How much can I upgrade my black MacBook

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  1. BaylorRae macrumors newbie

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    Hello, I've never upgraded one of my computers so my ideas may not be completely possible.

    I want to upgrade my 2008 black MacBook to be suitable for lion. The display burnt out and needs to be replaced and I wondered if it was possible to install a new LED display from a 13in macbook.

    I would also like to put 4 gigs of ram with one of the new i7 processors. Is it difficult/possible to install an i7 on a black MacBook?
     
  2. Intell macrumors P6

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    You cannot put in a newer model display, you cannot put in an upgraded CPU. You can only upgrade the ram and the hard drive. You can put in 4Gb of ram.
     
  3. BaylorRae thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Okay, thank you for letting me know
     
  4. adamtj11 macrumors 6502

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    6GB ram in the plastic early 2008 models actually/ 8gb of Ram in the unibody models.
     

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