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« on: May 27, 2019, 04:05:21 pm »

You can replace the RAM in the 27-inch iMac and here's how

In recent years, Apple has made it increasingly difficult for users to replace parts on their Macs. Apple still allows iMac Retina 5K users to replace RAM (memory) on their computers, but only on the 27-inch model, not the 21.5-inch model. Here's how to replace the memory on the iMac (Retina 5K, 2019) and the parts you'll need.

The latest iMac (Retina 5K) includes four memory slots and offers base RAM of 8GB (2 x 4GB DIMMs). You can upgrade to a maximum of 128GB (4 x 32GB DIMMs), depending on the model. DIMM stands for "dual inline memory module" and it is the physical board that your memory expansion sits on.

Hardware you'll need

Maximum speed: 128GB (4 x 32GB DIMMs) ($950 at Amazon)
Middle ground: 64GB (4 x 16GB DIMMs) ($420 at Amazon)
Small tweak: 32GB (2 x 16GB DIMMs) ($213 at Amazon)
Prevent damage: Rosewill anti-static wristband ($6 at Amazon)
Let's do this!

Note: Before beginning any upgrades on an iMac, you should back up your data in the event something goes wrong. You s...

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