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List of Macintosh models grouped by CPU type

This list of Macintosh models grouped by CPU type contains all CPUs used by Apple Inc. for their Macintosh computers. It is grouped by processor family, processor model, and then chronologically by Macintosh model.

Motorola 68000

Motorola 68000

Processor Model Clock speed Introduced Discontinued
MC68000 Macintosh 8 MHz January 1984 October 1985
Macintosh 512K 8 MHz September 1984 April 1986
Macintosh XL 5 MHz January 1985 April 1985
Macintosh Plus 8 MHz January 1986 October 1990
Macintosh 512Ke 8 MHz April 1986 September 1987
Macintosh SE 8 MHz March 1987 August 1989
Macintosh SE FDHD 8 MHz August 1989 October 1990
Macintosh Classic 8 MHz October 1990 September 1992
MC68HC000 Macintosh Portable 16 MHz September 1989 October 1991
PowerBook 100 16 MHz October 1991 August 1992

Motorola 68020

Processor Model Clock speed Introduced Discontinued
MC68020 Macintosh II 16 MHz March 1987 January 1990
Macintosh LC 16 MHz October 1990 March 1992

Motorola 68030

Processor Model Clock speed Introduced Discontinued
MC68030 Macintosh IIx 16 MHz September 1988 October 1990
Macintosh SE/30 16 MHz January 1989 October 1990
Macintosh IIcx 16 MHz March 1989 February 1991
Macintosh IIci 25 MHz September 1989 February 1993
Macintosh IIfx 40 MHz March 1990 April 1992
Macintosh IIsi 20 MHz October 1990 March 1993
Macintosh Classic II 16 MHz October 1991 September 1993
Performa 200
PowerBook 140 16 MHz October 1991 August 1992
PowerBook 170 25 MHz October 1991 October 1992
Macintosh LC II 16 MHz March 1992 March 1993
Performa 400
Performa 405
Performa 410
Performa 430
PowerBook 145 25 MHz August 1992 June 1993
Macintosh IIvi 16-32 MHz October 1992 February 1993
Performa 600/600CD
Macintosh IIvx 32 MHz October 1992 October 1993
PowerBook 160 25 MHz October 1992 August 1993
PowerBook 180 33 MHz October 1992 May 1994
PowerBook Duo 210 25 MHz October 1992 October 1993
PowerBook Duo 230 33 MHz October 1992 July 1994
Macintosh Color Classic 16 MHz February 1993 May 1994
Performa 250
Performa 275
Macintosh LC III 25 MHz February 1993 February 1994
Performa 450
PowerBook 165c 33 MHz February 1993 December 1993
Macintosh LC 520 25 MHz June 1993 February 1994
PowerBook 180c 33 MHz June 1993 March 1994
PowerBook 145B 25 MHz July 1993 July 1994
PowerBook 165 33 MHz August 1993 July 1994
Macintosh LC III+ 33 MHz October 1993 February 1994
Performa 460
Performa 466
Performa 467
Macintosh Color Classic II 33 MHz October 1993 May 1994
Macintosh TV 32 MHz October 1993 February 1994
PowerBook Duo 250 33 MHz October 1993 May 1994
PowerBook Duo 270c 33 MHz October 1993 April 1994
Macintosh LC 550 33 MHz February 1994 March 1995
Performa 550
Performa 560
PowerBook 150 33 MHz July 1994 October 1995

