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Macbook Pro, 2012 ???

Postby DigitalMusicProduction » Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:09 pm

Hi

I recently read an article suggesting the Macbook Pro mid 2012 can not exceed more then 8G of RAM, i was hoping at some piont to upgrade to 16G, is this spec accurate?
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Re: Macbook Pro, 2012 ???

Postby desmond » Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:14 pm

Officially 8GB, unofficially 16GB is usually the case for this period.

Got to Crucial.com and enter your model numbers, it will tell you all the supported memory configurations.
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Re: Macbook Pro, 2012 ???

Postby ajaysongs » Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:49 pm

I have a 2012 model and I have installed 16mb RAM and replaced the drive with a 1TB SSD. Apparently you can also replace the CD drive with another SSD.
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Re: Macbook Pro, 2012 ???

Postby desmond » Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:02 pm

ajaysongs wrote:I have a 2012 model and I have installed 16mb RAM and replaced the drive with a 1TB SSD.

2011, but same.

ajaysongs wrote:Apparently you can also replace the CD drive with another SSD.

I've done this also (currently I have a spinning rust drive in there, SSD as main system drive).
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Re: Macbook Pro, 2012 ???

Postby Sam Spoons » Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:31 pm

I only have 4GB RAM in both 2011 and 2012 MBPs and for day to day use it's fine. I do have have SSDs in both though and that is a huge upgrade.
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