MacBook Air A1237 - Upgrade Ram?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by THFC5975, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. THFC5975 macrumors newbie

    Hi everyone,

    Just a quick post to say hello to everyone.

    I am getting a recon Air A1237 today (I am led to believe that this is a 2008 model) which has an 80GB hard drive and 2GB ram.

    So my main question is, is are either of these things upgradeable?

    Thanks in advance for your help/advice.

  2. OllyW Moderator


    Staff Member

    Oct 11, 2005
    The Black Country, England
    You can upgrade the HD but the RAM is soldered to the motherboard and can't be upgraded.
  3. THFC5975 thread starter macrumors newbie


    Thanks for the help mate. I already know that the battery is replaceable, so that will be the first thing that is getting replaced.
  4. robvas macrumors 68030

    Mar 29, 2009
    I would not buy that old of a model - the 2010's are much, much improved.
  5. THFC5975 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Thanks for the advice, but with the upmost respect to yourself I had a limited budget and got what I could afford.

  6. cyclotron451 macrumors regular


    Mar 16, 2005
    I have this C2D MBA and it runs Lion OK, but my recently purchased apple refurb 2011MBA - also with 2 GB ram runs Mavericks very well.

    If you can find a cheap-enough PATA SSD then this might be a worthwhile update, you won't get the speed of a modern SATA SSD but hopefully some of the reliability? A typical PATA is something like "64GB RunCore Pro IV 1.8" 5mm PATA ZIF Plus Solid State Disk"

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