DDR2 Upgrade for the Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 3GB
Slots: 2

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.Maximum memory is reached by using one 2GB SODIMM and one 1GB SODIMM.

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

Storage:

SATA

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB, 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT3265243
  • Module Size: 2GB
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64 • lead free • halogen free • for Mac
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch)
 $35.99
Qty:

Crucial Memory for Mac® Systems — DDR2 200-pin SODIMM

DDR2 200-pin SODIMM for Mac

Product Highlights:

  • Increases system performance
  • Compatible with Mac systems
  • Every single module extensively tested at the component and module level for functionality
  • Meets or exceeds Apple's own quality requirements
  • Easy installation
  • Available in DDR2 and DDR3 SODIMMs in capacities up to 8GB
  • DDR3 modules include built-in thermal sensors and advanced lead and halogen-free technology
  • Limited lifetime warranty

At Crucial, we understand something important about Mac computers. They're intuitive and easy to work with. Your memory should be too.

Compatibility for Mac systems.
Engineered to be compatible with your Apple® system, Crucial Memory for Mac takes the guesswork out of a memory upgrade. Since Apple systems often have very specific memory requirements, including particular component densities, speeds, and SPD programming specifications, it's important to buy your memory from people who know Apple computers inside and out. With over a decade of experience manufacturing and developing memory for Apple systems, we make it easy to find memory that's been designed specifically for your system.

Reliability for Mac systems.
If you're an Apple computer user, you probably expect intuitive, reliable performance from your system. We think memory should work the same way, too. For each module we manufacture, we send it through a rigorous testing process to ensure that you're getting a reliable, high-performance memory solution. Every module that leaves our doors has been extensively tested at the component level for voltage and temperature resistances, signal integrity, and software compatibility. The result? Reliable memory that meets or exceeds Apple's own memory requirements. With the latest lead and halogen-free technology and built-in thermal sensors1 to help control your system's cooling, Crucial Memory for Mac features advanced innovations.

Support for Mac systems.
Unsure how to install memory or have an important question about your Apple system? Let our team of experts help! With a tech-savvy team that's well-versed in Apple systems, we'll provide the technical support you need—no matter how old your Mac computer gets. From phone support, videos, FAQ articles, and do-it-yourself guides, we've got the resources you need to keep your system up to speed.

Crucial—quality you can depend on.
Crucial is a trusted name when it comes to DRAM, and that's no coincidence. As a brand of Micron, one of the largest manufacturers of DRAM in the world, we work with our engineers to design, refine, test, manufacture, and support our extensive line of memory modules. With a product portfolio that includes more than 250,000 different DRAM upgrades for more than 50,000 systems, we've got one specifically designed for your Mac system. For more than a decade we've kept Mac computer owners happy with high-performance memory and outstanding customer service. No matter what type of Mac system you have, we've got a compatible solution.

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Crucial2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System
 
4.4

(based on 7 reviews)

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5.0

It works

By RAM installer

from Boulder, co

Verified Buyer

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        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System:

        It fits. It was exactly as expected. It works.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        Did not add memory

        By FernandoS

        from Coral Springs, Fl.

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System:

        Memory did not register w/the PC and therefore did not add any memory. Waste of money.

         
        5.0

        Smooth, Easy & Great

        By Joe

        from Orlando, FL

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great product
        • Happy customer
        • So easy to order

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Just What My Mac Needed

        Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System:

        If you ever tried to order memory sticks in the past you know what a struggle it could be to find the correct ones and then jump through the hoops to get them ordered. This was as smooth as the lake at sunset, no problems and product works as advertised.

         
        5.0

        Fantastic

        By Tailwheel

        from Columbus, MS

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • price
        • Speed

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System:

          Extremely easy to install. I've put lego sets together that were more complicated by far.

           
          5.0

          Great merchant!

          By JB

          from Croton on Hudson, NY

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System:

          Bought memory for my MacBook Pro, great experience!

           
          5.0

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          By sprocketeye

          from Portland, OR

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast Shipping
          • Great price
          • Works Great

          Cons

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              Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System:

              Works great. Will be buying more crucial memory.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best for MAC

              By GissiJ

              from Miami, FL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Install
              • Good price

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Mac Book Pro
                • Upgrade memory

                Comments about Crucial 2GB Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (15.4-inch) System:

                I am not a computer expert and I needed to upgrade my old mac book pro memory and decide to use crucial as they have the check online tool to let you choose exactly what you need.
                Also they have the installation instructions that made it a breeze to do.

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