Motorola 68040

Processor Model Clock speed Introduced Discontinued
MC68040 Macintosh Quadra 700 25 MHz October 1991 March 1993
Macintosh Quadra 900 25 MHz October 1991 May 1992
Macintosh Quadra 950 33 MHz May 1992 October 1995
Macintosh Centris 650 25 MHz February 1993 October 1993
Macintosh Quadra 800 33 MHz February 1993 March 1994
Workgroup Server 80 33 MHz February 1993 March 1994
Workgroup Server 95 33 MHz March 1993 April 1995
Macintosh Quadra 660AV 25 MHz July 1993 September 1994
Macintosh Quadra 840AV 40 MHz July 1993 July 1994
Macintosh Centris 660AV 25 MHz July 1993 September 1994
Workgroup Server 60 20-25 MHz July 1993 October 1994
Macintosh Quadra 610 25 MHz October 1993 July 1994
Macintosh Quadra 650 33 MHz October 1993 September 1994
Macintosh LC 630 33 MHz July 1994 October 1995
Macintosh Quadra 630 33 MHz July 1994 October 1995
Performa 630
Performa 630CD
Performa 631CD
Performa 635CD
Performa 636
Performa 636CD
Performa 637CD
Performa 638CD
Performa 640CD
PowerBook 550c 33 MHz May 1995 April 1996
MC68LC040 Macintosh Centris 610 20 MHz February 1993 October 1993
Macintosh LC 475 25 MHz October 1993 October 1994
Macintosh Quadra 605 25 MHz October 1993 October 1994
Performa 475
Performa 476
Macintosh LC 575 33 MHz February 1994 April 1995
Performa 575
Performa 576
Performa 577
Performa 578
PowerBook Duo 280 33 MHz April 1994 November 1994
PowerBook Duo 280c 33 MHz April 1994 January 1996
PowerBook 520 25 MHz May 1994 June 1995
PowerBook 520c 25 MHz May 1994 September 1995
PowerBook 540 33 MHz May 1994 October 1994
PowerBook 540c 33 MHz May 1994 August 1995
Macintosh LC 580 33 MHz April 1995 April 1996
Performa 580CD
Performa 588CD
PowerBook 190 33 MHz August 1995 June 1996
PowerBook 190cs 33 MHz August 1995 October 1996

PowerPC

PowerPC 601

Processor Model Clock speed
(MHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L1 cache
(KB KiB)
(data/
instr.)
L2 cache
(KB KiB)
Introduced Discontinued
PowerPC 601 Power Macintosh 6100 60–66 30.0–33.3 16/16 March 1994 October 1995
Performa 6110CD
Performa 6112CD
Performa 6115CD
Performa 6116CD
Performa 6117CD
Performa 6118CD
Power Macintosh 7100 66–80 33.3–40.0 16/16 March 1994 January 1996
Power Macintosh 8100 80–110 33.3–40.0 16/16 256 March 1994 July 1995
Workgroup Server 6150 60–66 30.0–33.3 16/16 April 1994 April 1996
Workgroup Server 8150 80–110 36.7–40.0 16/16 256 April 1994 April 1996
Workgroup Server 9150 80–120 40.0 16/16 512–1024 April 1994 May 1996
Power Macintosh 7200 75–120 37.5–40.0 16/16 May 1995 February 1997
Power Macintosh 8200 100–120 40.0 16/16 256 April 1996 July 1996
PowerPC 601v Power Macintosh 7500 100 50.0 16/16 May 1995 May 1996
Workgroup Server 7250 120 40.0 16/16 February 1996 April 1997

PowerPC 603

Processor Model Clock speed
(MHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L1 cache
(KB)
(data/
instr.)
L2 cache
(KB)
Introduced Discontinued
PowerPC 603 Power Macintosh 5200 LC 75 37.5 8/8 256 April 1995 April 1996
Performa 5200CD
Performa 5210CD
Performa 5215CD
Performa 5220CD
Power Macintosh 6200 75–120 37.5–40.0 8/8 256 May 1995 July 1997
Performa 6200CD
Performa 6205CD
Performa 6210CD
Performa 6214CD
Performa 6216CD
Performa 6218CD
Performa 6220CD
Performa 6230CD
PowerPC 603e Power Macintosh 5300 LC 100–120 40.0 16/16 256 August 1995 April 1996
Performa 5300CD (DE)
Performa 5320CD
PowerBook 5300c/ce/cs 100–117 33.3 16/16 August 1995 August 1996
PowerBook Duo 2300c 100 33.3 16/16 August 1995 February 1997
Power Macintosh 5260 LC 100–120 40.0 16/16 256 April 1996 March 1997
Performa 5260CD
Performa 5270CD
Performa 5280CD
Performa 6260CD 100 40.0 16/16 256 May 1996 July 1997
Performa 6290CD
Performa 6300CD
Performa 6310CD
Power Macintosh 6300/120 120 40.0 16/16 256 May 1996 July 1997
Performa 6320
Power Macintosh 4400 150–200 40.0 16/16 256 November 1996 February 1998
Performa 4400
PowerBook 1400c/cs 117–133 33.3 16/16 November 1996 May 1998
PowerPC 603ev Power Macintosh 5400 LC 120–200 40.0 16/16 256 April 1996 early 1998
Performa 5400CD
Performa 5410CD
Performa 5420CD
Performa 5430CD
Performa 5440CD
Power Macintosh 6400 180–200 40.0 16/16 256 August 1996 August 1997
Performa 6400
Performa 6360 160 40.0 16/16 October 1996 October 1997
PowerBook 1400c/cs 166 33.3 16/16 128 November 1996 May 1998
Power Macintosh 5500 225–275 50.0 16/16 256 February 1997 early 1998
Power Macintosh 6500 225–300 50.0 16/16 256 February 1997 March 1998
PowerBook 3400 180–240 40.0 16/16 256 February 1997 November 1997
20th Anniversary Macintosh 250 50.0 16/16 128 May 1997 March 1998
PowerBook 2400 180–240 40.0 16/16 256 May 1997 May 1998

