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eowl

macrumors member
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Dec 18, 2011
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Hi all,

I've just installed the 8gb memory kit that I bought from crucial, but when I go into activity monitor it says I still have 4gb RAM, is this normal or may i have put in one of the modules wrong?

Thanks
 

calderone

Cancelled
Aug 28, 2009
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One is probably not fully seated.

Open it back up and double check your work.
 
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eowl

macrumors member
Original poster
Dec 18, 2011
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Sorted it now, you were right.

Thanks!
 
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Flares

macrumors newbie
Jan 7, 2012
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Not too hard and not too soft

I had the same problem.....it's hard to know when it's fulling installed. I was scared to press to hard, but you actually can put a little more pressure than you think. I always look to make sure the memory looks parallel to everything else.....tells me whether one side or the other is not fully seated.
 
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