17 inch A and B ram the same?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by dwalls32, Sep 20, 2003.

  1. dwalls32 macrumors newbie

    Aug 13, 2003
    The Crucial numbers on the ram for the two 17" powerbooks are different. Do they take the same kind of ram?
  2. wrc fan macrumors 65816

    wrc fan

    Jan 19, 2003
    In a world where LPs are made like pancakes
    They both are supposed to use "PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM". So I don't know why Crucial has different numbers. Just buy the one for whatever you have.
  3. dwalls32 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 13, 2003
    I asked because I have a rev A 17" with 1 gig I am selling for a rev B, and I want to pull out 1 stick of 512 for my new one.
  4. Nermal Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 7, 2002
    New Zealand
    I'm just confirming that they do indeed both use the same RAM. The differing Crucial part numbers has probably got something to do with their compatibility guarantee (so they can see which system you chose in their memory selector if you end up with the wrong stuff).

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