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Old Feb 4, 2013, 04:24 PM   #1
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4GB RAM to 20GB?

hey everyone !
i have a question - i have 2011 mid imac 27' with 4GB x2 RAM SLOTS , so i still have 2 free slots
my question is if i i buy 2x 8GB RAM and adding it on the same imac it will be a problem? is imac 2011 runs only up to 4ram every slot?

tnx for the help !
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 04:31 PM   #2
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hey everyone !
i have a question - i have 2011 mid imac 27' with 4GB x2 RAM SLOTS , so i still have 2 free slots
my question is if i i buy 2x 8GB RAM and adding it on the same imac it will be a problem?
No problem at all.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 05:18 PM   #3
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Yes, it will seem faster, and have less (probably zero over a long period of time) page outs. That will completely ruin your argument for needing a new iMac
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 06:42 PM   #4
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I am typing this on a 2011 27" 3.4 i7 iMac with 20gb of ram and it works fine.
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 06:38 AM   #5
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ok tnx allot now i can buy for sure !
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 12:36 PM   #6
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I have 24 in mine. 2-4GBs and 2-8GBs. Works great!
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 12:44 PM   #7
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had 24 no problem and now at 20 and still no problem. You will be fine.
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 09:48 PM   #8
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No problems running that exact same config right now. I had one of my ram sticks go bad so I put in my original 4 gigabytes.
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