Corsair offers 8GB and 16GB RAM upgrades for Apple Mac Systems

in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014


Corsair Announces 8GB and 16GB DDR3 Memory Upgrades for Apple Computers

- 8GB on a single module allows Mac® systems to break the 8GB memory barrier ?

FREMONT, California -- December 15, 2011 -- Corsair®
, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced of 8GB and 16GB DDR3 memory upgrade kits for Apple® Mac desktop and laptop systems.

Mac systems with two memory slots have traditionally been limited to only 8GB of memory. By increasing the individual module capacity to 8GB, Corsair's latest memory upgrade kits allow Mac owners to upgrade to 10GB, 12GB, or even 16GB of memory.

Corsair's Mac memory kits are tested at Apple Developer Compatibility Labs and work with most MacBook® Pro, iMac®, and Mac mini systems shipped in 2011.

The new DDR3 Mac memory upgrades, like all Corsair DRAM products, are tested to exacting standards and come with a limited lifetime warranty.

An article detailing the installation of Corsair Mac memory in a MacBook Pro can be found on the Corsair Blog:

"The ability to go beyond 8GB of memory will be a boon for graphics designers and video editors on the go, IT professionals who need to run Windows virtual machines simultaneously with Mac OS X, network administrators who use Macs as servers or web hosts, or anybody who wants to push their Mac to the limits of its performance," said Thi La, Vice President of Memory Products at Corsair. "Corsair's renowned service and support and our limited lifetime warranty make our Mac memory upgrades a smart investment."

Images can be downloaded here.

Corsair Mac memory upgrade kits are available in the following configurations:

Size \tSpeed \t# of DIMMs \tPart Number

16GB \t1333MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V \t2 \tCMSA16GX3M2A1333C9

8GB \t1333MHz, 9-9-9-24, 1.5V \t1 \tCMSA8GX3M1A1333C9

The new DDR3 Mac memory kits will be available in January from Corsair's worldwide network of resellers and distributors. For more information on Corsair Mac memory upgrades please visit:

About Corsair

Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company's award-winning products include DDR3 memory upgrades, USB flash drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, PC speakers, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, CPU cooling products, and computer cases.

Copyright © 2011 Corsair Memory, Inc. All rights reserved. Corsair and the sails logo are registered trademarks of Corsair in the United States and/or other countries. All other company and/or product names may be trade names, trademarks, and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners with which they are associated. Features, pricing, availability, and specifications are subject to change without notice.

PR Contact Europe

Gareth Ogden

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PR Contact US and Canada

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  • Reply 1 of 1
    OWC has been offering 16GB sticks (not just kits) for a while now…

    Granted, they're only for the Mac Pro models.
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