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DIY Bundle

2.0TB OWC 6G SSD
and Internal SSD Kit for 2010 27" iMacs

Mac
Mercury Extreme Pro SSD and SSD Bay Solution
Upgrade with Confidence!
The complete solution for your 2010 iMac
Configuration flexibility is yours when you add a second internal drive using the OWC SSD bay kit. Boost your storage capacity by adding additional storage, and enjoy near-instantaneous boot and app loading times thanks the performance of an OWC 6G SSD.
Fast and reliable solid-state storage
With incredible sustained data speeds, up to 100X greater data protection than enterprise class Hard Disk Drives, and RAISE technology for RAID like data protection and reliability, the OWC Mercury 6G SSD line delivers unbeatable performance, that's backed by an incredible OWC SSD Limited Warranty.
We are here to help
OWC's SSD bay kit comes backed by OWC's award-winning U.S.A. based technical support team which is readily available to assist you with your upgrade should you have any questions. If you are not fully confident of your ability to add an SSD to your 2010 27-inch iMac, you can choose to have OWC "Do It For You" via our Turnkey Upgrade Installation Program.

Please note, that before attempting to perform this installation, it is recommended you watch the associated instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.

Release Candidate (RC) firmware set

There are two kinds of firmware for SSDs Mass Production (MP) and Release Candidate (RC). Prior to an MP firmware release, there are beta firmware releases and an RC firmware release. Often, the RC is the same as the MP release, however there can be small changes and bug fixes made between the two. OWC has evaluated the RC for the 6Gb/s SandForce 2281 Processor and found it to be stable with no issues reported during our testing. However, as with any evolutionary product, issues may surface as different usages and configurations are employed and it is important to understand that there will be further updates and revisions.

Since no firmware update is currently offered for the OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G SSD, no update page exists. To see the typical steps involved with a self performed field firmware update, please visit our 3Gb/s product update page at: http://eshop.macsales.com/Customized_Pages/Framework.cfm?page=sf_firmware.html

It is important to note that the current firmware update tool requires the use of Windows XP/Vista/7. OWC is currently working on a Mac OS based update tool, but we do not have an exact availability date.

2.0TB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD Specifications:

Specifications

Controller
Phison PS3112-S12 with 7% over-provisioning
NAND
Synchronous Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND Flash
Form Factor
2.5-inch 7mm
Interface
SATA 6.0 Gb/s
Capacity
1920GB useable capacity
Total Flash Memory Components – 2048GB
128GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
Formatted Capacity
1788GiB
RAID Support
Yes
SMART Attributes
Standard attributes supported
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
Manufacturer Model Number
S3D7P6GS2.0
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format

Physical

Height (max)
0.7 cm (0.3 in)
OWC 7mm – 9.5mm Adapter
1 included (buy additional)
Width (max)
7.0 cm (2.8 in)
Length (max)
10.0 cm (3.9 in)
Weight
77.0 g (0.17 lbs)

Reliability

TRIM Support
OS Dependent

Performance

Sequential Reads (Max)
Up to 550 MB/s
Sequential Writes (Max)
Up to 530 MB/s
Sequential 4K Read
Up to 100,000 IOPS
Sequential 4K Write
Up to 90,000 IOPS

Power

Active
Write: 2700mW (2.7W) Maximum draw

Environmental (Operating)

Altitude
-304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Altitude
304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)
Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 85°C

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
0.0 bels
Seek (Typical)
0.0 bels
  • 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences. 
  • In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n K27IM10SP2TB UPC#: 812437025736

Gallery

SSD Install Video


This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
(July 2010)
Model ID: iMac11,3
3.2GHz i3, 2.8GHz i5, 3.6GHz i5, 2.93GHz i7

Includes

  • (1) OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD
  • (1) 18" SATA III 6Gbps data cable
  • (1) SSD Power Cable for 2010 27" iMac
  • (2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup
  • (1) Torx T10 driver
  • (1) Phillips #2 driver
  • (1) Nylon Pry Tool (Spudger)
  • (1) iMac Adhesive tape set for SSD installation
  • (1) OWC Blue Microfiber Screen Cleaning Cloth

NOTE: This kit contains consumable and/or one time use components and therefore is non-refundable if opened. If you have any concerns about your ability to perform the upgrade, you can return the unopened kit for a refund.

Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use - but should the need occur - we're proud to provide a superior level of support and service coverage to our customers.

5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty

Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 1 out of 1 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: merlin2288 Location: Madison, WI Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 OWC Upgrade Kit Worth Every Penny September 18, 2018 The OWC upgrade kit made this a very smooth process. Upgrading my iMac with an SSD means I'll get a few more years out of use out of it at a very reasonable cost. I could not be happier with the results.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY Kit for 2010 27" iMac's internal SSD: 240GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD.. Customer Videos:

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: TheRock Location: Iceland, RVK Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 DIY Bundle, best solution for my 2010 27" iMac December 16, 2016 This is the "Best Buy" I could get for my 2010 27" iMac.The installation went well and everything is working very fine. I didn't think that I would say, I got a new iMac, but really this is such a different in performance. Get one, today :-)

Thank you MacSales.com.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from DIY Kit for 2010 27" iMac's internal SSD bay: 1.0TB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD.. Customer Videos:

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