Is a MacBook Pro from 2012 still good?

A: The 2012 MacBook Pro (8GB RAM) is an excellent machine and can be a good buy in 2020.

How much RAM is in a MacBook Pro?

The notebook now offers a 32 GB RAM configuration–the first time this much RAM has been offered on a 13-inch MacBook (and another widely requested option by power users). Apple is also releasing configurations with 16 GB of faster memory–at 3733MHz, versus 2133MHz RAM at the lower configurations.

Can a MacBook Pro 2012 be upgraded?

2012 MacBook Pros are still soild machines, and very upgradeable—in fact, it’s what most of our team uses at the iFixit offices.

Can I put 16GB of RAM in my 2012 MacBook Pro?

The Mid 2012 MacBook Pro can support up to 16GB of RAM by using 2 8GB kits. Both the Retina and non-Retina models (mid 2012) support 16GB of RAM.

How much RAM can a MacBook Pro mid 2012 hold?

8 GB
Memory specifications

MacBook Pro (13-inch, mid 2012)
Number of memory slots 2
Base memory 4 GB
Maximum memory 8 GB
Memory card specifications – Double Data Rate Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module (DDR3) format – 67.6mm x 30mm (1.18 inch) – 2 GB or 4 GB – 204-pin – PC3-12800 DDR3 1600 MHz type RAM

What is the maximum RAM for a MacBook Pro?

As mentioned by Mayer above, the max official capacity is 16GB and the MacBook Pro itself can support up to 32GB unofficially.

How do you add memory to a MacBook Pro?

To add memory modules to a MacBook Pro, follow these steps: Get ready to operate. Close the computer and flip it over on top of the towel. Ground thyself! Remove the screws and bottom cover. Locate the memory modules in your Mac’s svelte chassis. If you’re replacing an existing memory module, remove it. Position the new module in the socket.

Can I upgrade my Ram on my MacBook Pro?

No, the RAM in the MacBook Pro Retina Display is soldered to the motherboard, so it cannot be upgraded after you purchase the Mac. Instead, you have to purchase it with the RAM already upgraded.

How much memory does a MacBook Pro have?

1.4GHz quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory 512GB SSD storage¹ 13-inch Retina display with True Tone Magic Keyboard Touch Bar and Touch ID Two Thunderbolt 3 ports