how much should I pay for 2x2GB RAM/is it worth upgrading my early 2009 mac?

Started Oct 13, 2012 | Questions thread
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MRphotog Regular Member • Posts: 205
Re: how much should I pay for 2x2GB RAM/is it worth upgrading my early 2009 mac?

Yes it should take 6 GB ram. I still have a 2008 2.4 C2D black macbook with 6 gigs of ram, a 120 SSD in original hard drive slot and a 7200 500 GB hard drive in the optical bay (all pretty easy to do yourself) and although it's obviously not up to today's speeds it's still a very capable machine. Still looks brand new as well. If you don't want to dive in and replace the disk drive you can store files on a FW400 external and probably still see some performance improvements. Definitely max out the ram and go with an SSD, it's too cheap not to if your going to keep it. I know I'll never sell mine even though I have a couple of MB pros now.

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