Memory options

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by JamesM, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. JamesM macrumors regular

    Jan 27, 2007
    Why don't Apple have the option of a single 4gb module?

    Very annoying when it comes to upgrading the ram :rolleyes:
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    performance is better when you have a pair of memory sticks.
  3. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    Most people around here don't buy their ram from apple since you're paying a premium for it. Check our crucial or OWC and pick up some ram there. Lifetime guarantee, both offer great support and both have very high quality ram.
  4. JamesM thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 27, 2007
    Definitely wouldn't order from Apple its far too expensive as you said.

    Would be handy if they sent it with a single 4gb in as then adding another would give you 8gb rather than having to take 2gb out leaving you with 6gb.

    If there really is an impact on performance then fair enough.
  5. Habitus macrumors 6502a


    Feb 26, 2009
    Where ever my life takes me...
    Trust me. you don't want to buy from Apple if you don't have to. OWC, crucial, or newegg have great deals on RAM. OWC even has a rebate for returned RAM. You won't be sorry if you purchase from there.

    Habitus :apple:
  6. JamesM thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 27, 2007

    I really can't wait till the end of the month!!

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