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Dave 126 Silver badge

Re: ffs why so little RAM?

> i don’t understand why they are dragging their feet so hard on this.

Because of this:

"All of the 4th generation MBPs have been limited to a maximum of 16GB of RAM; this is due to Intel CPU limitations where Intel doesn’t support the current generation of low power RAM (LPDDR4) that Apple favors, and the LPDDR3 that Intel does support only goes up to 16GB. However it is possible to pair more than 16GB of memory with these Intel processors – so long as you give up the use of low power RAM – and this is the route Apple is taking" - Anandtech

So as a result, Apple are using more power hungry RAM and making the battery bigger to compensate.

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