryption support||AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0), TCG/Opal, IEEE1667 (Encrypted drive)|
|WWN support||World Wide Name supported|
|Device sleep mode support||Yes|
|Garbage collection||Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm|
|Random Read (4KB, QD32)(3) (4)||Up to 98,000 IOPS|
|Random Write (4KB, QD32)(3) (4)||Up to 88,000 IOPS|
|Random Read (4KB, QD1)(3) (4)||Up to 13,000 IOPS|
|Random Write (4KB, QD1)(3) (4)||Up to 36,000 IOPS|
|Average power consumption (SYSTEM LEVEL)(5) (6)||250GB: Average: 2.2 W Maximum: 3.5 W (Burst mode)
500GB: Average: 2.2 W Maximum: 3.5 W (Burst mode)
1,000GB: Average: 2.5 W Maximum: 4.0 W (Burst mode)
2,000GB: Average: 2.5 W Maximum: 4.5 W (Burst mode)
4,000GB: Average: 2.5 W Maximum: 5.0 W (Burst mode)
|Power consumption (IDLE)(5) (6)||250GB: Max. 30 mW
500GB: Max. 30 mW
1TB: Max. 30 mW
2TB: Max. 35 mW
4TB: Max. 35 mW
|Allowable voltage||5V ± 5% Allowable voltage|
|Reliability (MTBF)||1.5 Million Hours Reliability|
|Operating Temperature||0 - 70 ℃|
|Shock||1,500 G & 0.5 ms (Half sine)|
|Software||Magician Software for SSD management-download|
|Notes||3)Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
4)Measured with Intelligent TurboWrite technology being activated
5)Actual power consumption may vary depending on system hardware & configuration
6)Power consumption is measured with IOmeter1.1.0 version with Intel Core i7-7700K CPU@4.20GHz, SAMSUNG DDR4 16GB, OS – Windows 10 PRO K x64bit, Chipset - Gigabyte GA-Z270X
2.5-inch Express Enclosure Specifications:
Compact and versatile – No AC Adapter Required!
The OWC Express 2.5" USB 3.0 Enclosure offers maximum mobile data storage/backup potential with a sleek, totally bus powered design. Just add your own 2.5" Serial ATA (SATA) I/II/III hard drive or SSD up to 9.5mm height and take your digital life with you wherever you roam!
Hard Drive Not Included – Needs 2.5" Serial ATA (SATA) Hard Drive
Express 2.5" SATA Hard Drive or Solid State Drive Enclosure
High-Quality Double Shielded USB 3.0 connecting cable
1 Year Enclosure Limited Warranty
5 Years manufacturer warranty
Other DetailsiMac w/Retina 4K display (21.5-inch Early 2019) (March 2019) Model ID:iMac19,2 | 3.6GHz i3, 3.0GHz i5, 3.2GHz i7
iMac w/Retina 4K display (21.5-inch Mid 2017) (June 2017) Model ID:iMac18,2 | 3.0GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.6GHz i7
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017) (June 2017) Model ID:iMac18,1 | 2.3GHz i5
iMac w/ Retina 4K display (21.5-inch Late 2015) (October 2015) Model ID:iMac16,2 | 3.1GHz i5, 3.3GHz i7
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015) (October 2015) Model ID:iMac16,1 | 1.6GHz i5, 2.8GHz i5
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014) (June 2014) Model ID: iMac14,4 | 1.4GHz i5
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013) (September 2013) Model ID: iMac14,3 | 2.9GHz i5 or 3.1GHz i7
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013) (September 2013) Model ID: iMac14,1 | 2.7GHz i5
iMac (21.5-inch Early 2013) (March 2013) Model ID: iMac13,1 | 3.3GHz i3
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,1 | 2.7GHz i5 , 2.9GHz i5, 3.1GHz i7