8gb RAM recommendations? (2010 17")

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  1. spazma7ik macrumors 6502a

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    Crucial has never failed me in 10 years. I have to say it sickens me how much cheaper RAM is compared to when I bought it 6 months ago!
     
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    Crucial, G. Skill, it's all virtually the same. Price-wise, don't go over $100. It's out there for ~$80.
     
  5. MartyF81 macrumors 6502

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    I paid $280.00 for that same Crucial kit.... that's going for $100.... 5 MONTHS AGO lol.
     
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    Crucial (Micron) or OWC - never had a problem with either.
     
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    I got Elixir, it seems to be running great, no problems/errors yet, but if there is, I will be going for Corsair, GSkill or Kingston.
     
  8. spazma7ik thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Can I use 1333mhz RAM if my mid 2010 supports 1066? Reason I'd rather buy 1333 is, it's possible I'll get the new MBP sometime soon, and if I do, I'd rather have RAM that works well for both.
     
  9. spazma7ik thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Anyone? I'm trying to pull the trigger tonight, so if I can opt for the 1333mhz RAM, I will!
     
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    No that RAM will NOT work, it will cause KP's. You should get the 1066 RAM specified for your machine! Buy the 1333 and you will be returning it shortly.
     
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    I'm looking to sell the 8GB PC3-8500 1067 Crucial memory kit I just bought about a month ago (switched from the 2010 to the 2011 MBP). If you're interested, shoot me a PM. I'm looking to get $70 for it.
     
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    so what's the correct ram for the new macbook 15'' i7?
     
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    I snatched the g.skill from newegg when they had a sale. It cost me $64.99. WOW.
     

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