Would this ram work with MBP 2011?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by solarisc, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. 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. Kristine macrumors 6502a

    Feb 21, 2005
    Yes it should work. I bought this RAM for my 2011 MBP but still waiting for the MBP to arrive so tested the RAM in my late 2010 MBP.
  3. Tamasi macrumors member

    Dec 18, 2010
    Similar question;
    I've got 2 4gb RAM modules lying around here (from my old PC laptop) but I'm not sure what kind of RAM it is.. i think it's 1333mhz DDR3, but I'm not sure. two questions with respect to this situation;

    1) Could it hurt trying? Could putting the wrong RAM in a machine possibly damage it?
    2) What kind of RAM would perform best?? Is 'DDR3 1333mhz' the best choice, or would 'DDR3 1600mhz' perform (noticeably?) better?

    Thanks in advance for your insights

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