Thread: Memory Upgrade
06-11-2004, 09:32 AM #1starrinGuestMemory Upgrade
So now that I have my Powerbook back in hand from getting repaired -- I would like to upgrade the memory.
Currently my 15 inch 1.25 has 512 Mb -- I would like to get it to a gig. I have not looked but do they fill both slots with 256 or one with 512 -- probably the latter right:-(
So if I go to Crucial and get a stick of 512 -- I should install it in the lower slot I assume.
Do any of you think I would see a performance boost for day to day work -- or only when doing things like GarageBand, iDVD, iPhoto, etc...?
06-11-2004, 10:25 AM #2jerodhusvarGuestOriginally Posted by starrin
Honestly, you can probably work all year on 512mb. Having a gig would be nice, but unless you're doing some SERIOUS photoshop editing, DVD authoring, or the like, you'll probably be just fine with 512.
06-11-2004, 11:28 AM #3starrinGuest
I figured as much and I would probably get more for the money if I was to buy some useful software or a new bag:-)
06-11-2004, 11:30 AM #4jerodhusvarGuestOriginally Posted by starrin
06-11-2004, 12:05 PM #5
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- 15" MBP 2.16GHz ^ATI Radeon X1600 256MB ^100GB @ 7200 rpm ^2GB RAM ^Glossy Screen +iPod 4G 20 gigs
Assuming ur using Panther, click the apple menu, click "About this Mac"
Then click "More Info..."; You will open System Profiler. On the left side, under hardware, click memory. You will be able to see how many memory slots are free in ur laptop.
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