Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-10600, DDR3 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 16GB
This 17" system may utilize one of the following processors:
2.4GHz or 2.5GHz Quad Core Intel Core i7 processor.
Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.
video - installing memory