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Model A1224 / Mid 2007 and Early 2008 / 2, 2.4, or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Upgrading my 2007 iMac

Hello there,


I would like to make my iMac jaw dropping fast, and right now it is slow as a snail. Yes, I know it will never be fast as a new one, but hopefully faster that it is at the moment.


I hope you can answer my question. I have an oooold iMac, medio 2007, Intel 20" EMC 2133.


RAM: (1GB + 1GB) 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM.


Is it PC 5300 or PC 6400 I should buy?


And what setup wold you recommend? (1GB + 2GB), (1GB + 4GB), (2GB + 2GB) or (2GB + 4GB)?




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Max the RAM out at 6 GB. Install a SSD drive. Clean the dirt out of it.

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As Mayer says, 6GB (2GB + 4GB); 667GHz RAM is DDR2-PC5300. Maxing out the RAM and installing a SATA II (3Gbps) solid-state drive is pretty much the limit of what you can do with an iMac of this age.


Thank you very much Mayer for the quick answer. I hope you will help me one more time. I'm not sure which SATA II (3Gbps) SSD I should buy. Yes, I know - but I'm pretty new to this, so I hope you can forgive me... Could you link me to the right one? 1 og 2 TB is more than fine.

All the best, Mikkel


Here's are the drives that OWC recommend for your machine:

1 TB 7200 RPM 3.5" Hard Drive


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