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It is possible to create a Logical Volume Group spanning over more than two disks. I doubt that it will differentiate between fast and slow HDD. The SSD part should work though. To accomplish this put all drives in your iMac and boot to a Mavericks or Yosemite bootable installer thumb drive. Partition all drives as simple volumes with Disk Utility. Then ...


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Thunderbolt is a serial bus and can be chained, so only having one port does not mean you can only have additional monitor. Assuming the Thunderbolt monitor has two Thunderbolt ports you can use the second one to chain the two monitors in series Thus having 3 monitors (2 external and one from your iMac). How many monitors (and which resolution)can be driven ...


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I'm not sure what you mean. You need to be more specific. If it's that the Mac is tied to an Apple ID, no: only the current installation and user accounts are. Yes, you'll need one to download the installer unless you get it some other way (someone else downloads it, you use internet recovery, etc.) Sort of. To my knowledge, you can only do so if you have a ...


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No, the Fusion Drive will not work away from a Mac. The separate components can be formatted to work as stand alone drives but the core storage volume that we call a Fusion Drive will not function without OS X. The data is gone once the Fusion Drive is busted. You cannot recover data once the drive components cease to be associated as a Fusion Drive.


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I'd like to post an update: I have purchased two Corsair 4GB ram sticks. They work perfectly and passed the memory test. It is indeed a memory compatibility issue - My 27" Imac doesn't take 8GB ram sticks! Thank you all for your help!


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Update #2 I see you were able to successfully install Windows 10 by modifying the procedure given here. At some point in the future, I should replace this answer with a procedure similar to what you followed. Update #1 In my answer, I did state that I would need additional information before recommending changes to the steps given. Apple has published ...


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I have been having the same problem. Changing the name of the SSID fixes it immediately. But if I ever happen to switch off the router and switch it back on, the problem recurs and I have to think of yet another name.



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