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Power Macintosh 6100
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Available with either a 60MHz or 66MHz [[PowerPC 601]] processor. A 256KB L2 cache upgrade is standard on the 66MHz version and was optional on the original 60MHz model.
Introduced in March 1994, the PowerMac 6100 was the first Mac to be powered by a PowerPC processor. An optional AV configuration was available. The 6100 came in a Centris 610-style low-profile case, cost $1,700, and was "speed bumped" to 66 Mhz in January 1995. The 6100/66 was discontinued at the end of 1995. The 6100/66 DOS was also available, with a 66 Mhz 486DX/2 processor card, and was discontinued in early 1996. The 6100 was also offered bundled with a monitor and various hard drives, as the Performa 6110CD, 6112CD, 6115CD, 6116CD, 6117CD, and 6118CD.
Codename: Piltdown Man. Originally shipped with a PowerPC specific version of system software 7.1.2.
The CPU bus is the standard 64-bit nonpipelined bus used by the PowerPC 601 processor.
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