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Apple Power Macintosh 7200/120The Apple Power Macintosh 7200/120 (PC), based on the Catalyst architecture, features a 120 MHz PowerPC 601 processor, 8 MB or 16 MB of RAM, a 1.2 GB hard drive, and an 8X CD-ROM drive in the well-designed, easy-to-upgrade desktop case design first introduced by the Power Macintosh 7500/100.

The PC Compatible version also shipped with a 100 MHz Pentium processor-equipped PCI card that can have a maximum of 64 MB of RAM dedicated to the DOS/Windows operating system.

The server version of this model is the WGS 7250/120.

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  • Tech Specs
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Click on the category for related details. The most commonly needed info is "open" by default, but all info is important.

April 22, 1996 February 1, 1997
Details: The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.

Also see: All Macs introduced in 1996.
120 MHz PowerPC 601
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 64-bit data path. The PC compatible version also has a 100 MHz Pentium processor.
Third-Party* Integrated
Details: *A variety of third-party processor upgrades and accelerators were available.
45 MHz N/A
Details: N/A
Macintosh ROM 4 MB
Details: N/A
32k 128k, 256k*
Details: N/A
168-pin DIMM 70 ns
Details: Supports four 70 ns 168-pin DIMMs.
8 MB, 16 MB 512 MB*
Details: *Officially, this model supports a maximum of 256 MB of RAM. However, third-parties have discovered that it actually can support 512 MB of RAM with four 128 MB memory modules.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
None 4
Details: RAM cannot be interleaved to improve performance.
Dedicated* 1 MB VRAM DIMM*
Details: *By default, this model has 1 MB of VRAM soldered onboard. It supports three 1 MB VRAM DIMMs as well.
1 MB* 4 MB*
Details: *By default, this model has 1 MB of VRAM soldered onboard. It has three dedicated VRAM DIMM slots that each can be populated with a 1 MB VRAM DIMM for a total maximum of 4 MB of VRAM.
Single Display* 832x624*
Details: *With the default 1 MB of VRAM, this model supports a single display at 512x384, 640x480, 800x600 or 832x624 at 24-bit, and 1024x768 or 1152x870 at 16-bit.

With 2 MB of VRAM installed, it supports 512x384, 640x480, 800x600, or 832x624 at 24-bit, 1024x768 or 1152x870 at 16-bit, and 1280x1024 at 8-bit. With the maximum 4 MB of VRAM installed, it supports 512x384, 640x480, 800x600, 832x624, and 1024x768 at 24-bit, 1152x870 or 1280x1024 at 16-bit.
Single Display* Variable*
Details: *This model can support a second display with the addition of a video card. By default, it only supports a single display.
Details: *By default, this model is configured with a 1.2 GB internal SCSI hard drive.
8X CD-ROM 1.44 MB (Manual)
Details: N/A
None AAUI, 10Base-T
Details: This model has both AAUI and 10Base-T Ethernet onboard.
3 PCI 2 3.5"
Details: By default, in the PC compatible version, one PCI slot is occupied by the PC compatibility card.

*This model has two 3.5" drive bays (one is internal and occupied by a hard drive, and one is external and intended for a Zip 100 drive). By default, the external 3.5" bay is free. The system also has an external 5.25" drive bay occupied by the optical drive.
Desktop Power Mac 7500
Details: N/A
M4628LL/B* Power Mac 7200
Details: *M4628LL/B refers to the standard configuration with a 256k level 2 cache and 16 MB of RAM. M4729LL/A refers to the PC compatible version with a 256k level 2 cache and 8 MB of RAM. M4898LL/A refers to the PC compatible version with a 128k level 2 cache and 8 MB of RAM.
M3979 108
Details: Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.

Also see: All Macs with the M3979 Model Number and 108 Gestalt ID.

For more about identifiers and how to locate them on modern Macs, please refer to's Mac Identification section.
3.6V Lithium N/A
Details: N/A
7.5.2 7.5.2-9.1
Details: Earlier and later versions of the Macintosh System/Finder and Mac OS are not supported.

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6.15 x 14.4 x 16.9 22.0 lbs (10 kg)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth, (15.6 cm, 36.5 cm, 43 cm).
US$1900, $2300, $2800 N/A
Details: Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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1 (DB-15) None
Details: N/A
1 1 (DB-25)
Details: N/A
None 2*
Details: *Two Geoport serial ports standard (one printer, one modem).
None 2*
Details: *Both AAUI-15 and 10Base-T Ethernet standard.
None None
Details: N/A
1 (PlainTalk) None*
Details: *Single microphone sound in port.
1 (16-Bit Stereo) None*
Details: *Single rear-mounted sound out port.
1 None
Details: N/A
1 N/A
Details: 100V-240V AC, 50-60 Hz Frequency, 150 Max Watts.

Icon Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.

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