Upgrade path for Potential iMac Purchase

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Riggaz, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Riggaz macrumors newbie

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  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    It can unofficially take up to 6GB (4GB+2GB) of RAM. You must use DDR2 since DDR3 is incompatible.

    The HD bay is 3.5" and you can use any 3.5" SATA HD. However, replacing the HD isn't very easy.
     
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  4. scienide09 macrumors 65816

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    RAM for that model is DDR2 PC5300, and maxes at 6GB. I believe some folks have had luck getting it up to eight, but don't quote me on that.

    It takes a 3.5" HD, but Apple didn't build these to be user servicable. Have a look at guides on ifixit.com or similar sites to see if that's a task you want to take on yourself.

    For future reference, websites like everymac.com can be a great resource to look up more information on your computer.

    Edit: oh crap, Hellhammer beat me to it. I'll leave it here anyway.
     

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