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How to Upgrade or Install a PCIe SSD in a 21.5-inch Apple iMac (2017)

OWC Skill Level: "Advanced" Professional Installation Recommended Contact Customer Service
Duration: 22:11
OWC's step-by-step video of how to upgrade or install a PCIe SSD in a 21.5-inch Apple iMac (2017).
Note: OWC Aura Pro X2 SSDs can only be installed in 21.5-inch iMac models that came with a factory-installed SSD or Fusion drive. Hard Drive (HDD) only machines can be upgraded with a OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD or OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD.
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iMac 21.5" 4K + iMac 21.5" (2017)

iMac 21.5-inch with Retina 4K and non-Retina (2017)

Model ID:
How to find your Mac's Model ID
  • iMac18,1
  • iMac18,2


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