Jun 30, 2012

2010 Mac-mini Broken Fan Sensor Fix

Posted by Knick

I upgraded my 2010 Mac-mini HDD to an SSD and in doing so I broke the HDD temperature control sensor off the motherboard. When it first happened I thought I had ruined my Mac but after finishing the project and powering it back up all that it had done was make the fans run at a full 5500 RPM 100% of the time. I did some research and found some helpful information on how to fix this problem.

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Jun 29, 2012

27" iMAC SSD Install

Posted by Knick

I had the opportunity to add an SSD to a 2011 27 inch iMac last week and wanted to post and share my experience so others could benefit from my work. In doing a lot of research I found that if you replace the existing drive with an SSD you will have fan issues and will need to use software to control them, if you ADD a second drive and leave the original in you will not have any of those issues.

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