12 Powerbook G4 867 Max Ram

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by mashinhead, Dec 17, 2007.

  1. mashinhead macrumors 68030

    Oct 7, 2003
    I'm restoring a 12 powerbook I got as a hand me down. I've been researching a ram upgrade, and officially it says it supports 640 mb, with only one ram slot. but i have been reading around that, I can stick a 1 GB stick in there and get it to recognize it. What i want to know is, do i have to do anything special to do that? Or will it automatically recognize it if I stick it in there? This the original 867 model.
  2. TheStu macrumors 65816

    Aug 20, 2006
    Carlisle, PA
    I could have sworn that the 867 had the 256 onboard RAM as well... but I suppose not. Worst case scenario is that the system will only give you 640MB of RAM when you plug in the 1GB chip.

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