Upgrade RAM, but how much?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by SKATE4LIFE, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. SKATE4LIFE macrumors member

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    I have a 21,5" of late 09
    I want tu upgrade the original 4gb
    I want to have a more fuid workflow (simple apps are ages to open an slow also i use chrome with sevral tabs an videos whitch makes it a pain)) on the other side i want better rendings and fuidness on premiere, photoshop and ae.
    Is +4gb okay for total 8gb
    Or beter get 8+gb for total 12gb

    Is it true arrived a maximum it is usless?
    (also in hdd my mac is only 250gb full of 500gb. I use a external 1tb hdd for heavy files)

    Thanks
     
  2. AppleFan360 macrumors 68020

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    8gb is probably OK but try to upgrade as much as you can afford. My last 2011 iMac had 12gb and it worked great for just about everything.
     

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