500GB OWC 3G SSD
and HDD Kit for Late 2009 - 2010 iMacs
Mercury Electra SSD and iMac HDD Kit
Upgrade with Confidence!
The complete solution for your 2009 - 2010 iMac
Experience the extreme performance of an OWC SSD upgrade with this easy DIY SSD and hard drive replacement kit. Add an SSD to your hard drive equipped iMac to experience faster booting, near instant application launches and lightning fast data transfer speeds.
Fast and reliable solid-state storage
Delivering the latest in flash NAND and controller technology, utilizing SLC and 3D NAND for long-lasting, power-efficient performance. Mercury Electra 3G SSD's offer a powerful combination of performance and reliability for demanding everyday computer users.
Upgrade Your iMac with Confidence.
OWC's in-line solution is the only hardware digital thermal sensor on the market allowing a third-party SATA drive to be installed in your iMac. A convenient, plug-and-play cable, the In-line Digital Thermal Sensor eliminates fan noise and maintains proper system fan control through the iMac's System Management Controller. This innovative device is designed specifically for the iMac, requires no software hacks and ensures compatibility with Apple's built-in diagnostic processes.
The NewerTech AdaptaDrive has been benchmark test proven to deliver the same data transfer rates as is experienced when a drive is connected directly to the SATA data bus. The AdaptaDrive doesn't create a bottleneck or any performance throttling...it delivers pure data pass-through performance and drive use convenience from any 2.5" SATA 1.5Gb/s, 3Gb/s, or 3Gb/s hard drive or SSD.
500GB Mercury Electra 3G SSD Specifications:
Tier 1 3D NAND
Standard 7mm 2.5"
SATA 3Gb/s & 1.5Gb/s supported,
SATA 3.1 Compliant
500GB useable capacity
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
77 grams +/- 2 grams
0.170 lbs +/- 2.71 oz
Sequential Read (Compressible Data)
Sequential Write (Compressible Data)
Sequential Read (Incompressible Data)
Sequential Write (Incompressible Data)
Random 4K Read
Up to 90,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write
Up to 60,000 IOPS
32°F to 158°F
0°C to 70°C
-40°F to 185°F
-40°C to 85°C
NewerTech Part Number
- Fully SATA Revision 3.0 (3Gb/s) compatible
- SATA Revision 2.0 (3Gb/s) and 1.0 (1.5Gb/s) compatible
- (1) 2.5" SATA 3Gb/s drive
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n KITIM09HE500 UPC#: 812437027662
- Height: 0.4 in (1.0 cm)
- Width: 4.0 in (10.2 cm)
- Length: 5.8 in (14.7 cm)
Weight (Without Drives
27" iMac (2010) Install Video
21.5" iMac (2010) Install Video
27" iMac (2009) Install Video
21.5" iMac (2009) Install Video
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Model ID: iMac11,3
3.2GHz i3, 2.8GHz i5, 3.6GHz i5, 2.93GHz i7
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Model ID: iMac11,2
3.06GHz i3, 3.2GHz i3, 3.6GHz i5
iMac (27-inch Mid 2009)
Model ID: iMac11,1
2.66GHz i5, 2.8GHz i7
iMac (27-inch Mid 2009)
Model ID: iMac10,1
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2009)
Model ID: iMac10,1
- (1) OWC Mercury 3G SSD
- (1) AdaptaDrive 2.5" to 3.5" Drive Converter Bracket
- (1) OWC In-line Digital Thermal Sensor Cable
- (2) OWC 2-1/4" Suction Cup
- (1) Torx T10 driver
- (1) Torx T8 driver
- (1) Nylon Pry Tool (Spudger)
- (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.
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.
3 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty
on the OWC Mercury Electra 3G SSD
1 Year OWC Brand Standard Limited Warranty
on the OWC In-line Thermal Sensor cable
5 Year NewerTech Product Limited Warranty
on the NewerTech AdaptaDrive
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.