Mac RAM Upgrade Deals: 8GB for $119 and 4GB for $57

Nov 9, 2010 - 7 Comments

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In case you missed last weeks RAM upgrade deal, here are more great prices for 8GB and 4GB kits. It looks like both of these deals expire on the 10th (tomorrow) so if you’re looking for cheap memory upgrades, this is a good time to buy.

8GB (2×4GB) Kingston Apple Kit for $119.95 with free shipping at Buy.com

The upgrade works for any Mac that allows 8GB of RAM of the following type: PC3-8500 DDR3 1066 MHz SDRAM. This includes the new Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook, and MacBook Pro 13″, MacBook Pro 15″, and MacBook Pro 17″ models.

Update: The price of the 8GB chip went up to $139, it may be cheaper to buy the same kit from Amazon.

If you’re on a machine with 2GB of RAM, you can also grab a great deal on a 4GB upgrade:

4GB (2×2GB) Kingston Apple Kit for $57.95 with free shipping at Buy.com

The 4GB upgrade is the same kind of RAM as the 8GB kit, and should work on the iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook, and MacBook Pro.

As always, make sure your Mac can accept the memory upgrades as well as the amount of RAM you’re buying. If you’re not sure if a RAM upgrade would benefit you, learn how to know if your Mac needs more memory.

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Posted by: William Pearson in Mac

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  1. Eduardo says:

    Buy the 8 GB if your Mac supports it. If you’re going to upgrade, go all out now to future proof your Mac.

    I bought a 4 GB update for a Mini a while back and now am going for an 8 GB upgrade, in the end it costs twice as much to do these incremental upgrades. Plus I’m going to have 2 GB chips laying around that are useless and practically worthless.

  2. James says:

    Kingston RAM is garbage though. I wouldn’t invest even the $58 in Kingston for my Macs.

  3. Peter says:

    Please specify when entries are for the US only. buy.com only ships within the US. You know, there’s a world outside the US.

    • Tokyojerry says:

      Amen! Sayeth the lord on high. If it’s any consolation though however, look into myusa.com. They will accept your U.S. domestic order to your personal suite address with them, and then subsequently ship and forward your order to almost a y international destination you specify.

  4. […] Mac OS X – November 17th, 2010 – No Comments Last week I posted a deal to get an 8GB RAM upgrade kit, the price was too good to resist and I went ahead and bought the […]

  5. KP says:

    BTW, both Amazon and Buy.com now has the kit for $95. I am getting one for myself.

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