The MacBook Pro 15” 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 can accept up to 16GB of RAM via the two memory upgrade slots available on this Apple notebook computer.
You can also install 8GB of RAM if you so choose, but I recommend maxing out this MacBook Pro model to the maximum amount and the price difference between 8GB of RAM and 16GB of RAM for this MacBook Pro is only about $25.00 for twice as much ram
The MacBook Pro 15” 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 requires the use of DDR3 1600Mhz sodimms.
The Apple MacBook Pro 15” 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 can be upgraded with a maximum of 16gb of RAM with the two memory slots available. And if 16GB is too much ram then you can install just 8GB of ram as well.
The following memory configurations for this specific Apple notebook computer are: