Lion on Macbook 4.1

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Daniel97, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. Daniel97 macrumors 6502a

    Mar 6, 2011
    Will it work?

    I only have 1GB of RAM in this atm - but if i upgrade to more would it work?
  2. podsorcerer09 macrumors regular

    Sep 9, 2008
    Yes, I had the GM installed on an 08 black macbook with 4 GB of RAM and it worked fine. You miss out on the gestures but everything should be smooth sailing if I remember. I got a new computer in between so I can't tell you about performance, but it looked fine when I did it. Upgrade your RAM even if you don't get Lion, you'll thank yourself later.
  3. javier29m90 macrumors newbie

    May 20, 2011
    umm... are you too lazy for search in Apple official site or Google?
  4. Daniel97 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Mar 6, 2011
    Thank you :) i did google it but wasnt 100% sure so wanted someone with experience to say!

    - Just need to get her to buy some DDR2 RAM now!
  5. Timtimtimtim macrumors newbie

    Jul 1, 2012
  6. Drew017 macrumors 65816


    May 29, 2011
    East coast, USA
    The OP is referring to the 2008 MacBook, which has a Core 2 Duo processor (64 bit) and WILL run OS X Lion (which will run quite well when the RAM is upgraded to at least 4GB)
  7. Jethryn Freyman macrumors 68020

    Jethryn Freyman

    Aug 9, 2007
    ...why on earth did you bump an ancient thread only to post something totally wrong??

    The 4,1 Macbook has a 64 bit Core 2 Duo processor. I have one, with Lion.

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