How to know macbook pro's memory limitation for upgrade

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  1. slipperStick

    slipperStick New Member

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    Im planning to upgrade my mbp's 2gb memory to 4gb.. but im not sure of the limitation..
    Pano po ba malalaman kung hindi pede mag upgrade?
     
  2. rafaelc378

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    What version of MBP do you own?
     
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    Th new 13 inch MBP can accomodate up to 4 gig RAM, the 15 and 17 inch can go up to 8 gig
     
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    The new 13 in MBP can also accomodate upto 8 gig too.
     
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    Guys, you're all assuming that the TS owns the new 13" MBP. That may not necessarily be the case.
     
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    In that case...

    For MacBook Pro Intel Core 2 Duo (pre-unibody)

    Up to 6GB Memory
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.2GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.4GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.5GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.6GHz
    MacBook Pro 17" 2.4GHz
    MacBook Pro 17" 2.5GHz
    MacBook Pro 17" 2.6GHz

    Up to 4GB Memory
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.16GHz
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.33GHz
    Macbook Pro 17" 2.33GHz

    All unibody MacBook Pros can be maxed out to 8GB
     
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    I think these models can accept 2 sticks of RAM (2 Gigs each) but can only use 3Gbs of RAM.
     
  11. slipperStick

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    macbook pro 17" 1st gen
     
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    Im using Macbook Pro 17" 1st Gen
    2.16 Ghz Intel Core Duo
    2GB 667 MHz DDR2
     
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    If you already have 2Gb RAM installed in your 1st gen MBP then you've already maxed it out. You won't be able to upgrade the RAM anymore. If you need more RAM you'll need to upgrade to a newer MacBook or MacBook Pro.
     
  14. bhoyetjumpay

    bhoyetjumpay Well-Known Member

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    your macbook pro can accommodate a maximum 2 gb ram only
     
  15. slipperStick

    slipperStick New Member

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    yun lang.. wlang pang upgrade sa bagong mbp haha!

     
  16. Mad Mac

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    I've always use Wikipedia's entry for whatever Mac I am interested in when checking out specs. It has good charts. You can type your Mac's serial no. at the Apple site under warranty to get your year of manufacture. The timeline charts offer a good idea on where you mac falls in the range. This site if great for shopping as well as upgrading.
     
  17. bhoyetjumpay

    bhoyetjumpay Well-Known Member

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    i used mactracker in checking out about apple products. it does not update immediately after the new products released but it helps a lot specially the older products you want to know.
     
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    Like Bhoyet, the way I do it is to refer to Mactracker
     

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