For your enjoyment: old ram chip from very very old portable mac I saw on the street

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by PDE, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. PDE macrumors 68020

    Nov 16, 2005
    Found an old 'portable' apple on the street a few weeks ago - not sure which model it was but definitely one of the early ones as it was huge. It had been opened up and gutted by apple fanatics in the neighborhood (?) but one ram chip was left so I pulled it out - a 64K chip almost the size of my largish remote and built like a tank in Singapore!

    64k.....we've come a long way in power and capacity.

    Here it is:

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  2. durant0s macrumors regular


    Jan 9, 2008
    Houston, TX
    That is awesome, I would love to know the date of production for that ram. Things are advancing at an exponential rate nowadays.
  3. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

    Jan 6, 2004
    yeah its called Moore's Law

    nice find. always nice to remember how 'pampered' we really are these days.
  4. Zel macrumors regular

    Jul 7, 2007
    4,194,304 KB of ram is available from a dozen different manufacturers for about $75 now. :eek:

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