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Want to install 2G of RAM in my Macbook. I will be doing this myself as it doesn't look hard at all. SO I can buy 2 1GB sticks and put in in eh ? Any suggestions on where to buy em ? Can't wait.....
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Sure, newegg.com. And yes, 2x1GB is ideal. It helps a lot, that's what I'm using.

The installation process is fairly easy, just don't lose the small screws that you have to unscrew :p
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Real easy check this out! It takes me 7 minutes to swap out a hard drive and ram
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cool Donkeys! thanks....

I called my Apple Store and they charge $350 for their 2GB memory sticks. Ooouch...
I'll be goin with a 3rd party manufacture 4 sure....
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got my 2gb from www.crucial.com for 70 UK pounds. was a doddle to fit. you have to press it in suprisingly hard though!! also with free delivery which came next day ant complain at all!
i didnt think my macbook was slow before, but im sure i will notice the gain in speed when i try!
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Real easy check this out! It takes me 7 minutes to swap out a hard drive and ram
Great video!
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cool Donkeys! thanks....

I called my Apple Store and they charge $350 for their 2GB memory sticks. Ooouch...
I'll be goin with a 3rd party manufacture 4 sure....
check this out: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145048
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