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Old Nov 21, 2012, 12:00 AM   #1
mindquest
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Can I install HDD in optical bay of 27" iMac 11.1 Late 2009

I have a 27" Late 2009 iMac (11,1) and wanted to replace the HDD with an SSD and put the HDD where the optical bay is. Will the HDD fit there? Do I need any sort of kit to install it.

I could put the SSD drive in the optical bay but with this model the SSD can only get to a 1.5 GB "negotiated Link Speed" on the SATA 2 connector located there. Rather to take full advantage of the SSD drive if possible.

Thanks in advance!
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 03:05 AM   #2
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No, the HDD won't fit where the optical drive is.
Just put the SSD there and you're good.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 02:04 PM   #3
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No, the HDD won't fit where the optical drive is.
Just put the SSD there and you're good.
Thanks!!
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