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=General Information=
 
=General Information=
 
This is a smaller version of the [[Power Macintosh 9500]].
 
This is a smaller version of the [[Power Macintosh 9500]].
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The Power Macintosh 8500 and Workgroup Server 8550 feature three PCI expansion slots, a removable 604 microprocessor card, and, in addition, the Power Macintosh 8500 features video in and out functionality standard.
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===CPU===
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The Power Macintosh 8500 and WS 8550 computers feature the PowerPC 604 RISC microprocessor. The PowerPC 604 microprocessor is installed via a card that plugs into the logic board, allowing for maximum flexibility with future upgrades. Features of this microprocessor include
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* Full RISC processing architecture
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* Parallel processing units: one load-store unit, two integer units, one complex integer unit, and one floating point unit
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* Separate built-in caches for data and instructions, 16 KB each, four-way set associative
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* Advanced branching techniques for improved throughput
    
===Expansion===
 
===Expansion===

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