The Quadra 840av

Codename: Quadra 1000, Cyclone
CPU: MC68040
CPU speed: 40 Mhz
FPU: integrated
motherboard RAM: 0 MB
maximum RAM: 128 MB
number of sockets: 4 -- 72 pin SIMM
minimum speed: 60 ns
VRAM: 1 MB - 2 MB (4 sockets)
ROM: 2 MB
L1 cache: 8 k
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 32 bit
bus speed: 40 Mhz
slots: 3 NuBus
SCSI: DB-25
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: 1
Floppy: 1.4 MB SuperDrive
HD: 1230 MB-1.0 GB
CD-ROM: 2x
Display: resolutions up to 1152x870
Sound Output: stereo 16 bit
Sound Input: stereo 16 bit
Ethernet: AAUI-15
Gestalt ID: 78
power: 200 Watts
Weight: 25.3 lbs.
Dimensions: 14" H x 7.7" W x 15.75" D
Min System Software: 7.1
Max System Software: 8.1
introduced: July 1993
terminated: July 1994

The Quadra 840av was the first 68040 Mac to break the 33 MHz barrier. Based on the 40 MHz 68040 processor, and housed in a Quadra 800-style case, the 840av included AV features similar to its younger sibling, the 660av. However, it's AT&T 3210 DSP ran at a faster 66 MHz. It also included one Geoport, and sold for $3,550, which was inexpensive for what was, at the time, the fastest Mac ever.

Picture: Apple Corporate Site

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