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OWC offers 2GB RAM module for MacBooks

updated 02:50 pm EDT, Tue March 20, 2007

3GB MacBook memory upgrade

Other World Computing (OWC) today announced that it is the first company to offer up to 3GB of expansion memory for Apple's consumer-oriented MacBook laptops. Apple itself only offers up to 2GB of memory when configuring a brand new MacBook, and the 3GB memory upgrade option is also compatible with Apple's MacBook Pro and Intel-based iMac systems. OWC also says its memory upgrades are priced at less than half of what Apple's factory-installed memory costs, and is easy to install via a free online video installation guide as well as a lifetime advance replacement warranty. OWC customers also receive trade-in rebates of up to $55 per module on their existing factory memory, according to the company. Memory modules for Apple's MacBook are available in 512MB ($45) and 1GB ($85) capacities with a 2GB kit (two 1GB module set for $170) also available. Memory upgrades for all Core 2 Duo Intel Macs are available in 2GB ($260) and 3GB (340) capacities.




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  1. Ikon

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    mini

    is next? :-)

  1. l008com

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    but

    3 GB = 1 GB + 2 GB.... If they are not matched pairs, they run slower. Plus since the graphics card uses real RAM as video RAM... your graphics would be slower too. I have 2 GB in my macbook now and I wouldn't do this upgrade. If I could put TWO 2 GB modules in.... :-D thats another story.

  1. legacyb4

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    paired memory

    I thought the same thing? Macbooks are supposed to be heavily dependent on paired DIMMs for maximum performance thus either having 2x512MB or 2x1GB but not a blend of the two.

    Now if the system could recognize and use 4GB of RAM, that would be something awesome!

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