4 Replies Latest reply: Apr 22, 2014 5:09 AM by MajorMenace Cam
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What hardware upgrades can be done to the iMac 5,1 ?


Hardware Overview:

     Model Name:          iMac

     Model Identifier:          iMac5,1

     Processor Name:          Intel Core 2 Duo

     Processor Speed:          2 GHz

     Number Of Processors:          1

     Total Number Of Cores:          2

     L2 Cache:          4 MB

     Memory:          4 GB

     Bus Speed:          667 MHz

     Boot ROM Version:          IM51.0090.B09

     SMC Version (system):          1.8f2

     Serial Number (system):          W8******VUX

     Hardware UUID:          00000000-0000-1000-8000-0017F2D1F022


I know it is possible to upgrade the Hard drive.




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iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
Reply by Carolyn Samit on Apr 17, 2014 8:43 PM Helpful



You can upgrade the memory >  iMac: Memory specifications and upgrades

Reply by den.thed on Apr 17, 2014 9:57 PM Helpful

You could upgrade the HDD in your Late 2006 iMac to a 500GB or even 1T HDD, but be warned that it is somewhat difficult even for a seasoned computer repair person.


Have a look at > iMac Intel 20" EMC 2105 and 2118 Repair - iFixit


Again, DIY on that model requires digging in pretty deep and one wrong move could render it useless.

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