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Sep 4, 2007, 07:05 AM
I've been trying to upgrade the memory on my girlfriend's iBook 700mhz, but I'm having trouble. From the research I've done, I found that the laptop has 128Mb of built-in SDRAM, and the extra slot can support a 512MB chip of PC-133 SDRAM.

Right now, the computer has the 128 built-in and an extra 128Mb chip (and the system profiler reads the total 256Mb,) when I put in the 512 chip, the profiler only reads the 128 built-in and not the extra 512.

Is it that the new 512 chip is faulty, or is there something I'm missing?

Sep 4, 2007, 07:13 AM
Are you sure that the RAM is fully seated? It requires a bit of force to put the RAM in there and it is easy to not insert it fully and think that it is in.