2GB RAM Dual Channel and Leopard

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Legacy, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. Legacy macrumors 6502

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    #1
    It makes a difference! I just bought another 1GB stick in my MacBook for £17 (Crucial) now I have two matched pairs and expose, stacks and transitions are all that bit smoother..

    So Intel Mini/MacBooks with GMA, go for 2Gigs!
     
  2. tjmrpm04 macrumors member

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    Richmond, VA
    #2
    I noticed a huge difference in time for install. I have an iMac 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 2 GB RAM (2x1GB PC 5300) and I just bought my father in law a new 20" iMac with the same specs except it just has a Single 1 GB stick in. Anyway, running the drop in disk for his machine took over 2 hours to install. I ran an Archive and Install on my iMac (expecting it to take longer because I was archiving and then installing) and it took about 45 minutes. I was very shocked that it would be that big of a difference in time. However, I do have to say that after the inital install, they both seem much peppier (is that a word?) than my iMac was running Tiger.



     

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