iMac Core Duo RAM Installation is a piece of cake
Posted: 27 January 2006 08:19 PM     [ Ignore ]  
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I think the switch had something to do with the RAM installation being so easy. New Intel Chips = New Mobos, Intel compatible Mobos to which we are all so used to.

Man I really want one of those things for image design and video editing.

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Posted: 01 February 2006 05:04 AM   [ # 1 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Hey Andru,

What kind of RAM did you buy for your new iMac Core Duo?  Apple wants $600 for 2G, which is way too much.

Also, do you know if the iMac requires Heat Spreaders with the RAM.

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Rod

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Posted: 02 February 2006 12:43 AM   [ # 2 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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Rod -

I just went to Crucial.com and bought from there. DDR 667 PC 5300 SODIMMs. I dont think they make SODIMMs with heat spreaders.

The $600 that Apple asks for is absurd. Just buy elsewhere and install yourself. You will save over $300.

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Posted: 08 February 2006 09:09 PM   [ # 3 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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Do you think it would be best to buy the laptop memory from someone else too?

Apple is charging a crapload for memory in it’s new macbooks.

I have 2 question though, Should I get 1 gig preinstalled and bite the bullet and then buy another 1 gig stick later,

or just deal with 512 mb card that automatically comes with the macbook and buy two 1 gig sticks later..

hmmmm….

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Posted: 09 February 2006 07:38 PM   [ # 4 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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I would never, ever buy RAM from Apple. That includes upgrades in a pre-configured machine.

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Posted: 04 November 2009 07:27 AM   [ # 5 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]  
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Seems like this thread has been inactive for such a long time. Think topic should be closed by the moderators. This had been here for years already..


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