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Processor Dual 2 GHz PowerPC G5


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Hello all,

I was recently given a PowerPC G5. I was wondering if someone could please tell me what is the max memory that it can hold and if I can install os x 10.6.7 on it? Here are the specs:

Processor Dual 2 GHz PowerPC G5
Memory 2 GB DDR SDRAM
Model Name: Power Mac G5
Model Identifier: PowerMac7,2
Processor Name: PowerPC 970 2.2
Processor Speed: 2 GHz
Number Of CPUs: 2
L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
Bus Speed: 1 GHz
Boot ROM Version: 5.1.4f0

Thanks for any help...
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According to Mactracker your machine can take up to 8 GB of memory. However the best version of OS X that you can run on that machine is Leopard 10.5.8. Snow Leopard will only install on an Intel machine. Yours is a Power PC.
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Thanks for the info, that really helped me!
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