Upgrading MacBook

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by tysub, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. tysub macrumors newbie

    Jun 27, 2011
    Hi im looking to upgrade my 2009 aluminum macbook with a 500gb hard drive and 4gb of ram any suggestions would help a lot. Thanks.
  2. ThomasBoss macrumors regular

    Jun 12, 2011
    In the user manual they will give you instructions.
  3. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

    Jaffa Cake

    Aug 1, 2004
    The City of Culture, Englandshire
    ThomasBoss is quite right, but if you haven't got yours handy you can download a PDF version.
  4. tysub thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 27, 2011
    Sorry, I didnt make this more clear as of right not im not looking how to replace them (but thanks for the info) im looking at what types of hard drives and memory to get.
  5. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
  6. jwolf6589 macrumors 65816


    Dec 15, 2010
    Buy from other World Computing. They have always impressed me with their prices, service, parts, and shipping speed. I have rarely ever had a problem!
  7. marc11 macrumors 68000

    Mar 30, 2011
    NY USA
    I find OWC prices on memory and traditional HDD's a bit expensive. But I do love the service and found the optibay solution as well as external HDD enclosures to be of pretty good quality. If all you are doing is memory and a 500gb HDD, you can find better prices and good service from Newegg or Amazon or even Buy.com. But if you want an SSD, enclosure for your old HDD to use it as a back up or clone and or an optibay solution, I would go OWC, it is what I did, but my memory cam from buy.com as they were $40 cheaper for Kingston ram than anyone else.

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