The Macintosh 128k

Codename: Macintosh
CPU: MC68000
CPU speed: 8 Mhz
FPU: None
motherboard RAM: 128 k
maximum RAM: 128 k
number of sockets: none
minimum speed: n/a
ROM: 64 k
L1 cache: n/a
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 16 bit
bus speed: 8 Mhz
slots: none
SCSI: none
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: none
Floppy: 400 k
HD: none
CD-ROM: none
Monitor: 512x384 9" B/W built-in
Sound Output: mono 8 bit
Sound Input: none
Ethernet: none
Gestalt ID: 1
power: 60 Watts
Weight: 16.5 lbs.
Dimensions: 13.6" H x 9.6" W x 10.9" D
Min System Software: 1.0
Max System Software: 6.0.8
introduced: January 1984
terminated: October 1985

Released with much fanfare in January of 1984, the Macintosh was the first affordable computer to include a Graphical User Interface. It was built around the new Motorola 68000 chip, which was significantly faster than previous processors, running at 8 MHz. The Mac came in a small beige case with a black and white monitor built in. It came with a keyboard and mouse, and had a floppy drive that took 400k 3.5" disks--the first personal computer to do so. It originally sold for $2,495.

Picture: Personal Computing Magazine, 12/84

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