Many people use Macs that may have had a reasonable amount of memory (RAM) at the time they were purchased, but since memory requirements keep advancing, they may now struggle with the memory requirements of today’s applications.
In addition, many Macs come configured with only a minimum amount of memory installed. The primary reason for this is that this makes the computer cheaper, so that it appears to be more of a bargain. Therefore, installing memory is an essential (and economical) way of boosting the performance of old and new Macs alike.
If your Mac seems to be running slow, especially if it is 2 to 3 years old and was not configured with the maximum amount of RAM possible at the date of purchase, then it is worth upgrading the memory before buying a new computer.
Most people are astonished at the increase in performance after installing a memory upgrade. Such an upgrade can extend the useful life of one’s Mac by an additional 2 to 3 years at a mere fraction of the cost of purchasing a new one.
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