Power Macintosh G3 Blue and White Teardown
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Identification and Background ¶
The computer is commonly referred to as the Blue and White G3 because it was made available only in Blue and White coloring, and to distinguish it from its predecessor. It was the first of the Macintosh line to incorporate handles into the outer casing, as well as being the first to incorporate Firewire. The side panel is a fold-down door on which the main components are mounted, make the computer extremely easy to upgrade. It was discontinued in late 1999 in favor of the PowerMac G4.
Technical Specifications ¶
Processor: PowerPC G3 300 MHz, 350 MHz, 400MHz, or 450 MHz
Memory: 128 MB (installed) / 1 GB (max) - SDRAM
Storage: Hard Drive 1 x 6 GB - standard
Video Output Graphics card: - PCI, ATI Rage 128 16meg
Power: AC 110/220 V ± 20% ( 50/60 Hz )
Operating System Provided: 8.5 or 9.1
Part number: M7554LL/A
Dimensions: (WxDxH) 15.1 in x 10.6 in x 13 in
Weight: 29 lbs