imac 2011

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    Gtx 965m GPU in 2011 iMac 27 inch

    Need to know if a GTX 965m GPU will work in my iMac 2011, will it work but just not have boot screen or brightness control?
  2. R

    iMac mid 2011. External upgrade BT 4.0 with dongle

    hello all! I recently (finally... :-) ) could buy an Imac in very good shape. I’m very glad with it. I upgraded the iMac and the specs are now as follows: 27inch I7 High Sierra 250 GB SSD 1 TB HD 1GB videokaart 8 GB Ram The iMac runs grate…however my bike trainer does not connect with the BT...
  3. R

    Re-seating iMac 27 2011 motherboard

    Hi, I’ve been a spectator of this forum for awhile now, especially of the 2011 iMac GPU upgrade thread. I had acquired one of these machines myself about 4 months ago, I wanted to eventually make it my primary computer, so I set out to install an SSD, additional RAM, along with applying new...
  4. B

    Migration Assistant from Time Machine backup questions

    I want to restore my Time Machine backup from my now-dead iMac onto a new Mac Mini, but since I'd like to do this right the first time, I have some questions before I proceed. (I realize this should be a simple operation, but I'm just being cautious.) The Time Machine backup exists on a 1TB...
  5. D

    Can I get SSD ('s) my mid 2011 iMac?

    ...I'm so sorry if this has already been answered a billion times... but here's a billion amateur questions: 1/ Can I replace my mid 2011's internal harddrive with a SSD disc? 2/ Can I do the same with the optical drive? - any advantages / risks I must be aware of? 3/ I'm recording music via...
  6. parisinvest

    iMac 2011 27" Radeon 6970M 2048MB EFI Rom

    hi guys, it's was my first time to have an original 2048MB ram video card on an iMac 2011, model amd radeon hd 6970M, it did has a boot screen and start menu, so grab its' rom and share it here, for someone who can use it to flash the dell pc cards, have fun, Daniel
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    External SSD on Thunderbolt 1

    Hi, I have a 21.5”, Mid 2011 iMac running High Sierra. I would like to lengthen the life of the machine, so I was thinking of hooking up an external SSD to its thunderbolt 1 port. Ideally this external SSD would also be bus-powered. The plan is to put the OS and all my apps onto this SSD (if...
  8. waaseemch

    iMac mid 2011...few questions regarding:SSD upgrade

    Hi guys It's my first ever post in any Forum so please please be gentle.... I am new to forums...never used any forums before so please help if I am missing some rules or guide to right direction please.... I have iMac mid 2011 27"....with 1TB it.... Given to me by a friend I have...
  9. LAHegarty

    Loading, Restarts, Repeats (iMac 27 2011 i5)

    Hi, looking for things to try Turns on loading bar displays and loads all the way then the screen grays out before loading OS login screen, stays on for about 30 seconds then restarts and repeats. To no avail, I've tried the following: - PRAM reset - SMC reset - Tried different RAM -...
  10. rchlhlprt

    High Sierra troubles IMac 2011

    Hi everyone who may be reading this, I need to pick your brains as I am all out of ideas and have tried everything. I purchased an IMac second hand 2011 model, got it serviced and had a new fan replaced. I installed new user and High Sierra and everything thing seemed to be going...
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    Is it possible to use a 27” inch iMac as external monitor on a 27” iMac 2011 with bootcamp?

    I am a parttime sysadmin who works on an iMac 27” 2011 with Windows bootcamp. At the moment my external screen is a 21,5” Dell 2211h.. I would like to upgrade the monitor because it is very small and makes it a ugly setup. We have more 27” iMacs at work so i would like to use two instead of...
  12. BrettOlbrys

    iMac mid 2011 21.5" Help Needed

    Hard drive is crashing, so ordered replacement kit and attempted to install last night. Ifixit instructions say to install unformatted hard drive into iMac and connect original drive externally, which I did. Hardest part of install was reconnecting the LCD cable and it took me a while to do...
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    Resolved 2011 iMac 27" EMC 2429 Clean Install OS

    Hi all, Thanks in advance. I tried to perform a clean install of MacOS High Sierra on my 2011 iMac 27" (EMC2429) using these instructions* (created a bootable USB); however it's been failing. Specifically, after erasing the "Macintosh HD" it tried to install Sierra from the bootable USB disk...
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    Target display mode with 2016 MacBook Pro and 2011 iMac

    Hey, I want to connect my 2016 MacBook Pro to my 2011 iMac using target display mode. I found this cable on Amazon but after doing some digging I am starting to get the feeling it is not quite as simple (or cheap) as this to achieve my objective...
  15. Shintsu

    Which is supported longer - iMac or MBP?

    I'm looking at a 2011 27" iMac 2.7 GHz 8GB RAM 1 TB for $625 vs. a 2012 13" MBP (non-retina) 2.5 GHz 4GB RAM 500 GB for $450. I'm wanting to buy this computer for general web use, typing docs and the like, watching videos, and doing some light development work. I have a gaming PC which I intend...
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    transfer files between iMac's and Retina display question.

    Hi All. 1. How can I transfer files and so one, between two iMac's an old mid 2011 27" iMac where the GPU is dead, so blue screen and can't get into the desktop, to a new late 2015 27" iMac ?? 2. I know how to open the old mid 2011, but can see it's harder on a late 2015, my question is - is...
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    mid 2011 27" iMac - dying GPU

    Hi all I have an iMac from mid 2011, 27" i7 with the 2GB GDDR 5 AMD 6970m card. And im getting some black screens, with vertical 1pt. red lines, when i then reboot i get Grey or mostly Blue screens. I have tried this: Boot into Single-User mode Execute the following commands: /sbin/fsck...
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    Creating a "Twin" iMac from a different year iMac?

    I am wondering if it is possible to back up a mac, then use that back up on a different mac to make a twin. The end goal is to update the OS on my late 2012 iMac from 10.8.5 to 10.9.5. I have a mid 2011 iMac and a late 2013 iMac at my disposal, each running on 10.9.5. Also, I don't want to...
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    Photos not updating from one Mac to Photo Stream

    I have an iMac and a MacBook Pro and i have noticed the problem for awhile, although I haven't been able to solve it. On my photo stream I am able to see the photos that are uploaded onto my Mac Book Pro, although I am not able to see any of the photos from my iMac. I have confirmed that Photo...
  20. SnarkyBear

    I probably bought my last Mac this week. A 2011 iMac.

    We have been using Mac’s since just before Apple converted to Intel processors, i.e. 2005. Wanting to replace our 2006 iMac, I looked at Apple’s lowest cost option 21.5" option. I then went on Craigslist and found a top-of-the-line 27" 2011 iMac for $550 (in excellent condition). Here is a...