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The short answer is yes (anything is possible), but is it feasible? There's a ton of responses out there whether you can/cannot resolder memory chips to Apple logic boards in an attempt to upgrade RAM. Unfortunately, there is a lot of mis-information out there. Basically, they all revolve around one of the following three themes: It's extremely ...


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You can definitely buy the requisite parts aftermarket - DigiKey would be the first place I would look. You could also remove the parts from another rMBP (e.g. flood damaged or something). You can probably do the modification without damaging other things on the board, but it would be difficult. You are not going to do it at home. You're going to need ...


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Without knowing which i7, how much RAM, and what type of internal storage your 2013 system and the 2015 system you're looking at has, I can't really compare the performance of the machines. If you replace your old machine with a 2015 i7 and with at least the same amount of RAM and the same type of storage, the new one will be noticeably faster, particularly ...


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I don't think this will be possible. The board will be manufactured with only that size of memory in mind, so the memory controller or other hardware would have to be changed too, and its not like there will be place for more memory chips. One exception I can think of is if some higher model has more memory, then there might be some unpopulated place for ...



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