5 Replies Latest reply: Jan 27, 2012 3:58 PM by mulligans missus
Ross Huggett Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Hi guys, I have a an old MacBook Pro and was wondering if it was worth putting Lion on there?

 

Here's the hardware overview:

 

Model Name:          MacBook Pro

Model Identifier:          MacBookPro3,1

Processor Name:          Intel Core 2 Duo

Processor Speed:          2.2 GHz

Number Of Processors:          1

Total Number Of Cores:          2

L2 Cache:          4 MB

Memory:          4 GB

Bus Speed:          800 MHz

 

Graphics:

 

NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT:

 

  Chipset Model:          GeForce 8600M GT   

  Type:          GPU

  Bus:          PCIe

  PCIe Lane Width:          x16

  VRAM (Total):          128 MB

  Vendor:          NVIDIA (0x10de)

  Device ID:          0x0407

  Revision ID:          0x00a1

  ROM Revision:          3175

  Displays:

Color LCD:

  Resolution:          1440 x 900

  Pixel Depth:          32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)

  Main Display:          Yes

  Mirror:          Off

  Online:          Yes

  Built-In:          Yes

Display Connector:

  Status:          No Display Connected

 

Memory Slots:

 

  ECC:          Disabled

 

BANK 0/DIMM0:

 

  Size:          2 GB

  Type:          DDR2 SDRAM

  Speed:          667 MHz

  Status:          OK

  Manufacturer:          0x2C00000000000000

  Part Number:          0x3136485446323536363448592D3636374531

  Serial Number:          0xDD454D6F

 

BANK 1/DIMM1:

 

  Size:          2 GB

  Type:          DDR2 SDRAM

  Speed:          667 MHz

  Status:          OK

  Manufacturer:          0x2C00000000000000

  Part Number:          0x3136485446323536363448592D3636374531

  Serial Number:          0xDD454D71

 

Serial-ATA:

 

FUJITSU MHY2120BH:

 

  Capacity:          120.03 GB (120,034,123,776 bytes)

  Model:          FUJITSU MHY2120BH                      

  Revision:          0081000D

  Serial Number:                  K439T7B2CWH1

  Native Command Queuing:          Yes

  Queue Depth:          32

  Removable Media:          No

  Detachable Drive:          No

  BSD Name:          disk0

  Medium Type:          Rotational

  Partition Map Type:          GPT (GUID Partition Table)

  S.M.A.R.T. status:          Verified

  Volumes:

  Capacity:          209.7 MB (209,715,200 bytes)

  Writable:          Yes

  BSD Name:          disk0s1

Macintosh HD:

  Capacity:          119.69 GB (119,690,149,888 bytes)

  Available:          31.59 GB (31,587,737,600 bytes)

  Writable:          Yes

  File System:          Journaled HFS+

  BSD Name:          disk0s2

  Mount Point:          /

 

It would be nice to have the new features of Lion but I'm worried about the performance impact it might have.

 

Thanks,

Ross


MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)