16gb memory for MBPro $170

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  1. aa521490 macrumors regular

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    Check out fry's electronics latest ad.

    Corsair 8gb ddr3 1333mhz for $85.
     
  2. Ptyger macrumors member

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  3. aa521490 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Really? I didn't see that.

    Pay cash.

    1 for you and 1 for someone you know:rolleyes:. Problem solved:D.
     
  4. DJintrinsic macrumors newbie

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  5. thundersteele macrumors 68030

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    Hmm, wow. They also have a 180GB SSD for $189 and 2x4GB Corsair for $25 (mail in rebate though). And it's actually brand RAM!

    Now I'm not sure if I should grab the 2x4GB now, or wait for a 16 GB kit for $100 maybe sometime next year...
     
  6. MacBookProzak macrumors regular

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    These are the same chips I got last Friday for the special deal that NewEgg had for $189.... except the NewEgg version I got had 2 of these same chips in 1 package. Anyhow, I have been using these 2 chips (16GB) in my 2011 15" MBP all week with not a single problem, with 29 hours of video editing on various projects during that time and have had nothing but a happy MBP. I have yet to see any proof that these Corsair chips at $189 are any better or worse than the OWC ones at $430 performance wise. The only "real" difference is that the Corsair ones have a green circuit board and the OWC have a blue circuit board. For some reason I did not think that the blue color was worth an extra $240.
     

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