Power Macintosh G3 (All-in-One)

Introduced: March 1998
Terminated: January 1999


In a newly designed beige case, the Power Macintosh G3 (All-in-One) ran a G3 PowerPC 750 processor at 233 or 266Mhz.  It had a 4 or 6Gb hard drive, a 24x CD-ROM, a 1.4Mb floppy drive and an optional Zip drive.  It shipped with an AppleDesign Keyboard and an ADB mouse II.  The 384Mb of RAM was expandable to 768Mb.  It had a graphics card and a built-in 15” RGB display.  There were three PCI expansion slots and one PERCH slot.  Audio capabilities included an analog input jack, three analog output jacks, a built-in microphone and built-in speakers.


The Power Macintosh G3 (All-in-One) was the first Macintosh to be built-to-order and it was only available to educational buyers. 


Processor: PowerPC 750 (G3)
Number of Cores: 1
Processor Speed: 233 or 266 MHz
Cache: 64 KB L1, 512 KB (1:2) L2
System Bus: 66 MHz
Hard Drive: 4 or 6 GB
Media: 24x CD-ROM, 1.44 MB floppy, Optional Zip
Peripherals: AppleDesign Keyboard and ADB Mouse II
Weight and Dimensions (US): 59.5 lbs., 19.92” H x 16.08” W x 18” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 27 kg, 50.6 cm H x 40.8 cm W x 45.7 cm D
Original Mac OS: Mac OS 8.0
Later Mac OS:—
Maximum Mac OS: Mac OS X 10.2.8
Hardware Test: Not Supported
Firmware: Open Firmware with Macintosh ROM
Firmware Update: None
Logicboard RAM: None
Maximum RAM: 768 MB (Actual) 384 MB (Apple)
Type of RAM Slots: 3 - PC66 3.3v, unbuffered, 8-byte, x64 non-parity 168-pin SDRAM (Low Profile)
Minimum RAM Speed: 10 ns
Interleaving Support: No
Graphics Card: ATI 3D Rage II+DVD or ATI 3D Rage Pro-PCI
ATI Card Model: ATY,GT-C (Rage Pro)
Graphics Memory: 2 - 6 MB
Built-in Display: 15” RBG
Display Modes: Single display only
Display Connection: DB-15
Expansion Slots: 3 - PCI, 1 - PERCH
Expansion Bays: None
Hard Drive Bus: ATA-2 and SCSI
Large Drive Support: No (Maximum of 128 GB per drive)
Optical Drive Bus:—
Backup Battery: 3.6-3.9 V Lithium (922-4542)
Max Watts: 300 W
Line Voltage: 90-264V AC
Liquid Cooling: None
AirPort: None
Bluetooth: None
Ethernet: 10BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem: Optional 56k
ADB: 1
Serial: 2
SCSI: 1 - DB-25
USB: None
FireWire: None
Audio In: 1 - 3.5-mm analog input jack, Built-in microphone (16-bit 44.1 kHz sample rate)
Audio Out: 3 - 3.5-mm analog output jacks, Built-in speaker (16-bit 44.1 kHz sample rate)


Introduced in March 1998, the Power Macintosh G3 (All-in-One) was discontinued in January 1999.



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