Macbook Upgrades – Apple Macbook and Macbook Pro Upgrades

Want to speed up your Macbook or Macbook Pro?
Memory and SSD upgrades available on all Macbook’s.

The IT Guys specialise in Macbook Upgrades, Macbook Pro Upgrades, Macbook Repairs and Macbook Pro Repairs across Perth with repairs carried out by Apple Certified Technicians.

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Most Macbook’s can be upgraded with more RAM and a new or larger HDD (Hard Disk Drive) or a super-fast SSD (Solid State Drive)

Depending on the model of your Apple computer, upgrades are available and we are more than happy to provide a written quotation.

To find out if or how much your Apple Computer can be upgraded, you firstly need your computers serial number which can be found on the underside of MacBook  or click on “About this Mac“. Once you have your serial number send an email to support@itguyswa.com and we can then give you a written quote of options that will suit your MacBook

Most early Macbooks were shipped with as little as 512 MB of RAM (Internal Memory for running programs) new Macbook’s are now supplied with either 8 or 16 GB, this is the amount of memory Apple recommends for their latest operating systems such as High Sierra and Mojave and a warning here, if you wish to upgrade to the latest operating systems your Mac will need a MINIMUM of 4GB RAM

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Depending on the age of your Macbook, you can upgrade RAM up to 16 GB but it varies per model.

Another way of finding out the type of RAM your computer supports is the click on “About This Mac” -> “Memory” this will show the type of RAM installed and the number of RAM slots available. RAM for Macbook’s varies in price from model to model but is generally around $75 for 4 GB plus installation cost. For an accurate quotation, please send an email to support@itguyswa.com  with your Mac serial number.

Upgrading the RAM on your Macbook will make your programs run faster, especially if you are running more than one application at a time.

Upgrading RAM on your Macbook will not increase your startup time or the performance of applications that access the HDD a great deal such as databases and video editing.

To increase this startup speed, upgrade or add a SSD (Solid State Drive).

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Early models came with HDD which can be upgraded to newer and larger HDD’s or replaced with standard 2.5″ SSD. Solid State Drives (SSDs) have no working parts so you can read and write data to and from them very quickly. Think of them as a very large USB Thumb drive or Flash Drive. They use the same technology.

SSD‘s range in size from 120 GB to 4000 GB (4 TB). Most commonly pre-installed HDD are 500 GB to 1 TB in size.

If you wish to keep your existing HDD, a small additional SSD can be added just for booting up or the entire disk can be replaced but for this you will have to sacrifice the DVD drive.

Repairs and Upgrades of Other Mac Computers

The IT Guys also repair and upgrade all Apple Mac Computers, including iMac Repairs, iMac UpgradesMacbook Repairs, Macbook Upgrades, Macbook Pro Repairs, Macbook Pro Upgrades, Macbook Air Repairs, Macbook Air Upgrades and Mac Mini Repairs and Mac Mini Upgrades. We can also offer a Macbook Battery Replacement Service.

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MacBook Pro’s with Retina displays shipped after mid 2012 had the hard drive replaced by a super fast PCIe-Based Flash Storage Drive (see above)

Sizes range from 256GB, 512GB or 1TB PCIe-Based Flash Storage Drive Upgrade for your 13″ or 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Late 2013 – Mid 2014) or 11″ or 13″ MacBook Air (Mid 2013 – Early 2014) or (Mid 2012 – Early 2013)

  • MacBook Pro with Retina display, 13-inch (Late 2013)
  • MacBook Pro with Retina display, 13-inch (Mid 2014)
  • MacBook Pro with Retina display, 15-inch (Late 2013)
  • MacBook Pro with Retina display, 15-inch (Mid 2014)
  • MacBook Air 11-inch (Mid 2013)
  • MacBook Air 11-inch (Early 2014)
  • MacBook Air 13-inch (Mid 2013)
  • MacBook Air 13-inch (Early 2014
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2012) MacBookPro10,1
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) MacBookPro10,1
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2012) MacBookPro10,2
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2013) MacBookPro10,2

PCIe-Based Flash Storage Drive Upgrades range in price from approx $500 fully installed

Repairs and Upgrades of Other Mac Computers

The IT Guys also repair and upgrade all Apple Mac Computers, including iMac Repairs, iMac UpgradesMacbook Repairs, Macbook Upgrades, Macbook Pro Repairs, Macbook Pro Upgrades, Macbook Air Repairs, Macbook Air Upgrades and Mac Mini Repairs and Mac Mini Upgrades. We can also offer a Macbook Battery Replacement Service.

For us to be able to quote you on upgrade options for your Mac, we need the computers serial number to be sent to us by email to support@itguyswa.com.au we can then give you a written quote of options that will suit your Mac.