What 4GB RAM modules ship with the 2010 Mac Pro (1333MHz)?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by mtatfluler, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. mtatfluler macrumors member

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    Hi,

    I am planning on upgrading the RAM on my Mac Pro 3.33GHz 6-core 2010 to 16GB. I was wondering what the brand and model numbers were on the 4GB modules.

    Thanks,

    Matt
     
  2. mtatfluler thread starter macrumors member

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  3. dissolve macrumors 6502a

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    I think I've read the brand is Samsung (anyone confirm?). But if you're looking to upgrade, both OWC and Transintl sell compatible RAM at competitive prices. Is that why you're asking?
     
  4. mtatfluler thread starter macrumors member

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    Yeah, but I live in the UK, so I thought branded RAM like Samsung/Hynix might be easier to get hold of.
     
  5. toxic macrumors 68000

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    any DDR3 1333 unbuffered ECC memory should work. someone here confirmed Kingston ValueRam worked in his computer, anyway, which is about as generic as memory gets.
     
  6. Umbongo macrumors 601

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    Just buy it from crucial if you want compatibility.
     
  7. silby101 macrumors member

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    That was me with KVR1333D3E9SK2/8G which are ECC unbuffered with thermal sensor. http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=11315422&highlight=#post11315422

    You can get either buffered, unbuffered, or registered RAM, but all the ram you put in the MP has to be the same. Apple ships ram which is unbuffered, so if you want to mix third party ram with apple ram, make sure it is also unbuffered.
     

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