Apple Macintosh Quadra 610 (PC) Specs
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The Apple Macintosh Quadra 610 (PC) features a 25 MHz 68LC040 or 68040 processor, 8 MB of RAM and a 160 MB or 230 MB hard drive in a low-profile desktop case. An internal 2X CD-ROM drive also was available as an option.
The Quadra 610 PC-Compatible shipped with a 25 MHz Intel 486SX processor card that can have a maximum of 32 MB of RAM dedicated to the DOS/Windows operating system.
The Workgroup Server version of the Macintosh Quadra 610 is the WGS 60.
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||October 21, 1993
||May 28, 1994
||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.
||*The Macintosh Quadra 610 has a 32-bit processor and a 32-bit data path. Sometimes this model is designated as having a 50 MHz processor, since the clock input runs at 50 MHz. However, the processor itself is not "clock doubled," so technically it only is a 25 MHz processor. Some configurations shipped with a 68LC040 processor, which lacks an integrated FPU.
||*A variety of third-party processor upgrades and accelerators were available.
**Some configurations shipped with a 68LC040 processor, which does not have an integrated FPU.
|System Bus Speed:
||Cache Bus Speed:
||Min. RAM Speed:
||This model can be upgraded to 68 MB of RAM with two 32 MB SIMMs.
||*This model has slots for two 100 ns VRAM SIMMs.
||*By default, 512k of VRAM is installed as two 256k VRAM SIMMs. The VRAM can be upgraded to 1 MB by installing two 512k VRAM SIMMs.
||*By default, the Macintosh Quadra 610 only supports a single display, but a second one can be supported with the addition of a compatible PDS or NuBus video card. With the standard VRAM, the system is capable of supporting 512x384 at 16-bit color and 640x480, 800x600 and 832x624 at 8-bit color. With 1 MB of VRAM installed, it can support 640x480, 800x600 and 832x624 at 16-bit color and 832x624, 1024x768 and 1152x870 at 8-bit color.
|Standard Hard Drive:
||160 MB, 230 MB*
||Int. HD Interface:
||*By default, this model is configured with a 160 MB or 230 MB internal SCSI hard drive.
||2X CD-ROM (Optional)
||1.44 MB (Auto)
||1 PDS or 7" NuBus*
||*NuBus slot available with PDS-to-NuBus adapter (M1402LL/A).
**If the CD-ROM drive is not installed, an external 5.25" bay is available.
||Macintosh Centris 610
|Apple Order No:
||Macintosh Quadra 610
||*M2372LL/A refers to the Quadra 610 with a 160 MB hard drive. With a 230 MB hard drive and an internal CD-ROM drive, it was assigned order number M2099LL/A.
|Apple Model No:
||Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.
|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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||3.4 x 16.3 x 15.6
||14.0 lbs (6.4 kg)
||In inches - height by width by depth, (8.6 cm, 41.4 cm, 39.6 cm).
||US$1440, $1650, $2100
||Est. Current Retail:
||Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc (Sun Remarketing).
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