Model A1181: 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Can I use more than the recommended amount of memory?

My MacBook Core 2 Duo late 2006 has a maximum memory of 2GB, but I would like to go higher than than. Can I?

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What is the serial number of your laptop? Armed with that info I can get you more details on your maximum RAM or you can find out for yourself here:


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It depends on your model, it may have a chipset limit


I have a black mackbook late 2006 with a 2 Ghz core 2 duo.


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Apple MacBook "Core 2 Duo" 2.0 13" (Black) Specs

Identifiers: Late 2006 - MA701LL/A - MacBook2,1 - A1181 - 2121

*Apple officially supports 2 GB of RAM, but third-parties have been "unofficially" able to upgrade it to 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM (it can hold 4 GB but cannot fully utilize the memory beyond 3 GB due to the same limitation that impacts the "Late 2006" MacBook Pro line).

* Here's the skinny on it:

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