SSD Upgrade Prices for current Apple iMac (post 2012)

SSD Upgrades to your post 2012 Apple iMac (aka “Tapered Edge” Aluminium iMac¹) can increase it’s life, capacity and speed and make it run like new .   From 2012 to the current model, Apple have been supplying iMac’s with either a HDD or a combined SSD/ HDD known as a “fusion drive” which is in essence a small SSD combined with a 1TB or larger HDD. The small SSD is used to run the OS and so they started quicker but unfortunately, the size of each new Mac OS update gets larger and larger and requiring more space. The only way to upgrade a fusion drive is to replace the whole drive with an SSD (replace the mechanical, slow HDD with a purely solid-state drive) SSD’s have no moving parts and are in essence a very large USB thumb or flash drive and they work 4 times faster than conventional drives. To find out if or how much your Apple Computer can be upgraded, you firstly need your computers serial number which can be found on the base of the stand on iMacs or click on “About this Mac“.   Where can I locate my Mac Serial or Mac ID Number?   Once you have your serial number send an email to and we can then give you a written quote of options that will suit your Apple ¹Tapered Edge Aluminium iMac “Tapered Edge” Aluminium iMac models 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 have a sharp tapered edge around the display. They come in two sizes, 21.5″ and 27″. Regardless of release date, these systems can be identified collectively by model numbers A1418 and A1419. See Also Speed up your Apple Mac Speed up your Apple Mac with an SSD Speed up your Apple iMac with an SSD Speed up your Apple Macbook Pro Retina with an SSD Speed up your Apple Macbook Air with an SSD Speed up your Windows PC or Laptop with an SSD Speed up your Apple Macbook with an SSD Need more help? Covid-19 Update: Business as usual for workshop repairs, remote support and onsite support. If you live in Western Australia, and you need any kind of computer help, please bring your computer to us at 315 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia or call us out. You can email us at or call: 08 6118 2601  For instant remote control sessions, follow the instructions found on this page Tags: 2012 imac, 2013 imac, 2014 imac, 2015 imac, apple imac upgrade, apple ssd upgrade, fusion drive, hdd, hdd upgrade, iMac, imac A1418, imac A1419, post 2012 imac, SSD, ssd upgrade, Tapered Edge Aluminium iMac, Tapered Edge Aluminum iMac, tapered edge imac