[iBook] RAM

Nancy Lawrence nancyl at email.unc.edu
Mon Feb 13 18:28:44 PST 2006

I've done this on an iBook G4 800 mhz.  I have had absolutely no  
problems, although the speed increase wasn't as noticeable as I  


On Feb 13, 2006, at 9:21 PM, / dave / wrote:

> Joe Roberts wrote:
>> You have one RAM slot in your iBook.  You need to remove any RAM  
>> you have in there and install a 1 GB SO-DIMM module that is PC2100  
>> or PC2700 type RAM.  Make sure it is an SO-DIMM, as that is the  
>> laptop memory your iBook takes.  With the 128 MB built-in, you  
>> will have 1.12 GB under the hood.
>> I did it to my laptop, and no problems whatsoever.
> I was looking at one site (http://macramdirect.com/ibook.html),  
> just to see what's out there, etc.
> They have a note with the 1GB RAM that reads "800-933 models will  
> NOT address 1GB modules". It sounds like they've encountered people  
> trying to do what I was proposing, and they're highlighting some  
> kind of incompatibility. All the specs seem right, though. I guess  
> the only way to know would be to try one.
> -- 
> /  dave  /
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