What hard drive does a 2009 iMac have?

All “Late 2009” iMac models and all “Mid-2010″ models have a 3 Gb/s SATA 2.0 connector for a 3.5” hard drive.

Is a late 2009 iMac still good?

Apple considers 2009 iMacs as “Obsolete” and so should you. Many newer applications won’t even load or run on an 11 year old computer. This would include modern web browsers and that would make your computer and personal data at risk. You online meeting and university software may not work either.

Can I upgrade a 2009 iMac?

A late 2009 iMac cannot be upgraded beyond High Sierra 10.13. 6.

Can I use an external SSD for IMAC?

Luckily, you can use an external SSD as your startup disk to run macOS and all your data from that. It will make your Mac 10 to 40 times faster for storage, and in turn, make your entire Mac system much faster.

Can I put a SSD in my 2009 iMac?

You’ll need an adapter frame to hold the smaller 2.5″ SSD drive where the 3.5″ HDD sits and you’ll need a special in-line thermal sensor to replace the HDD’s internal sensor OWC – In-line Digital Thermal Sensor for iMac Late 2009 – Mid 2010 Hard Drive Upgrade.

What are the technical specifications of the iMac 27?

iMac (27-inch, Late 2009) – Technical Specifications. Processor and memory. 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB shared L2 cache. 3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB shared L2 cache. 2.66GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with 8MB shared L3 cache; Turbo Boost dynamic performance up to 3.2GHz.

What is the difference between a late 2009 and aluminum iMac?

The “Late 2009” iMac line looks similar to earlier Aluminum iMac models but have an “edge-to-edge” glass design and a “seamless all aluminum enclosure” (previous aluminum models have a modest aluminum border around the display and a plastic back).

Should I put an internal SSD in my iMac?

An internal SSD in your iMac will be FAST! If you plan on doing a DIY of your iMac, if you have never did a teardown/reassembly of any computer and, especially, an iMac, you need to be careful. Lots of different sized fasteners and small fiddly connectors to be careful of.