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Upgrading MacBookPro

I'm using a Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro with an Intel i5 @ 2.4 GHz and 4 GB 1333 MHz ram. The computer has started to get older. I was going to upgrade the ram but since Mavericks come out, the ram ...
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Can I have two different capacity RAM sticks?

In general and specifically in my MacBook pro (2012). I'm confused on if the answer is yes or no because I have heard both answers. So I have come here to get things cleared up. Can I have two ...
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Why is my computer struggling with Mudbox?

I'm running a early 2011 MacBook Pro 15", i7 2.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM, ATI 6750m, with Mudbox 2014. Low level subdivisions are fine but once I start adding more detail, painting, posing, etc its nearly ...
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Any downsides of upgrading MacBook Pro 13 mid-2012 low-end model to 16GB?

First of all is it possible with core i5 not core i7? More RAM eats more battery, but I'm not sure how much? Will it reduce my battery life by 1-2 hours and I will have 5 hours instead of 7? Is ...
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How to upgrade MBP harddrive without reinstalling OS?

Recently I purchased the 500GB harddrive to upgrade my 2010 MBP, when I installed the new harddrive, I did not find my Mac OSX install disk! (I guess I lost it). Is there a way I can upgrade to new ...
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MacBook Pro 13" freezes (blue vertical lines) after upgrade to 8GB

I just upgraded my MacBook Pro 13" (Late 2009) from 2GB RAM to 8GB. The memory I installed is the Kingston Kit, KTA-MB1066K2/8G. Ever since the upgrade, my MacBook freezes at unpredictable moments ...
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Trouble cloning a Macbook Pro hard drive

I am trying to upgrade the 250GB hard drive in my MacBook Pro (early 2008 model) to a 750GB drive. I have connected the new drive via an external USB enclosure. The drive is recognized fine, I can ...
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Upgrading a Macbook Pro from 4GB to 8GB memory

My Macbook Pro came with 4GB memory but has a capacity of 8GB. If I want to upgrade to 8GB, can I just buy a 4GB memory stick and add that in, or will I have to buy two 4GB memory sticks? I know there ...
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Getting More Performance out of a MacBook Pro

So I've got a mid-2009 MacBook Pro 13". Integrated GPU so not a games machine but fast enough for doing .Net development in VMs. I love the little thing and wanted to give it a Christmas present so ...
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Should I go for an OCZ-Vertex 2 drive in my Macbook Pro or wait for the new drives?

My question is not about whether I should get an SSD drive for for my MacBook Pro, it is more along the lines of whether the SATA2 interface on my late 2009 MBP is a limiting factor and whether it ...
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Upgrade Macbook Pro 2008 to SSD

I'm about to purchase a nice 120gb SSD for my Macbook Pro laptop. While installing the new drive is simple enough (physically), I've never installed Mac OSX on a bare drive. Are there any caveats or ...
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What are my options when upgrading my MacBookPro to 4GB RAM.

My questions are: Where to buy it and what to buy? I have heard that this RAM is generic enough and it does not have to come from Apple. Can I reuse my existing stick(s)? Would I have a single 2GB ...
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Snow leopard upgrade problem

I'm running a MacBook Pro 2GHz with silver keys. Yesterday, I upgraded the RAM to the maximum 2GB and everything seemed happy on Mac OS X 10.4. Today, I upgraded to Mac OS X 10.6. Because I have a ...