View Full Version : PowerMac G5 1.8, 7,2 - in need of memory advice

Dec 22, 2009, 02:31 PM

I have the above mac and it has 8 dimm slots for memory, it is currently running

2 x 256MB so a total of 512MB

i want to take it up to 4GB but not sure what memory I need

ddr or ddr2 - pc 3200 or pc4600 - 184slots or 240slots

can anyone help


Dec 22, 2009, 02:39 PM
You need 400 MHz 184pin PC3200 DDR SDRAM. Your Mac can support 8GB RAM.
Here is a website with some offers: http://eshop.macsales.com/MyOWC/Upgrades.cfm?sort=pop&model=183&type=Memory&TI=3810&shoupgrds=Show+Upgrades

Dec 22, 2009, 02:44 PM
cool cool, and the harddrive is just a standard SATA connection one?

looking for a 1TB HDD aswell as have 2 bays

Dec 22, 2009, 05:48 PM
Yep, standard SATA.

RAM is supposed to be in pairs iirc. PC3200 RAM is cheap (~$40), get as much as you can afford, because it probably won't stay cheap.