RAM installation help please.

Discussion in 'iMac' started by JohnDie, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. JohnDie macrumors newbie

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    I have the following extra two RAM's here, the specs are:

    2 x 204-pin SODIUM DDR3 1333MHZ 9-9-9-24
    2 Gigs each.

    Can I put them into my Early 2006 iMac?
    Its specs for RAM are:

    512MB (single SODIMM) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300)
    I believe 200-pin

    Is it worth a shot? or will I potentially damage my computer if I try to put them in?

    Thanks for reading, I hope to get some good help. Has anyone tried this?
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    204-pin DDR3 SO-DIMM RAM is not compatible with the RAM slots in a 2006 iMac and you would potentially damage the RAM slots doing so, as that iMac needs 200-pin DDR2 SO-DIMM RAM modules.

    Also know, that an early 2006 iMac has a limit of 2 GB RAM, thus only two 1 GB 200-pin DDR2 SO-DIMM RAM modules will work with that.

    http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/imac/specs/imac_cd_2.0_20.html
     

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