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Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010 Server)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2009)
(October, 2009)
Model ID: Macmini3,1
2.26GHz, 2.53GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2009 Server)
(October, 2009)
Model ID: Macmini3,1
2.53GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: Macmini3,1
2.0GHz, 2.26GHz
MacBook White Unibody
MacBook (Mid 2010)
(May, 2010)
Model ID: MacBook7,1
2.4GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro7,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.9 / 5 729 out of 749 (97%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: coffeedrinker01 Location: Villa Park, IL Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 June 13, 2020 Improved the MacBook 2009 for my wife! She is happy with it because no more slow system!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: kdg12 Location: Greensboro, NC Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Ram upgrade worked perfectly May 15, 2020 I bought 8GB ram from a seller on eBay that did not work in my 2009 MacMini, So, I bought from OWC and it worked perfectly right out of the package.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Azza Location: United Kingdom Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Very fast May 11, 2020 Brought my MacBook to life and is now usable. What a difference!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 16.0GB (2x 8GB) PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for 27" iMac 2009, Mac mini 2010, MacBook 2010, & MacBook Pro 13" 2010. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Siamak Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Gave a new lease of life to my old mac April 18, 2020 Just Brilliant. Thanks.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Exvandal Location: Sunshine State, FL Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 The Mac Mini lives! April 2, 2020 Added this to an orphaned Mac Mini (late 2009) w/ 2GB memory.

Shortened boot time dramatically and gave the Mini new life!

Now to add an SSD....

Thanks OWC and macsales!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: jthj Location: kc, mo Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 great product January 28, 2020 works as it should have had zero issues, just what i know to expect from owc

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: atb2003 Location: Denver, CO Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Mid-2010 model running like new!! January 24, 2020 Could not be happier with this purchase and upgrade from 4GB to 16GB RAM on my older Mid-2010 macbook pro. The site made it easy to identify exactly which product I needed (8GB ram x2), arrived in my mailbox 3 days later (earlier than expected), and the instructional video helped me complete the install in no time (like, 5 minutes max). My machine immediately recognized the upgrade on reboot.

My machine was basically a brick and after a fresh OS install and upgrading the RAM, it's running like new. I'm now using it to run high-CPU usage applications like MainStage and Logic without any issues. Best $75 I've spent in a long time!!!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 16.0GB (2x 8GB) PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for 27" iMac 2009, Mac mini 2010, MacBook 2010, & MacBook Pro 13" 2010. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Nairb Location: Finger Lakes, NY Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Like a new computer November 18, 2019 What a remarkable improvement in speed and performance for a 9 year old MacBook Pro running CAD, it is like a new computer. Great bang for the buck, 10 minute install, worked perfect first time.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Olddude60 Location: Ontario Canada Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 The shipping and product better than expected. October 22, 2019 I was looking for memory for our iMac. Found what was needed quickly. Check was simple. Really impressed how fast it came to me in Ontario Canada. The other thing that I was impressed with is how well it was packaged to product the memory. Great job overall.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: DesertRagWeed Location: Phoenix, AZ Age: Over 65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Expanded memory on 2009 13" MacBook Pro October 12, 2019 Like all minimal memory computers, my 2009 13" MacBook Pro really needed more memory to give decent performance. I purchased 8GB of memory from OWC and have installed it. I was very pleased with how going from the stock 4GB of memory to the 8GB made such a very visible difference in the performance of that old laptop.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Jamboy3 Location: somewhere in the Republic of Texas Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Very happy musician. September 12, 2019 You guys promised me 7 day delivery and I got it today after just 4 days! Thank you. I installed it and had to check the speed. I gotta say...I am really happy with the upgrade. I had no issues on boot up. I had previously installed a SSD that really gave me great performance. This is icing on the cake with the new RAM. My music programs (Logic, MainStage, and Band in a Box) work much better. It's hard to find good service out here. You guys at OWC are the exception. I will be back soon. Thanks.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 16.0GB (2x 8GB) PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for 27" iMac 2009, Mac mini 2010, MacBook 2010, & MacBook Pro 13" 2010. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: alekjohn Location: Dominican Republic Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Very good September 3, 2019 Thank you! Very helpfully item. Fast shipping.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB PC3-8500 DDR3 1066MHz SO-DIMM 204 Pin SO-DIMM Memory Module PC3-8500. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: TheParasite Location: TheParasite Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Speedy, again! August 6, 2019 When I first got my 2010 MBP it was fast. Then, as time went on, and using my MBP for work and home purposes, I tended to do a LOT of multitasking. As a result, I noticed more and more of a time delay in opening progs, and especially the construction drawing files. This brought new life into my MBP!! It's still going strong today.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: HappyMBPcamper
Rating: 5/5 16gb The right stuff for 2010 13" MBP June 28, 2019 Learned on another website that my 2010 13" Macbook Pro could take 16 gb of memory so I wanted to upgrade. Bought from them and struggled with it for several days. The chips were OK but just would not work - could only get it to 12gb. Read on another site the OWC memory was the only one that would work for this model. Ordered my two 8 gb modules here, got them super fast, plugged them in and POW - I have 16 gb in my 9 yo laptop. Upgraded to a 1TB SSD drive and this thing just purrs right now. Hope I can get another 4 years out of it. THANKS OWC!!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 16.0GB (2x 8GB) PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for 27" iMac 2009, Mac mini 2010, MacBook 2010, & MacBook Pro 13" 2010. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: mrklarinet Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Recommended June 18, 2019 So far, so good. Both Mid 2010 MacBooks recognize the memory.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB PC3-8500 DDR3 1066MHz SO-DIMM 204 Pin SO-DIMM Memory Module PC3-8500. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Tommyknocker Location: Austria Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 works perfectly May 24, 2019 I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 16.0GB (2x 8GB) PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for 27" iMac 2009, Mac mini 2010, MacBook 2010, & MacBook Pro 13" 2010. Customer Videos:
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Reviewer: Tommyknocker Location: Austria Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 High quality product May 24, 2019 Works perfectly with my MacMini

