macbook ram in an ibook G4??

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by countrykid333, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. countrykid333
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    I received a blackbook from my parents last year and decided to upgrade the ram form 1gb (512x2) to 2gb (1x2) . The sales representative at my my local apple retail store informed me that they could not keep the factory installed ram, and would return it to me. so could i use this ram in my old ibook g4,in-order to make it bearable to operate???

    thanx for any info in advance
     
  2. AliensAreFuzzy
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    No, the iBook uses an older RAM (PC2700 IIRC) which is DDR. The Macbook uses DDR2 RAM which is physically different than the iBook's
     
  3. CanadaRAM
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    Welcome to MR

    Answers to many commonly asked questions can be found under the Guides tab at the top of this window

    MR Guide to Buying RAM has a listing of most Macs in the past 10 years and their RAM types
     

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