Power Macintosh 7100

The Apple Power Macintosh 7100 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1994 to 1996 as part of the Power Macintosh series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on March 14, 1994, and its price started at $2900.

The new Power Macintosh features a 66 MHz or 80 MHz PowerPC 601 processor, 8 MB or 16 MB of RAM, 250 MB / 500 MB or 700 MB hard drive, 2x CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on August 5, 1996.

Today Power Macintosh 7100 is 28 years old!

Power Macintosh 7100
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Power Macintosh 7100 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMarch 14, 1994 (66 MHz)
January 3, 1995 (80 MHz)
DiscontinuedJanuary 3, 1995 (66 MHz)
August 5, 1996 (80 MHz)
Model Identifier112
Model NumberM2391
Order NumberM2464LL/A
M2465LL/A
M3077LL/A
M2467LL/A
M2835LL/A
M2836LL/A
Original Price$2,900
$3,150
$3,300
$3,500
$3,700
$4,000
ColorsPlatinum
Weight25 Ibs.
11.339 KG
Dimensions6” H x 13” W x 16.5” D
15.24 cm H x 33 cm W x 41.91 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 601
Processor Speed66 MHz
80 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus30 MHz
40 MHz
Cache32 KB L1
256 KB L2 (80 MHz)
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU

Storage & Media

Storage250 MB
500 MB
700 MB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy
1 – 2x CD-ROM (Optional)

Memory

Built-in Memory8 MB
Maximum Memory132 MB
Memory Slots4 – 72 pin SIMMs (Group of 2)
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory2 MB
Display Connection1 – DB-15
1 – HDI-45

Expansion

Expansion Slots3 – 7″ NuBus
1 – PDS (Power Macintosh 2 MB Video Card installed)
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Connections

EthernetAAUI-15
ModemNone
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
1 – HDI-45

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1.2
Maximum OSMac OS 9.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power230 W
Line Voltage100-240 V

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References:
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 7100/66: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 7100/66AV: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 7100/80: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 7100/80AV: Technical Specifications