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Apple Macintosh Performa 630 (CD) (PC) Specs

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Apple Macintosh Performa 630The Apple Macintosh Performa 630 (CD) (PC) features a 33 MHz 68LC040 processor, 4 MB or 8 MB of RAM, and a 250 MB hard drive in a compact desktop case. The Performa 630CD added an internal 2X CD-ROM drive and the Performa 630 PC-Compatible shipped with a 66 MHz Intel 486DX2 processor card which can have a maximum of 32 MB of RAM dedicated to the DOS/Windows operating system.

The educational version of the Performa 630 is the LC 630 series and the business version is the Quadra 630.

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July 18, 1994 July 1, 1995
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 1994.
33 MHz* 68LC040
Details: *This model has a 32-bit processor and a 32-bit data path. Sometimes this model is designated as having a 66 MHz processor, since the clock input runs at 66 MHz. However, the processor itself is not "clock doubled," so technically it only is a 33 MHz processor.
N/A None
Details: N/A
33 MHz N/A
Details: N/A
Macintosh ROM 1 MB
Details: N/A
8k N/A
Details: N/A
72-pin SIMM 80 ns
Details: N/A
4 MB, 8 MB 36 MB
Details: This model can be upgraded to 36 MB of RAM with a single 32 MB SIMM.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
4 MB 1
Details: N/A
Dedicated* Onboard*
Details: *1 MB of onboard 60 ns DRAM is dedicated to video function.
1 MB 1 MB
Details: The onboard VRAM cannot be upgraded.
Single Display* 640x480*
Details: *By default, this model only supports a single display, but a second one can be supported with the addition of an LC PDS video card. With the internal VRAM, the system is capable of supporting 512x384 and 640x480 at 16-bit color and 800x600 and 832x624 at 8-bit color.
Single Display* Variable*
Details: *This model can support a second display with the addition of an LC PDS video card. By default, it only supports a single display.
250 MB IDE
Details: By default, this model is configured with a 250 MB internal IDE hard drive. It does not support an internal SCSI hard drive.
2X CD-ROM* 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: *The Performa 630CD (M3424LL/A) shipped standard with a CD-ROM drive. The other configurations of this model did not.
None None
Details: N/A
1 LC PDS, Comm, Video I/O, TV* None**
Details: *This model has a single LC PDS, Comm, TV, and both video input and video output expansion slots. In the PC compatible configuration, the PDS slot is occupied.

**If the CD-ROM drive is not installed, a front-facing bay is available that supports a CD-ROM drive.
Desktop Macintosh Quadra 630
Details: N/A
M3423LL/A* Mac Performa 630
Details: *M3423LL/A refers to the configuration without a CD-ROM drive M3424LL/A refers to the configuration with one preinstalled.
M3076 98
Details: Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.

Also see: All Macs with the M3076 Model Number and 98 Gestalt ID.

For more about identifiers and how to locate them on modern Macs, please refer to's Mac Identification section.
4.5V Alkaline N/A
Details: N/A
7.1.2P 7.1.2P-7.5.1, 7.5.3-8.1
Details: Earlier and later versions of the Macintosh System/Finder and Mac OS are not supported.

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4.3 x 12.6 x 16.5 19.0 lbs (8.6 kg)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth, (10.9 cm, 32 cm, 41.9 cm).
US$1500, US$2250 N/A
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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1 (DB-15) None
Details: N/A
1 1 (DB-25)
Details: N/A
2 None
Details: Serial ports are marked by printer and modem icons.
None* None*
Details: *By default, no modem or Ethernet is provided. However, an optional 14.4k modem and AAUI-15 Ethernet card were offered.
None* None*
Details: *By default, S-video input and output were not provided. However, video input and output were offered via expansion cards.
1 (PlainTalk) None
Details: N/A
1 (8-Bit Stereo) 1 (Front-Mounted)
Details: N/A
1 None
Details: N/A
1 N/A
Details: 100V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 45 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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