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Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« on: August 21, 2018, 01:14:52 AM »
Hi,

I have a late 2009 Mac mini(2.26 GHz Core Duo, 4Gigs of ram) running 10.11.6 (el Capitan) that I am going to dedicate to my new Davis Vantage Pro 2 station. Should I update the OS to a later version? What version of WC should I use?
I am looking for reliability. ThU32:-)

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Re: Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2018, 06:03:29 PM »
Hi,

I have a late 2009 Mac mini(2.26 GHz Core Duo, 4Gigs of ram) running 10.11.6 (el Capitan) that I am going to dedicate to my new Davis Vantage Pro 2 station. Should I update the OS to a later version? What version of WC should I use?
I am looking for reliability. ThU32:-)

Cabut

Hi,

10.11.6 is the latest version of macOSX that is supported in your mac mini.
Latest version of WeatherCat runs perfectly with 10.11.6!  [tup]

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Re: Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2018, 06:25:39 PM »
Cabut:

As ICCB stated, you are already running the most recent version of the operating system that your hardware supports.

As for Weather Cat, you could run 2.4.4 but I agree with him. There is no reason not to go to the latest release of 3.x
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Re: Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2018, 06:57:44 PM »
Hi

Not sure if the mini is 64 bit. Does it have to be to run 3.01?
Not too tech savvy here😊

Thanks,
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Re: Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2018, 08:53:27 PM »
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Not sure if the mini is 64 bit.
Check this list, but it appears to confirm you probably do have a 64 bit cpu. You'll need to confirm which cpu you have but the About this Mac...  will show that.

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Re: Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2018, 10:10:11 PM »
Thanks, Xair. It is 64 bit.

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Re: Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2018, 10:18:52 PM »
You'll like the new features in WC 3x. Let us know how this goes.
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Re: Best OS X for my late 2009 Mac mini dedicated to WC
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2018, 06:53:52 AM »
Will do!

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