PowerBook & iBook Specifications

Factory standard specifications for every past and current PowerBook & iBook. Click on a model name to see a handy review, rating, & detailed specifications of that particular laptop.


PowerBooks | iBooks | Duos | Clones


PowerBooks
Model RAM/MAX (MB) Hard Drive CPU Cache Display Media
100 2/8 20 or 40MB 68000 16MHz None 9" PM B&W No
140 2/8 20 or 40MB 68030 16MHz None 10" PM B&W No
145 2/8 40 or 80MB 68030 25MHz None 10" PM B&W No
145B 4/8 40 or 80MB 68030 25MHz None 10" PM B&W No
170 2/8 20 or 40MB 68030 25MHz None 10" AM B&W No
160 4/14 40, 80, or 120MB 68030 25MHz None 10" PM 16 grays No
165 4/14 40, 80, or 120MB 68030 33MHz None 10" PM 16 grays No
165c 4/14 80 or 120MB 68030 33MHz None 9" PM 256 colors No
180 4/14 80 or 120MB 68030 33MHz None 10" AM 16 grays No
180c 4/14 80 or 160MB 68030 33MHz None 8.4" AM 256 colors No
150 4/40 120 or 250MB 68030 33MHz None 9.5" PM 4 grays No
520 4/36 160 MB 68040 25MHz None 9.5" PM 16 grays No
520c 4/36 160 MB 68040 25MHz None 9.5" PM 256 colors No
540 4/36 240 MB 68040 33MHz None 9.5" AM 64 grays No
540c 4/36 320 MB 68040 33MHz None 9.5" AM 1000s colors No
550c 4/36 320 MB 68040 33MHz None 10.4" AM 1000s colors No
190 8/40 500 MB 68040 33MHz None 9.5" PM 16 grays No
190cs 8/40 500 MB 68040 33MHz None 10.4" PM 256 colors No
5300 8/64 500 MB 603e PPC 100MHz None 9.5" PM 16 grays No
5300cs 8/64 500 or 750MB 603e PPC 100MHz None 10.4" PM 256 colors No
5300c 8/64 500 or 750MB 603e PPC 100MHz None 10.4" AM 1000s colors No
5300ce 32/64 1.1 GB 603e PPC 117MHz None 10.4" AM 1000s colors No
1400cs 12/64 750 MB 603e PPC 117MHz None 11.3" PM 1000s colors None, 6x, or 8x CD
1400cs 16/64 1.3 GB 603e PPC 133MHz 128K L2 11.3" PM 1000s colors 8x or 12x CD
1400cs 12 or 16/64 1.3 GB 603e PPC 166MHz 128K L2 11.3" PM 1000s colors 8x or 12x CD
1400c 16/64 750 MB 603e PPC 117MHz None 11.3" AM 1000s colors 6x or 8x CD
1400c 16/64 1.3 GB 603e PPC 133MHz 128K L2 11.3" AM 1000s colors 6x, 8x, or 12x CD
1400c 16/64 2 GB 603e PPC 166MHz 128K L2 11.3" AM 1000s colors 8x or 12x CD
3400c 16/144 1.3 GB 603e PPC 180MHz 256K L2 12.1" AM 1000s colors None, 12x, or 20x CD
3400c 16/144 2.0 GB 603e PPC 200MHz 256K L2 12.1" AM 1000s colors 12x or 20x CD
3400c 16/144 3.0 GB 603e PPC 240MHz 256K L2 12.1" AM 1000s colors 12x or 20x CD
2400c 16/80 1.3 GB 603e PPC 180MHz 256K L2 10.4" TFT AM 1000s colors No
2400c
16/80
2.1 GB
603e PPC 240MHz
256K L2
10.4" TFT AM 1000s colors
No
G3
32/144
5.0 GB
G3 PPC 250MHz
512K backside L2
12.1" TFT AM 1000s colors
20x CD
G3/12.1 32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 233MHz none 12.1" STN PM 1000s colors 20x CD
no modem
G3/12.1 32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 233MHz none 12.1" STN PM 1000s colors 20x CD
G3/12.1 32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 250MHz 1 MB backside L2 12.1" STN PM 1000s colors 20x CD
G3/13.3 32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 233MHz none 13.3" TFT AM millions colors 20x CD
G3/13.3 32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 250MHz 1 MB backside L2 13.3" TFT AM millions colors 20x CD
G3/13.3 64/192 4.0 GB G3 PPC 292MHz 1 MB backside L2 13.3" TFT AM millions colors 20x CD
G3/14.1 32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 233MHz none 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 20x CD
G3/14.1 32/192 4.0 GB G3 PPC 250MHz 1 MB backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 20x CD
G3/14.1 64/192 8.0 GB G3 PPC 292MHz 1 MB backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 20x CD
G3 II
233
32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 233MHz 512K backside L2 12.1" TFT AM 800x600 20x CD
G3 II
233
32/192 2.0 GB G3 PPC 233MHz 512K backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 20x CD
G3 II
266
64/192 4.0 GB G3 PPC 266MHz 1 MB backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 20x CD
G3 II
300
64/192 8.0 GB G3 PPC 300MHz 1 MB backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 DVD-ROM, 20x, or 24x CD
G3/333 64/384 4.0 GB G3 PPC 333MHz 512K backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 24x CD
G3/400 64/384 6.0 GB G3 PPC 400MHz 1 MB backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 DVD
G3/400 64/512 6.0 or 10GB G3 PPC 400MHz 1 MB backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 DVD/AirPort
G3/500 128/512 12.0 or 20GB G3 PPC 500MHz 1 MB backside L2 14.1" TFT AM 1024x768 DVD/AirPort
G4/400 128/1GB 10GB G4 PPC 400MHz 1 MB backside L2 15.2" TFT AM 1152x768 Slot DVD
G4/500 256/1GB 20GB G4 PPC 500MHz 1 MB backside L2 15.2" TFT AM 1152x768 Slot DVD
G4/550/DVD 256/1GB 20GB G4 PPC 550MHz 256K L2 15.2" TFT AM 1152x768 Slot DVD
G4/667/DVD 512/1GB 30GB G4 PPC 667MHz 256K L2 15.2" TFT AM 1152x768 Slot DVD
G4/550/Combo 256/1GB 20GB G4 PPC 550MHz 256K L2 15.2" TFT AM 1152x768 Slot Combo
G4/667/Combo 512/1GB 30GB G4 PPC 667MHz 256K L2 15.2" TFT AM 1152x768 Slot Combo
G4/667/DVI 256/1GB 30GB G4 PPC 667MHz 256K L2, 1MB L3 15.2" TFT AM 1280x854 Slot Combo
G4/800/DVI 512/1GB 40GB G4 PPC 800MHz 256K L2, 1MB L3 15.2" TFT AM 1280x854 Slot Combo
G4/867 256/1GB 40GB G4 PPC 867MHz 256K L2, 1MB L3 15.2" TFT AM 1280x854 Slot Combo
G4/1GHz 512/1GB 60GB G4 PPC 1GHz 256K L2, 1MB L3 15.2" TFT AM 1280x854 SuperDrive
12" PB 256/1GB 40GB G4 PPC 867MHz 256K L2 12" TFT AM 1024x768 Combo or SuperDrive
17" PB 512/1GB 60GB G4 PPC 1GHz 256K L2, 1MB L3 17" TFT AM 1440x900 SuperDrive


