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« on: November 01, 2016, 04:05:21 pm »

Why doesn't the new MacBook Pro have 32 GB of RAM?

Want 32 GB of RAM in your next MacBook Pro? You may be waiting a while!





 Rene Ritchie has been covering Apple and the personal technology industry for almost a decade. Editorial director for Mobile Nations, analyst for iMore, video and podcast host, you can follow him on Snapchat, Instagram, or Twitter @reneritchie.







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For some, Apple failed to put the "Pro" in MacBook Pro, and it started with the limitations on RAM: 16 GB tops. Why no option for anything more? Why not 32 GB?

A MacRumors reader wrote Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller, and asked. The reply:


  To put more than 16GB of fast RAM into a notebook design at this time would require a memory system that consumes much more power and wouldn't be efficient enough for a notebook.


There's been some speculation about what Schiller was talking about, one of the more educated guesses has been well encapsulated on Reddit:


  The true reason behind the lack of 32gb o...

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