Can I use MacBook Pro ram on my Mac Mini?

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  1. webworks415 macrumors 6502

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    I want to upgrade the ram on my MacBook Pro (Oct 08 model) from 2GB to 4GB. So since I will have that extra stock ram i want to make use of it.

    Simple noob question, does Mac Mini use the same type of ram? I have an Intel Mac Mini the one introduced in early 2006 i believe.

    So can I just swap out the 2GB i would take out of my MBP with the 1GB thats in my Mac Mini ???

    the Mac Mini ram is DDR2 and the MBP ram is DDR3.
     
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  3. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    No. They are physically different.
     
  4. webworks415 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    thanks for the quick replies...i assumed because of the mac mini's size that it might use laptop components. oh well.
     
  5. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    It does, but they are just too different.
     
  6. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    It does; they're just not compatible whatsoever. One is old tech, the other is new.
     
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