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Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement

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  1. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unplug the cables: step 1, image 1 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unplug the cables: step 1, image 2 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unplug the cables: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Shut down your Mac Pro.

    • Touch the metal housing with a bare hand to discharge any static electricity.

    • Unplug all cables from the Mac Pro, including the power cable.

  2. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unlock the housing: step 2, image 1 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unlock the housing: step 2, image 2 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unlock the housing: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the top latch up from its recess.

    • Twist the latch counter-clockwise until it won't turn anymore—about a quarter-turn.

    • Slowly lift the housing up by the latch.

  3. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Remove the housing: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the housing.

  4. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, RAM Module: step 4, image 1 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, RAM Module: step 4, image 2 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, RAM Module: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • The Mac Pro contains two RAM banks, each covered with a plastic cover.

    • Use your finger to slide the RAM cover latch to the left to unlock the cover.

    • When you reinstall the RAM cover, make sure that it securely clicks back in place.

  5. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Remove the RAM cover: step 5, image 1 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Remove the RAM cover: step 5, image 2 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Remove the RAM cover: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Swing the released edge back towards the computer slightly, then pull the cover straight out and away from the Mac Pro.

  6. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unlock the RAM module: step 6, image 1 of 2 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Unlock the RAM module: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Each RAM module is locked in place by two lock tabs.

    • Use your fingers to push and spread the two lock tabs outwards, in order to unlock and eject the RAM module.

  7. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Remove the RAM module: step 7, image 1 of 2 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Remove the RAM module: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Grasp the RAM module by the edges and pull it straight out of the slot.

    • Be careful not to twist the module as you pull it out.

    • Always handle the RAM module by the edges. Do not touch the gold contacts, as finger oils and ESD can damage the module.

  8. Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Install a RAM module: step 8, image 1 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Install a RAM module: step 8, image 2 of 3 Mac Pro 2019 RAM Module Replacement, Install a RAM module: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • To install a RAM module:

    • Gently slide the module into the slot.

    • Visually confirm that the notch between the module's gold contacts aligns with the receiving slot.

    • Firmly push both edges of the module to seat the RAM module into the slot.

    • As you push, do not bend or twist the RAM module.

    • As the module slides into position, the lock tabs along each edge should click back in place.

    • Make sure that both locking tabs rest securely in the RAM module's indents.

Conclusion

To reassemble your Mac Pro, follow these instructions in reverse order.

If your Mac Pro won’t boot up after installing new RAM, check the status indicator light to help determine the problem.

Check out our Mac Pro Answers community for troubleshooting help.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

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can we use the ram on PC?

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