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB PC3-8500 DDR3 1066MHz SO-DIMM 204 Pin SO-DIMM Memory Module PC3-8500. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Ckr1 Location: Moose jaw canada Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 C1 April 5, 2019 Awesome works as advertised thanks

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 4.0GB (2x 2GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for MacBook/MacBook Pro Unibody, iMac 2009, Mac mini 2009/2010. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: DanDiego Location: San Diego, CA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Full 16GB RAM for 13" mid2010 MBP 7.1 March 7, 2019 Just wanted to say this 16GB upgrade for the 2010 13" MacBook Pro works great. To give greater confidence to other 2010 13" MBP users, here are details of what firmware is on my machine: BootRom MBP71.003F.B00, SMC Version is 1.62f7. Goof luck!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 16.0GB (2x 8GB) PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for 27" iMac 2009, Mac mini 2010, MacBook 2010, & MacBook Pro 13" 2010. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Dahon Location: Belgrade, Serbia Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 a good solution for my problem with disk January 21, 2019 A few months ago, I filed an objection to disk quality (120GB OWC Mercury Electra 3G SSD 7MM), which after a short period of installation failed. But after I wrote my remark to OWC and MacSales.com, the company OWC replaced the old disk with a new one in very short time. I take this opportunity to thank the OWC for efficient problem solving and a high professional level and to recommend OWC and MacSales.com to all future customers on this official website.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Digby Location: Western Australia Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Awesome product January 6, 2019 Perfect! My macbookpro flies now… excellent speed

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 16.0GB (2x 8GB) PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for 27" iMac 2009, Mac mini 2010, MacBook 2010, & MacBook Pro 13" 2010. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: DuffENator
Rating: 5/5 Ram always helps December 27, 2018 I was given a free 2009 20-inch iMac, 2.66 Ghz that only had 2 GB ram. Wiped it and installed El Capitan, the last OS it could handle, 10.11.3.

Slow as molasses. Painfully slow. Too be expected though. The GPU is old, as is the CPU. Tweaked the prefs to turn off the fancy transparency stuff, but still slow. Just maxing out the ram to 8GB helped immediately. Activity monitor showed before almost all the ram was being used just to run the OS, lol.

This upgrade helped a lot. Also replaced the HD with an SSD, which helped this old machine astronomically. But that's in another review.

Using this old mac as an email server. Working like a champ. Ram helps.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Colender Location: MI Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Exactly what I needed November 21, 2018 This was perfect to give a performance boost to an old Mac Book Pro I am refurbishing

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Dirk Location: Monterey, C.A. Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Great upgrade and easy to install! November 13, 2018 Had zero difficulty installing the product. Great upgrade for the price! Definitely Recommended!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 8.0GB (2x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for iMac '09; MacBook/Pro Unibody '08-10. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: expectant Location: Long Island N Age: Under 18 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 4/5 Installation flawless - outcome ok November 6, 2018 The installation of 16GB of ram in my IMAC was flawless. The instructions were excellent. I discovered a fair amount of dust bunny stuff in the compartment and this needs attention. After I closed up the IMAC and turned it on, it booted flawlessly. Then the major question: was peformance better? The answer is a qualified yes. Some of the delay was not improved and may relate to my Cable Service (Optimum) and some may relate to performance issues with Chrome. So the outcome was positive but maybe not the tremendous increase of speed that I expected. No fault of this wonderful company.

This review is from 16.0GB (4x 4GB) PC-8500 DDR3 kit for all Apple iMac 21.5" and 27" Models (Oct/2009). Customer Videos:

OWC Memory 8.0GB 2 x 4.0GB PC8500 DDR3 Mfr P/N: 8564DDR3S8GP OWC SKU: OWC8564DDR3S8GP OWC Memory Upgrade Kit Lifetime OWC Limited Warranty
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