There are a few upgrades that can be carried out on an iMac but the iMac Hard Drive upgrade can add some life to an older iMac. Not only by adding extra space but also speed. Upgrading to a Hybrid SSD/HDD or a true SSD(Solid State Hard Drive) can give your ageing iMac or MacBook a fantastic speed boost. Add in some extra RAM memory and it would be like new again.
No matter how clean of a working space your iMac or MacBook lives in over the years they collect lots of dust. Ideally this should be cleaned out every year to make sure your iMac or MacBook has the optimal of air flow over the important parts like the CPU and Graphics card. This will help to increase the life of your Apple device.
Behind the LCD panel on a Apple iMac you gain access to the hard drive. It is not really advisable to attempt this upgrade yourself without a lot of research. The power supply in the top right holds a charge for many hours even if the iMac is turned off and unplugged. This can give you a nasty shock!!
Here is the hard drive that we decided would be best for this upgrade. A hybrid ssd is a blend of two types of drives adding a large amount of space and a speed boost and less expensive than a large sized SSD.
Here at Combe Wood Computers we are only too happy to supply advice on the best upgrades to suit your iMac or MacBook. Once we have established what would be the best upgrade for your needs we would book in your Apple device at a time to suits you and keep you informed along the way on how things are going.
Below you will find one of our clients iMac’s that had run out of space and become very slow indeed. The hard drive was full to the brim with files. We advised to upgrade the hard drive to a much bigger one. Rather than choose a true solid state hard drive upgrade we thought that a Hybrid SSD would be better and keep the price down!
We clean out your iMac or MacBook of dust. Making sure all fans and vents are free of dust. In extreme cases where the device may have overheating issue we would also remove the logic board and clean the old thermal compound from the CPU and GPU and replace it with brand new.
Well, here we have it a 2009 iMac upgraded from a 320 GB hard drive to a 1TB hybrid hard drive adding both space and speed. All ready now for our client to collect and enjoy the added boost. Simply the best local Apple repair service on your doorstep.
We also offer MacBook and iMac servicing. This would include a full strip down cleaning all internal parts and applying thermal compound to the vital components. In turn this will prolong the life of your Apple device.
Ready to give your iMac or MacBook a new lease of life ?