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Apple PowerBook G4

The Apple Macintosh PowerBook G4/500 (Titanium) features a 500 MHz PowerPC 7410 (G4) processor with the AltiVec "Velocity Engine" vector processing unit and 1 MB of backside cache, 256 MB of PC-100 SDRAM, a 20.0 GB Ultra ATA/66 hard drive, a slot-loading DVD drive, and an ATI Rage Mobility 128 (AGP 2X) video controller with 8 MB of SDRAM in a stunning 1-inch thick Titanium case with a 15.2" TFT widescreen display and a full-size keyboard. Custom configurations were also available.


Introduction Date:

January 9, 2001

Discontinued Date:

October 16, 2001

Processor Type:

PowerPC 7410 (G4) 1.

Processor Speed:

500 MHz

Processor Upgrade:

N/A

FPU (Integrated):

PowerPC 7410 (G4) 1.

System Bus Speed:

100 MHz (5:1)

Backside Bus Speed:

250 MHz (2:1)

ROM Size:

1 MB (NewWorld) 2.

Data Path:

64-bit

Level 1 Cache:

64k

Level 2 Cache:

1 MB (backside)

RAM Type:

8 ns PC100 SDRAM

VRAM Type:

Video SDRAM

Standard RAM:

256 MB *

Maximum RAM:

1024 MB (1.0 GB)

Motherboard RAM:

None

RAM Slots:

2

Standard VRAM:

8 MB

Maximum VRAM:

8 MB

Standard Hard Drive:

20.0 GB *

Int. Hard Drive Type:

Ultra ATA/66

Standard DVD-ROM:

6X 3, *

Standard Disk:

None

Standard Modem:

56k v.90

Standard Ethernet:

10/100Base-T

Case Type:

Portable (Silver) 4.

Form Factor:

PowerBook G4 4.

Exp. Slots:

Type I,II PC/CardBus 5.

Exp. Bays (Free):

N/A 6.

Battery Type:

50 W/Hr LiIon

Battery Life:

5 hours 7.

Built-in Display:

15.2" Color 8.

Supported MacOS:

9.1, X

Dimensions:

1.0 x 13.4 x 9.5 9.

Avg. Weight:

5.3 lbs.

Original Price:

$3499 US

Est. Current Price:

$1650-$1850 US

Notes:

*. Custom configurations also were available, standard configuration listed.
1.
The PPC G4 includes the AltiVec "Velocity Engine" vector processor.
2.
Boot ROM is roughly 1 MB, other instructions are loaded into RAM.
3.
The slot-loading DVD-ROM drive can also use CD-ROMs.
4. Sleek one-inch thick pure grade titanium case (CP1, 99.5% pure).
5.
One Type I or II PC card, or CardBus card (AirPort supported).
6. This model has no "swappable" drive bays.
7.
5 hours under "normal usage conditions" as provided by manufacturer.
8. 15.2" widescreen active-matrix color display (1152x768 resolution).
9. In inches, height x width x depth (while closed).
A. Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.