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    y0itsj0hn's Avatar
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    Apr 16, 2008
    New Jersey
    2010 MBP: 2.53GHz Intel Core 2, 4GB DDR3, OS 10.6.8
    Worth Upgrading?
    I have a 2.16GHz iMac running Tiger. Is it worth the money to upgrade to Leopard? I'm going to soon get XP and either Parallels or Bootcamp in order to run certain accounting software I use, this doesn't affect anything but use up some of my hard drive space and isn't benefited by upgrading to Leopard, correct?

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    MrArpeggi's Avatar
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    Nov 24, 2008
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
    White Macbook - 2GHZ - 1GB RAM - 80GB HD - 500GB External HD - 8GB iPod Touch
    If i was you i would stick with tiger its alot more lighter then Leopard.
    I used to have Tiger on my Macbook and preferred that a lot more then Leopard.
    I feel load times especially boot up times were a lot faster in tiger then Leopard and things ran a lot smoother.


    There are many things in Leopard that are great e.g. if you hover a folder over another folder it will automatically open the folder up, You can preview a file or song then having to open iTunes or Preview etc...

    Stick with Tiger thats my opinion, Yours might be different after you do a but more research into it.
    It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly's wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.

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    lifeafter2am's Avatar
    Member Since
    Aug 25, 2006
    Central Florida
    MacBook Pro Unibody
    You can't use Bootcamp with Tiger anymore though. It was only a beta, the full version is included free with Leopard.
    masakatsu agatsu


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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Blade Drive, OS X.13.4
    Leopard is faster than Tiger and rock solid, but yes boot times generally seem about 15 seconds slower.

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