|Name||Power Macintosh 9500|
|Manufacturer||Apple Computer Inc. (Apple) (USA)||Type||Desktop|
|Production start (mm-yyyy)||5 - 1995||Production end (mm-yyyy)||7 - 1997|
|RAM||16-1526 MB||ROM||4 MB|
|CPU||PowerPC 604/604e - 120/132/150/180/180x2/200 Mhz|
|Operating System||MacOS 7.5.2-7.6.1, 8.0-9.0|
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|Sound||stereo 16 bit|
|Storage memory||Floppy 1.4 MB SuperDrive , HD 1-2 GB , CD-ROM 4x-8x|
|Serial port||2||Parallel port|
|Others port||1 SCSI DB-25 , 1 ADB, 6 slots PCI|
|Original price||5300 Euro||Currency original price|
|Note||The first second generation PowerMac, the 9500 was introduced in May 1995, and is still most expandable PowerMac ever. It was powered by either a 120 or 132 MHz 604 processor, a second-generation PowerPC chip which was considerably faster than its predecessor, the 601. The big news about the 9500, however, was its 6 PCI slots. It was the first Mac to comply with the PCI industry standard. The 9500 came in a full tower case, and had 7 internal drive bays. Like the old Mac II, the 9500 came with no graphics capability--a third party add-on card was required. The most innovative feature of the 9500 was that it's processor came on a daughtercard, making future upgrades much less expensive. The 9500 cost $5,300, and was "speed bumped" to 150 MHz in April 1996. In August 1996, The 9500 was speed bumped again to a 200 MHz 604e processor and a multiprocessing twin 180 MHz 604e-based 9500 was released. The 9500 was replaced in early 1997 by the 9600.|
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