powerbook ram

Discussion in 'Mac Help/Tips' started by garzy, Feb 4, 2003.

  1. garzy macrumors regular

    Dec 21, 2002
    im going to buy ram for a 12in powerbook
    does it matter if its 200 or 184pin? as long as its PC2100 DDR its okay right? the 200pin is a lot more expensive but thats what the apple store is selling for the 12in powerbook
  2. garzy thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 21, 2002
    i know 200pin will work

    what i want to know is if it matters if the ram is 184 pin
  3. Bear macrumors G3

    Jul 23, 2002
    Sol III - Terra
    If the ram doesn't match the proper specifications, it won't work.

    Also, with a different number of pins, the form factor may be different enough that you could damage the memory slot rendering it useless.

    And there is always a chance of damaging something if they are mismatched.

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