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    Tiger VS Leopard

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    Tiger VS Leopard
    Here is my question i just bought a used mac off of craigslist two days ago and i just got done upgrading it as much as i could
    the specs are as followed
    G4 1.33 GHz
    1.5 GB Ram
    80 GB HDD

    now the question is is to which OS X should I load

    Tiger or Leopard
    I will mainly be using it for web surfing word processing possibly some light gaming "starcraft brood war"

    also this is my first mac

    any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

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    Tiger VS Leopard
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    Jul 30, 2009
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    Specs:
    Mac Mini Core 2 Duo
    Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard requires:

    A Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or Power PC G4 (867 MHz or faster) processor
    512 MB memory or more
    A DVD drive for installation
    9 GB of available disk space or more

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    Tiger VS Leopard
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    Specs:
    2011 13" MBP 2.3ghz, 8gig ram, OS 10.7.5
    What OS is currently loaded on it?

    - If it already has Tiger on it...are you willing to spend $100+ to purchase 10.5 Leopard.
    - Your decision may also depend on what programs you're interested in using. Some programs or versions of programs may require OS 10.5.
    - OS 10.5 has some features 10.4 "Tiger" doesn't have...such as the backup program "Time Machine".

    - Nick
    - Too many "beachballs", read this: Beachballs
    - Computer seems slower than it used to? Read this for some slow computer tips: Speedup
    - Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
    - Apple Battery Info. Battery

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    Tiger VS Leopard

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    I actually own both os's and currently i dont have any os on it, i have always been a pc guy up to now so i have collected many operating systems and programs over the years

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    Tiger VS Leopard
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    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.10.5
    If your Leopard disc is he black full retail install DVD, format the drive and whack that on it.

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