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  1. #1

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    Jun 12, 2011
    New to G5 need to load CS5
    I am a very new to Mac. Just bought my first G5 dual core 2.3 GHz. It has OSX 10.5.8. Wanted to load CS5 suite on it. Does CS5 compatible with dual core 2.3 GHz?

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    Member Since
    Oct 10, 2004
    3.4 Ghz i7 27 in iMac (2012), 3.4 Ghz i7 MacBook Pro (2015), iPad Pro (2014), iPhone 6+
    CS5 requires a 64 Bit Intel CPU, your G5 ain't gonna cut it.

    Mac OS

    Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
    Mac OS X v10.5.8 or v10.6.3; Mac OS X v10.6.3 required for GPU-accelerated performance
    2GB of RAM (4GB or more recommended)
    10GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
    7200 RPM hard drive for editing compressed video formats; RAID 0 for uncompressed
    1280x900 display with OpenGL 2.0–compatible graphics card
    Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU–accelerated performance; visit Tech specs | Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 for the latest list of supported cards
    Core Audio–compatible sound card
    DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs (SuperDrive for burning DVDs; external Blu-ray burner for creating Blu-ray Disc media)
    QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for QuickTime features
    Adobe Flash Player 10 software required to play back DVD projects exported as SWF files
    Broadband Internet connection required for online services and to validate Subscription Edition (if applicable) on an ongoing basis*
    Tech specs | Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Jun 12, 2011
    What about the G5 quad 2.5, is it compatible?

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    May 20, 2008
    2011 13" MBP 2.3ghz, 8gig ram, OS 10.8.5
    Quote Originally Posted by hybridge View Post
    What about the G5 quad 2.5, is it compatible?
    No! No Powermac G5's have an Intel cpu...thus CS5 will not run on any of them. You need a Mac with an Intel cpu to run CS5.

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    Member Since
    Jun 12, 2011
    Thanks guys. Guess I am out of luck.

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