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Apple Macintosh Quadra 610The 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
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 1993.
25 MHz* 68040*
Details: *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.
Third-Party* Integrated**
Details: *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.
25 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
8 MB 68 MB
Details: This model can be upgraded to 68 MB of RAM with two 32 MB SIMMs.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
4 MB 2
Details: N/A
Dedicated* VRAM SIMM*
Details: *This model has slots for two 100 ns VRAM SIMMs.
512k* 1 MB*
Details: *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.
Single Display* 512x384-832x624*
Details: *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.
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.
160 MB, 230 MB* SCSI
Details: *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)
Details: N/A
None AAUI-15
Details: N/A
1 PDS or 7" NuBus* None**
Details: *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.
Desktop Macintosh Centris 610
Details: N/A
M2372LL/A* Macintosh Quadra 610
Details: *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. The PC Compatible version, with a 160 MB hard drive, was assigned M2322LL/A.
M2113 53
Details: Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.

Also see: All Macs with the M2113 Model Number and 53 Gestalt ID.

For more about identifiers and how to locate them on modern Macs, please refer to's Mac Identification section.
3.6V Lithium N/A
Details: N/A
7.1 7.1-7.5.1, 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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3.4 x 16.3 x 15.6 14.0 lbs (6.4 kg)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth, (8.6 cm, 41.4 cm, 39.6 cm).
US$1440, $1650, $2100 N/A
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc (Sun Remarketing).

Click on a category 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
2 1 (DB-25)
Details: N/A
2 None
Details: Serial ports are marked by printer and modem icons.
None 1 (AAUI-15)
Details: AAUI-15 Ethernet standard.
None None
Details: N/A
1 (Omni) None
Details: N/A
1 (8-Bit Stereo) None
Details: N/A
1 None
Details: N/A
1 N/A
Details: 100V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 210 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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