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    Mar 18, 2007
    MBP Memory
    I would like to upgrade the RAM on my MBP 2.33 15 inch (currently 2g) and noticed that its max memory is 3G. Do I just ad a 2G to one of the slots or should I match the slots with RAM (2x2g) even though I'll only use 3g?

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Put 2 X 2 Gb matched modules in the MBP. It'll actually use 3.3 Gb.

    See here:


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    Jul 12, 2008
    OSX | 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo | 2 GB RAM | 120 GB HD
    I'm for the 1gb + 2gb just because i think it's a waste of .7gb of ram if it's just sitting there, it won't get used at all, and i think the price difference isn't worth the extra .3gb.

    i'm getting this one from newegg, with free shipping.

    they say that doing matched modules is good, but only for the dual channeling.

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    27" i7 iMac 2.8 Ghz, 1TB, 8GB RAM | 13" MBP 2.53Ghz 320GB HD, 4G RAM | iPad 2 64GB+3G *WHITE*
    just buy a new MBP and use all 4GB... lol
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