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Apple Macintosh Quadra 650 Specs

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Apple Macintosh Quadra 650 The Apple Macintosh Quadra 650 features a 33 MHz 68040 processor, 8 MB of RAM, a 230 MB or 500 MB hard drive, and an optional 2X CD-ROM drive in the same high-profile desktop case introduced by the Macintosh IIvi and IIvx.

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Click on the underlined category text for related details. The most commonly needed info is "open" by default, but all info is important.


October 21, 1993 September 12, 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.
33 MHz* 68040
Details: *The Macintosh Quadra 650 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.
Third-Party* Integrated
Details: *A variety of third-party processor upgrades and accelerators were available.
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
8 MB 132, 136 MB*
Details: *Some models have 4 MB of RAM soldered to the motherboard and can be upgraded to 132 MB. Others have 8 MB of RAM soldered and can be upgraded to 136 MB.
4 MB, 8 MB* 4*
Details: *Some models have 4 MB of RAM and others have 8 MB of RAM, both soldered onboard. Installed RAM can be interleaved to improve performance.
Dedicated* VRAM SIMM*
Details: *This model has slots for two 80 ns VRAM SIMMs.
512k, 1 MB* 1 MB*
Details: *512k of VRAM is installed as two 256k VRAM SIMMs and 1 MB of VRAM is installed as 512k SIMMs.
Single Display* 512x384-1152x870*
Details: *By default, the Macintosh Quadra 650 only supports a single display, but a second one can be supported with the addition of a NuBus video card. With 512k of VRAM, the system is capable of supporting 512x384 at 16-bit color, 640x480, 800x600 and 832x624 at 8-bit color, and 1024x768 and 1152x870 at 4-bit color. With 1 MB of VRAM installed, it can support 640x480, 800x600 and 832x624 at 16-bit color and 1024x768 and 1152x870 at 8-bit color.
230 MB, 500 MB* SCSI
Details: *By default, this model is configured with a 230 MB or 500 MB internal SCSI hard drive.
2X CD-ROM* 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: *The entry-level M2107LL/A configuration shipped without an internal CD-ROM drive.
None AAUI-15
Details: N/A
1 040 PDS, 3 NuBus None*
Details: *If the CD-ROM drive is not installed, an external 5.25" bay is available.
Desktop Macintosh IIvx
Details: N/A
M2107LL/A* Macintosh Quadra 650
Details: *M2107LL/A refers to the Quadra 650 with 512k of VRAM and a 230 MB hard drive. Configured with 1 MB of VRAM, a 230 MB hard drive and a CD-ROM drive is order number M2016LL/A. Finally, with 1 MB of VRAM, a 500 MB hard drive and a CD-ROM drive is order number M2104LL/A.
M2118 36
Details: Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.
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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6.0 x 13.0 x 16.5 25.0 lbs (11.3 kg)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth, (15.2 cm, 33 cm, 41.9 cm).
US$3250, US$2780 N/A
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc (Sun Remarketing).



Click on the underlined category text 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)
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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
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1 (8-Bit Stereo) None
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1 None
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None None
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1 N/A
Details: 100V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 230 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.



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