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The Power Macintosh 8600 was a personal computer that was a part of Apple Computer's Power Macintosh series of Macintosh computers. It was introduced at a processor speed of 200 megahertz on February 17, 1997, and was introduced at processor speeds of 250 & 300 megahertz on August 5, 1997, which replaced the original 200 megahertz model. This product was discontinued one year after it was introduced. The Processor was mounted on a daughter card that fitted into a slot on the motherboard. The Power Mac 8600 required 168 pin DIMM ram[1] and used 50 pin SCSI hard drives.


Software Included with Power Macintosh 8600

200 MHz model

  • Mac OS 7.5.5
  • Finder 7.5.5
  • LaserWriter 8.3.4
  • Apple Guide
  • AppleScript
  • ColorSync 1.0.5
  • CD-ROM (features Apple CD-ROM, Foreign File Access, Apple Photo Access, etc.)
  • QuickDraw 3D
  • QuickDraw GX
  • QuickTime 2.5
  • Sound Manager
  • Speech Manager
  • Apple Video Player
  • PC Exchange
  • Adobe Type Manager 3.8.3
  • Energy Saver


250 & 300 MHz models

  • Mac OS 7.6.1
  • Finder 7.5.6
  • LaserWriter 8.4.1
  • Apple Guide
  • AppleScript
  • ColorSync 2.1
  • CD-ROM (features Apple CD-ROM, Foreign File Access, Apple Photo Access, etc.)
  • QuickDraw 3D
  • QuickDraw GX
  • QuickTime 2.5
  • Sound Manager
  • Speech Manager
  • Apple Video Player
  • MacLinkPlus 8.1
  • PC Exchange
  • Adobe Type Manager 3.8.3
  • Energy Saver

References

  1. Power Macintosh 8600 Series. Forevermac.com (2011-07-20). Retrieved on 2011-07-20.

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