Will adding RAM and changing from HDD to SSD effect Geekbench score?

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Todd

01 Apr, 2017 11:21 PM

I have an iMac (Late 2009) Core 2 Duo 3.06ghz. Browsing through the scores for this particular model, I figured the higher scores must belong to upgraded versions, and the upgrades that have been recommended to me are RAM and changing from HDD to SSD. I have 4gb RAM and the default 512gb HDD.

Anyway, I was surprised to see my iMac deliver close to the top available scores (I got 2013 for single and 3427 for multi-core) for this model. Would more RAM and/or switching to SSD improve my Geekbench score?

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