Has anyone every bought Micron RAM?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by LingaringBell, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. LingaringBell macrumors newbie

    Mar 21, 2007
    Hey everyone,
    In a search for cheap RAM for my Mac Pro I stumbled across this website:


    Now you know what they say, If it seems to good to be true..., but then they claim that the vendor is Micron. According to my knowledge, Crucial is a division of Micron. I checked out Micron's website and it seemed pretty legit, except I could only find big Server RAM for sale. 18004memory.com also claims that this RAM is "Apple Recommended", though I can't find where this list of "Apple Recommended" RAM is. Maybe I just looked over it somehow. Has anyone every bought RAM from this site, or from Micron? I welcome everyones opinion. Thanks
  2. Nermal Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 7, 2002
    New Zealand
    It's listed as "Apple recommended" because Apple has (and may still) sold systems with Micron memory preinstalled. I've also seen them use Samsung.
  3. vagabondlife4me macrumors newbie

    Mar 21, 2007
    Micron is the same as Crucial. Crucial is the retail arm of Micron.
  4. LingaringBell thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 21, 2007
    Then why does crucial charge 765 dollars for this ram deal. That is a big price difference, it just seems strange.
  5. daneoni macrumors G4


    Mar 24, 2006
  6. CanadaRAM macrumors G5


    Oct 11, 2004
    On the Left Coast - Victoria BC Canada
    The vendor has a decent reputation, they have been around quite a while.
    Micron is one of the big 4 or 5 memory manufacturers.
    But if you are in the USA you can get a better deal on Apple Approved at Data Memory Systems - $558 for 4 Gb (2x2)


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