Question: Q: Best OS version for mid-2010 MacBook Pro 15-inch? ( 2)
List of macOS version names
2.4GHz 8-core Intel Core i9, Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz, with 16MB shared L3 cache.
Identifying your MacBook Using 'Model Numbers'
|MacBook Pro 13-inch (With TouchBar)||Late>||A1706,>|
|MacBook 12-inch Retina||2015-2019||A1534|
|MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch||2012-2015||A1502,>|
|MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch||2012-2015||A1398|
The fifth-generation MacBook Pro was released in October 2021 in 14- and 16-inch sizes. Powered by either M1 Pro or M1 Max chips, they are the first to be available only with an Apple silicon system on a chip.
Which Mac is right for you?
Catalina compatibility MacBook (2015MacBook (2015The MacBook is a brand of Macintosh notebook computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc. that use Apple's macOS operating system since 2006. It replaced the PowerBook and iBook brands during the Mac transition to Intel processors, announced in 2005. to 2017) MacBook Air (Mid-2012 to 2019) MacBook Pro (Mid-2012 to 2019)
Mountain Lion compatibility MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 to mid-2012) Mac mini (Early 2009 to 2011) iMac (Mid-2007 to 2011)
|Operating system||Original||Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger|
|Latest release||Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion|
|Battery||55-watt-hour removable lithium-polymer|
|Dimensions||Weight||5.2 lb (2.4 kg)|
macOS High Sierra (10.13) or macOS Sierra (10.12) MacBook Pro from mid-2010 or later; OS X Lion (10.7) or later for Sierra and OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) in the case of High Sierra.
High Sierra is the last OS you can upgrade to. With 4GB and a rotational drive you may find startup and application launches slow.
|Monterey macOS 12.x||Catalina macOS 10.15.x|
|Mid 2010 MacPro5,1 Upgrade your Mac Pro||No||No|
|Early 2009 MacPro4,1 Upgrade your Mac Pro||No||No|
|Early 2008 MacPro3,1 Upgrade your Mac Pro||No||No|
|Mac Pro (8-core) MacPro2,1 Upgrade your Mac Pro||No||No|
MacBook Pro 2021 (16-inch) review: Specs
|16-inch MacBook Pro 2021|
|Screen||16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display (3456x2244 pixels, 254ppi)|
|Processor||M1 Pro (10-core CPU, 16-core GPU) | M1 Max (10-core CPU, 32-core GPU)|
Which macOS version is the latest?
|macOS High Sierra||10.13.6|
|OS X El Capitan||10.11.6|