HT1338 mac mini with os 10.5.4 can i upgrade this?

November 30 0
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Hi I've got a mac mini which I haven't really used ever, and apart from iphones/ipad's I haven't got any experience in apple products!
It was brand new when i purchased it and I know it is a 1.66 intel core duo with 2gb ram and a 160gb hdd.
I would like to get this mac mini up to date and suitable for my daughter to use with garage band (hopefully) to connect her keyboard up to.
Any help would be very much appreciated.
Regards
Brett
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Hi Brett,
that is one of the earliest Intel Minis, you can't go higher than 10.5.8 on it...
Pre-Installed MacOS:
X 10.4.5 (8H1619)
Maximum MacOS:
X 10.6.8*
It has the Max RAM that model can use, but isn't going to be pleasant in use with 10.6.8, as well as the very poor Intel GMA 950 Graphics.
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_mini/specs/mac_mini_cd_1.66.html
Snow Leopard/10.6.x Requirements...
General requirements
   * Mac computer with an Intel processor
    * 1GB of memory (I say 4GB at least, more if you can afford it)
    * 5GB of available disk space (I say 30GB at least)
    * DVD drive for installation
    * Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.
    * Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees and terms apply.
Which apps work with Mac OS X 10.6?...
http://snowleopard.wikidot.com/
Buy Snow Leopard > http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC573/mac-os-x-106-snow-leopard
Call Apple Sales...in the US: 1-800-MY-APPLE. Or Support... 1-800-275-2273
Other countries...
http://support.apple.com/kb/HE57
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