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Not to be confused with Apple original beige tower Power Mac G3, the Power Macintosh G3 (Blue and White) was a key component in Apple's late 20th century re-imagining, joining the then newly released iMac and the soon to follow iBook in the sleek, brightly-colored Apple collection as a more powerful, professional desktop computer.


  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Jan. 5, 1999
  • Price at launch: $1,599.00


  • Desktop type: Tower
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 18.4 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 17 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 8.9 inches
  • Weight: 28.7 pounds
  • Color: White / Blue


  • Operating system: Mac OS X, Other


  • CPU brand: PowerPC
  • Base CPU model: G3
  • Clockspeed: 350 MHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: PowerPC
  • Model: G3
  • Clockspeed: 450 MHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: ATI
  • Base discrete GPU model: Rage 128
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 16 MB

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 64 MB
  • Max. config RAM: 128 MB
  • Base RAM speed: 100 MHz
  • Slots: 4


  • Options: HDD (Unspecified RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 6 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 12 GB


  • Drive(s): 1
  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading
  • Optical disc support: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM

Optical Drive

  • USB: 2
  • FireWire 400: 2
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1


  • PSU wattage: 200 W


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