Macintosh Performa 630CD

The Macintosh Performa 630CD is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1994 to 1995 as part of the Macintosh Performa series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on July 18, 1994, and its price started at $1500.

The new Performa 630CD features a 33 MHz Motorola 68LC040 processor, 4 MB or 8 MB of RAM, 250 MB hard drive, 2x CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

At the same time, Apple offered a PC version of Performa 630 shipped with a 66 MHz Intel 486DX processor dedicated to MS-DOS or Windows.

This Performa has been discontinued on July 1, 1995.

Today Macintosh Performa 630CD is 28 years old!

Macintosh Performa 630
Source: computinghistory.org.uk – Macintosh Performa 630

Macintosh Performa 630CD Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJuly 18, 1994
DiscontinuedJuly 1, 1995
Model Identifier98
Model NumberM3076
Order NumberM3423LL/A
M3424LL/A
Original Price$1,500
$2,250
ColorsPlatinum
Weight19 Ibs.
8.618 KG
Dimensions4.3” H x 12.6” W x 16.5” D
10.92 cm H x 32 cm W x 41.91 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68LC040
Intel 486DX*
Processor Speed33 MHz
66 MHz*
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus33 MHz
Cache8 KB L1
CoprocessorNone
*PC version only

Storage & Media

Storage250 MB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy
1 – 2x CD-ROM (Optional)

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB
8 MB
Maximum Memory36 MB
Memory Slots1 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory1 MB
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots 1 – LC PDS
1 – Comm
1 – Video I/O
Hard Drive InterfaceIDE

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
Wi-FiNone
BluetoothNone
ADB1
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack (8-bit mono)
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack (8-bit stereo)
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – DB-15

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1.2 Pro
Maximum OSMac OS 8.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Power

Backup Battery4.5 V Alkaline
Maximum Continuous Power45 W
Line VoltageUnknown

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