Mac Mini memory question

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    jlewis2k1

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    I have a Mac Mini 1.63 GHz Core Duo. I have seen that the max memory it can handle is 2 GB is it possible to have like 2.5 GB of memory or will the system not allow it?
     
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    i think the core duo can only handle 2 gigs
     
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    Pretty sure there are reports that anything bigger than 1GB memory stick will cause a no-boot. So not only is 2GB the limit, but it has to be in 2 1GB sticks.

    This is for the Core Duo machines, the Core 2 Duo machines can handle more.
     
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    thanks for your responses :) I will just purchase another 1 gig ram.
     
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    *UPDATE*

    Hey jlewis2k1 here is some ram that you could get for your mac mini from Newegg:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220078

    I changed the link to Patriot ram from Newegg. You would have to buy two of these sticks but for the reason for changing is that I have used Patriot ram in several of my Macs and it just works period. This is exactly what you need and you can max out your Mac Mini for only 37 bucks :eek::eek::eek:!!!

    However you need to be careful taking the Mac Mini apart. Here is a link to a video on how to do it:
    http://media.macsales.com/videos/mini/intel/medres.html

    Hope this helps!

    -iGrant
     

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