Internal hard drive replacement
What internal hard drive is compatible with my system?
iMac Intel 27インチ EMC 2309 (Late 2009, Core 2 Duo 3.06もしくは3.33 GHz) ID iMac10,1, EMC 2374 (Late 2009, Core i5 2.66 GHzもしくは Core i7 2.8 GHz) ID iMac11,1
You’ll need to get a SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) compatible drive. Your options are either a HD, SSHD or SSD drive.
Depending on your current drive you may want to look at just adding a second drive in this case a SSD to give the system some zip! The easiest way is to swap out your optical drive for a special carrier and the SSD. Here’s the guide Installing iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374 Dual Drive to follow and here’s the carrier 12.7 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure
If your current HDD is failing then you could go with either a SSHD or SSD both offer better performance than a traditional HDD your system currently has. Here’s the guide to install it iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374 Hard Drive Replacement. You will need this in-line thermal sensor as todays drives often don’t have the needed hookups for the system to access the internal drives sensor Apple was expecting OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor for iMac Late 2009 - Mid 2010 HDD or SSD Upgrade
OK so far we’ve talked about the two possible mounting options, lets talk about the needed drive. As I stated at the beginning your system requires a SATA II compatible drive. You’ll want to review the spec sheet of the drive you plan to use to make sure it lists SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) support. Many of todays drives are fixed SATA III (6.0 Gb/s) which will only work in a SATA III system. Some drives offer multiple SATA I/O support (we call these drives Auto Sense).
As an example here are two drives:
You’ll note both of these list 3.0 Gb/s on the interface line.
40 minutes - 2 hours
1 - 2 hours
過去 24時間: 0
過去 7 日: 1
過去 30 日: 2