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Apple Mac Pro Memory Price History

Last updated March 12, 2013 - Send Feedback

Price history for Mac Pro memory at Other World Computing.

  • 24GB or 32GB is “set and forget” for most users. Don’t mess with only 12GB on a Mac Pro.
  • Up to 48GB can be installed in a 2009-2012 Mac Pro with 4 memory slots.
  • Up to 96GB can be installed in a 2009-2012 Mac Pro with 8 memory slots.

Click the graphs to see current prices.

Mac Pro 4/6-core — 48GB as 3 X 16GB

A 96GB kit for 8-slot and 12-core Mac Pros is about twice the 48GB kit price.

Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 48GB (3 X 16GB) 1333MHz memory
Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 48GB (3 X 16GB) 1333MHz memory

Mac Pro 4/6-core — 32GB as 4 X 8GB

A 32GB is a lot less costly than 48GB, and enough for many purposes, but serious Photoshop users should go straight to 48GB.

Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 32GB (4 X 8GB) 1333Mhz memory
Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 32GB (4 X 8GB) 1333Mhz memory

Mac Pro 12-core — 64GB as 8 X 8GB

A 64GB kit for 8-slot and 12-core Mac Pros.

Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 64GB (8 X 8GB) 1333MHz memory
Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 64GB (8 X 8GB) 1333MHz memory

Mac Pro 12-core — 96GB as 6 X 16GB

A 96GB kit for 8-slot and 12-core Mac Pros slightlly less than twice the 48GB kit price.

Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 96GB (6 X 16GB) 1333MHz memory
Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 96GB (6 X 16GB) 1333MHz memory

Mac Pro — 24GB as 3 X 8GB

Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 12GB 1066MHz memory
Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 24GB (3 X 8GB) 1333MHz memory

Mac Pro — 12GB as 3 X 4GB

While adequate for some users, 12GB can easily be eaten up by programs like Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Get 24GB preferentially.

Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 12GB 1066MHz memory
Apple Mac Pro memory price history for 12GB (3 X 4GB) 1066MHz memory

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