Install Mountain Lion on new drive

I have an Early 2008 MacPro. I'm currently running Snow Leopard.

I bought a new 3T SATA drive for Mountain Lion. Can I purchase Mountain Lion and install it on the newly formatted 3T drive (ie: without installing an earlier OS first.)

-- Rick

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What is this about formatting?
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Install Mountain Lion on new drive

Thanks, Bob. This is a MacPro, not a laptop. I'm assuming when I buy Mountain Lion, I'll get 10.8.2. Apple says "Mountain Lion Requirements: OS X 10.6.8", does this mean I need to install Snow Leopard first, or can I just begin with Mountain Lion.

- Rick

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Yes, you install 10.6.8 first.

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