DDR3 Upgrade for the Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-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: CT3327433
  • 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 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-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.

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Crucial16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System
 
5.0

(based on 9 reviews)

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5.0

Exactly what I ordered

By Doug

from Prosper, Tx

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fast delivery
  • No Ambiguity

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

      Perfect memory upgrade for the MAC.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Works great in my 2012 15-inch MBP

      By Mark

      from Australia

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Full Compatibility
      • Great Upgrade Option

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

        Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

        Ordered this kit direct from Crucial Online. Their website made it easy to choose the correct product for my 2012 15-inch MBP (2.6GHz model). Shipping was incredibly fast to Australia. Works great in my 2012 15-inch MBP. No issues thus far. Very pleased with this purchase.

         
        5.0

        Works beautiful!

        By Joe

        from San Juan, PR

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adobe Graphics

            Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

            Great price for a good quality ram for my laptop, now i have 16gb of ram!

             
            5.0

            Mid 2102 Macbook Pro 16gb memory upgrade

            By laservideo

            from Midwest

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • 16gb At A Great Price
            • Very Quick Install

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

              Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

              Install took less than 10 minutes.
              Memory works GREAT!

               
              5.0

              Works great

              By Kindle boy

              from TN

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

              Put two 8 Gig sticks in my MacBook Pro - mid 2012. Works great - easy to install with Crucials online instructions.

               
              5.0

              Macbook Prp

              By Last Stand in Key West

              from Key West FL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • easy and great value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                  Could not be happier

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Easy Upgrade!

                  By Caldad

                  from San Jose

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Cheaper than Apple
                  • Easy Install

                  Cons

                  • none

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                    Took me 5 minutes to upgrade my Macbook Pro Mid 2012. Very easy install and no issues. You can find the upgrade instructions on the apple support site.

                    I use my Mac for video and photo editing so the extra memory makes a big difference for me.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great performance and price

                    By Mark the Shark

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                    I bought this RAM for a mid-2012 MacBook Pro. As usual, with RAM from Crucial, it performs very well. The best part is that I can't believe I was able to get 16 GB for just over $100!

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Memory upgrade

                    By Mike

                    from Montréal, Canada

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Crucial 16GB kit (8GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System:

                    Took me 5 minutes to upgrade my Mid 2012 MacBook Pro from 8 to 16 gig memory even if Apple doesn't offer this capacity.
                    Turn my fast MacBook pro in a super fast one mainly for working large amounts of pictures.

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