Power Mac G4 with AGP Graphics


The Power Mac G4 with AGP Graphics is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1999 to 2000 as part of the Power Macintosh series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on August 31, 1999, and its price started at $1599.

The new Power Mac G4 features a 350 MHz / 400 MHz / 450 MHz or 500 MHz PowerPC 7400 G4 processor, 64 MB / 128 MB or 256 MB of RAM, 10 GB / 20 GB or 27 GB hard drive, 32x CD-ROM or 5x DVD-ROM drive, and 16 MB ATI Rage 128 graphics in the base model.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on July 19, 2000.

Today Power Mac G4 with AGP Graphics is 22 years old!

Power Mac G4
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Power Mac G4 with AGP Graphics Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedAugust 31, 1999 (450 Mhz & 500 MHz)
October 13, 1999 (400 Mhz)
December 2, 1999 (350 MHz)
DiscontinuedFebruary 16, 2000 (350 MHz & 400 MHz)
July 19, 2000 (450 MHz & 500 MHz)
Model IdentifierPowerMac3,1
Model NumberM5183
M6921
M7232
M7629
M7824
M7825
M7827
EMC1843
Order NumberM7827LL/A (350 MHz)
M7824LL/A (400 MHz)
M7824LL/B (400 MHz)
M7641LL/A (400 MHz)
M7232LL/A (450 MHz)
M7825LL/A (450 MHz)
M7825LL/B (450 MHz)
M7628LL/A (450 MHz)
M7629LL/A (500 MHz)
M6921LL/A (500 MHz)
Original Price$1,599
$2,499
$3,499
ColorsGraphite
Weight28.7 Ibs.
13.018 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 7400 G4
Processor Speed350 MHz
400 MHz
450 MHz
500 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus100 MHz (Up to 800 Mbps data throughput)
Cache64 KB L1
512 KB or 1 MB backside L2

Storage & Media

Storage10 GB 5400 rpm
10 GB 7200 rpm
20 GB 7200 rpm
27 GB 7200 rpm
Media1 – 32x CD-ROM or 5x DVD-ROM or DVD-RAM

Memory

Built-in Memory64 MB
128 MB
256 MB
Maximum Memory1.5 GB (Mac OS 8 or Mac OS 9)
2 GB (Mac OS X)
Memory Slots4 – PC-100 3.3v 168-pin SDRAM
Minimum Speed8 ns (125 MHz)
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Rage 128
ATI Rage 128 Pro
Graphics Memory16 MB
Display Connection1 – VGA
1 – DVI-D
Display ModesSingle display only

Expansion

Expansion Slots3 – 33 MHz 64-bit PCI
1 – 2x AGP
Bays4 – Internal 3.5″ ATA drive bays
1 – Optical drive bay
1 – Zip 100/250 bay
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
Optical Drive InterfaceEIDE (ATA-3)

Connections

Ethernet10/100BASE-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 In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – VGA
1 – DVI-D

Software

Original OSMac OS 8.6
Later OSMac OS 9.0
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMac OS ROM 2.5.1

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple USB Keyboard
Apple USB Mouse

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V 850 mAh Lithium (922-4028)
Maximum Continuous Power200 W
Line Voltage115 V AC (90-132 V AC) or 230 V AC (180-264 V AC)

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