Power Macintosh Specifications and Reviews Page: A Comparison Of Apple's Early G4 Towers

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The table below outlines the major specifications and features for Apple's early G4 Towers. Clicking on the Model link will take you to the information page for that machine at Apple's Web site.

Model/Mhz Bus Speed RAM & Graphics Expansion
Slots
Storage  Networking
Modem
 Aditional
Features
Price Information

"Graphite" Tower G4/450/225/1MB

(Sawtooth MB)

100MHz

256MB
1.5GB MAx


ATI RAGE Pro 128/2XAGP
accelerated 2D/3D graphics controller. 16MB SDRAM

3 - 64bit PCI (free)

1 - AGP 2X
(filled w/ATI)

27GB Ultra ATA/66
7200RPM

100MB Zip


DVD-RAM

10/100BaseT
Optional V.90
Optional AirPort card

2 USB Ports

3 Firewire Ports
(1 internal)

ebay

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"Graphite" Tower G4/400/200/1MB

(Sawtooth MB)

100MHz

128MB
1.5GB Max


ATI RAGE Pro 128/2XAGP
accelerated 2D/3D graphics controller. 16MB SDRAM

3 - 64bit PCI (free)

1 - AGP 2X
(filled w/ATI)

20GB Ultra ATA/66
7200RPM

100MB Zip


DVD-ROM

10/100BaseT
56k V.90
Optional AirPort card

2 USB Ports

3 Firewire Ports
(1 internal)

ebay

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"Graphite" Tower G4/350/175/1MB

(Sawtooth MB)

100MHz

64MB
1.5GB Max


ATI RAGE Pro 128/2XAGP
accelerated 2D/3D graphics controller. 16MB SDRAM

3 - 64bit PCI
(free)
1 - AGP 2X
(filled w/ATI)

10GB Ultra ATA/66
5200RPM


DVD-ROM

10/100BaseT
56k V.90
Optional AirPort card

2 USB Ports

3 Firewire Ports
(1 internal)

ebay

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"Graphite" Tower G4/500/250/1MB
(Sawtooth MB)

(Later downgraded to 450MHz)

100MHz

256MB
1.5GB Max


ATI RAGE 128/2X AGP
accelerated 2D/3D graphics controller. 16MB SDRAM

3 - 64bit PCI
(free)
1 - AGP 2X
(filled)

27GB Ultra ATA/66
7200 RPM


DVD-RAM

10/100BaseT
Optional AirPort card

100MB Zip
2 USB Ports

3 Firewire Ports
(1 internal)

ebay

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"Graphite" Tower G4/450/225/1MB
(Sawtooth MB)

(Later downgraded to 400MHz)

100MHz

128MB
1.5GB MAx


ATI RAGE 128/2XAGP
accelerated 2D/3D graphics controller. 16MB SDRAM

3 - 64bit PCI
(free)
1 - AGP 2X
(filled)

20GB Ultra ATA/66
7200 RPM


DVD-ROM

10/100BaseT
56k V.90
Optional AirPort card

100MB Zip
2 USB Ports

3 Firewire Ports
(1 internal)

ebay

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"Graphite" Tower G4/400/200/1MB
("Yikes" MB)

(Later Downgraded to 350MHz)

100MHz

64MB
1.0GB Max


ATI RAGE 128 accelerated 2D/3D graphics controller. 16MB SDRAM

3 - 64bit PCI
(free)
1 - 66MHz PCI
(filled w/ATI)

 

10GB Ultra ATA/33


32x CD-ROM

 

10/100BaseT
56k V.90

 

2 USB Ports

2 Firewire Ports

ebay

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