OS X V10.7 Lion :: Upgrade Memory On IMac 24-inch Late 2006 Up To 8 GB From 3 GB?

Feb 7, 2012

it is possible to upgrade memory on iMac 24-inch Late 2006 up to 8 GB from 3 GB

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MacBook Pro :: Memory In Late 2006

Jun 26, 2009

I know they are technically different (speed) but can I put my Macbook Pro memory (default of 2GB RAM) in my wife white Macbook (default 1 GB RAM)? Probably not but I wanted to know if anyone has tried anyway.

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MacBook :: Maximum Memory In Late 2006 Model?

Jan 22, 2010

I have one of these Macbooks that I want to pass on to the daughter of a friend for use in college. To try and extend its life and usefulness a little I was wondering if I could add more memory. I'm aware that the Apple tech specs state that 2GB of PC2-5300 DDR2 is the maximum supported, but since I have 2 x 2GB of that memory spare I was wondering if anyone here on the forums know different?

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MacBook :: Upgrade 1TB HDD 13" Late 2006

Jun 2, 2010

I want to upgrade HDD for my Macbook and was looking at WD Scorpio Blue 1 TB Internal hard drive. I know its about 2mm thicker than a standard laptop drive and read of people cramming it into MBpros with success.
Has anyone tried a pre-unibody Macbook?

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MacBook :: Upgrade The Graphics Card In A Late 2006 (original)?

May 27, 2012

I have this Late 2006 Macbook, that still runs great and everything, but the only problem iv been running into, is video. So when i watch a video in QuickTime Player, or QuickView, or even YouTube, the video just randomly starts to flip out. So, is it possible to upgrade the Graphics Card?

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MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Snow Leopard, Original MacBook.

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Upgrade From It To Lion On An IMac Purchased In 2006?

May 5, 2012

Can I upgrade from OS X 10.6.8 to OS Lion on an IMac purchased in 2006?

Info:iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Pro :: Can't Upgrade 15-inch, Late 2008 To Snow Leopard

Jun 2, 2012

I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008) and a copy of snow leopard on DVD. When I try to upgrade it says that snow leopard cannot be installed on this computer 

The details are as follows: 

Model Name:    MacBook Pro
Model Identifier:    MacBookPro5,1
Processor Name:    Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed:    2.53 GHz
Number Of Processors:    1
Total Number Of Cores:    2
L2 Cache:    6 MB
Memory:    4 GB
Bus Speed:    1.07 GHz
Boot ROM Version:    MBP51.007E.B06
SMC Version (system):    1.33f8
Serial Number (system):    W88460TU1GA
Hardware UUID:    B0F6EC73-8CE7-58F8-B300-769B4BBB1353
Sudden Motion Sensor:
State:    Enabled 
The retail dvd I have has a part number: MC223Z/A 

I am currently running 10.5.8 

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8), Upgrade to Snow Leopard

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IMac :: Late-2006 20" 2.16 Fast As A Late-2009 21.5" 3.06 IMac?

Nov 15, 2009

It seems that the xBench results for the new 21.5 iMac (base model) are about the same - and maybe a tad bit lower - than my late 2006 20" 2.16 Ghz iMac (score: 140.8) My Geekbench score is lower - c.2900 - it seems, but not by as much as I thought.

Can this be? Is my machine just as fast as the new base models? I've always found that my 2.16 was a bit pokey, sometimes take 15 secs to launch Entourage or Word and 5-10 secs to launch Safari. Opening documents takes a while as well. I was thinking of upgrading, but these speeds are not encouraging.

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MacBook :: Upgrade Graphics Card In My Aluminum 13-inch (Late 2008)?

May 4, 2012

My 13-inch Macbook (Late 2008) currently uses the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256 MB graphics card, but I want to upgrade it, so that I can play games at a higher quality. Is this possible? If so, what graphics cards are compatible with my Macbook (Late 2008)?

Info:MacBook (13-inch Aluminum Late 2008), Mac OS X (10.7.3), 8 GB RAM

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How Much Memory Can Upgrade With MacBook Pro Late 2011

Apr 8, 2012

I am wondering how much memory I can upgrade with my MacBook Pro Late 2011. I went on Apple.com and they only offer up to 8GB of Ram for my model when I looked around and saw that on OWC ( MacSales.com) which is a very excellent reliable source for all your Apple Products. But, I was able to find a 16GB of Ram for my MacBook Pro Late 2011 and it said it can be used for my MacBook Pro.Basically Apple says its only up to 8GB of Ram while I see other people have 16GB of Ram for the same year as mine but the only difference is the the size of the computer. Anybody could give me a answer with this question as I dont want to buy the 16GB of Ram and it not working for my computer.url...

