Which machines will run this new OS?

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by ivnj, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. macrumors 65816

    Dec 8, 2006
    I've seen number of websites with possible specs. But when does apple officially announce specs usually? Most sites say fall. So when does apple post which machines will run this and how much ram, etc I need? It's already very close to fall. Only few months away.

    And I have a Mid 2011 mini.
    2.3 GHz Intel Core i5
    8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
    Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB
    Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 (11G63)

    It came 2gb of ram And I tossed that out and added 8gb.

    So is this good enough for maps, all the eye-candy, heavy apps etc? Or do I need better and this is too slow?

    I assume it has to be good as no new mac mini cam out in 2012 or 2013 so far. But it could still lag with integrated graphics and such for all the new features coming out. So just curious.

    And what kind of machines is everybody else running the previews on? Just curious.
  2. macrumors 603


    Oct 13, 2008
    Everywhere And Nowhere
  3. macrumors regular


    Jun 12, 2011
    That Mac will easily run 10.9, which basically is an optimized (i.e. faster) version of 10.8.
  4. thread starter macrumors 65816

    Dec 8, 2006
    Great. Oh and also have they set an exact date for release. Or its just generic fall for now.
  5. macrumors 603

    Sep 19, 2003
  6. macrumors 6502

    Jun 17, 2009
    I think if your computer can run Mountain Lion then it can run Mavericks. Does that seem correct to everyone?
  7. macrumors regular


    Mar 7, 2012
    Somewhere in Florida
    That is correct, if your computer boots into the 64-bit kernel you will be able to run Mavericks.

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