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Mac Systems: Apple: Power Macintosh G4

The Power Macintosh G4 features PowerPC 74xx (G4) processors in the wonderfully easy-to-upgrade case design introduced with the Power Macintosh G3 (Blue). The Power Macintosh G4 Cube features a unique, compact design that was not financially successful, but inspired the Mac mini series. Complete technical specifications are below.

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For answers to all your Power Macintosh G4 questions, please check out the Power Macintosh G4 Q&A and Power Macintosh G4 Cube Q&A.

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Power Mac G4 Specs


1Apple ComputerProcessorPower Macintosh G4 400 (PCI)400 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.August 31, 1999Disc.October 13, 1999*
OrderM7631LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1832)
FamilyPower Mac G4 - PCIIDPowerMac1,2
RAM64 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 10 GB HDDOptical32X CD-ROM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 400 (PCI) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 450 (AGP)450 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.August 31, 1999*Disc.July 19, 2000*
OrderM7232LL/A*ModelM5183 (EMC 1810/1843*)
FamilyPower Mac G4 - AGPIDPowerMac3,1
RAM128 MB, 256 MB*VRAM16 MB
Storage 20, 27 GB HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM, RAM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 450 (AGP) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 500 (AGP)500 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.August 31, 1999*Disc.July 19, 2000*
OrderM7629LL/A*ModelM5183 (EMC 1843)
FamilyPower Mac G4 - AGPIDPowerMac3,1
RAM256 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 27 GB HDDOptical5X DVD-RAM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 500 (AGP) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 350 (PCI)350 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.October 13, 1999Disc.December 2, 1999
OrderM7826LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1832)
FamilyPower Mac G4 - PCIIDPowerMac1,2
RAM64 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 10 GB HDDOptical32X CD-ROM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 350 (PCI) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 400 (AGP)400 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.October 13, 1999*Disc.February 16, 2000*
OrderM7824LL/A*ModelM5183 (EMC 1810/1843*)
FamilyPower Mac G4 - AGPIDPowerMac3,1
RAM64 MB, 128 MB*VRAM16 MB
Storage 10, 20 GB HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 400 (AGP) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 350 (AGP)350 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.December 2, 1999Disc.February 16, 2000
OrderM7827LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1843)
FamilyPower Mac G4 - AGPIDPowerMac3,1
RAM64 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 10 GB HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 350 (AGP) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 400 (Gigabit)400 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.July 19, 2000Disc.January 9, 2001
OrderM7891LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1856)
FamilyGigabit EthernetIDPowerMac3,3
RAM64 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 20 GB HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 400 (Gigabit) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 450 DP (Gigabit)450 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4) x2
Intro.July 19, 2000Disc.January 9, 2001
OrderM7892LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1864)
FamilyGigabit EthernetIDPowerMac3,3
RAM128 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 30 GB HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 450 DP (Gigabit) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 500 DP (Gigabit)500 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4) x2
Intro.July 19, 2000Disc.January 9, 2001
OrderM7893LL/A*ModelM5183 (EMC 1864)
FamilyGigabit EthernetIDPowerMac3,3
RAM256 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 40 GB HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM, RAM
Complete Power Macintosh G4 500 DP (Gigabit) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 450 Cube450 MHz PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Intro.July 19, 2000Disc.July 3, 2001*
OrderM7642LL/AModelM7886 (EMC 1844)
FamilyPower Mac G4 CubeIDPowerMac5,1
RAM64, 128, 256 MB*VRAM16 MB*
Storage 20 GB* HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM*
Complete Power Macintosh G4 450 Cube Specs
Power Macintosh G4 500 Cube500 MHz PowerPC 7400* (G4)
Intro.July 19, 2000Disc.July 3, 2001*
OrderBTO/CTOModelM7886 (EMC 1844)
FamilyPower Mac G4 CubeIDPowerMac5,1
RAM128 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 30 GB* HDDOptical5X DVD-ROM*
Complete Power Macintosh G4 500 Cube Specs
Power Macintosh G4 466 (Digital Audio)466 MHz PowerPC 7410 (G4)
Intro.January 9, 2001Disc.July 18, 2001
OrderM7627LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1862)
FamilyDigital AudioIDPowerMac3,4
RAM128 MBVRAM16 MB
Storage 30 GB HDDOptical8X CD-RW
Complete Power Macintosh G4 466 (Digital Audio) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 533 (Digital Audio)533 MHz PowerPC 7410 (G4)Power Mac G4 Manualquotesdigital
Intro.January 9, 2001Disc.July 18, 2001
