Imac Memory Upgrade suggestions.

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  1. sandkicks macrumors member

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    I know nothing about the interior of computers. However I would like to upgrade my ram. I have 2gb and max is 4gb.

    What 4gb ram should I be looking at. which products have worked great for you. thanks a bunch everyone who responds.
     
  2. MacMini2009 macrumors 68000

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    What model iMac do you have? Go to :apple: > About this Mac
     
  3. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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    I just purchased this.

    What model iMac do you own? (About this mac > More Info > Model Ident:)
    Mine is iMac 8,1, and Apple claims max of 4GB 800MHz DDR2.
     
  4. sandkicks thread starter macrumors member

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  5. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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    So yeah, buy what I did in my above link.
     
  6. sandkicks thread starter macrumors member

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    Also once the ram is installed should i do a fresh install of the operating system are will it be ok without one
     
  7. brendu macrumors 68020

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    no need to do a new install, just turn it on and it will know the ram is there
     
  8. sandkicks thread starter macrumors member

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    will installing memory myself break my applecare agreement.
     
  9. AlexisV macrumors 68000

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