Apple states the following basic Snow Leopard system requirements are: Mac computer with an Intel processor (IA-32). "Yonah" processors such as Core Solo and Core Duo can run only 32-bit applications; later x86-64 architecture processors such as Core 2 Duo are also able to run 64-bit applications. 1 GB of RAM 5 GB of free disk space DVD drive (also accessible via Remote Disc) or external USB or FireWire DVD drive for installation Additional requirements to use certain features: QuickTime H.264 hardware acceleration support, requires an Nvidia GeForce 9400M, 320M, or GT 330M graphics card OpenCL, requires a supported Nvidia or ATI graphics card
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