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imac 2011

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    2011 Imac 21.5 fan speed issue

    Hi, i have a mid 2011 imac 21.5 inch. A while ago i decided to do a variety of upgrades to this computer and i installed open core to use modern macos. Everything seemed to be fine until it wasn't. I started facing a high fan speed issue. Originally i thought it was the hdd because i had swapped...
  2. Sealinski

    Best way to use an Nvme m.2 4 TB drive with mid-2011 iMac

    Hello. tL;dr at the bottom, I am in music production and just had to sell my m1 Mac Mini 16 gb ram 256 gb storage music machine. In which I booted Ventura from an OWC Envoy enclosure with a 4 TB Nvme m.2 TeamGroup SSD. I am blessed to have found (at a thrift store of all places) a mid-2011...
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    IMac 2011 won't boot any OS

    Hey everyone, I got a 2011 iMac that won't get past progress bar on any OS/hdd/ssd. So far tested: old hdd with High sierra, ssd with win 10 - can't boot fully, only restarts at progress bar. I even managed to install Ventura with oclp on new ssd but after root patching, I got the same problem...
  4. Anoxym

    iMac mid 2011 & K4100m

    Hi, I have a mid 2011 iMac upgraded with - K4100M Quadro NVIDIA graphic card (Flashed by nikey22) - 16Go RAM - i5 3.1Ghz - 250Go SSD - 1.5To I have successfully installed Ventura on it with OCLP in last version and everything works fine. But after couple days, freeze appear, the Mac doesn’t...
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    Buying a hard drive for my imac 21.5" 2011

    Hi, I have an iMac 21.5-Inch "Core i5" 2.8 (Mid-2011). But the hard drive has been removed by the seller. Which hard drive should I buy to put it back? Of course, it is better to have the temperature sensor. Also, if I don't put a hard drive back but add a SSD in the optical drive position...
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    Turning a 2011 27" iMac to a Standalone display

    My iMac has such a great display, so now that its getting old, i recon it be best to make it a standalone display and connect to it any Mac i wish. So far ive found this solution A and B to be the best (but seems pretty pricey), since one can make use all of the iMac's accessories (web cam and...
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    Recommended Mac Fan Control Settings 2011 Imac with SSD ??

    Hey, I have an iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011) running High Sierra. The shop I got it from upgraded the storage to a 1 TB Solid State SATA Drive and installed Mac Fan Control on it. When they gave it back to me it had these settings - ODD - Constant 3800 HDD - Sensor CT1000BX500SSD1 (start at 42...
  8. dimakot08

    iMac 2011 + HD5750 new EFI

    Hello everyone. Sorry for the translator. I have an iMac 2011 27" i7 and I needed to replace the video card in it. I purchased an HD 5750, it worked without any problems, but then the firmware update came and now the screen is black when turned on, but the iMac loads and works 100%. I understand...
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    iM 4,1-14,4 USB 3 Dock on 2011 iMac via Thunderbolt

    Hi Guys, I'm the proud owner of a mid-2011 iMac, which I use as my daily driver (besides my 2015 MacBook Pro which already has Thunderbolt 2 and USB 3). I have a few external USB SSDs that run at full speed on my MacBook Pro, but when I connect to my iMac it's throttle down to USB 2. Since I...
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    Error Flashing NVIDIA GTX780M on iMac 27" 2011

    Hi, I'm try to update my iMac with NVIDIA GTX780M 4Gb. I use USB Linux instruction method on @The_Croupier @dosdude1 @Nick [D]vB @nikey22 @internetzel can help me please. I try...
  11. MrZupp

    iMac 2011 K1100M - Target Display Mode Problem

    Hi, I'm trying to connect a Ryzen PC to my iMac 27" 2011 with a flashed K1100M running High Sierra, ( OpenCore 0.6.4 27" Nvidia config.plist ) but Target Display Mode doesn't work for some reason. I've tried it with a 2018 15" MacBook Pro using a 2m Thunderbolt 2 cable and a Thunderbolt 2 female...
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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?
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  17. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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 -...