SSD and RAM for iMac ?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by soamz, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. soamz macrumors 6502a

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    Hi, I have a Late 2009 and Late 2012 iMac and both are super slow. I think, I should upgrade them both to SSD and more RAM for all slots, then job done.

    For the Late 2009, I short listed those,
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KFAGCWK/

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005PZDVF6/

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FRLZWAK/


    And for the Late 2012 Model, I short listed those,

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KFAGCWK/

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005PZDVF6/

    Already installed the RAM to this.



    So, can you please confirm if those are correct items to install ?

    Anything else you want to suggest to speed them up ?
     
  2. mreg376 macrumors 6502a

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    I would recommend that you check your upgrade possibilities at OWC (www.macsales.com). They have never steered me -- and many others -- wrong.
     
  3. Weaselboy Moderator

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    The Crucial MX100 is a good choice for the SSDs. I would get this Crucial RAM from Amazon for a couple dollars more. I have never heard of that other brand or vendor. I think the extra couple bucks for the Crucial would be worth it if you ever need warranty service.

    OWC products tend to be way overpriced IMO.
     

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