Introduction

Use this guide to upgrade the two RAM sticks in your iMac for an instant increase in speed.

Image 1/2: Both screws remain captive within the access door. Image 2/2: Remove the access door.
  • Loosen the two Phillips screws securing the access door to your iMac.

  • Both screws remain captive within the access door.

  • Remove the access door.

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  • Pull both RAM arms away from the iMac to release both RAM chips from their sockets.

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Image 1/1: During reinstallation, make sure both RAM arms are fully rotated outward before inserting the RAM chips. Use your thumbs to seat the new RAM chips into their sockets and then press the RAM arms back into the iMac.
  • Pull both RAM chips out of their slots.

  • During reinstallation, make sure both RAM arms are fully rotated outward before inserting the RAM chips. Use your thumbs to seat the new RAM chips into their sockets and then press the RAM arms back into the iMac.

  • It is normal to encounter a fair amount of resistance when pushing the RAM arms back into the iMac.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Hi, i'd love to make some upgrades but can't remember which imac 24is mine. Where can I read it? Can I switching it on? Thanks

Fabrizio Lazzeretti - Reply

hello, i already have 2GB, is it possible to add more? thank you!

connie dekker - Reply

via Everymac.com

Standard RAM: 1 GB Maximum RAM: 4 GB*

Details: 1 GB of RAM is installed as two 512 MB SO-DIMM modules.

*Apple officially supports 3 GB of RAM, but third-parties have been able to upgrade the system to 4 GB of RAM using two 2 GB memory modules

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