Power Computing PowerCenter

The PowerCenter was available in low profile, desktop, and tower configurations, with speed ranging from 120-180 MHz using the PPC 604 processor. The CPU was on a daughter card for ease of upgrade.

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Variants

  • PowerCenter 120. 120 MHz 604 processor
  • PowerCenter 132. 132 MHz 604 processor
  • PowerCenter 150. 140 MHz 604 processor
  • PowerCenter 166. 166 MHz 604 processor
  • PowerCenter 180. 180 MHz 604 processor
  • PowerCenter 210. 210 MHz 604e processor

Details

  • introduced: 1996.04.29
  • Gestalt ID: 108

Mac OS

  • requires System 7.5.2 through 9.1

Core System

  • CPU: 120-210 MHz PPC 604
  • L2 cache: 512k, upgradable
  • performance: 510, MacBench 5 (210 MHz)
  • bus: 40-60 MHz
  • RAM: 8 MB, expandable to 256 MB using 168-pin 70 ns or faster FPM DIMMs (non-interleaved) in 4 DIMM slots

Video

  • Graphics: 1, 2 or 4 MB VRAM, supports 512 x 384 to 1280 x 102

Drives

  • hard drive: 1GB or larger SCSI
  • CD-ROM: 4x or faster SCSI drive

Expansion

  • ADB: 1 port for keyboard and mouse
  • two miniDIN-8 GeoPorts on back of computer
  • SCSI: DB-25 connector on back of computer
  • ethernet: AAUI and 10Base-T connectors on back of computer
  • PCI slots: 3

Physical

  • power: 200W (145W for low profile model)
  • size (HxWxD), low profile: 4.4″x16.8″x16.0″
  • size (HxWxD), desktop: 6.0″x16.0″x16.0″
  • size (HxWxD), tower: 15.0″x7.0″x16.0″
  • weight: 21.0-22.0 lb
  • PRAM battery: 3.6V half-AA

Accelerators & Upgrades

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