Macintosh Server G3 in Blue and White

The Macintosh Server G3 in Blue and White is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 1999 as part of the Macintosh Server series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on January 5, 1999, and its price started at $3299.

The new Macintosh Server G3 in Blue and White features a 350 MHz / 400 MHz or 450 MHz PowerPC 750 G3 processor, 128 MB or 256 MB of RAM, single or dual 9 GB hard drive, 32x CD-ROM drive or 5x DVD-ROM, and 16 MB ATI Rage 128 GL graphics in the base model.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on August 31, 1999.

Today Macintosh Server G3 in Blue and White is 24 years old!

Macintosh Server G3 in Blue and White
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Macintosh Server G3 in Blue and White General Information

IntroducedJanuary 5, 1999
DiscontinuedJune 1, 1999 (350 MHz)
August 31, 1999 (400 MHz & 450 MHz)
Model IdentifierPowerMac1,1
Model NumberM5183
Order NumberM6657LL/A (350 MHz)
M6658LL/A (400 MHz)
M7558LL/A (400 MHz)
M7559LL/A (450 MHz)
M7560LL/A (450 MHz)
Original Price$3,299
ColorsBlue and White
Weight30 Ibs.
13.607 KG
Dimensions17” H x 8.9” W x 18.4” D
43.18 cm H x 22.6 cm W x 46.73 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorPowerPC 750 G3
Processor Speed350 MHz
400 MHz
450 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus100 MHz
Cache32 KB L1
1 MB L2

Storage & Media

StorageUp to three 9 GB 10,000 rpm
Up to three 36 GB 7,200 rpm
Media1 – 24x CD-ROM or 5x DVD-ROM


Built-in Memory128 MB
256 MB
Maximum Memory1 GB
Memory Slots4 – PC-100 3.3v 168-pin SDRAM
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo


Built-in DisplayNone


Graphics CardATI Rage 128 GL
Graphics Memory16 MB
Display Connection1 – VGA
Display ModesUnknown


Expansion Slots3 – 33 MHz PCI
1 – 66 MHz PCI
Bays4 – Internal 3.5″ ATA drive bays
1 – Optical drive bay
1 – Zip 100 bay
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra2 SCSI
Optical Drive InterfaceEIDE (ATA-3)


Ethernet1 or 5 – 10/100BASE-T (RJ-45 with 4-port PCI card)
USB2 – 12 Mbps
SCSIUltra2 SCSI PCI card
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps (15W total power)
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – VGA


Original OSMac OS 8.5.1 with AppleShare IP 6.2 or Mac OS X Server
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMac OS ROM

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple USB Keyboard
Apple USB Mouse


Backup Battery3.6 V Lithium (922-1262)
Maximum Continuous Power200 W
Line Voltage115 V AC (90-132 V AC) or 230 V AC (180-264 V AC)

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