What can I run on this Mac?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by phantomreaper, Oct 23, 2006.

  1. phantomreaper macrumors newbie

    Oct 23, 2006
    a Performa 5200.

    requires System 7.5.1 through 9.1 
    CPU: 75 MHz PPC 603 
    bus: network and SCSI run at 10 MHz, RAM and IDE at 22.5 MHz, CPU at 37.5 MHz, graphics at 30 MHz 
    performance: XXX (relative to SE) 
    ROM: 4 MB 
    RAM: 64
    VRAM: 1 MB, not expandable 
    Video: thousands of colors at 640 x 480, 256 at 800 x 600 and 832 x 624 
    L2 cache: 256 KB 
    Sound:16-bit mono
     mic: standard 3.5mm minijack,ADB port for keyboard and mouse 
    DIN-8 serial ports on back of computer
    DB-25 SCSI connector on back of computer 
    one LC PDS slot, one comm slot, one TV slot, one video I/O slot
    Okay, what games and programs can I run on this old girl? I'm a retro fan.
  2. dpaanlka macrumors 601


    Nov 16, 2004
    Not much, because the 5200 was a really bad computer design for various reasons, even when it was new. It is widely considered the lowest point in Apple's history.

    This will get you a good start though:


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