finally bought 2GB of ram for my macbook

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  1. hsmith

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    holy shit, this beast is fast now :o
     
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    where did you get it, and how much?? :x:
     
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    i think the MB can only run 2GB max.

    EDIT: nvm, you have a MBP - merry christmas / happy self-ownage.
     
  4. skolen

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    I troll eBay often for really good deals on factory installed RAM.

    A lot of times companies order a bunch of Macs, upgrade the RAM themselves and then have no need for whatever amount they came with originally.

    Got me an extra 1GB for $30 off there. Now I'm rocking the 3.5gb in the G5.
     
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    I have list of things I need to get after Christmas... the top 2 are RAM, and a set of Shure e2g's... It's about time I spend some $$$ on myself...
     
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    I got another gig stick to bring me up to 2 gigs as well and its running a lot better. Sucks, you pretty much need to have 2 gigs on a MBP
     
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    I just got a BP 2.0 c2d with 1 gig of ram, will I see a big difference if I get another gig of ram?
     
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    I have 1gig in
    I want another buut I would probably have to buy two 1 gig sticks because I think there are 2 512's in there :hs:
     
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    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    Only if you want to run the pro applications. 512meg is fine for web/mail/typical-pictures/typical-iMovie

    You get more ram to get more serious ;) Most of us here in the MacShack are serious users.
     
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    i do development so i need more ram :o

    i run ms sql server and app testing so it is necessary
     
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    will i notice a big difference if i add more ram to my macbook? i would be going from 512mb to 1GB. i hear that you can't really run OS X to it's full potential on 512, amirite? I think i am going to buy it on wednesday :run:
     
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    i only have one gig, but i have never had more than 512 so im like :run:
     
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    i really don't do much in OSX. I noticed a big improvement in XP when I went to 2gb from 512, but then again i do more than your average person :o
     
  15. bheld

    bheld I'm paying you with your own money...

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    does anybody with 2GB want to see how their computer runs with 1GB? :x:

    PM me and we'll trade. :mamoru:
     
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    1GB will feel much better if you do any sort of multi-tasking.
     
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    YAY :run:
     
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    Just upgraded my powerbook to 2GB yesterday. zooooomin
     
  19. Jay

    Jay My shit don't stink

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    I also ugraded from 512 to 2gb on my MBP.

    if you guys are looking for a pretty good deal, go to CompUSA and pricematch PNY PC2-5300 memory with BBY for $89.99 + tax. CompUSA has $30 mail in rebates for these sticks potentially making them $59.99 + tax. (although it says only 1 rebate per sku per household, I bought 2 and I'm filling both rebates out with different addresses).
     
  20. IcyHot4Life

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    yeah, but I'd gladly pay twice that for a reputable vendor's certified value ram, and not worry about putting crap into my mbp :hs:

    newegg has kingston 1GB sticks for $115, probably free shipping in there somewhere too :dunno:
     

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