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clintonfrombirmingham Level 7 Level 7 (28,655 points)

Hello, all you MacBook Pro fanatics!

 

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro with 8 GB of RAM installed - I bought the Corsair memory from Amazon for under $50 and installed it myself.

 

Amazon now has a 16GB kit fro Corsair for only $100 - the least expensive price I've found. The only RAM intensive app I really run is Photoshop CS6, but I do keep a lot of apps open at one time (Acrobat Pro X, Outlook, InDesign CS6, Illustrator CS6, Word, Parallels running XP, iTunes at the moment) and I was wondering if the extra RAM would actually help me out.

 

I'm looking for some advice from people who have already upgraded to 16 GB... can you actually tell a difference?

 

Any advice would be most welcome.

 

Clinton


Mac OS X (10.7.4), 8 GB RAM, 500 GB int, 1 TB ext
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