DDR2 Upgrade for the Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core 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: 2GB
Slots: 2

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

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 kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module

2GB kit (1GBx2), 200-pin SODIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
Part Number: CT541093
  • Module Size: 2GB kit (1GBx2)
  • Package: 200-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR2 PC2-5300
  • Specs: DDR2 PC2-5300 • CL=5 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-667 • 1.8V • 128Meg x 64 •
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch)
 $39.99
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Crucial2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System
 
4.8

(based on 94 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (77)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (57)
  • Increases speed (52)
  • Fast (44)
  • Easy to install (43)
  • Large capacity (10)

Cons

  • No instructions included (6)

Best Uses

  • Increased performance (65)
  • Multiple desktop applications (48)
  • Multimedia (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (55), Power user (35)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (68), Business (22)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Made my 5 yr-old macbook pro run faster

I have no idea what I'm doing with computers, so I trusted Crucial and the reviews for this product when my 5 year old macbook pro, with only 628 MB of RAM installed, starting...Read complete review

I have no idea what I'm doing with computers, so I trusted Crucial and the reviews for this product when my 5 year old macbook pro, with only 628 MB of RAM installed, starting acting super slow. It took ages to switch from application to application. I never opened up iPhoto anymore, even though all my photos were stored on an external hard-drive.

I had a friend do the super easy installation of this 2x1 GB RAM kit. I then installed Snow Leopard immediately afterward. My laptop runs like new and is a joy to use! I can switch between applications so quickly - like it should be!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

It is what it is

It was very easy to install, although I think that I used another website for instructions. I was running on 512mb and went up to 2gb. It is faster but I guess I thought...Read complete review

It was very easy to install, although I think that I used another website for instructions. I was running on 512mb and went up to 2gb. It is faster but I guess I thought it would be even faster considering what I was running before. But don't get me wrong it is a great improvement!

Reviewed by 94 customers

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5.0

Easy purchase, fast shipping.

By alyb

from Philadelphia, PA

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Increases Speed

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Increased Performance

    Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

    The memory worked to increase my laptop's speed. It was shipped very quickly, and easy to install with the help of Crucial's instructions.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    So far so good!

    By Fast or Furious

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed

    Cons

    • No Instructions Included
    • Unreliable Performance

    Best Uses

    • Multiple desktop applications

    Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

    So far so good. Haven't had it for long, but computer seems faster. Had to go to Genius Bar to install b/c no instructions provided.

     
    5.0

    Great service and products

    By WDC

    from Marietta, Georgia

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Increases Speed
    • Large Capacity
    • Reliable Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Increased Performance
      • Multiple desktop applications

      Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

      The service was great, easy to order, fast delivery. Was easy to install and worked perfectly. I was referred to Crucial by a tech from the [@], some of the best advice they have given me.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Without a hitch!

      By TVR

      from Vancouver, WA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

          Upgraded old MacBook Pro; easy to select compatible upgrade, good price, fast delivery.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Great Service + Price. Quality menory.

          By LIbbyluv

          from The Big Apple

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Excellent tech support
          • Fast
          • Increases Speed
          • Large Capacity
          • Rapid shipping
          • Reliable Performance
          • Very reasonable price
          • What an improvement

          Cons

          • Can't think of anything

          Best Uses

          • Multiple desktop applications

          Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

          Would be good for everything. I use it on my MacbookPro for all independent biz + persoanl use.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

          Great Price

          By BobbyW2

          from Georgia

          About Me Casual User

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Increases Speed
          • Reliable Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Increased Performance
            • Multiple desktop applications

            Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

            Crucial thanks for the savings.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Love this product and website!!!!

            By The "Blind" Lady

            from Syracuse, NY

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Increases Speed

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Increased Performance

              Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

              The website was "fool-proof" to use it directed me to the correct product and it was soooo easy to install!!

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              5.0

              Very Satisfied!

              By Dr. D.

              from Seattle, WA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fast
              • Increases Speed

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

                  I'm impressed I'll order from Crucial again.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                   
                  5.0

                  Great Service

                  By the Hamburgler

                  from Northampton, MA

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fast
                  • Increases Speed
                  • Large Capacity
                  • Reliable Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Increased Performance
                    • Multiple desktop applications

                    Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

                    Great service, great product at a great price.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Works and does what was expected of it.

                    By Hank B

                    from Thousand Oaks, CA

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast
                    • Increases Speed
                    • Large Capacity
                    • Reliable Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Crucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) Upgrade for a Apple MacBook Pro 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (15.4-inch) System:

                        Really helped my Macbook Pro.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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