The PowerMac 6100

Codename: Piltdown Man
CPU: PowerPC 601
CPU speed: 60/66 Mhz
FPU: integrated
motherboard RAM: 8
maximum RAM: 72 MB
number of sockets: 2 -- 72 pin SIMM
minimum speed: 80 ns
VRAM: 1 MB DRAM (2 MB w/AV card)
L1 cache: 32 k
L2 cache: optional
data path: 64 bit
bus speed: 30/33 Mhz
slots: 7" NuBus or PDS (AV card fills both)
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: 1
Floppy: 1.4 MB SuperDrive
HD: 500 MB
CD-ROM: 2X interal (optional)
Monitor: none, supports all resolutions
Sound Output: stereo 16 bit
Sound Input: stereo 16 bit
Ethernet: AAUI-15
Gestalt ID: 75 (60 Mhz)/100 (66 Mhz)
power: 210 Watts
Weight: 14 lbs.
Dimensions: 3.4" H x 16.3" W x 15.6" D
Min System Software: 7.1.2 (60 Mhz)/7.5 (66 Mhz)
Max System Software: 9.0
introduced: March 1994
terminated: October 1995

Introduced in March 1994, the PowerMac 6100 was the first Mac to be powered by a PowerPC processor. An optional AV configuration was available. The 6100 came in a Centris 610-style low-profile case, cost $1,700, and was "speed bumped" to 66 Mhz in January 1995. The 6100/66 was discontinued at the end of 1995. The 6100/66 DOS was also available, with a 66 Mhz 486DX/2 processor card, and was discontinued in early 1996. The 6100 was also offered bundled with a monitor and various hard drives, as the Performas 6110CD, 6112CD, 6115CD, 6116CD, 6117CD, and 6118CD.

Picture: Apple Corporate Site

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