PowerBook G4 (17-inch)

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When it was announced in January 2003, the 17" PowerBook G4 was the only 17" laptop on the market. It was also the first Mac Laptop to gain FireWire 800 and the first Mac to gain Airport Extreme (802.11g).

Models

Date Revision Processor L2 + L3 cache Graphics Display Resolution
January 7, 2003Rev. APPC 7455 G4 - 1 GHz256 KB + 1 MB L3 cacheNVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go 64 MB1440x900
October 22, 2003Rev. BPPC 7447 G4 - 1.33 GHz512 KBATI Mobility Radeon 9600 64 MB1440x900
April 19, 2004Rev. CPPC 7447a G4 - 1.5 GHz512 KBATI Mobility Radeon 9700 64 MB/ 128 MB1440x900
January 31, 2005Rev. DPPC 7447a G4 - 1.67 GHz512 KBATI Mobility Radeon 9700 128 MB1440x900
October 19, 2005Rev. EPPC 7447a G4 - 1.67 GHz512 KBATI Mobility Radeon 9700 128 MB1680x1050

Notes

  • The Rev. E used exactly the same processor as the Rev. D. This is probably because the G4 would have run too hot.
  • The 17" PowerBook weighs roughly 7 lbs/ 3.18 kg.