This index covers desktop Macs based on the 68040 CPU. This includes all Centris and Quadra models, plus some LCs and Performas.
- Centris 610, 650
- Quadra 605, 610, 630, 650, 700, 800, 900, 950
- Performa 475/476, 630-638, 640
- LC 475, 630, LC 630 DOS
- AV Models Centris/Quadra 660av, Quadra 840av
- DOS Compatible 610 DOS, LC 630 DOS
- 500-series LC 575, LC 580
- See our NuBus Video Card Guide for information on adding a video card.
- As of 2001.07.16, Apple Computer considers the Centris 610 and Quadra 610 obsolete in the United States – and 2001.07.23 in Canada. As of that date, service parts and documentation were no longer available from Apple.
- Advice: Options for ‘040 Macs, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 2000.06.05. Advice about operating systems, upgrades, what Quadra to choose, and more.
- Advice: Games for ‘040 Macs, Low End Mac Gaming, Brian Rumsey, 2000.02.25. This week Brian looks at games to play on 68040-based Macs.
- Advice: Gaming on ‘040 Macs, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 2000.02.16. Those old 68040-class Macs still have game.
- Subscribe to Vintage Macs, our groups for users of 68040-based and earlier Macs.
- 68040-based Macs can use the HFS+ file system that comes with Mac OS 8.1, but they cannot boot from an HFS+ disk or use one for virtual memory.
- Drive Setup now supports many third-party hard drives. We’re maintaining a compatibility list.
- RAM Charger from Jump Development ($40) lets you get the most out of your RAM – especially helpful on Macs with 8 MB or less. By launching applications using the minimum amount of memory they need, RAM Charger lets you run more programs. It also works well with RAM Doubler. You can even download a demo.
Keywords: #quadra #centris