Powerbook memory in iBook?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Westside guy, Jul 17, 2005.

  1. Westside guy macrumors 601

    Westside guy

    Oct 15, 2003
    The soggy side of the Pacific NW
    Hey all,

    I just ordered a 1 gig SODIMM (DDR PC2700) from Crucial for my Powerbook. I'll be swapping out a 512MB SODIMM, so I got to thinking - is there any reason i can't pop it into my daughter's G4 iBook (which requires DDR PC2100 memory)?

    I know way back in the old days you could always put faster RAM into a slower machine, as long as it was of the same type (not that there was any real advantage to it) - but I'm not particularly conversant with all the new memory technologies. Do the same rules still apply?


    Edit: Looks like I may have found my answer in Crucial's FAQ, but if you've got contradictory thoughts or experiences they're welcome!

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