iMac RAM compatibility

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Doc69, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. Doc69 macrumors 6502

    Dec 21, 2005
    A friend of mine has an iMac13,2 with 2 x 4GB RAM installed (PC3-12800 1600MHz). I have two 4GB sticks laying around that are PC10600 1333MHz DDR3. Can I pop those two sticks in his last two slots? The RAM I have is from OWC and it says that the OWC1333DDR3S4GB sticks are only compatible with iMac12,2 and iMac11,3.

    So I know my sticks aren't officially compatible with iMac13,2, but could it work anyway, albeit slower, or not at all?
  2. redheeler macrumors 603


    Oct 17, 2014
    It should work, but all the RAM will run at 1333 MHz.
  3. Doc69 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 21, 2005
    OK, thanks. That's what I had hoped for! :)

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