The Best Macs For Running Both Snow Leopard And Mavericks

Low End Mac’s Dan Bashur says there are several things to consider that are very important to any Mac user who may want to keep legacy applications and features alive with OS X Snow Leopard as we enter the OS X Mavericks era, noting tha you’ll need to steer clear of nearly all Macs sold after 2011, but recent enough to support Mavericks, which he expects to have the same minimum hardware requirements as Mountain Lion, meaning any Core 2 Duo or later Mac with a 64-bit kernel that shipped with Open CL graphics and is running with a minimum of 2 GB of RAM with 8 GB of available hard drive space.

He supplies a list of Macs currently supported by both Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion, and happily the spectrum of hardware is quite extensive.

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