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Apple Macintosh Performa 6300CDThe Apple Macintosh Performa 6300CD features a 100 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 16 MB of RAM, a 1.2 GB hard drive, and a 4X CD-ROM drive in a compact desktop case. This model also shipped with a 15" Apple color monitor.

The Performa 6300CD is identical to the Performa 6290CD, except that the 6300CD shipped with the aforementioned monitor and 16 MB of RAM (rather than 8 MB). Both the Performa 6290CD and 6300CD were sold only in North America.

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  • Tech Specs
  • Ports

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January 27, 1996 October 1, 1996
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.
100 MHz PowerPC 603e
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 64-bit data path.
N/A Integrated
Details: N/A
40 MHz N/A
Details: N/A
Macintosh ROM 4 MB
Details: N/A
32k 256k
Details: N/A
72-pin SIMM 80 ns
Details: N/A
16 MB 64 MB
Details: This model can support up to 64 MB of RAM with two 32 MB memory modules.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
None 2
Details: N/A
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.
Single Display* 640x480*
Details: *By default, this model supports a single display at 640x480 at 16-bit or 800x600 or 832x624 at 8-bit.
Single Display* Variable*
Details: *This model can support a second display with the addition of a video card. By default, it only supports a single display.
1.2 GB IDE
Details: By default, this model is configured with a 1.2 GB internal IDE hard drive. It does not support an internal SCSI hard drive.
4X CD-ROM 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: By default, this model is configured with a 4X CD-ROM drive.
None None*
Details: *10Base-T Ethernet was available as an option.
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.
Desktop Macintosh Quadra 630
Details: N/A
M4425LL/A Performa 6300 Series
Details: N/A
M3076 42
Details: Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.

Also see: All Macs with the M3076 Model Number and 42 Gestalt ID.

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4.5V Alkaline N/A
Details: N/A
7.5.1 7.5.1, 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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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$2800 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: *10Base-T Ethernet was available as an optional upgrade.
None None
Details: N/A
1 (PlainTalk) None
Details: N/A
1 (16-Bit Stereo) 1 (Front-Mounted)
Details: N/A
1 None
Details: N/A
1 N/A
Details: 100V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 55 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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