Real World Performance of Yosemite on Early 09 iMac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by pilotkid, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. pilotkid macrumors 6502a

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    Hello all. I wanting to know the real world performance of having Yosemite on an Early 2009 iMac with the following specs. Ram: 6GB. Processor: Core 2 Duo @ 2.93GHz. Graphics: GeForce GT 120, 256MB. Its currently running OS X 10.7.5
    Any information would be helpful, I'm asking this question for me neighbor who asked my opinion and I told him I knew exactly where to get my answer, you guys. haha.
    Thanks in advance!

    EDIT: The reason I said "real world performance" is because I know that Apple says it can but I just want to make sure it can smoothly.
     
  2. definitive macrumors 68000

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    Should work just fine, though I'd recommend doing a clean install (back up current work, create a USB installer, format, install, restore backups).
     
  3. pilotkid thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I planned on telling him exactly what you said. I personally always do fresh installs on big OS X updates. Glad to know that it should work out for my neighbor.
     

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