[iBook] Can I shop for iBook PC2700 RAM from non-Apple vendors?

Steve R mailing.lists.2005 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 12:23:59 PDT 2006

At 9:11 AM -0700 06/08/06, Brian Olesky wrote:
>On 6/8/06 7:03 AM, "Larry Kollar" <kollar at alltel.net> wrote:
>>>  Since we're handing out kudos to memory retailers, I've got to give
>>>  my support to Data Memory Systems.
>>  My turn. ;-)
>>  I've ordered from Coast to Coast Memory (1-800-4-MEMORY) several
>>  times & never had a problem. The order takers can make sure you have
>>  the right memory type if you tell them what kind of Mac you have;
>>  that saved me some hassle once when I picked my stick off the wrong
>>  line.
>>  --
>>  Larry Kollar     k  o  l  l  a  r  @  a  l  l  t  e  l  .  n  e  t
>And now my turn. Since there are a certain percent of Ram chips that will
>turn out to be bad, I've occasionally been able to get a best price on line,
>then take that to my local retailer and challenge him to match it. If they
>do, you get two benefits: instant gratification, plus the ability to whip
>out your book, install the chip and verify that it works right on the spot.
>This happened to me at a CompUSA once--when the first chip they handed me
>failed to work, they brought out a second one, I tried that one, it worked,
>and life was good again.

I have done this locally with the small retailers, not the box 
stores. And I factor in the cost I would be charged for shipping from 
an online reseller before challenging my local retailer to match a 

Steve R

  Get the Canadian troops out of Afghanistan now.

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