Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 54424
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2012/6/27-7/27 [Computer/SW/OS/OsX, Computer/HW/Memory] UID:54424 Activity:nil
6/27    You can't put 16GB RAM in the new 13" Macbook Pro.
        Fuck you Apple!
        \_ Really?  I know they say you can't put more than 8GB in the 13"
           MBP, but I have 16GB in my 2011 13" MBP and it works perfectly.
           \_ I thought the new ones have soldier on HD and RAM just like
              the Macbook Air?
              \_ AFAIK, only the new 15" MBP has the RAM soldered on its
                 motherboard.  It looks like the 13" MBP's RAM can still
                 be upgraded, since OWC is selling a 16 GB RAM upgrade for
                 it:
         http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/1600DDR3S16P
                 \_ That's true but the upcoming 13" retina coming out in
                    Sep/Oct (reliable source from an Asian supplier) will
                    be ALL soldier on component. FUCK YOU APPLE!!!
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