iMac Intel 27". EMC 2309 (Late 2009, Core 2 Duo 3.06 or 3.33 GHz), EMC 2374 (Late 2009, Core i5 2.66 GHz or Core i7 2.8 GHz)

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Ram need to be same company?

hi if i buy the imac 27 with stock RAM (4GB) and i want to upgrade to 8, the additional 4GB of Ram do they need to be from the same company as the original? or can they be Kingston, Corsair, Samsung?

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Check this page out:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3011

and this one:

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3912

They will explain all necessary- the RAM can be any company as long as it meets the requirements.

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RAM is largely a commodity. Manufacturer isn't important, as long as it's from a reputable source.

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Basically, go to OWC of iFixit...

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I might be overly picky, but I always stick with Samsung, and I never have problems with it.

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