How much Memory will OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) support?

I'm curious about the maximum amount of Memory OSX 10.6 will recognize and be able to use.

  • Asked about:  Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

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  • Best Answer:

    Snow Leopard uses 64-bit architecture, so it can address up to 16TB of RAM. Therefore, Snow Leopard will support all the memory that any Mac supports via hardware. Even if a Mac is able to support 64GB of RAM, the 16TB limit is still 250 times larger.