Model Detail - Power Macintosh G3 300MHz Desktop (1998)

The Power Macintosh "Power Mac" G3 300 (Beige Desktop) is based on the Gossamer architecture and is powered by a 300MHz PowerPC 750 "G3" processor with a 1MB backside cache. The system base configurations included 32MB or 64MB of RAM, a 6.0GB hard drive, a 24X CD-ROM drive, an internal Zip 100 drive, an ATI 3D Rage II+, Rage Pro or Rage Pro Turbo graphics processor running from 2MB to 6MB VRAM.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 300MHz
First Build Date 3/17/1998
Last Build Date 12/14/1998
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier N/A
Apple Order Number M7105LL/A
Apple Model Number M3979 (EMC None)
Form Factor Power Mac G3 DT (Beige)
Apple Subfamily Power Mac G3 DT
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
32MB, 64MB
Maximum RAM
768MB
RAM Slots3
RAM SpecsPC66 SDRAM
RAM Speed10 ns
Standard Storage Drive
6.0GB
Maximum Storage Drive
250GB* X4
Storage Drive Interface IDE/ATA-2 & SCSI
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 750 (G3)
Processors / Cores 1 (1 Core)
Geekbench Rating N/A
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable ZIF Socket
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 32MB, 64MB
Maximum RAM 768MB
RAM Slots 3
RAM Specs PC66 SDRAM
RAM Speed 10 ns
System Bus Speed 66MHz
Cache Bus Speed 150MHz
ROM / Firmware Type Macintosh ROM
EFI Architecture 4MB
L1 Cache 64k
L2 / L3 Cache 1MB (backside)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card 3D Rage II+
VRAM Type EDO SGRAM
Standard VRAM 2MB
Maximum VRAM 6MB
Native Resolution 1024x768
Multi Display Support None
Multi Display Max Resolution N/A
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 6.0GB
Maximum Storage Drive 250GB* X4
Storage Drive Interface IDE/ATA-2 & SCSI
Optical Disk 24X CD-ROM
Floppy / Zip Drive 1.44MB (Manual)
Ports
AirPort None
Bluetooth None
Video / Multi-IO 1 (DB-15)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec None
Firewire Ports / Spec None
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 56k (optional)
Headphone None
Microphone None
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard AppleDesign Keyboard
Mouse / Trackpad Apple ADB Mouse II
Expansion Slots 3 PCI, Personality
Expansion Bays 2 3.5"
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI 1 (DB-25)
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB 1
Serial 2
Geoport 2
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS 8
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.2.8
MacOS 9 Support Boot/Classic Mode
Windows Support Emulation Only
Minimum Windows N/A
Maximum Windows N/A
POWER
Battery Type 3.6V Lithium
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter N/A
PHYSICAL
Case Type Desktop
Dimensions 6.3 x 14.4 x 16.9
Weight 22.0 lbs. (10 kg)
Original Price USD US$2750
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