2008 MBP RAM upgrade

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  1. NickJsanto macrumors newbie

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    Hey all,

    Probably a common thread here so I'm doing a little searching around to see if I can find the answer, but I thought I would post just in case someone has a quick response.

    I have a late 2008 Unibody MBP running Mavericks. This laptop has been my workhorse for the past 5 years. I want to upgrade the RAM but I am getting mixed advice online. On the one hand, I am being told that Apple on "supports" this model at 2gb (which I have). But, I've seen posts on other sites, including Apple's forums saying that people have put 4, 6, 8gb in the same model year.

    Just looking for some clarification. I dont want to waste my time or money. Thanks!
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Your MBP supports up to 8GB of RAM. You can find specs on all Apple products, including maximum RAM:
     
  3. stevemurrayphot macrumors newbie

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    My Late 08 MBP (core2Duo at 2.4Ghz) is 5 next week and has been running with 8GB of RAM for a couple of years without any issue. Has 8Gb of 1067Mhz DDR3 from Crucial which I self installed.
     
  4. tcphoto macrumors 6502a

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    I have the same model and installed 8GB of memory with no issues. I also installed a Samsung EVO SSD a week ago and would highly recommend it.
     
  5. NickJsanto thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Wow, you guys are great. Time to go RAM shopping. Thanks everybody!
     

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