Macintosh Performa 600CD

The Macintosh Performa 600CD is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1992 to 1993 as part of the Macintosh Performa series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on September 14, 1992, and its price started at $2000.

The new Performa 600CD features a 32 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, Motorola 68882 FPU coprocessor, 4 MB or 5 MB of RAM, 80 MB or 160 MB hard drive, 2x CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

This Performa has been discontinued on October 18, 1993.

Today Macintosh Performa 600CD is 30 years old!

Macintosh Performa 600
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Macintosh Performa 600CD Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 14, 1992
DiscontinuedOctober 18, 1993
Model Identifier45
Model NumberM1350
Order NumberK0119LL/A (600 with 4 MB RAM)
K0121LL/A (600 with 5 MB RAM)
K0144LL/A (600CD)
K0145LL/A (600CD)
Original Price$2,000
ColorsPlatinum
Weight25 Ibs.
11.339 KG
Dimensions6” H x 13” W x 16.5” D
15.24 cm H x 33.02 cm W x 41.91 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68030
Processor Speed32 MHz
ArchitectureUnknown
Number of Cores1
System Bus16 MHz
Cache0.5 KB L1
CoprocessorMotorola 68882 FPU (Optional)

Storage & Media

Storage80 MB (600)
160 MB (600CD)
Media1 – 2x CD-ROM (600CD)
1 – 1.44 MB floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB
5 MB
Maximum Memory68 MB
Memory Slots4 – 30 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory512 KB
1 MB
Display ConnectionUnknown

Expansion

Expansion Slots3 – NuBus
1 – PDS
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1P
Maximum OSMac OS 7.6.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB2
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortUnknown
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm mono input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm mono output jack
DisplayUnknown

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power230 W
Line VoltageUnknown

References:
Apple Support – Macintosh Performa 600 and 600CD: Technical Specifications

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