Apple Macintosh Performa 550 Specs
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The Apple Macintosh Performa 550 features a 33 MHz 68030 processor, 5 MB of RAM, a 160 MB hard drive, and a 2X CD-ROM drive in a relatively compact all-in-one case with a 14" color display. With the exception of processor speed and configuration options, the Performa 550 is identical to the Performa 520 it replaced.
The educational version of the Performa 550 is the LC 550.
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||October 18, 1993
||April 1, 1996
||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 1993.
||This model has a 32-bit processor and a 32-bit data path.
|System Bus Speed:
||Cache Bus Speed:
||Min. RAM Speed:
||*This model has 512k of onboard VRAM and a single slot that accepts a 256k 80 ns VRAM SIMM.
||*512k of VRAM is soldered onboard. A single VRAM slot accepts a 256k VRAM SIMM for a maximum total of 768k of VRAM.
||14" Sony Trinitron RGB display.
|2nd Display Support:
||2nd Max. Resolution:
||*This model can support a second display with the addition of an LC PDS video card. By default, it only supports a single display.
|Standard Hard Drive:
||Int. HD Interface:
||By default, this model is configured with a 160 MB internal SCSI hard drive.
||1.44 MB (Auto)
||1 LC PDS
||There are no free expansion bays.|
||Macintosh LC 520
|Apple Order No:
||Mac Performa 550
||*M2147LL/A, M2147LL/B, and M2147LL/C each refer to this model and originally differed only by location sold.
|Apple Model No:
||Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.
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|Original Mac OS:
||Supported Mac OS:
||Earlier and later versions of the Macintosh System/Finder and Mac OS are not supported.
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||17.9 x 13.5 x 16.5
||40.5 lbs (18.4 kg)
||In inches - height by width by depth, (45.5 cm, 34.3 cm, 41.9 cm).
|Original Price (US):
||Est. Current Retail:
||Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.
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