Model Detail - iBook G3 / 500MHz (Dual USB) (Mid 2001)

The iBook G3 500 Dual USB (Opal White ) is powered by a 500MHz PowerPC 750cx G3 processor with a 256k level 2 cache, 64MB or 128MB of RAM, a 10.0GB Ultra ATA hard drive, a tray-loading CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW, or DVD-ROM/CD-RW "Combo" drive plus a 2X AGP ATI Rage Mobility 128 graphics processor running 8MB of VRAM and optional AirPort (802.11b) in a white polycarbonate housing with a 12.1" 1024x768 XGA LCD display.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 500MHz
First Build Date 5/1/2001
Last Build Date 10/16/2001
Built-in Display 12.1
Model Identifier PowerBook4,1
Apple Order Number M7698LL/A
Apple Model Number M6497 (EMC N/A)
Form Factor iBook (12
Apple Subfamily Dual USB
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
64MB, 128MB
Maximum RAM
576, 640MB
RAM Slots1
RAM SpecsPC100 SDRAM
RAM Speed100MHz
Standard Storage Drive
10.0GB
Maximum Storage Drive
500GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 750cx (G3)
Processors / Cores 1
Geekbench Rating 214
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM 64, 128MB
Standard RAM 64MB, 128MB
Maximum RAM 576, 640MB
RAM Slots 1
RAM Specs PC100 SDRAM
RAM Speed 100MHz
System Bus Speed 66MHz
Cache Bus Speed 500MHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type Open Firmware
EFI Architecture 1MB
L1 Cache 64k
L2 / L3 Cache 256k (on chip)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card Rage Mobility 128
VRAM Type SDRAM
Standard VRAM 8MB
Maximum VRAM 8MB
Native Resolution 1024x768
Multi Display Support Mirroring Only
Multi Display Max Resolution 1024x768
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 10.0GB
Maximum Storage Drive 500GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA
Optical Disk 24X CD-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) 10/100Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 56k v.90
Headphone 1
Microphone 1 (Internal)
Audio In None
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Full-size
Mouse / Trackpad Trackpad
Expansion Slots AirPort
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 9.1
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.4.11
MacOS 9 Support Boot/Classic Mode
Windows Support Emulation Only
Minimum Windows N/A
Maximum Windows N/A
POWER
Battery Type 42 W h LiIon
Battery Life 5 Hours
Power Adapter 1
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 1.35 x 11.2 x 9.1
Weight 4.9 lbs (2.2 kg)
Original Price USD US$1299-US$1799
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