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The Daystar/XLR8 MACh Speed G4 500 "Pismo" features a 500 MHz PowerPC 7410le (G4) processor with 1 MB of backside cache on a 250 MHz backside bus. The MACh Speed G4 500 "Pismo" is installed in the daughtercard slot in the "Pismo" or "FireWire" PowerBook G3 models (G3/400 "FW" and G3/500 "FW"), and replaces the original daughtercard. You were required to ship your PowerBook to Daystar/XLR8 for professional installation.
|Introduction Date:||September 30, 2003||Discontinued Date:||December 31, 2005|
|Processor Type:||PowerPC 7410le (G4)||Processor Speed:||500 MHz|
|Card Type:||PB G3 Daughtercard||Speed Control:||Fixed|
|Relative Speed Boost:||1.5x 1.||FPU (Integrated):||PowerPC 7410le (G4)|
|Backside Bus Speed:||250 MHz||Data Path:||64-bit|
|Level 1 Cache:||64k||Level 2 Cache:||1 MB (backside)|
|RAM Type:||N/A||VRAM Type:||N/A|
|Standard RAM:||N/A||Maximum RAM:||N/A|
|Onboard RAM:||None||RAM Slots:||N/A|
|Standard VRAM:||N/A||Maximum VRAM:||N/A|
|Supported Systems:||"FireWire" PB G3 2.||Supported MacOS:||9.0-X+ 3.|
|Original Price:||$289, $329 US||Est. Current Price:||N/A|
Maximum speed boost as provided by manufacturer.
2. Supports PowerBook G3/400 "FW" and PowerBook G3/500 "FW".
3. Apple provides no official support for third-party upgrade cards.
4. Photo Credit: Daystar/XLR8.