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MacBook Pro (13-inch Late 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Late 2011 Memory Upgrade - Will It Run Faster

May 1, 2012

Recently purchased a MBP and find the memory of 4 GB fairly small.  How would it affect the MBP if I were to change the memory to 8 GB...Ie. will it run faster ?

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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IMac :: Best HD Options For Late 2006 White C2D IMac?

Nov 5, 2010

On my white iMac (Late 2006, 20" C2D 2.16ghz) I've almost filled the puny standard 250MB HD and am planning to have an authorized repair shop replace the drive. (They quoted me $30 plus the cost of the drive -- is that a good price?)Question: what drive should I put in there? I'm planning to go with a 1TB/7200 RPM drive, but can I or should I go bigger? Faster? Which brands to use, or to avoid?

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MacBook :: Will Late 2006 Run Mountain Lion

Jul 19, 2012

13-inch Late 2006Processor  2 GHz Intel Core 2 DuoMemory  2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAMGraphics Intel GMA 950 64 MBSerial Number  W8******WGLSoftware  Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4 (11E53)

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MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Imac Late 2006 20" Screen Freezes Cpu Overheats

Jun 29, 2012

My screen freezes from time to time and CPU overheats.I have increased the fan speed with SMC download but still happens 2-3 times a day when downloading or watching video, also when using SKYPE worse when using both? BBC iPlayer does not make it freeze?

Info:
iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 3GB Memory

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Mac :: CPU Options For 1st Generation Intel IMac - Early 2006 20-inch

Aug 21, 2010

I have 2 questions:1) I have a 2.GHz Core Duo CPU. I read that this model has a socketed CPU that can be replaced. Is this true?2) If yes, how fast can I go? Can I use the new Core i3 CPU?

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OS X :: Late 2009 Imac 21.5 Inch Sleep / Wake

Jan 5, 2010

i just bought the imac 21.5 inch with ati radeon 4670 and the base spec. after few hours of playing with this new toy. i realise that when you press the shutdown button, it will put the imac to sleep instead of showing the shutdown/restart option that i have on my macbook. Is there any way to make it work like a macbook power button. secondly, whenever my imac wake up after sleeping, the fan will run faster and automatically went to sleep again. this issue just keep repeating itself. i have no choice but to shutdown the imac and boot up again. Thirdly, i try the machine on WoW and i realise that the sound is rather choppy

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Memory For A Late 2009 Imac

Jun 21, 2012

i need more mem for my late 2009 imac 27in i have two open losts and i would like to get 2 more 4gig but i want to get the right one can anyone help ?

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IMac PPC :: Late 2009 And Later: Installing Or Replacing Memory?

Apr 2, 2012

My iMac is old. 2003 runs lepoard and 85 gig and I gig memory. Problem is can't find finder ( where's finder) turned off and on  to no avail hard drive is 95% full also use Iomega 450 gig portable hd!

Info:
iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.6)

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PowerPC :: Looking Upgrade IMac (2006) And IBook (2004)

May 1, 2010

I was planning to upgrade our family's computers to a new MBP 13 inch with a 320 HDD and a iMac 3.06 GHz base model.

I was going to do a the Apple financing of no interest for 18 months since the 13 inch MBP came out but after reading online that an iMac update may be out in the near future I am wondering if I should wait.

Would like advice on whether I should just buy the 2 computers now and not worry or should I wait for next iMac. We have five kids that are using the computers and iPhones/iPods and speed is what they want for web-based games. The iBook is fine for me doing Quicken, e-mail and normal stuff but is seizing up sometimes. Hard Drive space is biggest issue since iMac only has around 160 gig HDD.

Everything I have read I believe that these 2 computers will be fine. We hold computers for 5 years and so I am getting to end of life on the ones I have.

My wife has also been using a 2006 circa MacBook Pro 17 inch that I use for work and loves it. She thought the 13 inch MBP keyboard was smaller but I told her I believe they are the same.

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Intel Mac :: Upgrade The Memory On (circa2007) So That Can Upgrade To ISX Lion And Then Be Able To Use Icloud?

Mar 25, 2012

how to obtain a bigger memory for my imac so that I can upgrade to OSX LIon and then to icloud?  My imac currently has 1 Gb memory and I need 2 Gb apparently.  Apple can no longer supply a 2 Gb memory.  I will need to knowe hwre to buy a suitable memory and how to change it.

Info:
iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 1 Gb memory

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IMac :: 27" I5 (late 2010) RAM Upgrade?

Nov 14, 2010

I've got a 27" imac i5, with 4 RAM slots. I do actually have 2x2Gb installed, but that's not enough to run windows 7 smoothly with Parallels.

I would like to upgrade the RAM. Can I buy 1x4Gb now, and add another 1x4Gb later? (short on money at the moment...)

The two original modules are installed in BANK 0/DIMM0 and BANK 1/DIMM0. Should I install the new module in any free slot available?

Another question: is this memory fine?

