|Feb 24, 2009, 03:39 AM||#1|
RAM in 15" 1,5 GHz PowerBook G4
Yesterday I bought a second hand 15" PowerBook G4 (which looks like new =D). Anyway, it came with 2x256mb RAM, and I want to upgrade. Thing is, I don't know if I should stick 2x512mb or 2x1gb in there. I think going from 512 to 1GB will improve the speed a lot, but will the second GB add any noticable speed increase?
24" iMac 2.93 GHz with ATI HD4850
13" Black Macbook 2.2 GHz
iPhone 3G; iPod Shuffle
Canon EOS 450D
|Feb 24, 2009, 04:01 AM||#2|
If you're running Tiger (OSX 10.4) or newer, definitely max it out! Stick in as much as you can afford (obviously not more than 2Gb )
I have the same spec PowerBook and it really improved things going from 512Mb to 1Gb, and then later up to 2Gb. I can now happily run Photoshop with a few other applications open at the same time and edit large images.
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