Flexx DIY Bundle with Transcend SSD to swap main HDD for SSD on 27-inch iMac 2012 to 2019

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DIY Bundle kit to swap the main HDD for SSD compatible with 27-inch iMac 2012 - 2019

This kit is made of Transcend 230S SATA III 6G SSD and installation tools

Add a high-performance Transcend 6G SSD to your iMac.
No software hacks are required.
Backed by free DIY install videos and expert support.

Upgrade with Confidence!
The complete solution for your 2012 - 2019 27" iMac
Experience the extreme performance of a Transcend 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
With sustained data speeds of over 500 MB/s, up to 100X greater data protection than enterprise class Hard Disk Drives, and RAISE technology for RAID-like data protection and reliability, the Transcend 6G SSD line delivers unbeatable performance that's backed by Transcends 3 year Warranty.

Upgrade Your iMac with Confidence.
OWC's in-line solution is the only hardware digital thermal sensor on the market allowing a third-party SATA drive to be installed in your iMac. A convenient, plug-and-play cable, the In-line Digital Thermal Sensor eliminates fan noise and maintains proper system fan control through the iMac's System Management Controller. This innovative device is designed specifically for the iMac, requires no software hacks and ensures compatibility with Apple's built-in diagnostic processes.

Maintains the highest performance while offering ultimate convenience
The NewerTech AdaptaDrive has been benchmark test proven to deliver the same data transfer rates as is experienced when a drive is connected directly to the SATA data bus. The AdaptaDrive doesn't create a bottleneck or any performance throttling...it delivers pure data pass-through performance and drive use convenience from any 2.5" SATA 1.5Gb/s, 3Gb/s, or 6Gb/s hard drive or SSD.

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. Flexx assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the installation.

(1) Transcend 6G SSD
(1) AdaptaDrive 2.5" to 3.5" Drive Converter Bracket
(1) OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor Cable
(2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup
(1) Torx T10 driver
(1) Torx T8 driver
(1) 27" 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.

SSD Specification

Available Capacity 256GB / 512GB / 1TB / 2TB / 4TB
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 2,000,000 hour(s)
Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD) 0.3 (5 yrs)
TRIM & NCQ Command Yes
S.M.A.R.T. Yes
DDR3 DRAM Cache Yes
Advanced Garbage Collection Yes
DevSleep Mode Yes
RAID Engine Yes
LDPC Coding Yes
Sequential Read/Write (CrystalDiskMark)

256GB - up to 530 MBs / 400 MBs   PDF Specification sheet

512GB - up to 560 MBs / 500 MBs   PDF Specification sheet

1TB - up to 560 MBs / 500 MBs        PDF Specification sheet

2TB - up to 560 MBs / 520 MBs        PDF Specification sheet

4TB - up to 560/520 MB/s               PDF Specification sheet

4K Random Read/Write (IOmeter)

4 TB - up to 90,000/85,000 IOPS
2 TB - up to 85,000/89,000 IOPS
1 TB - up to 85,000/85,000 IOPS
512 GB - up to 65,000/85,000 IOPS
256 GB - up to 65,000/85,000 IOPS

Terabytes Written (TBW)

4 TB - 2,240 TBW
2 TB - 1,120 TBW
1 TB - 560 TBW
512 GB - 280 TBW
256 GB - 140 TBW

Product Overview 
  • 2.5-inch form factor with SATA III 6Gbps interface (backwards compatible with SATA 3Gbps and SATA 1.5Gbps)
  • Performance: Faster boot than HDD, Faster access to applications, enhanced productivity and increased efficiency
  • Fully compatible with devices and OS that support the SATA standard
  • Non-volatile Flash Memory for outstanding data retention
  • Ultra-efficient Block Management and Wear Levelling
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T. - Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology
  • 3-year warranty or TBW - whichever is earlier applies
Certificate CE/ FCC/ BSMI/ KC/ RCM/ UKCA
Warranty 5 Years
Note Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.
The workload used to rate DWPD may be different from your actual workload, which may vary due to host hardware, software, usage, and storage capacity.
Terabytes Written (TBW) expresses the endurance under the highest capacity.
For Mac users please visit our Apple Solutions here.


iMac w/Retina 5K display (27-inch Early 2019) (March 2019) Model ID: iMac19,1 | 3.0GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.7GHz i5, 3.6GHz i9
iMac w/Retina 5K display (27-inch Mid 2017) (June 2017) Model ID:iMac18,3 | 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i5, 3.8GHz i5, 4.2GHz i7
iMac w/Retina 5K display (27-inch Late 2015) (October 2015) Model ID:iMac17,1 | 3.2GHz i5, 3.3GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac w/Retina 5K display (27-inch Mid 2015) (May 2015) Model ID: iMac15,1 | 3.3GHz i5, 3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac w/Retina 5K display (27-inch Late 2014) (October 2014) Model ID: iMac15,1 | 3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
iMac (27-inch Late 2013) (September, 2013) Model ID: iMac14,2 | 3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i7
iMac (27-inch Late 2012) (October 2012) Model ID: iMac13,2 | 2.9GHz i5, 3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7


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    Posted by Terry Lloyd on 12th May 2023

    The service & postage was verry good