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Apple Power Macintosh 6100/60 (PC)The Apple Power Macintosh 6100/60 (PC), based on the PDM (Piltdown Man) architecture, features a 60 MHz PowerPC 601 processor, 8 MB or 16 MB of RAM, a 160 MB or 250 MB hard drive and an optional 2X CD-ROM drive in a low-profile desktop case.

The PC Compatible version also shipped with a 66 MHz 486DX2 processor-equipped NuBus card that can have a maximum of 32 MB of RAM dedicated to the DOS/Windows operating system.

The consumer version of the Power Macintosh 6100/60 is the Performa 6110CD and related models and the server version is the WGS 6150/60.

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  • Tech Specs
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March 14, 1994 January 3, 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.
60 MHz PowerPC 601
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 64-bit data path. The PC compatible version also has a 66 MHz 486DX2 processor.
Third-Party* Integrated
Details: *A variety of third-party processor upgrades and accelerators were available.
30 MHz N/A
Details: N/A
Macintosh ROM 4 MB
Details: N/A
32k 256k (Optional)
Details: N/A
72-pin SIMM 80 ns
Details: N/A
8 MB, 16 MB 136 MB*
Details: *This model formally can be upgraded to a maximum of 72 MB of RAM, but third-parties have discovered it actually can support 136 MB with two 64 MB SIMMs and the 8 MB of onboard memory.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
8 MB 2*
Details: *SIMMs must be installed in matching pairs.
Integrated* Integrated*
Details: *640k of system RAM is dedicated to video function.
640k 640k
Details: When system RAM is upgraded, 640k of RAM remains dedicated to video function.
Single Display* 640x480*
Details: *By default, this model supports a single display at 512x394 or 640x480 at 16-bit 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.
160 MB, 250 MB SCSI
Details: *By default, this model is configured with a 160 MB or 250 MB internal SCSI hard drive.
2X CD-ROM (Optional*) 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: *2X CD-ROM drive standard in M1878LL/A and M3078LL/A configurations.
None AAUI-15
Details: N/A
1 601 PDS or 7" NuBus* None*
Details: *NuBus slot available with PDS-to-NuBus adapter (M1402LL/A). By default, in the PC compatible version, the expansion slot is occupied by the PC compatibility card.

*If the 2X CD-ROM was not installed, the system has one open front-facing 5.25" drive bay intended for an optical drive.
Desktop Macintosh Centris 610
Details: N/A
M2197LL/A* Power Mac 6100
Details: *M2197LL/A refers to the configuration with 8 MB of RAM and a 160 MB hard drive. Configured with 8 MB of RAM, a 160 MB hard drive and a 2X CD-ROM drive is M1878LL/A. Configured with 16 MB of RAM, a 250 MB hard drive and a 2X CD-ROM drive is M3078LL/A.
M1596 75
Details: Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.

Also see: All Macs with the M1596 Model Number and 75 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
7.1.2 7.1.2-7.5.1, 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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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$1820, $2000, $2350 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 (HDI-45) None
Details: N/A
1 1 (DB-25)
Details: N/A
None 2*
Details: *Two Geoport serial ports standard (one printer, one modem).
None 1 (AAUI-15)
Details: AAUI-15 Ethernet standard.
None None
Details: N/A
1 (PlainTalk) None
Details: N/A
1 (16-Bit Stereo) 1 (Rear-Mounted)
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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