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Pardon me for the ignorance.  I am a Windows user.  I have this Mac and like to upgrade memory.  What's the max I can put there and which type of DIMMS?

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  Model Name:      iMac
  Model Identifier:      iMac8,1
  Processor Name:      Intel Core 2 Duo
  Processor Speed:      2.4 GHz
  Number Of Processors:      1
  Total Number Of Cores:      2
  L2 Cache:      6 MB
  Memory:      2 GB
  Bus Speed:      1.07 GHz
  Boot ROM Version:      IM81.00C1.B00
  SMC Version (system):      1.29f1
  Serial Number (system):      QP829352ZE5
  Hardware UUID:      8E49F9E3-85F0-5359-A754-E1E1CD57F992
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20-inch and 24-inch 2008 iMacs

Model identifier: iMac 8,1, 2008 model

Memory slots: 2

Memory type: 200-pin PC2-6400 DDR2 (800 MHz) SO-DIMM

Maximum memory supported: 6 GB total. Use a 2 GB module in one slot, and a 4 GB module in the second slot.

Hard drive type: SATA II 3.5-inch hard drive

Hard drive size supported: Up to 2 TB

User manual with memory upgrade instructions
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