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Default RAM Upgrade Video - 06-08-2009, 11:16 AM

I warn you all now though: I'm very monotonous, and very boring...you may fall asleep. And you get to witness my shoddy camera skills and my bald head. I feel bad for you all. Click here to read the entire tutorial


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Old 12-22-2009, 11:57 PM
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I second mrdavo's question! I'm also super nervous about installing the RAM.

Also, on a side note, can I find 2gb DDR2 RAM for cheaper than ~$40 online? Seems like thats the price floor from my google search. Thanks all!
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The question that has not been answered yet - is the ram upgrade worth it? How noticeable is it? I just bought a 10v and wish to convert it to osx, so that will be the os, and before I go through the headache and spend the money on more RAM, I'd like to know that it's really worth it, not just a 15% speed bump.

thanks guys.
Seat of the pants answer is that it's worth it. Many people are content with 1 GB though. I'm never content unless I'm tearing something apart, and in this case, maxing it out.

To me, I think it was noticeable when I did it way back in the days of my Mini 9. On my first 10v, I hadn't even powered it on to see if it worked before I upgraded the RAM. On my "new" one, I powered on long enough to see it boot, then shut it right back off and upgraded the RAM.

Considering how many applications I typically have open at any given time, I'd like to think that it has helped.
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With so many Mini 10's out there, how can I tell if I can upgrade by way of following the videos? The box for my Mini lists it as a iM10-2727. It has the Intel Atom Processor, z520, (1.33 GHz, 512 cache, 533MHz FSB). I am willing to try and upgrade my RAM but I want to make sure first that mine is upgradeable. Thanks for any and all help.
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The Mini 1010 isn't easily upgradeable. These videos apply to the Mini 1011. There isn't a video out for the Mini 1012 yet, but it's a much easier process.

I forget what the Mini 1010 has, but if it isn't a VGA port, you're out of luck. If you have a VGA port, you're probably able to upgrade it.
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