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MacBook Core 2 Duo RAM Replacement

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This guide has been found to be exceptionally cool by the iFixit staff.

Mid 2009 2.13 GHz model is the only A1181 MacBook that uses PC2-6400 RAM.

  • Author: iRobot
  • Difficulty: Easy

Accessing the RAM in this computer is straightforward and requires minimal disassembly.

The Mid 2009 2.13 GHz model is the only A1181 MacBook that uses PC2-6400 RAM.

Step 1 RAM  ¶ 

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Step 1 RAM  ¶ 

  • Pull back on the metal lever and slide the RAM chip out from its compartment.

  • Unlike the iBook line, the MacBook has two RAM slots.

  • When installing RAM, be sure to push the chips in firmly or else the computer will not register them.