Quadra 660AV what's with the "PowerPC" label?
swiftgriggs at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 13:32:03 CDT 2016
On Mon, 13 Jun 2016, Al Kossow wrote:
> Quadra verisons of machines generally had a faster CPU, or had the
> non-LC version with FP. Sadly, the Q800 was crippled because they wanted
> the 840AV to have a faster processor.
That is sad. Damn market-droids.
> The Q800 board will work fine with a 40MHz 68040
Are they socketed? I guess you are just saying that it'd be
> There was an Apple PPC PDS upgrade for the 040 Quadras. If it was just a
> sticker on the front, it probably had the upgrade.
That was my thought, too, until I opened it up. It's definitely not
upgraded. It doesn't even have any adapter installed on the slot. I guess
maybe that's only there if you want to use Nubus. The case is
silkscreened, too, not a sticker. I think it might just be the cover from
a 6100 or something.
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