PATRIOT SODIMM DDR3 4GB(1X4GB)1333Mhz MacCompliant


I read some topics about ram upgrade, but it's not clear wether you can add one single module...melagodo

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MacBook :: How Much Ram Can Put On Late 2006?

Feb 1, 2010

I purchased my macbook in 0ct. of 2006, and was wondering how I could tell how much ram I could put in it. I currently have 1gb of ram installed. My macbook is 1.83 ghz intel core duo.

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MacBook :: Late 2006 Will Not Turn On

Dec 1, 2009

I turned my computer on in school, and it would not start up past the white screen. I turned it on when I got home, and it gets to the blue screen, and then hangs. I turn it off, and when i turn it back on, the screen flashes and it goes off. I take out the battery and run it off the adapter. It flashes and nothing happens. However, I can hear it churning, but I see nothing on the screen. The sounds are still being made, and they stop after I take out the power cord. I have backups and my new computer that i ordered left week, is on the way.

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MacBook Pro :: Late 2006 Vs 2009

Dec 7, 2009

What are the differences and pros and cons? Can you switch out the keyboard on one? Switch harddrive? And just general differences. I'm still on windows but thinking about switching. So a little help would be much appreciated.

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MacBook :: Topcase V3 Fit On Late 2006?

Jun 6, 2010

I need to replace topcase on late 2006 macbook (MA700ZH/A A1181 late-2006 C2D 2.0ghz). What I see the most is version 3 topcase on ebay etc. I don't mind to have a bit more modern part on my macbook Will this v3 topcase fit/work at all? Can somebody confirm? I heard that media control buttons will work only with 10.6 which is fine.

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Intel Mac :: Upgrade My IMac 27" Late 2009's Video Card?

Apr 22, 2012

I've got an iMac 27" late 2009 with these:Processor 2.66 GHz Intel Core i5Memory 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 Graphics ATI Radeon HD 4850 512 MBand I would like to upgrade my "ATI Radeon HD 4850 512 MB" to something higher with 2 GB. My question is: is it possible? Like taking off the screen and display and replacing the old video card with a new one without any issues?

Info:iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook :: Late 2006 Not Start Fully

Sep 18, 2010

It's from late 2006, but the RAM (3GB) and HD (Western Digital 595GB) are not original. That said, I'm confident neither of these are the cause, as I've had 'em installed for 2 years and 4 months, respectively. The problem: I press the power button. Computer makes the starting sound. Fan whirs on. Grayish-blue screen with Apple logo. Spinning tick wheel underneath. You know the drill. But then, it just suddenly and inexplicably turns off. Fan off, black screen, no HD activity. Nothing. Aaand repeat...nothing seems to change.

This started 10 minutes ago. I'm on a friend's computer now, since I'm at college - this also means that I do not have my installation DVD or indeed any of my wide array of computer-fixing tech components save for my mini screwdriver set. Since I know it's gonna come up - The last thing I did on the computer was shut it down while it installed the latest update for Safari (which I don't use). Seemed everything was going okay - it turned off and I left for dinner, came back all set to write an essay and the darn thing won't make it to the login screen. So naturally, there are no error messages or anything like that. No weird beeps or noises from the HD or elsewhere........................

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MacBook Pro :: Late 2006 - Enabled 802.11n - Only Running At 54 When Others Can Do 130?

Oct 5, 2009

I've got a late 2006 MacBook Pro and installed the Wireless N enabler a while back. I've got Snow Leopard now, and the card still reads as N capable in both Network Utility and System Profiler. I've sometimes been able to connect at N speeds, but not always. For example, right now I'm on my office's wireless network. Another guy has a MacBook Pro (a year newer than mine so it shipped with N enabled), but I can only get 54 speeds, while he can get 130. Any ideas? Could it just be a router setting? I option+clicked on the AirPort menu item and took a screenshot. My coworker is also on Channel 6, at 2.4GHz

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MacBook :: 13" Late 2006 Won't Boot

Feb 25, 2010

I have a 13" MacBook (White 2.0GHz/1 GB/80 GB) that will not boot. I've tried the troubleshooting tips on the Apple website to no avail. When I turn it on, the light on the front stays light, I can hear the HD spin up, etc. The screen flickers as if it is getting power, but no chimes or sounds whatsoever. I've also tried to reseat RAM, used different RAM, but no dice. I'm hoping that there are a few other things I can try before I'm left with getting a new logic board.

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Intel Mac :: 17' Late 2006 Screen Unusable?

Jul 4, 2012

I Have a 17' iMac 2006 It has had lines in it for a while and i have called Apple Support and they have not helped me at all and no my entire screen has went out it makes it impossible to do anything I am having to try to use my dads Macbook to do my College homework?

Info:
iMac (17-inch Late 2006), Mac OS X (10.7.4), With crapy screen lines

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