iMac Intel 24" EMC 2111 RAM Replacement

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Upgrade the RAM on your iMac Intel 24" EMC 2111.

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


Edit Step 1 Access Door  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 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.

Edit Step 2 RAM  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2 RAM  ¶ 

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

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • 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.

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

For more information, check out the iMac Intel 24" EMC 2111 device page.

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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


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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