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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 18

Upgrading Mac Pro

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Your Mac Pro is a near-perfect machine right out of the box, but it might become less than perfect over time. On the hardware side, you might want to add more memory or put in a bigger hard drive. On the software side, you might want to install the newest versions of OS X and your apps. This chapter shows you how to upgrade your Mac Pro hardware and software.

Remove the Mac Pro Case

Review the Mac Pro's Internal Components

Upgrade the Memory

Upgrade the Hard Drive

Update OS X

Update Third-Party Apps

Remove the Mac Pro Case

You can upgrade the Mac Pro memory and hard drive by removing the case to access Mac Pro's ...

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