To Snow Leopard or not to Snow Leopard?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by TigerBabe, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. TigerBabe macrumors 6502

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    Hi, I just got my first Mac Mini a few days ago and I noticed that it is sluggish and I keep getting the spinning beach balls several times a day. I am currently running leopard 10.5.8 and I was wondering if I should upgrade to Snow Leopard? Hope my specs help.

    Model Name: Mac mini
    Model Identifier: PowerMac10,1
    Processor Name: PowerPC G4 (1.2)
    Processor Speed: 1.42 GHz
    Number Of CPUs: 1
    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
    Memory: 1 GB
    Bus Speed: 167 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: 4.8.9f1
     
  2. flopticalcube macrumors G4

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    You can't. PowerPC is not supported in Snow Leopard.
     
  3. TigerBabe thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Never mind I realized I can't upgrade due to the G4 ;(
     
  4. TigerBabe thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Yep just figured that out. thanks for replying anyway.
     

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