Mac – Can I upgrade the 2011 MacBook Pro with 16GB

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I have an "Early 2011" 15 inch Macbook Pro that came with 4GB of RAM and I upgraded to 8GB a week after buying.

I bought these RAM Modules:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002YUF8ZG/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I want to upgrade to 16GB, how do I know if this is supported?

(I'm running windows 8 with bootcamp, since I do a lot of work on Visual Studio)

Best Answer

  • You can use Crucial's Memory Advisor tool to judge what your Macbook can handle. Here's it's result for an early 2011 15 inch Macbook Pro. As you can see, a 16GiB upgrade is listed as "Guaranteed-compatible".

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