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Introduced: September 19, 1999
Terminated: February 16, 2000

Logic Board
Processor:   PowerPC 7400 (G4)
Processor Speed:   350 MHz
Processor Upgrade:   G4 Daughtercard
PMMU:   Integrated
FPU:   Integrated
Bus Speed:   100 MHz
Data Path:   128-bit
ROM Size:   1 MB (NewWorld - Boot ROM is around 1 MB, other instructions loaded in RAM)
Level 1 Cache:   64K
Level 2 Cache:   1 MB

Expansion Slots:
  • 3 PCI, Comm, 1 2x AGP
  • Models based on the Sawtooth board had an AGP slot and AirPort slot. Graphics card occupied one slot.
Battery:   3.6V Lithium

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RAM Type:   PC100 SDRAM (Noninterleaved, 3.3-volt, 64-bit-wide, 168-pin)
RAM Slots:   4
Min - Max RAM:   64 MB - 1.5 GB
Minimum RAM Speed:   8 ns
Install in groups of:   1
RAM Sizes:   32, 64, 128, 256, 512 MB
Onboard RAM:   none

ADB:   none
USB:   2 x 12-Mbps
FireWire:   3 x 400-Mbps
Video:   15 pin VGA, or DVI
Floppy:   none
SCSI:   SCSI-2 PCI card (optional)
Modem:   56K
Ethernet:   10/100Base-T
Mic Type:   PlainTalk
AirPort Ready:   Yes
Other Ports:   Speaker, headphone

Standard VRAM:   16 MB
Maximum VRAM:   16 MB

Standard CD-ROM:   32x-speed (maximum) CD-ROM drive
Standard DVD-ROM:   Optional 5x-speed (maximum)
Internal Hard Drive:   ATA-66 or SCSI (10 GB)
Floppy Disk Drive:   none

  • Two 3.5 inch bays was internal, one was external. A Zip drive option was available.

Operating System
Addressing Modes:   32-bit
Original OS:   8.6

Compatible MacOS:
X v10.1 (Puma)
X v10.2 (Jaguar)
X v10.3 (Panther)
X v10.4 (Tiger)

Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger) requires:
  • Built-in FireWire
  • At least 256 MB of RAM
  • DVD drive (DVD-ROM), Combo (CD-RW/DVD-ROM) or SuperDrive (DVD-R) for installation
  • At least 3 GB of free disk space; 4 GB if you install the XCode 2 Developer Tools

For additional information on operating systems:
See this article

Codename:   Sawtooth
Form Factor:   Power Mac G3 (Blue & White)
Dimensions (Inches):   17.0 H x 8.9 W x 18.4 D
Average Weight (lbs):   28.7
Gestalt ID:   406
Original Price:   $1600 US

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