Fusion Drive iMac Replacement?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by willmtaylor, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. willmtaylor macrumors G3


    Oct 31, 2009
    A Natural State
    Anyone care to speculate on the likelihood of me being able to get Apple to replace my faulty Seagate drive with a Fusion drive? Would it even fit?

    Of course I'd be willing to pay the extra. I was just wondering if anyone has upgraded with their recalled HDD or had more knowledge than I of the iMac's internal real estate.
  2. glitch44 macrumors 65816

    Feb 28, 2006
    Most likely not. It's two separate drives and the SSD portion might even be soldered chips like in the Macbook Air. I doubt they'll be able or willing to do the install for you.
  3. rkaufmann87 macrumors 68000


    Dec 17, 2009
    Folsom, CA

    If history is any judge....absolutely not. You can purchase a Fusion drive though and request an AASP to install it, they won't do it at Apple's expense and an Apple Store will not do this upgrade either.

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