Mac IIx


Building on the success of the Mac II, the 1988 IIx housed a 68030 CPU in the same case. Breakthrough featured included the DOS-compatible SuperDrive and virtual memory. Although advertised as a 32-bit computer, the Mac IIx ROMS were "dirty," containing some 24-bit code. Running in 32-bit mode requires MODE 32 from Connectix.

The IIx requires special PAL SIMMs when using 4MB or larger SIMMs.


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