System requirements x86-64 processor (Macs with an Intel Core 2 Duo, Intel Core i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, or Xeon processor.)  At least 2GB of RAM Latest version of Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8), with the Mac App Store installed At least 4GB of free disk space for downloading Like Snow Leopard, Lion does not support PowerPC-based Macs (e.g., Power Macs, PowerBooks, iBooks, iMacs (G3-G5), eMacs).
Furthermore, Lion does not support 32-bit Intel Core Duo or Core Solo based Macs. Rosetta is no longer available in Lion, which means Lion no longer supports PowerPC applications.
Loc: Pinellas Park, Florida
Originally Posted By: lanovami
double what I have?! yeesh.
1 Gig is OK. You'll just be using more virtual memory, which will be only a tad slower when launching apps. Even at 2 Gig (which is what I have), there is considerable VM swapping with apps launching. Once the app(s) are running, I barely notice any speed hits unless I'm switching among memory intensive apps.
I'm wondering how this download only will play out. At 4G there will be quite a few people that will not be able do it, or it will just seem too cumbersome. Apple seems to think everybody should have a big pipe I guess.
For example people with low end DSL connections that are typically around 256-512kbp/s, it will take 20-40 hours at full speed.
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