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The March 2015 update of Apple's 13" MacBook Air features fifth generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, resulting in slightly increased performance and battery life.

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Can I upgrade the RAM?

Can I upgrade the RAM in my Macbook Air (late 2015) from 4GB to 8GB?

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Sadly No, The RAM is soldered to the logic board and is not upgradable. Your only choice here is to exchange the logic board with one that has 8 GB which is not economical. It would be cheaper to buy a new system.

Review this IFIXIT teardown: MacBook Air 13" Early 2015 Teardown. Jump to Step 7. The red outlined chips are the RAM chips.

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i found hitting my computer with a hammer increases the amount of ram by a lot

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I’m tempted to do so......

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thanks my exact early 2015 macbook air has now a white screen.

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jk my macbook air is slow as !&&*

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Actually, it's very economical. You can replace the logic board for roughly $200 along with your processor. Drive your computer into the ground, then replace the logic board with 8gb and it's like having a brand new machine.

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iFixit sells replacement logic boards for $500 (currently out of stock). I am not quite sure I see how you would do this for $200.

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Visit PowerBook Medic and buy a board for that price, then follow the instructions on this site. :)

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Nyah: cheapest one is nearly 400 bucks.

http://www.powerbookmedic.com/xcart1/_se...

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I checked the PowerBook Medic site and the cost of a logic board with 8 GB is about $600. The juice is not worth the squeeze. Cheaper to buy a new MacBook Air with 8Gigs already iinstalled at $999.

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yes you can if you have a rework station youtube video link here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTsEJ49L...

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Luke - While you and I may have rework stations, that's not something a normal person is likely to have.

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