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between 512MB of ram and 768MB of ram? Thanks
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Depends on what ur using it on, and what ur using it for...
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Depends on what you are doing.
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if all you do is surf the internet or check email, there wont be a huge difference, if you do lots of processor intensive stuff, like graphics, or video editing, there will be a big difference, not huge, but definitely noticeable, also depends on your processor speed.
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How about for Adobe Photoshop and regular gaming?
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there ill be a difference, not huge, but a somewhat noticeable difference, especially when applying filters in photoshop.
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so in the end is it worth the extra money to get 512?
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epends on where you buy it from, or rather how much you will pay for it.
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It's a lot safer for me to go through apple in getting the extra 256MB incase I screw it up installing it myself and void my warranty
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so its' 130$ Canadian so 100$ US
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you have to almost be trying to purposely screw up to do so, its so easy. try this:
http://eshop.macsales.com/MyOWC/Mode...pe=Memory&2545, select your model and youll see how cheap it is. its very cheap. cheaper than apple, or try crucial.
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I think Ill have to consider to change it myself. It does look easy from the manual and its a lot cheaper. Thanks
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if all you do is surf the internet or check email, there wont be a huge difference, if you do lots of processor intensive stuff, like graphics, or video editing, there will be a big difference, not huge, but definitely noticeable, also depends on your processor speed.
A processor intensive application doesn't necessarily use more memory.
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no, but if youre running more than 1 app at a time, it does, overall. and I cant see anyone running just photoshop.
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More memory isn't going to help unless you use it, you can have 10 apps open at the same time but if each one only uses an average of 30Mb , then having more memory than that isn't going to help.
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