imac ram help !!!!

Discussion in 'iMac' started by shan21, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. shan21 macrumors regular

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    ok so i ordered 4GB of ram for my imac just bought yesterday and i didn't realize it is for the older macs that shipped with tiger but i got the one with leopard

    so do you think the ram for the old macs will work for this new mac or should i return it

    its this one:


    4GB kit (2GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

    any help on this
     
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    OS is MEANINGLESS.

    If you have the right number of pins and the right speed, it will work.
     
  3. shan21 thread starter macrumors regular

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    but the one is ordered PC2-5300 and the one on the site for the new macs is PC2-6400

    so do you think it will get the same speed or should i return it
     
  4. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Yeah, you need to return it.
     
  5. kalex macrumors 65816

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    it will still work fine, but u can return it and get the PC6400 one if u want to
     

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