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  1. #1

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    Feb 09, 2005
    upgrading Ibook Ram??

    I was wondering could anyone tell me does the iBook have a ram expansion slot on the motherboard?? or will I have to replace all the RAM with bigger RAM????


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    Sep 30, 2004
    Check, put in your iBook model, it will tell you if you do, I believe they all had one slot and some memory soldered on the logic board. It will also tell you the type and the max amount of ram supported.

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    Feb 09, 2005
    MacBook Pro 13" | MacBook Pro 13" | Mac Mini 2GHz C2D
    are you talking about the expansion slot under the keyboard?

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    Feb 09, 2005
    Quote Originally Posted by fearlessfreap24
    are you talking about the expansion slot under the keyboard?

    Is that an expansion slot??

    Here is my question.... I ordered an ibook with 738mb ram

    I will want to upgrade it when I get a chance.

    Do I buy ram to add to this.... or do I have to take out that RAM and put in some new, completely different RAM??

    Maybe a stupid question buy im not great with hardware!!!


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    14" iBook G3 900/640/40 _ _ Power Macintosh G3 All-In-One 315/768/20 _ _ 20 GB iPod
    The iBook you ordered comes with 256 MB soldered to the board. Since you ordered an upgrade to 768 MB, your machine will also come with a 512 MB stick installed in the upgrade slot. If you want to upgrade even further at a later date, you will have to remove the 512 MB stick and replace it with a 1 GB stick, for a total of 1.25 GB.

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