The Apple Core: Inside the MacBook Pro’s 3GB RAM limitation

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Date: Monday, October 30th, 2006, 08:00
Category: The Apple Core

mbp-ram-slot.jpgOne of the big new features in the Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro is the new 3GB RAM maximum that it supports. But 3GB is a funny number for a machine with 2 RAM slots. Why not max that puppy out with two 2GB sticks – for a total of 4GB? MacFixIt has learned that it’s not a physical space limitation and that both of the new MBP’s RAM slots are large enough to accommodate the bigger 2GB modules.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


mbp-ram-slot.jpgOne of the big new features in the Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro is the new 3GB RAM maximum that it supports. But 3GB is a funny number for a machine with 2 RAM slots. Why not max that puppy out with two 2GB sticks – for a total of 4GB? MacFixIt has learned that it’s not a physical space limitation and that both of the new MBP’s RAM slots are large enough to accommodate the bigger 2GB modules.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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