Best Ram for MBP ?

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  1. jdaniel macrumors 65816

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    Whats the best RAM and best online place to buy it?

    THANKS
     
  2. Apple Expert macrumors 65816

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    Newegg has my vote. In terms of brands there are lots of good ones out there. Crucial or Kingston are just a few.
     
  3. jdaniel thread starter macrumors 65816

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    ok will check it out thanks
     
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    I've always used Kingston RAM and they've never let me down.

    For the 2011 models, this would be the right one....
     
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    Can you find a link to 8GB RAM for MBP 2011, from amazon. I have amazon prime :)
     
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    I would go for 2 of these

    they are especially tested on mac compatibility. (probably it would not make a difference, don't know exactly)
     
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    Makes no difference at all, it's the same thing, just more expensive.
     
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    thanks for the insight, that's something I asked myself since the intel switch :D
     
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    Always newegg. And be sure to read the reviews as a lot of users have macs and report how the memory fares for them.
     
  13. jdaniel thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Hi guys I ended buying some local ram Strontium http://www.strontium.biz/products/memory-modules/notebook-memory/ddr3-4gb-1066mhz

    from a store, was $40 USD or $50 SGD which was pretty cheap considering it was branded as MAC memory specifically, it came with lifetime warranty, and was selling for $69 SGD at another shop, so all in all I paid $100 which was WAY cheaper than Kingstons $120 SGD for Valuram or much more for the mac branded ones.
     
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    branding something as Apple/Mac specific is a scam to be able to charge more for it, they have the same guts as "normal" computers.
     
  15. jdaniel thread starter macrumors 65816

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    exactly but its still cheaper :) than valuram :)
     
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    Was this a mistake? That memory is for an iMac, not a MBP.
     
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    iMacs use laptop RAM.
     

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