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Kingston Technology 8GB Kit (2x4 GB Modules) 1066MHz DDR3 SODIMM Notebook Memory for Select Apple iMac's and Macbooks KTA-MB1066K2/8G
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|Capacity||8||8 GB||8 GB||16 GB||8 GB||16 GB|
|RAM Size||8 GB||8 GB||8 GB||16 GB||8 GB||8 GB|
|Item Dimensions||0.05 x 4 x 4 in||5 x 7 x 0.5 in||7.13 x 13 x 2 in||4.49 x 7 x 5 in||0.44 x 7 x 5 in||2 x 13 x 7.13 in|
|Memory Clock Speed||1,066 MHz||1,066 MHz||1,066 MHz||1,600 MHz||1,600 MHz||1,333 MHz|
|Memory Speed||1,066 MHz||1,066 MHz||1,066 MHz||1,600 MHz||1,600 MHz||1,333 MHz|
|Memory Storage Capacity||4 GB||4 GB||4 GB||8 GB||4 GB||8 GB|
|Number of Items||1||2||1||2||2||1|
|Number of Pins||204||204||204||204||204||204|
|RAM Technology||DRAM||DDR3||DDR3||DDR3||DDR3||DDR3 1333|
|Size||8 GB||8GB KIT (4GBx2)||8 GB||16GB KIT (8GBx2)||8GB KIT (4GBx2)||16 Gb|
|RAM Type||DDR3 SDRAM||DDR3 SDRAM||DDR3 SDRAM||DDR3 SDRAM||DDR3 SDRAM||DDR3 SDRAM|
MacBook 13in (Mid 2010 & Aluminum Mid 2009), MacBook Pro 15in (Aluminum Mid 2009 & Core i5/i7 Mid 2010); MacBook Pro 17in (Aluminum Early & Mid 2009 & Core i5/i7 Mid 2010); iMac Intel Core 2 Duo 20in/24in (Early 2009); iMac Intel Core 2 Cuo 21.5in (Late 2009); iMac Intel Core 2 Duo/i5/i7 27in (Late 2009)
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Kingston System-Specific Desktop and Notebook Memory
Kingston offers extremely reliable, high-performance desktop memory and sells more notebook upgrade memory than anyone in the world. Every module is customized and tested to meet the exact specification requirements of each system. Kingston uses only the most reliable and respected components in the industry to ensure maximum performance and legendary Kingston reliability.
Kingston System-Specific Desktop/Laptop Memory is designed for use in brand-name computer systems and allows you to purchase by brand and system model name. This memory comes with a 100-percent compatibility guarantee and 100-percent testing in the system or family of systems for which it's designed, for added reassurance. Full product return privileges ensure total peace of mind.
Why Choose Kingston?
Kingston Technology Company, Inc., offers a wide range of computer memory and Flash products plus all the services to support your memory needs. Founded in 1987, Kingston is committed to providing its customers with the best memory products for the latest and most requested technologies.
When you order Kingston memory, you get quality components, engineering expertise, 100-percent testing, free 24/7 technical support, and a lifetime warranty. Best of all, Kingston memory is backed by the legendary reliability that has made the company the world's independent memory leader.
Kingston has developed one of the most advanced testing facilities in the industry. Kingston employs a multi-tiered testing system to ensure quality control throughout the design and manufacturing process. Kingston is one of the few manufacturers that qualifies all components and tests memory at all stages of production. As a result, the mean time between failure ratings exceeds 500 years. This complete package makes for the consistent product reliability and compatibility that Kingston customers have come to depend on for more than two decades.
All Kingston memory products are backed by a lifetime warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability.
Which Kingston Memory Device is Right for You?
|System-Specific Memory||ValueRAM Memory|
|Every module is customized and tested to meet the exact specification requirements of each system||Guaranteed to be 100% compatible with the hardware, software and diagnostic tools of the systems for which it is designed||Industry standard memory designed for customers who purchase memory by specification||High performance, stability and long-term reliability as well as validation on all the key server board manufacturer sites||Designed specifically for mission-critical server systems that require maximum uptime and stability|
Top customer reviews
These two 4GB SO-DIMM sticks cost $1200 from Apple directly. Spoil yourself and don't feel guilty about buying them here for much less -- especially if you use Parallels Desktop, or VMWare. Kingston will back you up, Amazon will also.
Installing the 8 GB RAM was a 10 minute task. It took some time to dig up the right precision screwdriver bit. First shutdown the Macbook then remove the 8 screws to expose the RAM. Discharge static electricity and then remove the existing RAM ( follow instructions given in the 'Everything MAC' manual if needed) . Plug in the new RAM and fix back the screws. Boot back up..Go to MAC>About this Mac, to see the 8 GB in action,..
The Macbook is much faster now. All apps , from Google Chrome to XCode run quite smoothly.
I have 13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008, Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256 MB, Software Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 (11C74), Model Identifier: MacBook5,1, Boot ROM Version: MB51.007D.B03 --- From what I've read, this last piece of info is super important or the computer won't take all 8GB of RAM. Something about a special secret firmware update...
I include all that because as I was searching for RAM for my molassassized Macbook, it was super confusing to me to know which was the "right" RAM for my computer and I would have hated to mess that up. Hardly any reviews had this, so here, dear shopper, is the info you need. Look in the System Profiler and make sure you have Model Macbook 5,1 and Boot ROM Version: MB51.007D.B03 -- not that other macbooks and the like can't use this RAM, but I'm typing on one that can and does. So I hope that helps.
Apple sells their RAM for $200 for 4GB. I'm sure it's like the Prada of RAM or something, but I just need a larger canvas bag -- nothing fancy, just MORE!! So I went searching and found that the Kingston RAM works awesome for around $50 and for TWICE the RAM. The installation was easy. Almost so easy it didn't need any instructions (but I searched Apple's support page for how to install RAM in macbook and followed those instructions).
10 min later (most of it oooooing and aaaahhing over all the pretty circuit boards) I rebooted with FOUR TIMES the RAM. While the beachball of death still lives, it don't have to live with it as much.
My RAMaholic Lion running macbook is finally satiated.