iBooks (original)
Model RAM/MAX (MB) Hard Drive CPU Cache Display Media
iBook/300 32/160 3.2 GB G3 PPC 300 MHz 512K backside L2 12.1" TFT AM 800x600 24x CD
iBook/300 64/320 6.0 GB G3 PPC 300 MHz 512K backside L2 12.1" TFT AM 800x600 24x CD
iBook/SE
graphite
64/320 6.0 GB G3 PPC 366 MHz 512K backside L2 12.1" TFT AM 800x600 24x CD
iBook/366 64/320 10.0 GB G3 PPC 366 MHz 256K on-chip L2 12.1" TFT AM 800x600 24x CD
iBook/SE
466MHz
64/320 10.0 GB G3 PPC 466 MHz 256K on-chip L2 12.1" TFT AM 800x600 6x DVD

iBooks (white)

Model
CPU
(MHz)
System Bus
(MHz)
RAM/MAX (MB)
Hard Disk (GB)
Optical Drive
Display
1024x768
Revision E
November 2002
iBook/14" 800 100 256/640 30 DVD/CDRW 14.1"
iBook/Combo 800 100 128/640 30 DVD/CDRW 12.1"
iBook/CD 700 100 128/640 20 CD-ROM 12.1"
Revision D
May 2002
iBook/14" 700 100 256/640 30 DVD/CDRW 14.1"
iBook/Combo 700 100 128/640 20 DVD/CDRW 12.1"
iBook/CD 600 100 128/640 20 CD-ROM 12.1"
Revision C
January 2002
iBook/14" 600 100 256/640 20 DVD/CDRW 14.1"
iBook/Combo 600 100 128/640 20 DVD/CDRW 12.1"
iBook/CD 500 66 128/640 15 CD-ROM 12.1"
Revision B
October 2001
iBook/Combo 600 100 128/640 20 CD-ROM 12.1"
iBook/CD-RW 600 100 128/640 20 CD-ROM 12.1"
iBook/DVD 600 100 128/640 15 CD-ROM 12.1"
iBook/CD 500 66 64/640 10 or 20 (BTO) CD-ROM 12.1"
Revision A
May 2001
iBook/Combo 500 66 128/640 10 or 20 (BTO) DVD/CDRW 12.1"
iBook/CD-RW 500 66 128/640 10 or 20 (BTO) CD-RW 12.1"
iBook/DVD 500 66 128/640 10 or 20 (BTO) DVD-ROM 12.1"
iBook/CD 500 66 64/640 10 or 20 (BTO) CD-ROM 12.1"


Duos
Model RAM/MAX (MB) Hard Drive CPU Cache Display CD-ROM
210 4/24 80 MB 68030 25MHz None 9" PM 16 grays No
230 4/24 80 or 120 MB 68030 33MHz None 9" PM 16 grays No
250 4/24 200 MB 68030 33MHz None 9" AM 16 grays No
270c 4/32 240 MB 68030 33MHz None 8.4" AM 256 colors No
280 4/40 240 MB 68040 33MHz None 9" AM 16 grays No
280c 4/40 320 MB 68040 33MHz None 8.4" AM 1000s colors No
2300c 8/56 750 MB or 1 GB 603e PPC 100MHz None 9.5" AM 1000s colors No


Clones
Model RAM/MAX (MB) Hard Drive CPU Cache Display CD-ROM
Outbound 2030E 14/14 120 MB 68030 33Mhz None 9.5" PM B&W No
imediaEngine V3 (protype) 16/160 1.3 GB 604e PPC 200MHz 512K L2 12.1" LCD 1000s colors NA
imediaEngine V5 32/160 2.1-3.1 GB 604e PPC 200MHz 512K L2 14.1" LCD 1000s colors 10x CD
imediaEngine V7 (protype) 64/160 2.1-3.1 GB 604e PPC 240MHz 512K L2 14.1" LCD 1000s colors NA

AM = Active Matrix, PM = Passive Matrix, B&W = Black and White