Apple iMac G3/450 DV+ (Summer 2000) Specs
Identifiers: Summer 2000 DV+ - M7676LL/A* - PowerMac2,2 - M5521 - 1857
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The Apple iMac G3/450 DV+ (Summer 2000) features a 450 MHz PowerPC 750 (G3) processor, 512k backside level 2 cache, 64 MB of RAM, a 20.0 GB Ultra ATA hard drive, a slot loading 4X DVD-ROM drive, ATI Rage 128 Pro (AGP 2X) graphics with 8 MB of VRAM, a Harmon-Kardon designed sound system, and Firewire "400" ports packed into a translucent "indigo", "ruby", or "sage" (pictured) all-in-one case design with a 15-inch CRT display.
The iMac G3/450 DV+ (Summer 2000) is similar to the iMac G3/400 DV (Summer 2000 - Indigo/Ruby) released at the same time, but was offered in "sage" green as well as "indigo" and "ruby" and shipped with a faster processor, a larger hard drive (20.0 GB), and a DVD-ROM drive instead of a CD-ROM drive.
The iMac G3/450 DV+ (Summer 2000) also is rather similar to the iMac G3/400 DV (Slot Loading - Fruit Colors) that it replaced, but the "Summer 2000" DV+ systems use "indigo", "ruby", or "sage" cases instead of one of five "fruit colors" -- lime (lime green), strawberry (pinkish-red), blueberry (royal blue), grape (purple), or tangerine (orange-yellow). In addition to case color, the iMac G3/450 DV+ (Summer 2000) systems shipped with a larger hard drive (20.0 GB instead of 10.0 GB) and a slightly better video processor with the same amount of VRAM (8 MB).
The "Summer 2000" models also replaced the oft panned Apple USB Keyboard and "hockey puck" Apple USB Mouse with the Apple Pro Keyboard and Mouse.
Please note that Apple decided to refer to this line as the "Summer 2000" series, which refers to Summer in the Northern Hemisphere.
Also see: What are the differences between the fourth generation "Summer 2000" iMac G3 models?
To purchase or upgrade a G3 Mac -- as well as newer Macs -- see site sponsor OHS.
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||July 19, 2000
||February 22, 2001
||The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.
Also see: All Macs introduced in 2000.
||PowerPC 750 (G3)
||This model only is compatible with the 32-bit Geekbench 2 benchmark. These numbers reflect an average of user provided 32-bit results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.
You also might be interested in reviewing all 32-bit Geekbench 2 user submissions for Macs with the PowerMac2,2 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.
To dynamically compare Geekbench results from different Macs side-by-side, see EveryMac.com's Ultimate Mac Comparison.
||The processor is soldered to the motherboard in this model.
Also see: Is the CPU on the iMac G3 upgradable? How is it mounted? Are third-party processor upgrades available?
|System Bus Speed:
||Cache Bus Speed:
||The Boot ROM is roughly 1 MB, other instructions are loaded into RAM.
||The 512k of backside cache has a 225 MHz bus.
||Min. RAM Speed:
||Officially uses 168-pin PC100 SDRAM memory modules, but PC133 SDRAM is backwards compatible and may be used as well.
Also see: How do you upgrade the RAM in the iMac G3 models? How much RAM of what type do these systems support?
||Rage 128 Pro
||ATI Rage 128 Pro (AGP 2X) video with 8 MB of VRAM.
Also see: What type of video processor is provided by the iMac G3 models? Is it upgradable?
||The video cannot be upgraded.
||*15.0" (13.8" viewable area) display supports 640x480 at 117 Hz, 800x600 at 95 Hz, and 1024x768 at 75 Hz.
|2nd Display Support:
||2nd Max. Resolution:
||*This iMac model can display an image identical to that shown on the built-in display at the same resolution.
|Standard Hard Drive:
||Int. HD Interface:
||This model does not support hard drives larger than 128 GB.
Also see: How do you replace or upgrade the hard drive in the iMac G3 models? Do these models support "big drives"?
In the US (and many other countries), site sponsor Other World Computing sells storage upgrades for this iMac.
||4X slot loading DVD-ROM drive.
Also see: What are the capabilities of the optical drive provided by the iMac G3 models? How do you replace or upgrade the optical drive?
||Internal support for AirPort (802.11b), but not pre-installed. Adapter needed.
Also see: Which iMac G3 models support AirPort? How do you install or replace the AirPort card?
|| Firewire Ports:
||This system has two USB 1.1 ports and two Firewire "400" ports.
Also see: Which iMac G3 models have Firewire "400" ports?
||Apple Pro Keyboard
||Apple Pro Mouse
||iMac (Slot Loading)
||All-in-one case design offered in indigo (dark blue), ruby (dark red), and sage (green).
Also see: Which iMac G3 models were offered in which colors? How many colors were available in total?
|Apple Order No:
||Summer 2000 DV+
||*Sage was assigned model number M7676LL/A, indigo was assigned model number M7647LL/A, and ruby was assigned M7652LL/A
|Apple Model No:
||M5521 (EMC 1857)
||Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.
Also see: All Macs with the M5521 Model Number, the 1857 EMC Number, and the PowerMac2,2 Model Identifier.
For more about these identifiers and how to locate them on each Mac, please refer to EveryMac.com's Mac Identification section.
||This system cannot run versions of MacOS X more recent than 10.4.11.
|MacOS 9 Support:
||This model is capable of booting in Mac OS 9 and using Mac OS 9 applications within the Mac OS X "Classic" environment.
Site sponsor OHS specializes in heavily upgraded Macs capable of running both Mac OS X and Mac OS 9 applications.
||15.0 x 15.0 x 17.1
||34.7 lbs. (15.7 kg)
||*In inches - height x width x depth (38.1 cm x 38.1 cm x 43.4 cm).
||Est. Current Retail:
||Please note that on average the estimated current retail pricing of used systems is updated twice a year (please refer to the date on the bottom of the page for the date last updated).
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