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Model A1418 / Late 2013 / 2.7 & 2.9 GHz Core i5 or 3.1 GHz Core i7 Processor

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2013 iMac 21,5" cpu replacement

I bought an imac at the end of 2013,its has the i5 chip in it, can i replace it with the i7? Ive allready maxed out the ram and installed a 512 gb samsung 840 pro ssd.

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That model came with an i7 as an option so if you can find a logic board, you can swap it in.

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The CPU is replaceable. Here’s an excellent answer to this question by Dan:

CPU upgrade for A1418 (EMC 2742))

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