DDR3 Upgrade for the Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
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Memory:

DDR3 PC3-12800

Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-12800, DDR3 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 16GB
Slots: 2

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.

16GB kit (8GBx2), 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 memory module

16GB kit (8GBx2), 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 memory module
Part Number: CT3327430
  • Module Size: 16GB kit (8GBx2)
  • Package: 204-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR3 PC3-12800
  • Specs: DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.35V • 1024Meg x 64 • lead free • halogen free • for Mac
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012
 $159.99
Qty:

Crucial Memory for Mac® Systems — DDR3 204-pin SODIMM

DDR3 204-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.

1 DDR3 modules only

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Crucial16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System
 
4.9

(based on 30 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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      5.0

      Great and Awesome!!!

      By johnanguita

      from Chile

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Price

        Best Uses

        • Upgrade Video With Maveri

        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

        The performace is great and with Mavericks the Video grow up from 512 to 1024 mb.
        Intel i5 2,5mhz 13" Mid 2012.

         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By daelu

        from Northampton, MA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • installed easily
        • Worked perfectly

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

          Boosted my memory from 4 Gb to 16 Gb which is the max.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great product at a great price.

          By Chris

          from Los Angeles

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Automatically Works
          • Easy Install
          • Functions great
          • no set-up

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

              I installed these in my macbook pro. Thankfully, they were easy to just pop in. It took no additional programming or anything to get them to work correctly in my computer. My computer runs much faster now and I'm able to do much more multi-tasking than before without seeing the dreaded spinny wheel. As part of the install I did more than double the amount of RAM in my system. These memory sticks work great, they were at a great price and I would recommend them to anyone looking to upgrade their RAM.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              great product

              By Flowersmasher

              from San Diego

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                    it works perfectly, but its too much memory i should of got the 8GB instead of the 16GB

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    16gb upgrade for mid 2012 macbook pro

                    By Sean

                    from Winterpeg, Canada

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy
                    • Instant improvement

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                        Great product. When there was some concern as to whether the shipmment was delayed, crucial didn't hesitate to express deliver another order at no extra cost!

                         
                        5.0

                        Works Great MacBook Pro 13inch Mid-2012

                        By Shady Taha

                        from Minneapolis, MN

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Works Great

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Macbook Pro Mid 2012

                          Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                          My macbook pro 13 inch Mid-2012 has no problem accessing the 16GB even though apple says it can only support 8GB. It works great and fast.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          Worked great

                          By K F Utah

                          from St George Utah

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Couldve Done It Myself
                          • Speed Up My Mac Book
                          • This Worked Great

                          Cons

                          • None that I've found yet

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                            This was a great addition to my MacBook photoshop works like a dream with this extra ram.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            Works as Advertised

                            By Bod

                            from Ogden, UT

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Was Compatible And Worked

                            Cons

                            • none

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                              Not much to say, it installed and worked as advertised.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              5.0

                              worked well

                              By woelt

                              from Yorktown heights, NY

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

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                                    Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                                    no problems, easy to install and worked well

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No
                                     
                                    5.0

                                    MEMORY APPLE MACBOOK PRO

                                    By Alberto

                                    from Bogota, Colombia (Sudamerica)

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Best Quality Performance
                                    • Excelent price

                                    Cons

                                    • none

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                                      You have to special care to don't touch gold contacts, when manipulated the memory card.

                                      Price is an excelent plus for me, in my country this product is very expensive.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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