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Power Mac / Cube c G4 Specifications and Reviews Page:Year 2001
The table below outlines the major specifications and features for the G4 Power Mac machines listed. Clicking on the Model link will take you to the information page for that machine at Apple's Web site. There are also links to reviews and information pages regarding each individual machine
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Model/Mhz Bus Speed RAM & Graphics Expansion
Slots
Storage  Networking
Modem
 Aditional
Features

G4/500
"Cube"

February, 2001

100 MHz

256MB PC100 SDRAM
(1.5GB Max)


NVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics controller in 2x AGP slot. with 32MB SDRAM

None

60GB Ultra ATA/66

Slot loading CD-RW

Optional AirPort

10/100BaseT
(1000BaseT build to order option)

56k V.90 internal modem

ADC Connector & 15-pin mini D-Sub VGA connector

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Reviews & Information

Reviews:

Additional Info: | MacSpeedZone | MacReviewZone's Buyers' Guide | Kleenex Cube | LowEndMac | ZD/Net | AppleLinks

 

G4/450
"Cube"

February, 2001

100 MHz

128MBPC100 SDRAM
(1.5GB Max)


ATI RAGE 128 Pro graphics controller in 2x AGP slot. 16MB SDRAM

None

20GB Ultra ATA/66

Slot loading CD-RW

Optional AirPort

10/100BaseT
(1000BaseT build to order option)

56k V.90 internal modem

ADC Connector & 15-pin mini D-Sub VGA connector

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Reviews & Information

Reviews: | LowEndMac |

Additional Info: | MacSpeedZone | MacReviewZone's Buyers' Guide | Kleenex Cube | FCW | LowEndMac | ZD/Net | AppleLinks |

 
G4/733
256K on chip @ 733MHz
1MB backside @ 244MHz
133MHz

256MB PC133
1.5GB Max


4X AGP filled with nVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics card. 32MB SDRAM

4 - 64bit , 33MHz PCI

1 - AGP 4X slot (filled w/nVIDIA card)

60GB 7200rpm Ultra ATA/66

"Super Drive"
CD-RW (8x4x32)
DVD-R (2x6)

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000Base - T
56k V.90

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Apple Desktop Connector (ADC)

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G4/733
256K on chip @ 733MHz
1MB backside @ 244MHz
133MHz

256MB PC133
1.5GB Max


4X AGP filled with nVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics card. 32MB SDRAM

4 - 64bit , 33MHz PCI

1 - AGP 4X slot (filled w/nVIDIA card)

60GB 7200rpm Ultra ATA/66

CD-RW (8x4x32)

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000Base - T
56k V.90

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Apple Desktop Connector (ADC)

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G4/667
256K on chip @ 667MHz
1MB backside @ 222MHz

133MHz

256MB PC133
1.5GB Max


4X AGP filled with nVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics card. 32MB SDRAM

4 - 64bit , 33MHz PCI

1 - AGP 4X slot (filled w/nVIDIA card)

60GB 7200rpm Ultra ATA/66

CD-RW
(8x4x32)

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000Base - T
56k V.90

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Apple Desktop Connector (ADC)

Reviews & Information MacSpeedZone | ReaderReviews | LowEndMac (1) | LowEndMac (2) | TheG4.com | Macworld UK | Macintouch | Mac-Upgrade | TidBits | EveryMac | MacJunkie | BareFeats | KenStone |
 

G4/533 Dual Processor
2X 1MB backside @ 266MHz

Winter 2001

133MHz

128MB PC133
1.5GB Max


4X AGP filled with nVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics card. 32MB SDRAM

4 - 64bit , 33MHz PCI

1 - AGP 4X slot (filled w/nVIDIA card)

40GB 7200rpm Ultra ATA/66

CD-RW
(8x4x32)

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000Base-T
56k V.90

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Apple Desktop Connector (ADC)

Reviews & Information

Reviews:MacSpeedZone | Reader reviews | BareFeats | MacsOnly | BareFeats | BareFeats |

Additional Information: |EveryMac | KenStone |

 

G4/533
1MB backside @ 266MHz

Winter 2001

133MHz

128MB PC133
1.5GB Max


4X AGP filled with nVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics card. 32MB SDRAM

4 - 64bit , 33MHz PCI

1 - AGP 4X slot (filled w/nVIDIA card)

40GB 7200rpm Ultra ATA/66

CD-RW
(8x4x32)

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000Base-T
56k V.90

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Apple Desktop Connector (ADC)

Reviews & Information

| MacSpeedZone | Reader reviews | LowEndMac (1) | LowEndMac (2) | TheG4.com | Macworld UK |Macintouch | Mac-Upgrade | XLR8yrMac | TidBits | Macworld UK | CNN | EveryMac | Macworld | BareFeats | KenStone |

 

G4/466
1MB backside @ 233MHz

Winter 2001

133MHz

128MB PC133
1.5GB Max


4X AGP filled with ATI RAGE 128 Pro graphics card. 16MB SDRAM

4 - 64bit , 33MHz PCI

1 - AGP 4X slot (filled w/ATI card)

 

30GB 5400rpm Ultra ATA/66

CD-RW
(8x4x32)

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000Base-T
56k V.90

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

Apple Desktop Connector (ADC)

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Older Power Macs
Previous Generation Power Macs
Model/Mhz

G4/800 Dual Processor

256K @ 800 MHz
2MB @ 200 MHz

July 2001

aka "Quicksilver"

G4/867

256K @ 867 MHz
2MB @ 217 MHz

July 2001

aka "Quicksilver"

G4/733

256K @ 733 MHz

July 2001

aka "Quicksilver"

Price Information

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Bus Speed
(Mhz)

133 MHz 133 MHz 133 MHz

RAM
(MAX)

256MB PC133 SDRAM
(1.5GB Max)
128MB PC133 SDRAM
(1.5GB Max)
128MB PC133 SDRAM
(1.5GB Max)

Graphics Support

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with TwinView and 64MB of SDRAM in 4x AGP slot. NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32MB of SDRAM in 4x AGP slot. NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32MB of SDRAM in 4x AGP slot.

Expansion
Slots

Three 3.5-inch hard drive expansion bays.
(one filled)
Three 3.5-inch hard drive expansion bays.
(one filled)
Three 3.5-inch hard drive expansion bays.
(one filled)

Hard Drive

80GB (7200 rpm) Ultra ATA/66 60GB (7200 rpm) Ultra ATA/66 40GB (5400 rpm) Ultra ATA/66

Optical Drive

SuperDrive
Writes DVD-R 2x.
Reads DVDs 4x
Writes CD-R 8x
Writes CD-RW 4x
Reads CD

SuperDrive
Writes DVD-R 2x.
Reads DVDs 4x
Writes CD-R 8x
Writes CD-RW 4x
Reads CDs at 24x

CD-RW

Write 12x
Rewrite 10x
Read 32x

Communication

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000BaseT

56k V.90 internal modem

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000BaseT

56k V.90 internal modem

 

Optional AirPort

10/100/1000BaseT

56k V.90 internal modem

 

Connectivity

ADC Connector & 15-pin mini D-Sub VGA connector

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

ADC Connector & 15-pin mini D-Sub VGA connector

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

ADC Connector & 15-pin mini D-Sub VGA connector

2 USB Ports
(12 Mbps each)

2 FireWire Ports

       
 
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