Power Mac G4 with PCI Graphics

The Power Mac G4 with PCI Graphics is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 1999 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 or 400 MHz PowerPC 7400 G4 processor, 64 MB of RAM, 10 GB hard drive, 32x CD-ROM drive, and 16 MB ATI Rage 128 graphics in the base model.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on December 2, 1999.

Today Power Mac G4 with PCI Graphics is 24 years old!

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

IntroducedAugust 31, 1999 (400 Mhz)
October 13, 1999 (350 Mhz)
DiscontinuedOctober 13, 1999 (400 Mhz)
December 2, 1999 (350 Mhz)
Model IdentifierPowerMac1,2
Model NumberM7631
Order NumberM7826LL/A (350 MHz)
M7631LL/A (400 MHz)
Original Price$1,599
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


ProcessorPowerPC 7400 G4
Processor Speed350 MHz
400 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus100 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
512 KB or 1 MB backside L2

Storage & Media

Storage10 GB
Media1 – 32x CD-ROM


Built-in Memory64 MB
Maximum Memory1 GB
Memory Slots4 – PC-100 3.3v 168-pin SDRAM
Minimum Speed8 ns (125 MHz)
Interleaving SupportNo


Built-in DisplayNone


Graphics CardATI Rage 128
Graphics Memory16 MB
Display Connection1 – VGA
Display ModesSingle display only


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 InterfaceUltra ATA/33 (ATA-4)
Optical Drive InterfaceEIDE (ATA-3)


Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k (Optional)
USB2 – 12 Mbps
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 8.6
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMac OS ROM 1.7.1

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)

Apple Support – Power Mac G4 (PCI Graphics): Technical Specifications

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