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Apple Power Mac 6500

The Apple Power Macintosh 6500/275, based on the Gazelle architecture, features a 275 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 32 MB or 48 MB of RAM, a 4.0 GB or 6.0 GB hard drive, an internal Zip drive, a Video input/output card, a TV/FM radio card, 2D/3D graphics acceleration, and an SRS 3D surround sound system with subwoofer in a sleek tower case. There are two different versions of this model, a consumer version which shipped with a 4.0 GB (After September 15, 1997, 6.0 GB) hard drive and 32 MB of RAM, and another for small business which shipped with a 6.0 GB hard disk, 48 MB of RAM, and a copy of MS Office.


Introduction Date:

April 4, 1997

Discontinued Date:

March 14, 1998

Processor Type:

PowerPC 603e

Processor Speed:

275 MHz

Processor Upgrade:

N/A

FPU (Integrated):

PowerPC 603e

System Bus Speed:

50 MHz

Lookaside Bus Speed:

50 MHz

ROM Size:

4 MB

Data Path:

64-bit

Level 1 Cache:

32k

Level 2 Cache:

512k

RAM Type:

60 ns 168-pin DIMM

VRAM Type:

Dedicated SGRAM 1.

Standard RAM:

32 MB, 48 MB

Maximum RAM:

128 MB

Motherboard RAM:

None

RAM Slots:

2 2.

Standard VRAM:

2 MB 1.

Maximum VRAM:

2 MB 1.

Standard Hard Drive:

4.0 GB, 6.0 GB

Int. Hard Drive Type:

ATA

Standard CD-ROM:

12X, 24X

Standard Disk:

1.44 MB (manual)

Standard Modem:

33.6k 3.

Standard Ethernet:

N/A

Case Type:

Tower

Form Factor:

Performa 6400

Exp. Slots:

2 PCI, Com, Vid, TV

Exp. Bays (Free):

None 4.

Battery Type:

4.5V Alkaline

Battery Life:

N/A

Built-in Display:

N/A

Supported MacOS:

7.5.5, 7.6.1-8.6, 9.0

Dimensions:

16.0 x 7.8 x 16.9 5.

Avg. Weight:

44.5 lbs.

Original Price:

$3000 US

Est. Current Price:

$300-$350 US

Notes:

1. 2 MB of built-in 60 ns SGRAM is dedicated to video function.
2.
RAM cannot be interleaved to improve performance.
3. A 33.6k modem occupies the Comm-II slot in the consumer version.
4. An external 5.25" expansion bay is occupied by a Zip 100 drive.
5. In inches, height x width x depth.
6. Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.