Power Macintosh 4400

The Apple Power Macintosh 4400 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1996 to 1997 as part of the Power Macintosh series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on November 15, 1996, and its price started at $1500.

The new Power Macintosh features a 160 MHz or 200 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 16 MB or 32 MB of RAM, 1.2 GB or 2 GB hard drive, 8x CD-ROM, or 12x CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

At the same time, Apple offered a PC version of Power Macintosh 4400 shipped with a 166 MHz Cyrix P1666x86 processor dedicated to the MS-DOS or Windows.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on October 11, 1997.

Today Power Macintosh 4400 is 25 years old!

Power Macintosh 4400
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Power Macintosh 4400 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedNovember 15, 1996 (160 MHz)
February 17, 1997 (200 MHz)
DiscontinuedOctober 11, 1997
Model Identifier514 (160 MHz)
515 (200 MHz)
Model NumberM3959
Order NumberM5767LL/A
M5817LL/A
Original Price$1,500
$1,700
$2,400
ColorsPlatinum
Weight24 Ibs.
10.886 KG
Dimensions5.43” H x 15.12” W x 17.37” D
13.79 cm H x 38.4 cm W x 44.11 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 603e
Cyrix P1666x86*
Processor Speed160 MHz
166 MHz*
200 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus40 MHz
Cache32 KB L1
256 KB L2 (Optional)
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU
*PC version only

Storage & Media

Storage1.2 GB
2 GB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy
1 – 8x CD-ROM or 12x CD-ROM

Memory

Built-in Memory16 MB
32 MB
Maximum Memory160 MB
Memory Slots3 – 168 pin DIMM
Minimum Speed60 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory1 MB
4 MB
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots3 – 12″ PCI (160 MHz)
2 – 12″ PCI (200 MHz)
1 – Comm II (200 MHz)
Hard Drive InterfaceIDE / ATA

Connections

EthernetNone
Modem10BASE-T (Optional only in 200 MHz)
Wi-FiNone
BluetoothNone
ADB1
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – DB-15

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.5.2
Maximum OSMac OS 9.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Power

Backup Battery4.5 V Alkaline
Maximum Continuous Power150 W
Line Voltage100-130 V or 200-230 V

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