DDR3 Upgrade for the Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011) Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your MacBook Pro (13-inch, 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

This 13" system may utilize one of the following processors: 2.3GHz Dual Core Intel Core i5 or 2.7GHz Dual Core Intel Core i7 processor.

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.

8GB Kit (4GBx2), 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-10600 memory module

8GB Kit (4GBx2), 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-10600 memory module
Part Number: CT3309331
  • Module Size: 8GB Kit (4GBx2)
  • Package: 204-pin SODIMM
  • Feature: DDR3 PC3-10600
  • Specs: DDR3 PC3-10600 • CL=9 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1333 • 1.35V • 512Meg x 64 • lead free • halogen free • for Mac
    What does this mean?
Guaranteed-compatible with the Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011)
 $91.99
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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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        5.0

        It Just Works!

        By tonyp145

        from Seattle

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        Pros

        • Fast Shipping

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            I really like Crucial's software tool that analyzes your computer and tells you which model is correct for your machine. I have a 2011 MacBook Pro which I just upgraded to 8 GB and I couldn't be happier. No more spinning beach balls!

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            5.0

            Best support on a product

            By mikey

            from cold spring, ny

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            • Support Is Fine
            • Sweet Support

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                Even after purchase I was able to get superb support from Crucial. Keep it up everyone!

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                5.0

                Simple, Easy, It Works

                By ShootnFish

                from Jacksonville, FL

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                • Cost-effective
                • Effective
                • Simple

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                    I watched the brief Youtube video of how to install the memory upgrade in my MacBook Pro and it was a quick and simple process. Upgrading from 4 to 8 GB makes a big difference in speed. Well worth the price.

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                    5.0

                    Fast, easy, great.

                    By Bradley

                    from Bay Shore, NY

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                    • Easy
                    • Fast
                    • Reliable

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                        Quick service and a reliable product.

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                        5.0

                        Great product and service

                        By treeshrewy

                        from Washington,DC

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                        Pros

                        • Shipped quickly

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                            RAM was easy to install and sped up my laptop significantly.

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                            5.0

                            Great

                            By Paul

                            from SF, CA

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                            Pros

                            • Compatible
                            • Easy To Install
                            • Fast Shipping
                            • Great price

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                                Fast shipping, good price and works as expected!

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                                5.0

                                very impressed

                                By ngarcon

                                from Vancouver, CA

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                                My computer feels like brand new. I use Lightroom alot and before my upgrade I was ready to smash my computer in frustration every time I tried to edit a photo or multitask with heavy apps. Now my workflow is silky smooth and I even look for excuses to hop on my blazing fast Mac

                                 
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                                Memory

                                By Cristina

                                from New york

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                                      Fast and easy to install

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Service and Fast Delivery

                                      By Metals R Us

                                      from Columbus, OH

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                                            Ordering was simple. The products arrived earlier than expected. The tracking provided was useful. I would definitely order again.

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                                            5.0

                                            Excellent Product and Tutorial!!

                                            By Mindy

                                            from Nashua, NH

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                                            Pros

                                            • Fast
                                            • High Quality
                                            • MAC compatible

                                            Cons

                                            • none

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Macbook Pro

                                            Not only is the RAM working beautifully, it was very easy to install thanks to Crucial's online "tutorial".

                                            I am not a techie by any means, however, I was able to follow Crucial's install directions online with ease. My install was successful first try and my computer is now running twice as fast as before.

                                            You won't be disappointed with this RAM.

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