DayStar Millennium

The Millennium was essentially a Genesis MP or MP+ built from components purchased from DayStar when it left the Macintosh clone market.

DayStar Genesis MP Macintosh cloneMacWorks sold these unauthorized (by Apple) Mac OS-compatibles primarily in the North American market. Many were sold with G3 CPUs instead of their original PPC 604 and 604e CPUs.


  • introduced 1997.11.01; discontinued sometime in early to mid 1998 as MacWorks depleted inventory
  • requires System 7.5.3 through 9.1
  • CPU: 132 MHz PPC 604, 150-233 MHz 604e, dual 200 MHz 604e, 307 and 325* MHz G3 on daughter card
    * overclocked G3/275 and G3/300 processors, respectively
  • Bus: 40-50 MHz
  • RAM: 16 MB, expandable to 1,536 MB using 12 DIMM slots, accepts 60 ns 168-pin DIMMs
  • Video: PCI video card
  • L2 cache: 512 KB
  • Hard drive: user configured
  • CD-ROM: 8x SCSI drive
  • ADB: 1 port for keyboard and mouse
  • two miniDIN-8 GeoPorts on back of computer
  • SCSI: DB-25 connector on back of computer
  • PCI slots: 6
  • Height: 21.0 in
  • Width: 8.5 in
  • Depth: 22.0 in
  • Weight: 50 lbs
  • PRAM battery: 3.6V half-AA

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