Model Detail - PowerBook G4 550MHz Titanium Gigabit (2001)

The model PowerBook G4 550 (Titanium) gets it's power from a 550MHz PowerPC 7440 "G4" processor with "Velocity Engine" vector processing and 256k level 2 cache, 128MB or 256MB PC133 SDRAM installed as a pair of 64MB or 128MB SODIMMs, a 20GB Ultra ATA/66 hard drive, a slot-loading 6X DVD-ROM drive (DVD/CD-RW "Combo" drive along with an ATI Mobility Radeon (4X AGP) graphics processor running 16MB of VRAM outputting to a 1152x768 15.2" display. BTO "Build to Order" variants were also offered.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 550MHz
First Build Date 10/16/2001
Last Build Date 4/29/2002
Built-in Display 15.2" Widescreen
Model Identifier PowerBook3,3
Apple Order Number M8362LL/A
Apple Model Number M8407 (EMC 1895)
Form Factor PowerBook G4
Apple Subfamily Gigabit Ethernet
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
128MB, 256MB
Maximum RAM
1GB
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC133 SDRAM
RAM Speed8 ns
Standard Storage Drive
20GB
Maximum Storage Drive
250GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 7440 (G4)
Processors / Cores 1
Geekbench Rating 280
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 128MB, 256MB
Maximum RAM 1GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC133 SDRAM
RAM Speed 8 ns
System Bus Speed 100MHz
Cache Bus Speed 550MHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type Open Firmware
EFI Architecture 1MB
L1 Cache 64k
L2 / L3 Cache 256k (on chip)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card Mobility Radeon
VRAM Type DDR SDRAM
Standard VRAM 16MB
Maximum VRAM 16MB
Native Resolution 1152x768
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 1280x960
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 20GB
Maximum Storage Drive 250GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
Optical Disk 6X DVD-ROM
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11b (Optional)
Bluetooth None
Video / Multi-IO 1 (VGA)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 2 (1.1)
Firewire Ports / Spec 1 (400)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 56k v.90
Headphone None
Microphone 1 (Internal)
Audio In None
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Full-size
Mouse / Trackpad Trackpad
Expansion Slots Type I/II PC Card
Expansion Bays None
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output 1
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS 9.2.1 & X 10.1
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.4.11
MacOS 9 Support N/A
Windows Support N/A
Minimum Windows Boot/Classic Mode
Maximum Windows Emulation Only
POWER
Battery Type 50 W h LiIon
Battery Life 5 Hours
Power Adapter 1
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 1.1 x 13.4 x 9.5
Weight 5.3 lbs (2.4 kg)
Original Price USD US$2199
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