Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.
If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.
Showing Results: Most Recent
Pros: Couldn't tell you.
Cons: Board was DOA. Same boot loop "power up, shutdown before post, power up, shutdown before post" issue as everyone else.
The issue seems common enough that I'd avoid this board entirely.
This review is from: G.SKILL 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Memory for Apple Model FA-8500CL7D-8GBSQ
Pros: I can now run 2-3 Virtual Machines & Adobe Photoshop simultaneously without major drop in performance.
Memory was easy to install on 15" MacBook Pro. (Thanks iFixit!)
Packaging was good and both modules were tightly sealed. Shipping box & packing foam was more than adequate for shipping.
Cons: Nothing unexpected. Hibernate/restore takes longer due to having to copy larger RAM contents to/from the hard drive.
Other Thoughts: I didn't buy this to increase speed, so it came as no surprise that the standard OS and general usability were pretty much the same as with 4GB of RAM. Where having 8GB really shines is with heavy and extensive multitasking, such as being able to run Photoshop, Chrome and several VMWare Virtual Machines at the same time without too much swap use.READ FULL REVIEW