RAM for 2009 17inch macbook pro?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by sully677, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. sully677 macrumors newbie

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    Is 8gb the maximum for the 2009 unibody style and what is a good brand?

    Thanks!
     
  2. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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  3. karsten macrumors 6502a

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    just dropped some Crucial 8GB (2x4GB) into my same exact machine couple days ago. got it from newegg for cheap. working great so far
     
  4. sully677 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Awesome. Did you go with PC3 10600 or PC3 8500?
     
  5. karsten macrumors 6502a

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  6. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    I used 10600 in mine. Either should work fine. I only went with the faster RAM because it was cheaper at Fry's.
     

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