PowerPC 604

Processor Model Clock speed
(MHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L2 cache
(KB)
Processors Introduced Discontinued
PowerPC 604 Power Macintosh 8500 120–150 40–50 256 1 May 1995 August 1996
Power Macintosh 9500 120–150 40–50 512 1 May 1995 August 1996
Network Server 500 132 44 512 1 February 1996 April 1997
Workgroup Server 8550 132 44 512 1 February 1996 September 1996
Power Macintosh 7600 120–132 40–44 256 1 April 1996 August 1996
PowerPC 604e Power Macintosh 8500 180 45 256 1 August 1996 February 1997
Power Macintosh 9500 180–200 45–50 512 1–2 August 1996 February 1997
Power Macintosh 7600 200 50 256 1 August 1996 November 1997
Network Server 700 150–200 50 1024 1 September 1996 April 1997
Workgroup Server 8550 200 50 512 1 September 1996 April 1997
Power Macintosh 7300 166–200 45–50 256 1 February 1997 November 1997
Power Macintosh 8600 200 50 512 1 February 1997 August 1997
Power Macintosh 9600 200–233 50 512 1–2 February 1997 August 1997
Workgroup Server 7350 180 45 256 1 April 1997 March 1998
Workgroup Server 9650 233 50 512 1 April 1997 August 1997
PowerPC 604ev Power Macintosh 8600 250–300 50 1024 1 August 1997 February 1998
Power Macintosh 9600 300–350 50 1024 1 August 1997 March 1998
Workgroup Server 9650 350 50 1024 1 August 1997 March 1998

The PowerPC 604e was the first Mac processor available in a symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) configuration.

PowerPC G3

Processor Model Clock speed
(MHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L2 cache
(KB)
Introduced Discontinued
PowerPC 750 Power Macintosh G3 (Beige) 233–333 66 1024 November 1997 January 1999
PowerBook G3 233–500 50–100 512–1024 November 1997 January 2001
Macintosh Server G3 (Beige) 233–333 66 1024 March 1998 December 1998
iMac 233–500 66–100 512 August 1998 July 2001
Power Macintosh G3 (Blue & White) 300–450 100 1024 January 1999 September 1999
Macintosh Server G3 (Blue & White) 350–450 100 1024 January 1999 August 1999
iBook 300–366 66 512 September 1999 September 2000
PowerPC 750CX iMac 600 100 256 September 2000 May 2001
PowerPC 750CXe iBook 366–500 66–100 256–512 September 2000 May 2002
iMac 500–700 100 256 July 2001 March 2003
PowerPC 755 iBook 600 100 256 October 2001 May 2002
PowerPC 750FX iBook 600–900 100 512 May 2002 October 2003

PowerPC G4

Processor Model Clock speed
(MHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L2 cache
(KB)
L3 cache
(KB)
Processors Introduced Discontinued
PowerPC 7400 Power Mac G4 350–500 100 512–1024 1–2 September 1999 January 2001
Macintosh Server G4 350–500 100 512–1024 1–2 January 2000 January 2001
Power Mac G4 Cube 450–500 100 512–1024 1 August 2000 April 2001
PowerPC 7410 Power Mac G4 466–533 133 1024 1–2 January 2001 July 2001
PowerBook G4 400–500 100 1024 1 January 2001 October 2001
Macintosh Server G4 466–533 133 1024 1–2 January 2001 July 2001
Power Mac G4 Cube 450–500 100 1024 1 April 2001 July 2001
PowerPC 7450 Power Mac G4 667–867 133 256–1024 0–2048 1–2 January 2001 January 2002
Macintosh Server G4 733–1000 133 256 0–2048 1–2 September 2001 August 2002
PowerBook G4 550–667 100–133 256 1 October 2001 July 2002
iMac G4 700–800 100 256 1 January 2002 January 2003
eMac 700–800 100 256 1 April 2002 May 2003
PowerPC 7455 Power Mac G4 800–1420 133–167 256 1024–4096 1–2 January 2002 June 2004
PowerBook G4 667–1000 133–167 256 0–1024 1 April 2002 September 2003
Xserve 1000–1333 133 256 2048 1–2 May 2002 January 2004
Macintosh Server G4 1000–1250 133–167 256 1024–2048 1–2 August 2002 January 2003
iMac G4 800–1250 100–167 256 1 February 2003 July 2004
eMac 800–1000 133 256 1 May 2003 April 2004
iBook G4 800–1000 133 256 1 October 2003 April 2004
PowerPC 7447 PowerBook G4 1000–1333 133–167 512 1 September 2003 April 2004
eMac 1250 167 512 1 April 2004 May 2005
PowerPC 7447a PowerBook G4 1333–1667 167 512 1 April 2004 April 2006
iBook G4 1000–1420 133–142 512 1 April 2004 May 2006
Mac mini 1250–1500 167 512 1 January 2005 February 2006
eMac 1420 167 512 1 May 2005 July 2006

