eMac: 2 gig memory?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by believo, Sep 6, 2004.

  1. believo macrumors regular


    May 21, 2004
    Los Angeles, CA
    The eMac is suppost to only support 1 gig of memory, according to apple, but I've heard some say that the eMac can support 2 gig of memory. Did Apple list 1 gig as the max because thats all their built to order options will allow or will installing 2 gigs mess up your system in some way?
  2. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002
    The DDR version is the same chipset as the DDR iMac/iBook/PowerBook.

    The SDR version is the same chipset as the SDR PowerMac (and SDR PowerBook)

    If the chipset supports it in one incarnation, it should work in the other.
  3. vga4life macrumors 6502

    Jun 16, 2004
    Apple probably listed 1 gig as the max to encourage people to buy more expensive macs if they need more memory.

    The current (1.25 GHz, USB2.0) emacs do support some 1 gig DDR333 dimms but not all. I bought one for mine from transintl.com, boosting my emac to 1.5 GB (keeping the old 512MB dimm).


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