To upgrade to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard only 1 GB memory is required however 2GB are recommended. What is the down side of only having 1 GB memory?

  • Asked about:  Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

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    Then your Mac would be really slow because the Snow Leopard uses a bunch of RAM for performance. And Snow Leopard uses 64-bit technology, which 'eats' more memory.
    (I find that 4GB suits me the best)