Power Macintosh 9500

The Apple Power Macintosh 9500 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1995 to 1997 as part of the Power Macintosh series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on June 19, 1995, and its price started at $4700.

The new Power Macintosh features a 120 MHz / 132 MHz or 150 MHz PowerPC 604 or Dual 180 MHz or 200 MHz PowerPC 604e processor, 16 MB or 32 MB of RAM, 1 GB or 2 GB hard drive, 4x CD-ROM or 8x CD-ROM drive, 1.44 MB floppy drive, and 2 MB ixMicro Twin Turbo graphics.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on February 17, 1997.

Today Power Macintosh 9500 is 27 years old!

Power Macintosh 9500
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Power Macintosh 9500 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJune 19, 1995 (120 MHz & 132 MHz)
April 22, 1996 (150 MHz)
August 7, 1996 (180 MHz & 200 MHz)
DiscontinuedJuly 1, 1996 (132 MHz)
August 3, 1996 (150 MHz)
November 1, 1996 (120 MHz)
February 17, 1997 (180 MHz & 200 MHz)
Model Identifier67
Model NumberM3098
Order NumberM3093LL/A
M4742LL/A
M4423LL/A
M5399LL/A
M5389LL/A
M5397LL/A 
Original Price$4,700
$4,800
$4,900

$5,300
$5,700
ColorsPlatinum
Weight36.8 Ibs.
16.692 KG
Dimensions16.9” H x 7.7” W x 15.75” D
42.9 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 40 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 604
PowerPC 604e
Processor Speed120 MHz
132 MHz
150 MHz
Dual 180 MHz
200 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus40 MHz
45 MHz
50 MHz
Cache16/32 KB L1
512 KB L2
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU

Storage & Media

Storage1 GB
2 GB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy
1 – 4x CD-ROM or 8x CD-ROM

Memory

Built-in Memory16 MB
32 MB
Maximum Memory1.5 GB
Memory Slots12 – 168 pin DIMM
Minimum Speed70 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardixMicro Twin Turbo
Graphics Memory2 MB (Upgradable to 4 MB)
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots6 – PCI
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Connections

EthernetAAUI-15
10BASE-T
ModemNone
Wi-FiNone
BluetoothNone
InfraredNone
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 Power225 W
Line Voltage100-125 V
200-240 V

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References:
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 9500/120: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 9500/132: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 9500/150: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 9500/180MP: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 9500/200: Technical Specifications