Upgrade to Sierra from El Capitan on older Mac

Discussion in 'macOS Sierra (10.12)' started by 06Honda, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. 06Honda, Dec 11, 2016
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    06Honda macrumors regular

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    I updated a while back from Snow Leopard to OS X EI Capitan, all went well only issue is opening mail and browswer can sometimes take a bit longer then prior with Snow Leopard. Is updating to the current OS possible with my older system. See specs below. Thanks for any info.

    MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011)
    Processor 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5
    Memory 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
    223 GB Space available
     
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  4. tomviolence macrumors member

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    My two cents. I ran Sierra on the same model Macbook Pro, with 8GB RAM and an SSD, coming from Yosemite. Didn’t feel quite as fast, though acceptable. I did downgrade back to Yosemite.
     

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