The PowerPC 7400 was the first Mac processor to include an AltiVec vector processing unit.

The PowerPC 7455 was the first Mac processor to break the 1 GHz barrier.

PowerPC G5

Processor Model Clock speed
(GHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L2 cache
(KB)
Processors Cores per
processor
Introduced Discontinued
PowerPC 970 Power Mac G5 1.6–2.0 800–1000 512 1–2 1 June 2003 June 2004
PowerPC 970FX Xserve G5 2.0–2.3 1000–1150 512 1–2 1 January 2004 August 2005
Power Mac G5 1.8–2.7 900–1350 512 1–2 1 June 2004 November 2005
iMac G5 1.6–2.1 533–700 512 1 1 August 2004 January 2006
PowerPC 970MP Power Mac G5 2.0–2.5 1000–1250 2×1024 1–2 2 November 2005 August 2006

The PowerPC 970 was the first 64-bit Mac processor.

The PowerPC 970MP was the first dual-core Mac processor and the first to be found in a quad-core configuration.

Intel x86

Intel Core

Processor Model Clock speed
(GHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L2 cache
(MB)
Processors Cores per
processor
Introduced Discontinued
Core Duo ("Yonah") iMac 1.83–2.00 667 2 1 2 January 2006 September 2006
MacBook Pro 1.83–2.16 667 2 1 2 February 2006 October 2006
Mac mini 1.66–1.83 667 2 1 2 February 2006 August 2007
MacBook 1.83–2.00 667 2 1 2 May 2006 November 2006
Core Solo ("Yonah") Mac mini 1.50 667 2 1 1 February 2006 September 2006

The Core Solo was a Core Duo with one of the two cores disabled.

Intel Core 2

Processor Model Clock speed
(GHz)
FSB speed
(MT/s)
L2 cache
(MB)
Processors Cores per
processor
Introduced Discontinued
Xeon 5100 ("Woodcrest") Mac Pro 2.00–3.00 1333 4 2 2 August 2006 January 2008
Xserve 2.00–3.00 1333 4 2 2 October 2006 January 2008
Core 2 Duo ("Merom") iMac 1.83–2.40 667–800 2–4 1 2 September 2006 April 2008
MacBook Pro 2.16–2.60 667–800 4 1 2 October 2006 February 2008
MacBook 1.83–2.20 667–800 2–4 1 2 November 2006 February 2008
Mac mini 1.83–2.00 667 2–4 1 2 August 2007 current
MacBook Air 1.60–1.80 800 4 1 2 January 2008 current
Xeon 5300 ("Clovertown") Mac Pro 3.00 1333 2×4 2 4 April 2007 January 2008
Core 2 Extreme ("Merom XE") iMac 2.80 800 4 1 2 August 2007 April 2008
Xeon 5400 ("Harpertown") Mac Pro 2.80–3.20 1600 2×6 1–2 4 January 2008 current
Xserve 2.80–3.00 1600 2×6 1–2 4 January 2008 current
Core 2 Duo ("Penryn") MacBook Pro 2.40–2.60 800 3–6 1 2 February 2008 current
MacBook 2.10–2.40 800 3 1 2 February 2008 current
iMac 2.40–3.06 1066 6 1 2 April 2008 current

Merom was the first 64-bit processor to appear in a Mac notebook.

Clovertown was the first quad-core Mac processor and the first to be found in an 8-core configuration.

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