About types of RAM

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by horace528, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. horace528 macrumors regular


    May 14, 2011
    I'm planning to upgrade my RAM, and I think I've found a good deal here: http://bit.ly/1du9cmB But I need to know if this is the same kind as the ones they provide on iFixit. Here's the link: http://bit.ly/1dubuCn. So the question is, are these the same type of RAM chips? (The kind of iFixit is PC3-8500.)

    Hopefully you are able to find this with the information I've posted. I think that I can't get closer... :(
  2. dusk007 macrumors 68040


    Dec 5, 2009
    PC3-8500 is 1066Mhz RAM.
    But that doesn't really matter you can always buy faster RAM. It will just use the fastest setting that your mainboard/cpu support. RAM is currently sold with 1600Mhz as the norm so you would not save any money buy trying to find slow 1066Mhz RAM anyway.

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