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iMac G5 17-inch


The Apple iMac G5 17-inch is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2004 to 2005 as part of the iMac G5 series of iMac computers. The computer has been introduced on August 31, 2004, and its price started at $1299. The new iMac G5 features a 1.6 or 1.8 GHz PowerPC 970fx G5 processor, 256 MB of RAM, 17-inch LCD TFT Display, 80 GB hard drive, slot-loading 4x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive”, and 64 MB NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultrgraphics. This iMac has been discontinued on May 3, 2005 and has been replaced by iMac G5 17-inch Mid 2005.

Today iMac G5 17-inch is 18 years old!

iMac G5 17-inch – General information

Overview

IntroducedAugust 31, 2004
DiscontinuedMay 3, 2005
Model IdentifierPowerMac8,1
Model NumberA1058
EMC1989
Order NumberM9248LL/A (1.6 GHz)
M9249LL/A (1.8 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 Speed1.6 GHz
1.8 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus533 MHz
600 MHz
Cache64 / 32 KB L1
512 KB backside L2
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU

Storage & Media

Storage40 GB
80 GB
160 GB
250 GB
Media1 – 4x DVD-R/CD-RW “SuperDrive” slot-loading

Memory

Built-in Memory256 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 CardNVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra
Graphics Memory64 MB
Display Connection1 – Mini-VGA (Composite and S-video with adapter)
Display ModesVideo mirroring only
External Resolution640 x 480 at 60Hz
800 x 600 at 75Hz
1024 x 768 at 75Hz
CameraNone

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/133
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/100 (ATA-6) or 1.5 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)

Connections

Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k (Optional)
Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11b/g (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 1.1 (Optional)
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 10.3.5
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.5.8
FirmwareMac OS ROM
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.3
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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