Mac 500 Series Index

Guide to the Performa/Mac LC 500 Series

Models sorted by processor speed, then date of introduction.

Processor

68030

68040

Model 520 Mac TV 550 575-578 580
Introduced 6/28/93 10/25/93 2/2/94 11/3/94 4/3/95
Price New $2,000 $2,079 $1,200 $1,700 $1,300
CPU Speed 25 MHz 32 MHz 33 MHz
Base RAM 4 MB 5 MB 4 MB
Max RAM 36 MB 8 MB 36 MB 52 MB
Minimum OS 7.1
Maximum OS 7.6.1 8.1
Floppy Drive 1.4M
CD-ROM optional 2x
Hard Drive 60 MB 500 MB
Video 640 x 480 8-bit
VRAM 512 KB 512 KB, expandable to 1 MB
PDS LC PDS none LC PDS
L2 cache none optional
H/W/D 17.9"/13.5"/16.5"
Weight 40.5 lbs.

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