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PowerBook G4 Aluminum (DDR) Memory DDR-SDRAM

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The PowerBook G4 Aluminum has used two different types of RAM during it's model run: DDR2 and DDR. These two memory types are not compatible with each other, so it is important to find out which type your PowerBook runs before you order. The earlier PowerBook G4 Aluminum models run DDR. The newer PowerBook G4 Aluminum released on Oct. 20, 2005 run DDR2.

For assistance in finding your RAM type, please look at our DDR vs. DDR2 Guide.

12" Model: One memory slot that can be upgraded with up to a 1Gig PC-2700 SO-DIMM. The original 128mb or 256mb that comes with this PowerBook is soldered on the main logic board, and is not removable.

15" and 17" Models: Two memory slots. The models released on Oct. 20, 2005 (M996LL/A and M9970LL/A) run DDR2, and the earlier models run DDR.

Bus Slewing: Some models of PowerBook G4 Aluminum use this feature which lowers the voltage to the memory when the PowerBook is on battery power. This conserves power. However, this also means that you need a special Bus Slewing compatible SO-DIMM that can handle an undervoltage properly. Ramjet SO-DIMMs for the PowerBook G4 Aluminum have the low voltage feature, and therefore the Ramjet modules here are Bus Slewing compatible.

Total Size Price Purchase
256MB $35.99
512MB $45.99
1GB $59.99
2GB (2x1GB) $109.99
Domestic Shipping Options Delivery Estimate
US Postal Service 1st Class* FREE 3-10 business days
US Postal Service Priority Mail $6.99 2-4 business days
UPS Ground $9.99 3-5 business days
UPS 2-Day $12.99 and up 2 business days
UPS Overnight $29.99 and up 1 business day
International Shipping Options Delivery Estimate
UPS Worldwide Expedited Price varies 2-5 business days**
UPS Worldwide Saver Price varies 1-3 business days**

Ramjet offers same day shipping for UPS Overnight and UPS 2-day air orders for in-stock items that are received by 3pm Central time Monday through Friday (Holidays excluded.) UPS costs are calculated based on promixity and package weight.

* Shipping weights above .8 lbs (13 ounces) can not use US Postal Service 1st Class.

** International shipping charges include all brokerage fees, but do not include taxes or duties assessed by your local government. International delivery estimates do not include any customs inspection delays.

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