Crucial 8GB RAM Upgrade for MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, iMac: $98
Are you looking to upgrade a Mac’s RAM? You can get a Crucial 8GB RAM upgrade kit from Amazon.com for just $98.63 plus $6.98 in shipping and handling, bringing the total price to $105.61, this is by far the cheapest price I’ve seen for a Crucial 8GB upgrade.
- Crucial 8GB 204-PIN DDR3 (4GBx2) for $98.63 + $6.98 shipping and handling, total $105.61
This 8GB kit will install on any Mac that accepts a maximum of 8GB of 204-PIN 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM, including many MacBook Pro’s, newer MacBook, Mac Mini, and iMac. You’ll want to double-check that it’ll work with your specific Mac, but it should be compatible with most models bought within the last two years.
If you’d prefer Corsair brand RAM, you can get the same 8GB upgrade kit for just $110 including shipping:
If you’re wondering how good of a deal this really is, just take a look at Apple’s RAM prices, they charge up to $500 for an 8GB RAM upgrade on a Mac Mini and $400 for a MacBook Pro:
You may recall from my review of upgrading a MacBook Pro to 8GB of RAM that I think it’s one of the most cost effective ways to get a performance boost out of a Mac, particularly for power users and those who perform memory intensive tasks.
If you aren’t sure whether you’d benefit or not, check out: does my Mac need more RAM?