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Is this a compatible upgrade?

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Oct 8, 2012 11:20 AM

I have a Macbook 5,1 (late '08 model) aluminum body. I'm running Mac OSX 10.6.8 with a 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3. I'd like to up my RAM to 8 GB and plan to order the RAM below, but I don't know if what I've selected will work... Can anyone tell me whether I'll be able to simply swap out the existing memory with this new memory?

 

http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-CT2CP51264BC1067-204-PIN-PC3-8500-SODIMM/dp/B001MX 5YWI/ref=dp_return_2?ie=UTF8&n=172282&s=electronics

 

Also, should I/could I upgrade my OS before/after installing new RAM?

 

Thanks!

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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