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Mac Specs: mbp 15 2009, mbp 13 2010

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Originally Posted by wrightm View Post
I have a macbook pro...about 1 year old 2.53GHZ 13".....has always worked fine..never had a problem.
Just upgraded to 8GB ram...put in patriot 1333 (needs a 1038 or something, but they said the higher speed should not matter).
Everything worked fine when starting up and memory was recognized. But when browsing internet, after a bit, the screen dimmed and froze and I got a message saying I needed to manually reset. Has happened a number of times since.
I'm guessing this is a memory problem? I made sure to discharge before installing.
Is it the version of this ram you think, or should I just try to exchange for a new chip and try again. It was pretty cheap - like $60 I believe but should work fine.
I believe the speed is 1066 see the link. Make sure the ram stick is right then
things will work
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