Power Macintosh 7600


Family: PowerMac

Codename: ?

Gestalt ID: 68

Minimum OS: 7.5.3

Maximum OS: 9.1

Introduced: April 1996

Terminated: Mid 1997


CPU: PowerPC 604

CPU Speed: 120/132/200 MHz

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 40/44/50 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 64-bit

Address Bus Width: 43-bit

Level 1 Cache: 16 kB data, 16 kB instruction

Level 2 Cache: 256 kB DIMM


RAM Type: 168 pin DIMM

Minimum RAM Speed: 70 ns

Onboard RAM: 0 MB

RAM slots: 8

Maximum RAM: 1024 MB

Expansion Slots: 3 PCI


VRAM: 2 MB (4 MB via 2 DIMM sockets)

Max Resolution: all resolutions supported

Video Out: DB-15


Hard Drive: 750-2.0 GB

Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive

Optical Drive: 4x CD-ROM


ADB: 1

Serial: 2 Mini DIN-8


Audio Out: stereo 16 bit mini

Audio In: stereo 16 bit mini

Speaker: mono


Ethernet: AAUI-15, 10Base-T


Power: 150 Watts

Dimensions: 6.15" H x 14.37" W x 16.93" D

Weight: 22 lbs.


The Minimum System Software for the 200 MHz configuration was 7.5.5, and it used a PowerPC 604e processor, which included 32 kB data and instruction caches. The 132 MHz and 200 MHz configurations shipped with 8x and 12x CD-ROM drives, respectively.

The PowerMac 7600 was a 7500 with a 120 MHz 604 processor. (a new number was given to the 7600 as a result of the new processor type) In August 1996 the 7600 was "speed bumped" to 132 MHz. The 7600 was replaced in early 1997 by the 7300. There was also, briefly, a 200 MHz 604e 7600 Model.

Picture Credits:
John Greenleigh/Flipside Studios