Apple, DayStar PowerPC Upgrade Cards Compared (3/94)

This article compares the Apple PowerPC Upgrade Card with the DayStar
PowerPro 601 PowerPC Upgrade Cards

This article has been archived and is no longer updated by Apple.

                       Apple PowerPC     DayStar
Feature:                Upgrade Card      PowerPro 601    
--------                ------------      ------------
RISC processor           PowerPC 601       PowerPC 601
Processor Speed(s)       66 MHz            66 MHz, 80 MHz*
Restart with 68040       No                Yes
Maximum Operating Speed:
- Centris 650           50 MHz            80 MHz
- Quadra 700, 900       50 MHz            80 MHz
- Quadra 650, 800, 950  50 MHz            80 MHz      
Memory Expansion
(on the card)           0 MB              128 MB
Maximum System Memory
- Quadra 700            68 MB             196 MB
- Centris 650           136 MB            264 MB
- Quadra 650, 800       136 MB            264 MB
- Quadra 900, 950       256 MB            384 MB
Cache size available     1 MB              1 MB
Direct access to 64-bit
memory                  No                Yes

* The DayStar PowerPro 601 comes in two versions: one with a 601 chip
running at 66 MHz and the second with a 601 chip running at 80 MHz.


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Published Date: Feb 19, 2012