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    Computer.Geek's Avatar
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    Oct 25, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    13.3" 2.26 GHz MBP, 2GB RAM, 640GB HD
    help in choosing ram
    Hi everyone,

    I am going to upgrade the ram on my computer and wanted to know which of the following you recommend:

    The corsair which also has a mail in rebate:

    and the Kingston (although it is value ram - good or bad or neither?)


    for those of you who live in canada, please recommend me to some good shops out there as well.


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    CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 24, 2008
    MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB
    I would generally stay away with anything with the words "value ram" in them. Get Corsair.

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    Member Since
    Aug 22, 2008
    Macbook Pro 17" 2.4 ghz core 2
    Hi computer.geek.

    I upgraded my MBP ram to 4gb earlier this year. I used the online service at

    on this site you can download a scanner which tells you which ram to buy. I've had no problems with the ram I purchased and it was about a third of the cost from Apple.

    I don't think they are based in Canada, but they are in the USA, so shipping shouldn't take too long.

    Hope this helps


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    Noels's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 03, 2008
    Annapolis, MD
    Macbook, 2.2 GHz, 4GB RAM

    Here are some options from Newegg:


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