iMac G5 17-inch Mid 2005

iMac G5

The Apple iMac G5 17-inch Mid 2005 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2005 as part of the iMac G5 series of iMac computers. The computer has been introduced on May 3, 2005, and its price started at $1299. The new iMac G5 features a 1.8 GHz or 2 GHz PowerPC 970fx G5 processor, 512 MB of RAM, 17-inch LCD TFT Display, 160 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-ROM/CD-RW “Combo” drive, Ambient Light Sensor, built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, USB 2.0 ports, standard AirPort Extreme Card, and 128 MB ATI Radeon 9600 graphics. This iMac has been discontinued on October 12, 2005 and has been replaced by iMac G5 17-inch Late 2005.

Today iMac G5 17-inch Mid 2005 is 16 years old!

iMac G5 17-inch Mid 2005 General Information

Overview

IntroducedMay 3, 2005
DiscontinuedOctober 12, 2005
Model IdentifierPowerMac8,2
Model NumberA1058
EMC2055
Order NumberM9843LL/A (1.8 GHz)
M9844LL/A (2.0 GHz)
Price$1,299
$1,499
ColorsWhite
Weight18.6 Ibs.
8.436 KG
Dimensions16.9” H x 16.8” W x 6.8” D
42.92 cm H x 42.67 cm W x 17.27 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 970fx G5
Processor Speed1.8 GHz
2 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus600 MHz
667 MHz
Cache64 / 32 KB L1
512 KB backside L2

Storage & Media

Storage160 GB
250 GB
400 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD-ROM/CD-RW “Combo” drive slot-loading or 4x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive”

Memory

Built-in Memory512 MB
Maximum Memory2 GB
Memory Slots2 – PC-3200 183-pin DDR SO-DIMM 400 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display17″ TFT LCD Display
Brightness200 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1440 x 900 (Native)

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Radeon 9600
Graphics Memory128 MB
Display Connection1 – Mini-VGA (Composite and S-video with adapter)
Display ModesVideo mirroring only
External ResolutionN/A
CameraNone

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/133
Hard Drive Interface1.5 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)

Connections

Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k
Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11b/g
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
USB3 – 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps
InfraredNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – Mini-VGA (Composite and S-video with adapter)

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.4
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.5.8
FirmwareMac OS ROM
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.4
QuickTime
iMovie 2
iPhoto
iTunes 2
iDVD 2
DVD Player
AppleWorks
Mac OS X Mail
Microsoft Internet Explorer
EarthLink (includes 30 days of free service)
AOL
Quicken 2002 Deluxe
World Book Mac OS X Edition
Mac OS X Chess
Otto Matic
Deimos Rising
FaxSTF
Acrobat Reader
Apple Hardware Test CD

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Keyboard
Apple Mouse

Power

Backup Battery3 V CR2032 Lithium
Maximum Continuous Power180 W
Line Voltage100-120 V AC or 100-240 V AC

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