iBook RAM installation

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by JLaFrance, May 25, 2004.

  1. JLaFrance macrumors member

    May 24, 2004
    I am thinking about a new iBook (14'', 1.2 GHz) and I dont want to buy RAM from Apple (too expensive) so now I think ill just buy a 512 MB stick from somewhere else. I'd like to be able to install this myself, can I do that or does someone else have to do it for me? If not, is it a difficult task?
  2. micvog macrumors 6502


    Sep 10, 2003
    Check out http://www.apple.com/support/ibook/doityourself/

    I just upgraded my PB with a 512MB module from Crucial, although it appears the PB is a little more straightforward than an iBook, and it was easy. BTW, make sure you have the right-sized screwdriver. The PB calls for Philips #00, and I only had a Philips #0. It wouldn't work at all - ended up making a quick run to Home Depot.

  3. sethwerkheiser macrumors regular

    Jan 22, 2003
    Brooklyn, NY
    same here!

    I just (like, 10 minutes ago) ordered a 512MB chip for my G3 iBook (been using 128MB for a year now! Yuck!) I hope it's easy to to install it :)
  4. virividox macrumors 601


    Aug 19, 2003
    Manila - Nottingham - Philadelphia - Santa Barbar
    you will notice the difference and be glad you upgraded

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