Upgrade my RAM from 2 - 2gb memory

I have a MacBook Pro 17" late 2008 model last 3 #'s of the serial is 1Q3. I have upgraded the ram to two - 2gb cards but wanted to find out what the max RAM I can use in my MacBook? Thanks

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Brian Zongkrt, if these specs are right (according by your serial #) 2.5 GHz Core 2 Duo (T9300)

Intro Date: February 26, 2008* Disc Date: January 6, 2009

Order No: MB166LL/A Model No: A1261 (EMC 2199)

Subfamily: Early 2008 Model ID: MacBookPro4,1

Std RAM: 2 GB, 4 GB* Std VRAM: 512 MB

Std Storage: 250, 320 GB* (5400 RPM) Std Optical: 8X DL "SuperDrive"

then the standard RAM: 2 GB, 4 GB * in October, 2008, Apple boosted the standard RAM to 4 GB. Apple officially supports a maximum of 4 GB of RAM but third-parties have been able to upgrade the system to 6 GB of RAM using one 2 GB and one 4 GB memory module. from here. Hope this helps, good luck.

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Thanks OldTurkey03 I will upgrade to a total of 6 GB as I have 2 -2 GB of RAM I'll swap out one and insert a 4 GB module.


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