- Oct 14, 2008
My husband purchased this refurbished a few years ago not through Apple. It’s really slow and WiFi works only intermittently, he has to tether to his phone to connect to the internet. I want to see if there’s anything I can do to make it run better, especially the WiFi. Reading about this version, it says max RAM is 8 GB, but his came with 16 GB. There are two 8 GB modules so know that has to have been done as part of the refurb. The hard drive is a 1 TB SATA disk so I know that’s not the original hard drive. Could swapping out the wireless card help? I’ve swapped RAM and hard drives but never a wireless card in other computers. Just trying to make this last as long as possible because a new laptop isn’t in the budget at the moment.