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Apple Macintosh IIviThe underpowered Apple Macintosh IIvi features a 16 MHz 68030 processor, commonly 4 MB of RAM and either a 40 MB, 80 MB, 160 MB, or 400 MB hard drive in a high-profile desktop case.

This model was sold in South America, Europe, and Japan, but not in the United States. However, the higher speed consumer version, the Performa 600, was sold worldwide.

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  • Tech Specs
  • Ports

Click on the category for related details. The most commonly needed info is "open" by default, but all info is important.

October 19, 1992 February 10, 1993
Details: 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 1992.
16 MHz 68030
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 32-bit data path.
Third-Party* 68882 (Optional)
Details: *A variety of third-party processor upgrades and accelerators were available as well as a logicboard upgrade to a Quadra 650.
16 MHz N/A
Details: N/A
Macintosh ROM 1 MB
Details: N/A
0.5k None
Details: The Macintosh IIvi does not have a level 2 cache.
30-pin SIMM 80 ns
Details: N/A
4 MB 68 MB
Details: N/A

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
4 MB 4*
Details: *4 MB of RAM onboard. Four identical RAM SIMMs must be installed in a group.
Dedicated* VRAM SIMM*
Details: *The Macintosh IIvi has two SIMM slots for video memory that support 100 ns VRAM SIMMs.
512k* 1 MB*
Details: *By default, two 256k VRAM SIMMs are installed for video memory. Both can be replaced with 512k VRAM SIMMs for 1 MB total VRAM.
Single Display* 640x480*
Details: *With the standard 512k of VRAM, the onboard video is capable of supporting a maximum resolution of 512x384 (16-bit) or 640x480 (8-bit). With 1 MB of VRAM installed, it can support a maximum of 640x480 at 16-bit color. NuBus video cards can be installed to support additional displays, as well.
Single Display* Variable*
Details: *The onboard memory only can support a single display. NuBus cards can be added to support additional displays, however.
40, 80, 160, 400 MB* SCSI
Details: Configured with a 40 MB, 80 MB, 160 MB, or 400 MB hard drive.
2X (Optional) 1.44 MB (Auto)
Details: An internal 2X CD-ROM drive was offered as an option.
None None
Details: N/A
3 NuBus, PDS 1 5.25"*
Details: *If the 2X CD-ROM was not installed, the system has one open front-facing 5.25" drive bay intended for an optical drive.
Desktop Macintosh IIvx
Details: N/A
M1378J/A* Macintosh IIvi
Details: *M1378J/A refers to the configuration with 4 MB of RAM and a floppy disk drive sold in Japan. M1354J/A refers to the configuration with 4 MB of RAM, a floppy drive, and a 160 MB hard drive, and also sold in Japan. Order numbers in other countries differed.
M1350 44
Details: Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.

Also see: All Macs with the M1350 Model Number and 44 Gestalt ID.

For more about identifiers and how to locate them on modern Macs, please refer to's Mac Identification section.
3.6V Lithium N/A
Details: N/A
7.1 7.1-7.5.1, 7.5.3-7.6.1
Details: Earlier and later versions of the Macintosh System/Finder and Mac OS are not supported.

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6.0 x 13.0 x 16.5 25.0 lbs (11.3 kg)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth, (15.2 cm, 33 cm, 41.9 cm).
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

Click on a category for additional details. The most commonly needed info is "open" by default, but all info is important. The icons correspond with the icons for each port on the computer.

1 (DB-15) None
Details: One onboard DB-15 video port.
2 1 (DB-25)
Details: N/A
2 None
Details: Serial ports are marked by printer and modem icons.
None None
Details: N/A
None None
Details: N/A
None 1 (Mono)
Details: N/A
1 (Stereo) None
Details: N/A
1 None
Details: N/A
1 N/A
Details: 100V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 230 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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