RAM for MB

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by kylep6190, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. macrumors member

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    I will be purchasing my first macbook soon, but I am not sure how much extra ram to get. I will be purchasing it from another site other than apple since it is much cheaper. I will be going to college next year and majoring in either computer science or business, and mostly I will be doing things like making websites, some photoshop, a few games, watching DVDs, that sort of thing. Will 2GB be enough for me or should I go for the 4GB?
     
  2. macrumors member

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    Oct 30, 2007
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    Get the 2g's and see if it suits your needs. If not buy the RAM later. It's generally cheaper aftermarket than it is to get it pre-installed. You can cover part of your costs by selling the 2g's to another MB user that can only go to 2g's.



    I just checked a few sites. A 2g stick of RAM is about $100. So is 4g's pre-installed cheaper than $200?
     
  3. macrumors regular

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    I just bought 4gb of ram for my mbp for $100 from buy.com. Pretty sweet deal. You have to setup two google checkouts, but no big deal.
     

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