I have a Mac mini with a Core 2 Duo processor (2.4 Ghz). I plan to upgrade the RAM in my Mac mini. Currently, it has 2GB right now, 1GB per slot (2 slots total). I would like to buy a new 4GB for a single slot.
This means I would have 4GB in one slot and 1GB in the other slot. I have heard that 32-bit OSes don't support more than 4GB of RAM. Is it the same case here?
To find out the architecture of my Mac OS, I used this command:
i386, it means Mac OS X is running 32-bit operating system. Will there be any problem while upgrading RAM?
Summarizing My Question
What is the maximum RAM supported in this Mac mini? (Mac mini 4,1 – new version of Mac mini) Will OS architecture be a constraint while upgrading RAM? Is this constraint applicable to my current case? How?