Model Detail - PowerBook G4 1.5GHz 15" Aluminum (2004)

The model PowerBook G4 1.5 15" (Aluminum) gets it's power from a 1.5GHz PowerPC 7447a "G4" processor with "Velocity Engine" vector processing and 512k level 2 cache, 512MB of DDR-333 (PC2700) SDRAM installed as a pair of 256MB SODIMMs, an 80GB Ultra ATA/100 4200 RPM hard drive, a slot-loading 4X DVD-R/CD-RW "SuperDrive", ambient light sensor keyboard along with an ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 4X AGP graphics processor sporting 128MB of onboard VRAM driving a 1280x854 15" widescreen display.
Ports and connectivity include 1 Firewire 400, 1 800 port plus built-in Bluetooth 1.1, AirPort Extreme (802.11g). BTO "Build to Order" variants were also offered.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 1.5GHz
First Build Date 4/19/2004
Last Build Date 1/31/2005
Built-in Display 15.0" Widescreen
Model Identifier PowerBook5,4
Apple Order Number M9422LL/A
Apple Model Number A1095 (EMC N/A)
Form Factor PowerBook G4 15"
Apple Subfamily 15" 1.5/1.33
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
512MB
Maximum RAM
2GB
RAM Slots2
RAM SpecsPC2700 DDR-333
RAM Speed333MHz
Standard Storage Drive
80GB (4200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
500GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Processors / Cores 1
Geekbench Rating 733
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 512MB
Maximum RAM 2GB
RAM Slots 2
RAM Specs PC2700 DDR-333
RAM Speed 333MHz
System Bus Speed 167MHz
Cache Bus Speed 1.5GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type Open Firmware
EFI Architecture 1MB
L1 Cache 64k
L2 / L3 Cache 512k (on chip)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card Mobility Radeon 9700
VRAM Type DDR SDRAM
Standard VRAM 64MB
Maximum VRAM 128MB
Native Resolution 1280x854
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2048x1536
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 80GB (4200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 500GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100
Optical Disk 4X "SuperDrive"
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11b/g (Standard)
Bluetooth 1.1
Video / Multi-IO 1 (DVI)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 2 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 1 (400), 1 (800)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 56k v.92
Headphone None
Microphone 1 (Internal)
Audio In 1
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 X 10.3.3
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.5.8
MacOS 9 Support N/A
Windows Support N/A
Minimum Windows Classic Mode Only
Maximum Windows Emulation Only
POWER
Battery Type 50 W h LiIon
Battery Life 4.5 Hours
Power Adapter 1
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 1.1 x 13.7 x 9.5
Weight 5.7 lbs (2.6 kg)
Original Price USD US$2499
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