Can I upgrade to Lion with my computer specs below? Can I increase my processor MHZ for more speed? Or would an increase of 2GB more memory do that?
Model Name: iMac
Model Identifier: iMac4,1
Processor Name: Intel Core Duo
Processor Speed: 1.83 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 2 MB
Memory: 512 MB
Bus Speed: 667 MHz
Boot ROM Version: IM41.0055.B08
SMC Version (system): 1.1f5
Serial Number (system): W86330VKU2N
Hardware UUID: 00000000-0000-1000-8000-0016CB976CFB
- Asked by Linda B from Clarkfield
- Asked about: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
1 Answer from the Community
You should be able to run Lion on your iMac (but you won't be able to run Mountaion Lion).
There's no simple way to upgrade the processor.
A memory upgrade to 2GB would be beneficial, even if you don't upgrade beyond Snow Leopard.
- Answered by Robert T from Chatham