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Apple Power Macintosh 7600/120The Apple Power Macintosh 7600/120, based on the TNT architecture, features a 120 MHz PowerPC 604 processor, 16 MB of RAM, a 1.2 GB hard drive, a 4X CD-ROM drive, and built-in S-video for video input as well as RCA ports for video and sound input, all packed in the well-designed, easy-to-upgrade desktop case design first introduced by the Power Macintosh 7500/100.

Single-stream video output is supported by the Power Macintosh 7600 series, but dual-stream output is not.

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  • Tech Specs
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April 22, 1996 July 1, 1997
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 1996.
120 MHz PowerPC 604
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 64-bit data path.
Daughtercard 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
168-pin DIMM 70 ns
Details: Supports eight 70 ns 168-pin DIMMs.
16 MB 1.0 GB*
Details: *Officially, this model supports a maximum of 512 MB of RAM. However, third-parties have discovered that it actually can support 1024 MB (1.0 GB) of RAM with eight 128 MB memory modules.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
None 8
Details: RAM can be interleaved (installed in matching pairs) to improve performance.
Dedicated* 1 MB VRAM DIMM*
Details: *By default, this model has 2 MB of VRAM installed as two 1 MB VRAM DIMMs.
2 MB* 4 MB*
Details: *By default, this model has 2 MB of VRAM installed as two 1 MB VRAM DIMMs. It has four dedicated VRAM DIMM slots that each can be populated with a 1 MB VRAM DIMM for a total maximum of 4 MB of VRAM.
Single Display* 832x624*
Details: *With the default 2 MB of VRAM, this model supports a single display at 512x384, 640x480, 800x600 or 832x624 at 24-bit, 1024x768 or 1152x870 at 16-bit, and 1280x1024 at 8-bit.

With the maximum 4 MB of VRAM installed, it supports 512x384, 640x480, 800x600, 832x624, 1024x768, or 1152x870 at 24-bit and 1280x1024 at 16-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.
Details: *By default, this model is configured with a 1.2 GB internal SCSI hard drive.
4X CD-ROM 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: N/A
None AAUI, 10Base-T
Details: This model has both AAUI and 10Base-T Ethernet onboard.
3 PCI 2 3.5"
Details: *This model has two 3.5" drive bays (one is internal and occupied by a hard drive, and one is external and intended for a Zip 100 drive). By default, the external 3.5" bay is free. The system also has an external 5.25" drive bay occupied by the optical drive.
Desktop Power Mac 7500
Details: N/A
M4631LL/A Power Mac 7600
Details: N/A
M3979 68
Details: Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.

Also see: All Macs with the M3979 Model Number and 68 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
7.5.3 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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6.15 x 14.4 x 16.9 22.0 lbs (10 kg)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth, (15.6 cm, 36.5 cm, 43 cm).
US$3000 N/A
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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
1 1 (DB-25)
Details: N/A
None 2*
Details: *Two Geoport serial ports standard (one printer, one modem).
None 2*
Details: *Both AAUI-15 and 10Base-T Ethernet standard.
1* None
Details: S-video input and composite (RCA) video input ports.
1 (PlainTalk) None*
Details: *Single microphone sound in port. RCA ports for sound input, too.
1 (16-Bit Stereo) None*
Details: *Single rear-mounted sound out port. RCA ports for sound output, too.
1 None
Details: N/A
1 N/A
Details: 100V-125V or 200V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 150 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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