Power Mac G4 QuickSilver Early 2002


The Apple Power Mac G4 QuickSilver Early 2002 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2002 as part of the Power Mac G4 series of Power Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on January 28, 2002, and its price started at $1599.

The new Power Mac G4 features an 800 MHz PowerPC 7450 G4 or 933 MHz or Dual 1.0 GHz PowerPC 7455 G4 processor, 256 MB of RAM, 40 GB / 60 GB or 80 GB hard drive, 32x CD-RW drive, or 24x DVD-R/CD-RW „SuperDrive”, and 32 MB ATI Radeon 7500 graphics in the base model.

This Power Mac has been discontinued on August 13, 2002, and has been replaced by Power Mac G4 Mid 2002.

Today Power Mac G4 QuickSilver Early 2002 is 20 years old!

Power Mac G4 QuickSilver
Source: techable.com – Power Mac G4 QuickSilver

Power Mac G4 QuickSilver Early 2002 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 28, 2002
DiscontinuedAugust 13, 2002
Model IdentifierPowerMac3,5
Model NumberM8493
EMC1896
Order NumberM8705LL/A (800 MHz)
M8666LL/A (933 MHz)
M8667LL/A (dual 1 GHz)
Original Price$1,599
$2,299
$2,999
ColorsQuickSilver
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

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 7450 G4
PowerPC 7555 G4
Processor Speed800 MHz
933 MHz
Dual 1 GHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1 or 2
System Bus133 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
256 KB backside L2
2 MB L3 (933 and Dual 1 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage40 GB 7200 rpm
60 GB 7200 rpm
80 GB 7200 rpm
Media1 – 32x CD-RW or 24x DVD-R/CD-RW SuperDrive

Memory

Built-in Memory256 MB
Maximum Memory1.5 GB
Memory Slots3 – PC-133 3.3v 168-pin SDRAM
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Radeon 7500
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti
Graphics Memory32 MB (Radeon 7500)
64 MB (GeForce4 MX)
128 MB (GeForce4 Ti)
Display Connection1 – VGA (Radeon 7500 & GeForce4 MX)
1 – ADC
1 – DVI (GeForce4 Ti)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring

Expansion

Expansion Slots4 – 33 MHz 64-bit PCI
1 – 4x AGP
Bays4 – Internal 3.5″ ATA drive bays
1 – Optical drive bay
1 – Zip 250 bay
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
Optical Drive InterfaceEIDE (ATA-3)

Connections

Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k (Optional)
Wi-FiAirPort Card 802.11b (Optional)
BluetoothNone
ADBNone
USB2 – 12 Mbps
SerialNone
SCSINone
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps (15W total power)
Audio InNone
Audio Out1 – 2.5-mm Apple Pro Speaker minijack
1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – VGA or 1 – DVI
1 – ADC

Software

Original OSMac OS 9.2.2
Mac OS X 10.1.2
Later OSMac OS X 10.1.3
Mac OS X 10.1.5
Mac OS X 10.2
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11 (800 MHz)
Mac OS X 10.5.8 (933 MHz & Dual 1 GHz)
FirmwareMac OS ROM 9.0.1
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.1 or Mac OS 9.2
QuickTime
iMovie 2
iDVD 2 (requires SuperDrive)
iPhoto
iTunes 2
DVD Player
Mac OS X Mail
Microsoft Internet Explorer
EarthLink
Acrobat Reader 5.0
Art Director’s Toolkit
FAXstf 10.0 Preview
FileMaker Pro 5.5 Trial
Graphic Converter
OmniGraffle
OmniOutliner
PCalc
PixelNhance
Snapz Pro X
Apple Hardware Test CD

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Pro Keyboard
Apple Pro Mouse

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V 850 mAh Lithium (922-4028)
Maximum Continuous Power360 W
Line Voltage115 V AC (90-132 V AC) or 230 V AC (180-264 V AC)

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