DDR3 Upgrade for the Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System Specs

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

Memory:

DDR3 PC3-10600

Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-10600, 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.

Install Guide for your:
MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011
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Installing DRAM/SSD in:
MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011

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.

SSD Install Guide for your:
MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011
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16GB kit (8GBx2), 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-10600 memory module

16GB kit (8GBx2), 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-10600 memory module
Part Number: CT3327367
  • Module Size: 16GB kit (8GBx2)
  • Package: 204-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR3 PC3-10600
  • Specs: DDR3 PC3-10600 • CL=9 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1333 • 1.35V • 1024Meg x 64 • lead free • halogen free • for Mac
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011
 $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 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System
 
4.9

(based on 15 reviews)

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      4.0

      More RAM!!!

      By Tennis Jill

      from Hickory, NC

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

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            Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

            So far so good...just had it installed this morning...time will tell...
            Thanks for the speedy delivery!
            Jill

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Excellent!

            By taggtristan

            from Albuquerque, NM

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Crucial Reliablty
            • Easy To Find Right Produc
            • price

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                I have been using Crucial for years and have always been satified. I've never had RAM fail. I was waiting for the price to come down on 16GB and decided now's the time.

                Most people won't need 16GB, I ran 8 just fine for years but if you use your machine professionally, (I generally have between 6 and 14 applicitons open at once - standard Mac apps, CS5 apps w/ mutliple docs open, browser, skype, etc) it makes a difference.

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                5.0

                Quick delivery and easy installation!

                By manmade

                from Nashville, TN

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Quick delivery
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                  I use the product in my 2011 Early MBP 15". The main uses of my laptop are for developing web applications and iOS applications.

                  The product allows multi-tasking between different developement environments to be smooth and quick. No more balloon!

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                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  What a difference some extra memory make

                  By the it guy

                  from nj

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Crucial Guide Made It Eas
                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Machine Speed Up
                    • No Need To Upgrade Machin

                    Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                    laptop

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Great and fast delivery

                    By TN

                    from TN

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                    Upgraded MacBook pro

                     
                    5.0

                    More Memory is always good

                    By Rickster

                    from Clarksville, TN

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy - Diy
                    • Fast
                    • Mistake proof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                        Ordered the MacBook Pro in 2011 - maxed out memory at 8GB (2 X 4).
                        Super easy to order 16GB (2 X 8). Very easy to open the case, remove the 2 X 4GB and replace with 2 X 8. 16GB RAM total can't be bad.

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                        5.0

                        3rd time very happy customer.

                        By Dugie

                        from Phx, AZ

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                        Simply great

                         
                        5.0

                        Very good

                        By Valeriosci

                        from Naples

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                        I use in my pc

                         
                        5.0

                        Best way to improve performance!

                        By Ted

                        from South Bend, IN

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                        Crucial is the easiest way to increase performance of your computer!

                         
                        5.0

                        Great upgrade, my MacBook screams now

                        By helixriver

                        from Chicago, IL

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Early-2011 System:

                        Upgraded from 4GB of RAM to 16GB, and my Mac is flying fast now. Totally worth every penny.

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