yosemite upgrade

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Do you have any reasons/needs for wanting to upgrade? And what OS version is currently installed?

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Six year old machine stay where you are.
 
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A lot would depend on how much memory. I have a 2009 Macbook running Yosemite and it has 4GB of memory. I have not had any issues or dragging.

Less than 4GB of memory I would not recommend.

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On a 2009 MBP I would say yes but I would personally upgrade ram to 8GB is possible.
 

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On a 2009 MBP I would say yes but I would personally upgrade ram to 8GB is possible.

I think you're right Dennis. I'm running Yosemite on a 2008 MacBook Pro and it works pretty well. I only notice a bit of dragging if I get more that than about 3 or 4 apps open at once. I do have 8 GB of ram installed though.

A lot of how well it runs will depend upon the tasks you run regularly and how intensive they are.
 

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