would this ram work with MBP 2011

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  1. solarisc, Mar 1, 2011
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2011

    solarisc macrumors member

    Apr 14, 2006
    G.SKILL 8GB (2 x 4GB) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Laptop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBSQ

    could someone let me know this RAM work with MBP...i am about to order this for the new mac..but a bit worried on compatibility issue
  2. rebby macrumors 6502

    Nov 19, 2008
    It should work. The 2011 MBP is PC3 10600 and DDR3 is backwards compatible so the the 10666 should work (although, it will be clocked at 10600). If you can find it though, I'd stick w/the 10600 myself.
  3. Cantisama macrumors member

    Feb 27, 2011
    That will be fine. Don't worry about 10666 vs 10600, 10600 is the official naming convention but some manufactures use 10666 to make themselves seem faster/better. As long as the frequency (1333MHz) and timing (CL9) are the same the memory will run at the same speed as 10600.

    Current newegg deal right, great price for 8GB :)

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