is the max ram on $999 macbook 4gb?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by luzzerylavender, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. luzzerylavender macrumors newbie

    Feb 22, 2009
    I am looking at purchasing the $999 macbook and instead of upgrading through apple from 2 gb ram up to 4 gb ram, I am planning on buying third party ram, which is a lot cheaper.

    Am I correct in thinking that the max ram is 4 gb on the current 2.0ghz macbook model? So I should only buy a 2gb stick to be added to the stock 2gb stick, equalling 4? And not a 4gb stick which would equal 6gb. 2 Duo (13-inch) MB881LL/A&pl=Apple&cat=RAM

    that link is what I found for ram
  2. Chundles macrumors G4


    Jul 4, 2005
    RAM is installed in pairs. You need to buy 2x2GB sticks to take it up to 4GB, removing the 2 1GB sticks that are currently in there.

    I don't know about 6GB, you'd need a 2GB and a 4GB stick and those 4GB sticks are pretty expensive.

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