Cores are running very cool under load transferring files, Photoshop The latest version is 3. None of these can match the performance potential of SATA, so all will strangle the performance of the iMac. Recent Articles and Reviews. Sep 30, 3:

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Photo Gallery – iMac Mini-PCIe SATA Card Install/Mod for eSATA use

Cores are running very cool under load transferring files, Photoshop What if, though, we offered a turnkey service for adding this interface jpx-3132 your new iMac? Of course you will lose wireless connectivity, but you mpx-3123 always use the ethernet port or a usb wireless network adapter. I will order it this weekend. We are simply extending the single-channel internal port to a more accessible external port.

Correct, for all the details check out our iMac Turnkey Upgrade page. OWC could certainly add the iMacs to their configuration list, but with fewer options since there are only 2 internal SATA ports to work with as opposed to 3 on the model. Be Sociable, Share this!

Would this pcie card work in my situation? Regardless, if you do see a problem with one version of the SI driver, try the other to see if that helps. This is because you don’t see whether or not you have engaged the latches.


The problem is that the drives at least in my iMac overheat when inside the chassis at least in my iMac and the whole machine slows to npx-3132 crawl. Add esata port to imac 24″ During the replacement of my hard drive in my iMac I noticed that the SATA port is close to the bottom of the display. Here some real world copy tests: I had fun doing it!

Want to attach a RAID system for video editing or other capacity-intensive work? If only for the iMac? There was no mini update.

Four Ways to Add eSATA to Your iMac

Maybe because the card replaced the airport card. Discounts on external eSata enclosures if purchased with the mod? You might also want to mpx-3123 these other posts This was much faster for file copying, and saved me mzc 18 hours in file copying per 2 TB drive.

The idea came from your site. Posted on Sep 12, So I have taken the hard drive out and now run it in an external firewire chassis.


They don’t sell a do-it-yourself kit, one has to send their iMac to them. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This would be the perfect setup and alleviate all of the shortcomings of the iMac.

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Im in green valley. Would mpx-313 sort of thing appeal to you? I bought the sata to esata adapter at http: You should not try the switch if you are not used to this kind of work. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.

Adding eSata to my late 2009 iMac 27inch

Also, what happens to my warranty at Apple as well as AppleCare? If possible, what about also scheduling other services like RAM upgrades, hard drive swaps while the iMac is in the shop? I will upgrade to Can yo tell me why this is a good idea?