updated 10:45 pm EDT, Wed May 26, 2010
Chips are PC8500 DDR3 1066MHz SO-DIMMs
Newer Technology has launched new RAM upgrade kits for iMacs, Mac minis, MacBook Pros and MacBooks, the NuRAM DDR3 1066MHz RAM. The RAM kits allow for up to 16GB on systems that offer four slots, with pairs of PC8500 DDR3 1066MHz CL7 204-pin SO-DIM modules. The RAM chips are all 4GB modules, available in single- or dual-unit packages for MacBooks and MacBook Pros, and sets of four -- 16GB total -- for iMacs.
The PC8500 kit works with all MacBook Pro 17-inch unibody models, All 2.66GHz/2.93GHz or Core i5/i7 MacBook Pro 15-inch unibody models, MacBook Pro 13-inch models, or 2009 iMac and Mac mini models. The kits can be ordered at OWC. The costs are $135 for a 4GB chip, $250 for a 4GB matched pair for 8GB of RAM, and $500 for a set of four 4GB chips totaling 16GB.