View Full Version : new 15" Powerbook+2GB of RAM?

Dec 20, 2005, 10:02 PM
I've read about issues with the new 15" PB having over 1GB of RAM... anyone know if it would work w/ 2x1GB sticks? anyone tried it? and I would be adding it myself with some ram from 18004memory, thanks.

mad jew
Dec 20, 2005, 10:04 PM
AFAIK, the only issue is that the AirPort connection can get weird on you. It'll slow things down and then eventually disconnect itself, which speeds the system back up again. Do you plan on using AirPort? If so, then I imagine you'll be able to get a replacement if yours doesn't work and you're prompt in your request to Apple. :)

Dec 20, 2005, 10:12 PM
well I'd def use airport all the time, I'm just debating between a 15", 17" or intel iBook, the 15" seems best, but its just got sooo many issues, I think im gonna get somethign else...

mad jew
Dec 20, 2005, 10:14 PM
Maybe just wait until mid-January if possible to see what's new. :)

Dec 20, 2005, 10:24 PM
yeah, Im def gonna wait till MWSF (look at sig) they have the last Rev. 17" powerbook for $1999, thats very inticing!

mad jew
Dec 20, 2005, 10:26 PM
yeah, Im def gonna wait till MWSF (look at sig)...

Good point. :o

I'm doing the same, although I know I only need an iBook so that's already decided. :)

Dec 20, 2005, 10:30 PM
Im def gonna get an iBook if they are 13.3" WS, dual core intels @~25% faster than current iBook, 7hr battery life, and thinner for like $800 with edu discount, i'd def get that :D

mad jew
Dec 20, 2005, 10:32 PM
Yeah, I think the new iBooks have a lot of potential. I reckon they'll be the biggest benefactors of the Intel switch. Fingers crossed. :p