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Apple PowerBook G3

The Apple Macintosh PowerBook G3/300, codenamed PDQ, features a 300 MHz PowerPC 750 (G3) processor, 64 MB of RAM, and a 8.0 GB hard drive in a sleek, black portable case with a 14.1" TFT color display. 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, and zoomed video support. The PowerBook G3 series leapfrogs all other portable systems in both speed and style.


Introduction Date:

September 1, 1998

Discontinued Date:

May 10, 1999

Processor Type:

PowerPC 750 (G3)

Processor Speed:

300 MHz

Processor Upgrade:

Daughtercard

FPU (Integrated):

PowerPC 750 (G3)

System Bus Speed:

66 MHz

Backside Bus Speed:

150 MHz

ROM Size:

4 MB

Data Path:

64-bit

Level 1 Cache:

64k

Level 2 Cache:

1 MB (backside)

RAM Type:

10 ns SO-DIMM

VRAM Type:

Video SGRAM

Standard RAM:

64 MB *

Maximum RAM:

192 MB

Motherboard RAM:

None

RAM Slots:

2

Standard VRAM:

4 MB

Maximum VRAM:

4 MB

Standard Hard Drive:

8.0 GB *

Int. Hard Drive Type:

ATA

Standard DVD-ROM:

1X 1, *

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 2.

Exp. Bays (Free):

N/A

Battery Type:

47 W/Hr LiIon

Battery Life:

3.5 hours, 7 hours 3.

Built-in Display:

14.1" Color 4.

Supported MacOS:

8.1-8.6, 9.0-9.1, X

Dimensions:

2.0 x 10.4 x 12.7 5.

Avg. Weight:

7.8 lbs.

Original Price:

$5000 US

Est. Current Price:

$750-$900 US

Notes:

*. Custom configurations were also available, standard configuration listed.
1.
CD-ROM drive option also available (on October 1, 1998).
2. 2 Type II PC Card (1 Type III).
3. 3.5 hours with single battery, 7 hours with dual batteries.
4. 14.1" TFT color display.
5. In inches, height x width x depth (while closed).
6. Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.