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  1. #1

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    May 06, 2008
    Snow Leopard Noob Question
    Is it possible that once you install SL, your computer can take more RAM? I really don't know what sets the max RAM if it's the computer or if its the OS that can't read it. Please I know its a stupid question but I really wanna know
    Apple is just better...

  2. #2

    CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
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    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 don't think so, that's more of a hardware limitation.

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    lifeafter2am's Avatar
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    Aug 25, 2006
    Central Florida
    MacBook Pro Unibody
    It IS a hardware limitation, has zero to do with operating system.
    masakatsu agatsu


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    Kash's Avatar
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    Dec 03, 2006
    Irvine, CA
    Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
    Well, I wouldn't say zero to do with the operating system since a 32-bit OS is unable to fully access anything over 3.3GB of RAM whereas a 64-bit OS can access oodles more. However, in this context, that's not applicable since Leopard is 64-bit and doesn't have the 32-bit limitation.

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  5. #5

    XJ-linux's Avatar
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    Jul 02, 2007
    Going Galt...
    When the heck was Snow Leopard released?
    Never judge a man, untill you have walked a mile in his shoes...
    That way you'll be a mile away from him, and you'll have his shoes.

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    Feb 22, 2006
    Bristol, UK
    MBP, 2.0Ghz, 2GB RAM, 120GB HDD, 1991 Powerbook 100, Gen 2 Nano, Gen 1 Touch
    It wasn't...
    Oh...and only pretty girls use Macs...

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