OWC DIY Bundle with Mercury Electra 6G SSD to change main HDD for SSD on 27-inch iMac 2012 - 2019
This kit is made of Mercury Electra 6G SSD and installation tools.
Add a high-performance OWC 6G SSD to your iMac.
No software hacks 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 an OWC 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 OWC Mercury 6G SSD line delivers unbeatable performance, that's backed by an incredible OWC SSD Limited 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 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. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.
(1) OWC Mercury Electra 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.
|Capacity||250GB / 500GB / 1TB / 2TB / 4TB|
|Storage Interface||SATA 6.0 Gb/s|
|Sequential Read (Max) / Sequential Write (Max)||
250GB - up to 535 MB/s / 465 MB/s
500GB - up to 540 MB/s / 500 MB/s
1TB - up to 540 MB/s / 500 MB/s
2TB - up to 540 MB/s / 500 MB/s
4TB - up to 524 MB/s / 516 MB/s
|TRIM Support||OS Dependent|
|S.M.A.R.T. Attributes||Standard attributes supported|
|Mac OS Compatibility / PC OS Compatibility||Yes|
250GB - 1,500,000 hours MTBF
500GB - 1,500,000 hours MTBF
1TB - 1,500,000 hours MTBF
2TB - 1,500,000 hours MTBF
4TB - 1,600,000 hours MTBF
Other DetailsiMac 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