Hard Drive and RAM

I have a macbook 13.1 which I have never upgraded.
I am about to upgrade the 60GB hard drive which now seems pitifully small. At the same time I thought I would upgrade the RAM.
I know it has the factory installed 1GB and that there are 2 slots.
Will it have 1GB in one slot and an empty second slot, in which case I just need to buy an extra 1GB.
Or is the installed 1GB in two parts and I therefore need 2 x 1GB sticks of RAM.
Also am I right in thinking 2 x 1GB is the max I can install? Or can I buy 2 x 2GB for a total of 4GB??
What is the spec needed for this RAM? is it 200 pin DIMMS DDR2?
Thanks for your help, looking forward to the adventure, seems like fun!

WhichWayNow wrote:
Thanks for help, any chance of a link to the correct type of ram somewhere - its very confusing with all the different types
I have always used [MacSales/OWC|http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/memory/MacBook/DDR2> for my upgrades. They are a good company and if they say it works, it does. The RAM and HD's that they sell are tested for Macs specifically.
Your Core 2 Duo will accept 4GB of RAM but it will only utilize 3GB of it. There is an advantage to using a matched pair as opposed to putting in a 1GB + 2GB so your performance will be slightly better with the 4GB (say 3.3GB worth). This is explained on the link I gave you. -GDF

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