The Apple Macintosh IIx is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1988 to 1990 as part of the Macintosh II series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on September 19, 1988, and its price started at $7769.
The new Macintosh IIx features a 16 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, Motorola 68882 FPU coprocessor, 1 MB or 4 MB of RAM, 40 MB or 80 MB hard drive, one or two 1.44 MB Floppy drives, and as an option Macintosh II video card.
The product has been discontinued on October 15, 1990.
Today Macintosh IIx is 34 years old!
Macintosh IIx Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||September 19, 1988|
|Discontinued||October 15, 1990|
|Dimensions||5.5” H x 18.7” W x 14.4” D|
13.97 cm H x 47.49 cm W x 36.57 cm D
|Processor Speed||16 MHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|System Bus||16 MHz|
|Cache||0.25 KB L1|
|Coprocessor||Motorola 68882 FPU|
Storage & Media
|Media||1 or 2 – 1.44 MB Floppy|
|Built-in Memory||1 MB|
|Maximum Memory||128 MB|
|Memory Slots||8 – 30 pin SIMMs (Groups of 4) |
(4 MB or larger modules must be PAL SIMMs)
|Minimum Speed||120 ns|
|Expansion Slots||6 – NuBus|
|Hard Drive Interface||SCSI|
|SCSI||1 – DB-25|
|Audio Out||1 – 3.5-mm stereo output jack|
|Backup Battery||3.6 V lithium|
|Maximum Continuous Power||230 W|
Apple Support – Macintosh IIx: Technical Specifications