Late 2006 MBP - RAM question - please help!

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by WizardHowl, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. WizardHowl macrumors newbie

    Jan 28, 2007
    Hey Guys,

    I have a Late 2006 MBP 2.33 GHZ Core 2 duo. I got it with 2 gb's of RAM (2 x 1 GB ram modules). I ordered 2 x 2 GB modules prematurely and I just read that my MBP only supports up to 3 GB.

    I was wondering if I installed both 2 gb modules (for a total of 4 GB) would this cause any problems? I read something about overlapping ram that might cause problems?

    If installing 4 GB's does cause problems, can I keep 1 gb module in and replace the other 1 gb module with a the new 2gb? Will this mix and match do anything bad? Also should I notice a difference between 2 GB and 3 GB? I do some photoshop, adobe acrobat pro, and watch videos.

  2. Batt macrumors 65816


    Dec 17, 2007
    Syracuse, NY
    Instaling 4GB won't hurt a thing, it'll just actually use 3.3GB. Nothing to worry about.

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