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Apple Power Macintosh 7100/80AVThe Apple Power Macintosh 7100/80AV -- based on the infamous "Carl Sagan" architecture (subsequently renamed "BHA" for "Butt Head Astronomer" and "LAW" for "Lawyers Are Wimps" after a legal threat from Sagan) -- features an 80 MHz PowerPC 601 processor, 8 MB or 16 MB of RAM, a 700 MB hard drive, a 2X CD-ROM drive, and a pre-installed Audio-Visual expansion card with S-video and RCA video input/output in a high-profile desktop case.

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  • Tech Specs
  • Ports

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

January 3, 1995 August 5, 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 1995.
80 MHz PowerPC 601
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 64-bit data path.
Third-Party* Integrated
Details: *A variety of third-party processor upgrades and accelerators were available.
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
8 MB, 16 MB 136 MB
Details: This model can support 136 MB of RAM with four 32 MB SIMMs and the 8 MB of onboard memory.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
8 MB 4*
Details: *SIMMs must be installed in matching pairs.
Integrated/Dedicated* AV Card*
Details: *By default, this model has an AV card that has 2 MB of VRAM soldered. The system has an HDI-45 port onboard that can use 640k of system memory and a DB-15 port via video card. The video card also provides S-video and RCA input/output ports.
2 MB* 2 MB*
Details: *The pre-installed AV card has 2 MB of VRAM soldered. In addition, the HDI-45 port uses 640k of system memory for video function.
Dual Displays 832x624*
Details: *This model supports one display via the HDI-45 port and another via the DB-15 port. The HDI-45 port uses 640k of system memory and supports a display at 512x394 or 640x480 at 16-bit or 832x624 at 8-bit. The DB-15 port uses the 2 MB of VRAM on the AV card to support a display at 512x384, 640x480 or 832x624 at 24-bit and 1024x768 or 1152x870 at 16-bit.
Dual/Mirroring 1152x870*
Details: *This model can support dual displays by default. The DB-15 port uses the 2 MB of dedicated VRAM provided by the AV card and can support a display up to 1152x870 at 16-bit.
Details: *By default, this model is configured with a 700 MB internal SCSI hard drive.
2X CD-ROM 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: N/A
None AAUI-15
Details: N/A
1 601 PDS and 3 NuBus* None
Details: N/A
Desktop Macintosh IIvx
Details: N/A
N/A Power Mac 7100
Details: N/A
M2391 112
Details: Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.

Also see: All Macs with the M2391 Model Number and 112 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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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$3700 N/A
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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1 (HDI-45), 1 (DB-15) None
Details: This model has both HDI-45 and DB-15 ports for video out as well as S-video and RCA.
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.
1* 1*
Details: *S-video and RCA input/output ports provided by pre-installed AV card.
1 (PlainTalk) None*
Details: *Single microphone sound in port.
1 (16-Bit Stereo) None*
Details: *Single rear-mounted sound out port.
1 None
Details: N/A
1 N/A
Details: 100V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 230 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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