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Huy
4th March 2008, 08:38 AM
Can this support 4GB of RAM?

From Corsair/Kingston (and OWC) it says that it can do 4GB.

It is NOT the Santa Rosa model, or the Penryn (latest) models. I'm guessing 3GB ceiling?

It's the Mid 2007 model, not Late 2007, or Early 2008. Just wanted to confirm is it 3GB or 4GB max?

Apple Support pages say 2GB but I know it can do at least 3GB.
MacBook (Mid 2007) - Technical Specifications (http://support.apple.com/specs/macbook/macbook_mid_2007.html)

Thank you! :)

Lutze
4th March 2008, 08:41 AM
Just did a quick check on Apple-history (http://www.apple-history.com/?page=gallery&model=mb_mid_07&performa=off&sort=date&order=ASC).

Looks like it's 3Gb cap.

Huy
4th March 2008, 08:49 AM
Cheers Lutze, I thought as much. :)

soulman
4th March 2008, 08:53 AM
MacTracker (http://mactracker.dreamhosters.com/) is generally good for this kind of info too.

Huy
4th March 2008, 08:58 AM
Cheers soulman :)

I knew about the program but was too lazy to download/install.

I usually just go off websites.

zmit
4th March 2008, 01:41 PM
awesome. so mine is 3gb not 2gb. good to know....

DJY
4th March 2008, 08:12 PM
The MBP that was announced / released July 07 (Santa Rosa) was the first MBP that was able to install and use 4GB RAM... aka mine!

Huy
13th March 2008, 07:52 PM
http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/6991/4gbtc5.th.png (http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/6991/4gbtc5.png)

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but that is what I'm seeing in my 2.16GHz C2D Black MacBook.

Is it meant to show 4GB, but have 3GB addressable? Or is it supposed to show 3GB?

I have 2x 2GB sticks installed for 4GB total on a pre-Santa Rosa model MacBook (as per original post). Thanks! :)

zmit
13th March 2008, 08:35 PM
oooh..... this shall be interesting.....
*keeps tabs on this thread to see if mine is capable too*

leon
13th March 2008, 08:35 PM
Does iStat show utilization of 4GB?

Huy
13th March 2008, 08:50 PM
This is what I'm seeing:

iStat
http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/2993/92973895gu3.png (http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/2993/92973895gu3.png)

Activity Monitor
http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/1345/53471861gw2.png (http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/1345/53471861gw2.png)

I suppose they add up to 3.0 - 3.2GB.

Crisis over. :)