The Minimum Hardware Specifications For The Mountain Lion Mac OS

Posted Feb 17, 2012

Some of you may be wondering what the minimum hardware requirements are for the new Apple Mountain Lion operating system. An anonymous developer has reported that Mountain Lion will be dropping support for those of you that have older Macs. Below is a tentative list of Apple desktops and laptops that will support Mountain Lion according to TUAW:

You will need:
– iMac (mid 2007 or newer)
– MacBook aluminum edition: (13 inch 2008 or newer)
– MacBook plastic edition: (early 2009 or newer)
– Macbook Pro (2009, or late 2007 if you had a 17-inch version or newer)
– MacBook Air (2008 or or newer)
– Mac Mini (early 2009 or newer)
– Mac Pro (early 2008 or newer)
– Xserve (early 2009 or newer)

If you are wondering what kind of Apple computer you have, click on the Apple icon in the menu bar at the top left. Select About This Mac. Then click on the More Info button.