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• $5500
1987 •

Apple Macintosh II

The basic system sells for US$3900. A system with 1MB RAM, one 800K floppy drive, and a 40MB hard drive is priced at US$5500. The system features a plug-and-play architecture for expansion cards

Standard Hard Drive: 40 MB, 80 MB* Int. HD Interface: SCSI
Details: *By default, the Macintosh II was offered with either a 40 MB or an 80 MB 5.25″ internal SCSI hard drive.

Display Support: Up to 6 Displays* Resolution Support: 512×384, 640×480*
Details: *The Macintosh II can support multiple displays — originally at great cost — using multiple video cards in NuBus expansion slots. The Macintosh II also can support multiple resolutions, 512×384 and 640×480 are common. Portrait (vertical orientation) displays also were popular.

Details: *The standard video card options for the Macintosh II had either 256k or 512k of VRAM and supported multiple resolutions.
Standard VRAM: 256k, 512k* Maximum VRAM: 256k, 512k*
Details: *The standard video card options for the Macintosh II had 256k or 512k of VRAM, but numerous third-party video cards also were available.

System Bus Speed: 16 MHz Cache Bus Speed: N/A
Details: N/A
ROM Type: Macintosh ROM ROM Size: 256k*
Details: *The Macintosh II ROM is “32-bit dirty.”

Processor Speed: 16 MHz Processor Type: 68020
Details: This model has a 32-bit processor and a 32-bit data path.