OrderM7688LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1862)
FamilyDigital AudioIDPowerMac3,4
RAM128 MBVRAM32 MB
Storage 40 GB HDDOptical8X CD-RW
Complete Power Macintosh G4 533 (Digital Audio) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 667 (Digital Audio)667 MHz PowerPC 7450 (G4)
Intro.January 9, 2001Disc.March 8, 2001
OrderM7945LL/AModelM5183 (EMC 1862)
FamilyDigital AudioIDPowerMac3,4
RAM256 MBVRAM32 MB
Storage 60 GB HDDOptical8X CD-RW
Complete Power Macintosh G4 667 (Digital Audio) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 733 (Digital Audio)733 MHz PowerPC 7450 (G4)
Intro.January 9, 2001Disc.July 18, 2001
OrderM7681LL/A*ModelM5183 (EMC 1862)
FamilyDigital AudioIDPowerMac3,4
RAM256 MBVRAM32 MB
Storage 60 GB HDDOptical2X 'SuperDrive'*
Complete Power Macintosh G4 733 (Digital Audio) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 733 (Quicksilver)733 MHz PowerPC 7450 (G4)
Intro.July 18, 2001Disc.January 28, 2002
OrderM8359LL/AModelM8493 (EMC 1896)
FamilyQuicksilverIDPowerMac3,5
RAM128 MBVRAM32 MB
Storage 40 GB HDDOptical12X CD-RW
Complete Power Macintosh G4 733 (Quicksilver) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 867 (Quicksilver)867 MHz PowerPC 7450 (G4)
Intro.July 18, 2001Disc.January 28, 2002
OrderM8360LL/AModelM8493 (EMC 1896)
FamilyQuicksilverIDPowerMac3,5
RAM128 MBVRAM32 MB
Storage 60 GB HDDOptical2X 'SuperDrive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 867 (Quicksilver) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 800 DP (Quicksilver)800 MHz PowerPC 7450 (G4) x2
Intro.July 18, 2001Disc.January 28, 2002
OrderM8361LL/AModelM8493 (EMC 1896)
FamilyQuicksilverIDPowerMac3,5
RAM256 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 80 GB HDDOptical2X 'SuperDrive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 800 DP (Quicksilver) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 800 (QS 2002)800 MHz PowerPC 7455* (G4)
Intro.January 28, 2002Disc.August 13, 2002
OrderM8705LL/AModelM8493 (EMC 1896)
FamilyQuicksilver 2002IDPowerMac3,5
RAM256 MBVRAM32 MB
Storage 40 GB HDDOptical24X CD-RW
Complete Power Macintosh G4 800 (QS 2002) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 933 (QS 2002)933 MHz PowerPC 7455* (G4)
Intro.January 28, 2002Disc.August 13, 2002
OrderM8666LL/AModelM8493 (EMC 1896)
FamilyQuicksilver 2002IDPowerMac3,5
RAM256 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 60 GB HDDOptical2X 'SuperDrive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 933 (QS 2002) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 1.0 DP (QS 2002)1.0 GHz PowerPC 7455* (G4) x2
Intro.January 28, 2002Disc.August 13, 2002
OrderM8667LL/AModelM8493 (EMC 1896)
FamilyQuicksilver 2002IDPowerMac3,5
RAM512 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 80 GB HDDOptical2X 'SuperDrive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 1.0 DP (QS 2002) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 867 DP (MDD)867 MHz PowerPC 7455 (G4) x2
Intro.August 13, 2002Disc.January 28, 2003
OrderM8787LL/AModelM8570 (EMC 1914)
FamilyMirrored Drive DoorsIDPowerMac3,6
RAM256 MBVRAM32 MB
Storage 60 GB HDDOptical8X 'Combo Drive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 867 DP (MDD) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 1.0 DP (MDD)1.0 GHz PowerPC 7455 (G4) x2
Intro.August 13, 2002Disc.January 28, 2003
OrderM8689LL/AModelM8570 (EMC 1914)
FamilyMirrored Drive DoorsIDPowerMac3,6
RAM256 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 80 GB HDDOptical2X 'SuperDrive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 1.0 DP (MDD) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 1.25 DP (MDD)1.25 GHz PowerPC 7455 (G4)x2
Intro.August 13, 2002Disc.January 28, 2003
OrderM8573LL/AModelM8570 (EMC 1914)
FamilyMirrored Drive DoorsIDPowerMac3,6
RAM512 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 120 GB HDDOptical2X 'SuperDrive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 1.25 DP (MDD) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 1.0 (FW 800)1.0 GHz PowerPC 7455 (G4)
Intro.January 28, 2003Disc.June 23, 2003
OrderM8839LL/AModelM8570 (EMC 1914)
FamilyFirewire 800IDPowerMac3,6
RAM256 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 60 GB HDDOptical12X 'Combo Drive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 1.0 (FW 800) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 1.25 DP (FW 800)1.25 GHz PowerPC 7455 (G4)x2
Intro.January 28, 2003Disc.June 23, 2003
OrderM8840LL/AModelM8570 (EMC 1914)
FamilyFirewire 800IDPowerMac3,6
RAM256 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 80 GB HDDOptical12X 'Combo Drive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 1.25 DP (FW 800) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 1.42 DP (FW 800)1.42 GHz PowerPC 7455 (G4)x2

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Intro.January 28, 2003Disc.June 23, 2003
OrderM8841LL/AModelM8570 (EMC 1914)
FamilyFirewire 800IDPowerMac3,6
RAM512 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 120 GB HDDOptical4X 'SuperDrive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 1.42 DP (FW 800) Specs
Power Macintosh G4 1.25 (MDD 2003)1.25 GHz PowerPC 7455 (G4)
Intro.June 23, 2003Disc.June 9, 2004
OrderM9145LL/AModelM8570 (EMC 1914C)
FamilyMirrored Drive Doors 2003IDPowerMac3,6
RAM256 MBVRAM64 MB
Storage 80 GB HDDOptical12X 'Combo Drive'
Complete Power Macintosh G4 1.25 (MDD 2003) Specs


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