Early 2008 Penryn RAM (Black)

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by alexpja, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. alexpja macrumors member

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    I have a Early 2008 MacBook ('Penryn'), and it said that its RAM can only be upgraded to 4GB, yet I have 6GB (refer to screenshot). I was just wondering how its functioning with 6GB RAM (and yes, it truly runs as 6GB RAM!)... out of curiosity :rolleyes:
     

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  2. session101 macrumors regular

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    yes early 2008 polycarb macbooks can run up to 6 GB of RAM, but only by having a stick of 2GB and a 4GB stick....

    however its not faster than 2x2GB matched sticks
    and its not recommended by apple
     

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