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Macbook - Memory Match Really Necessary?


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Any Hardware experts out there?

Just wondering how necessary the "matching" was the size of memory chips. I mean, if I buy a 1gb stick now (because I plan to buy a another one later) would keeping the 512 stick that is already in there THAT bad? Would I see no increase in speed with that extra 512 in there? Anyone know the clear answer on that?
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you can but its not optimal.

Ram is Ram though, it would still be faster than your current config.

its like a 168 bucks for 2 gigs @ newegg.com

totally worth it.

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