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Which of these is a better RAM upgrade option for me?

Which option?

  • 5GB (1GB Stock + 4GB Stick)

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 4GB (2 x 2GB)

    Votes: 8 66.7%
  • Neither, just stick w/ your 2GB and get a SSD.

    Votes: 2 16.7%
  • Other.

    Votes: 2 16.7%

  • Total voters
    12

vader1990

macrumors regular
Original poster
Sep 23, 2008
220
2

warrena

macrumors member
Jun 29, 2010
57
0
DFW area
4GB and the SSD . . . . :) If it is purely financial you could buy one 4GB now and then add another later to bring it to 8GB.
 
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alust2013

macrumors 601
Feb 6, 2010
4,779
1
On the fence
I'd go with the 4 gigs. If you go 5, you have a slightly larger capacity, but I believe you lose the dual-channel, making it a bit slower. Plus, the noticeable difference from 4 to 5 is probably very small.
 
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demonsavatar

macrumors regular
Jun 26, 2010
199
0
I voted for SSD first. Best upgrade you can give your laptop.

However if you are really hitting memory limits go with the Ram.

Eventually 4GB + SSD :p
 
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