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Apple PowerBook G3

The Apple Macintosh PowerBook G3/233, codenamed Wallstreet, features a 233 MHz PowerPC 750 (G3) (2.) processor, 32 MB of RAM, and a 2.0 GB hard drive in a sleek, black portable case with either a 12.1" STN, 13.3" TFT, or 14.1" TFT color display (3.). This model also has dual hot-swappable bays, a stereo speaker system, 2D/3D graphics acceleration, an "fn" key which creates a numerical keyboard, S-video output (4.), and zoomed video support. The PowerBook G3 series leapfrogs all other portable systems in both speed and style.


Introduction Date:

May 6, 1998 1.

Discontinued Date:

May 10, 1999

Processor Type:

PowerPC 750 (G3) 2.

Processor Speed:

233 MHz

Processor Upgrade:

Daughtercard

FPU (Integrated):

PowerPC 750 (G3) 2.

System Bus Speed:

66 MHz

Backside Bus Speed:

116 MHz 2.

ROM Size:

4 MB

Data Path:

64-bit

Level 1 Cache:

64k

Level 2 Cache:

512k (backside) 2.

RAM Type:

10 ns SO-DIMM

VRAM Type:

Video SGRAM

Standard RAM:

32 MB *

Maximum RAM:

192 MB

Motherboard RAM:

None

RAM Slots:

2

Standard VRAM:

2 MB, 4 MB

Maximum VRAM:

4 MB

Standard Hard Drive:

2.0 GB *

Int. Hard Drive Type:

ATA

Standard CD-ROM:

20X 5, *

Standard Disk:

1.44 MB (manual)

Standard Modem:

56k (internal) *

Standard Ethernet:

10Base-T

Case Type:

Portable (Black)

Form Factor:

PowerBook G3

Exp. Slots:

2 Type II PC Card 6.

Exp. Bays (Free):

N/A

Battery Type:

47 W/Hr LiIon

Battery Life:

3.5 hours, 7 hours 7.

Built-in Display:

12.1"-14.1" Color 8.

Supported MacOS:

8.0, 8.1-8.6, 9.0-9.1, X

Dimensions:

2.0 x 10.4 x 12.7 9.

Avg. Weight:

7.2, 7.6, 7.8 lbs. A.

Original Price:

$2300, $3000, $3500

Est. Current Price:

$600-$850 US

Notes:

*. Custom configurations were also available, standard configuration listed.
1. First version introduced on May 6, 1998, second on September 1, 1998.
2. First version used a PowerPC 740 processor (without a L2 cache).
3. Second version only has a 14.1" TFT display.
4. S-video output on 13.3" and 14.4" models.
5.
DVD drive option also available (after October 1, 1998).
6. 2 Type II PC Card (1 Type III).
7. 3.5 hours with single battery, 7 hours with dual batteries.
8. 12.1" STN, 13.3" TFT, or 14.1" TFT color display (First version).
9. In inches, height x width x depth (while closed).
A. 7.2 lbs. (12.1"), 7.6 lbs. (13.3"), 7.8 lbs. (14.1").
B. Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.