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Apple Macintosh Performa 5440 Specs

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Apple Macintosh Performa 5440 The Apple Macintosh Performa 5440, based on the Alchemy architecture, features a 180 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 24 MB of RAM, a 1.6 GB hard drive, an 8X CD-ROM drive, and TV/video functionality in an ultracool dark gray all-in-one case with a 15" shadow mask color monitor.

This model was sold in Asia and Europe, but unfortunately, never was sold in the United States.

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


November 12, 1996 September 1, 1997
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 1996.
180 MHz PowerPC 603e
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 64-bit data path.
Third-Party* Integrated
Details: *A variety of third-party processor upgrades and accelerators were available.
40 MHz N/A
Details: N/A
Macintosh ROM 4 MB
Details: N/A
32k 256k (Optional)
Details: N/A
168-pin DIMM 70 ns
Details: Supports two 70 ns 168-pin DIMMs.
24 MB 136 MB
Details: Supports a maximum of 136 MB of RAM with 8 MB of onboard RAM and two 64 MB memory modules.
8 MB 2
Details: RAM cannot be interleaved to improve performance.
Integrated* Integrated*
Details: *1 MB of system RAM is dedicated to video function.
1 MB 1 MB
Details: When system RAM is upgraded, 1 MB of RAM remains dedicated to video function.
15" Color* 800x600*
Details: 15" Shadow Mask RGB display. It supports 640x480 and 800x600 at 16-bit and 832x624 and 1024x768 at 8-bit.
1.6 GB IDE
Details: By default, this model is configured with a 1.6 GB internal IDE hard drive. It does not support an internal SCSI hard drive.
8X CD-ROM 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: By default, this model is configured with an 8X CD-ROM drive.
None None*
Details: *10Base-T Ethernet was available as an option.
1 PCI, Comm, Video I/O, TV* None
Details: *This model has a single PCI, Comm, TV, and both video input and video output expansion slots. By default, the TV and video input and output expansion slots are occupied.
All-in-One Power Mac 5200
Details: N/A
M5189J/A* Mac Performa 5440
Details: *M5189J/A is the order number for this model in Japan. The order number in other countries differed.
N/A 74
Details: Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.
4.5V Alkaline N/A
Details: N/A
7.5.3 7.5.3-9.1
Details: Earlier and later versions of the Macintosh System/Finder and Mac OS are not supported.

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17.5 x 15.1 x 16.0 47 lbs (21.3 kg)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth, (44.5 cm, 38.4 cm, 40.6 cm).
N/A N/A
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.



Click on the underlined category text 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: N/A
1 1 (DB-25)
Details: N/A
None 2*
Details: *Two Geoport serial ports standard (one printer, one modem).
None None*
Details: *10Base-T Ethernet was available as an option.
1* 1*
Details: *By default, this model shipped with pre-installed S-video input and output cards.
1 (PlainTalk) None
Details: 16-bit mono sound input.
1 (16-Bit Stereo) 1 (Front-Mounted)
Details: N/A
1 None
Details: N/A
None 1*
Details: By default, this model shipped with a pre-installed TV tuner.
1 N/A
Details: 110V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 220 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.



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