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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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.


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


Nyah: cheapest one is nearly 400 bucks.


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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