need advice about upgrade! please help

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by leewwiiss, May 13, 2010.

  1. leewwiiss macrumors newbie

    May 13, 2010
    hey guys i have a mbp 2.26 ghz and i am running windows 7 on boot camp and i have quite a small hard drive my computer has 2 gbs or ram and im feeling it its lagging abit more then usual and i want to upgrade it also i do alot of music editing ect so i would like advice on to buy a

    1. ssd (solid state drive) kingston
    2. 4 to mabe 8 gbs of ram

    please help
  2. runplaysleeprun macrumors 6502a


    Jul 27, 2004
    Chicago, IL
  3. Badger^2 macrumors 68000


    Oct 29, 2009
  4. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    More RAM will definitely help. And an SSD makes things start faster.

    But the difference between a standard 5400RPM and 7200RPM HDD is kinda negligible, so maybe invest in an SSD and RAM, if you can afford it.

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  5. Hackint0sh macrumors member


    Apr 12, 2010
    Upgrading to an SSD drive will speed your machine up faster than anything. You can always add some RAM a little later.
  6. leewwiiss thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 13, 2010

    well yes i dont think i can get the ssd drive

    i edit music and use heavy photoshop programs and windows 7 bootcamp and some games so does anyone know a good aussie hdd 7200 rpm?? and a good deal on some 4 gb ram?

    most appreciated :)

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