Pimping my MacBook Pro late 2008 – Part 1, install 8 GB Ram

If you’ve got an oldish (mine is late 2008) MacBook Pro, and you don’t have say €2000 to spend, there is a way to give it a new lease of life. Upgrade two essential components that play a vital role on the machine’s performance: the memory and the boot drive (hard disk). It’s very easy to upgrade the RAM of your MacBook Pro late 2008 edition. In this post I explain how I installed 8 GB Ram on mine.