Should I buy more ram for my macbook??

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by teefyot, May 4, 2010.

  1. teefyot
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    macrumors newbie

    May 4, 2010

    I bought my Macbook in 2006, and apple suggests that the maximum I upgrade my ram to is 2 GB.

    Right now, I have 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 there any point in upgrading? Will it make a difference? I am trying to run Photoshop on my computer..

    Thank you!
  2. spinnerlys
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    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    Maybe, it depends on what kind of usage you have planned for PS. I would get it, but I like having and using RAM.

    Take a look here and search for your model and see if that model might even take 3 or 4 GB of RAM.
  3. J&JPolangin
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    macrumors 68030

    Jul 5, 2008
    Thule GL @ the TOW
    ...if you're really serious about running PS on it, it wouldn't hurt to have the added RAM = its also pretty cheap so if you don't like how it works you haven't spent a bunch of $$...
  4. lyons238
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    Mar 21, 2010
    yeah honestly i wouldnt run less than 2gb of ram even while just browsing and doing daily tasks. im currently using 4 and am very happy. but 1 more gb for you should give you a nice boost.
  5. GfulDedFan
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    Oct 17, 2007
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    By saying that your MacBook is a 2006 model doesn't define a specific model. But, if it's core duo (May '06) it does have the 2GB maximum. If it's core 2 duo (late '06) you can install 4GB in order to utilize 3.3GB of RAM.

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