Macintosh Server G4 with Gigabit Ethernet

The Macintosh Server G4 with Gigabit Ethernet is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2000 to 2001 as part of the Macintosh Server series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on July 19, 2000, and its price started at $3999.

The new Macintosh Server G4 features a Dual 450 MHz or Dual 500 MHz PowerPC 7400 G4 processor, 256 MB or 512 MB of RAM, 36 GB / 72 GB or 80 GB hard drive, 5x DVD-ROM, and 2x 16 MB ATI Rage 128 Pro graphics in the base model.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on January 9, 2001.

Today Macintosh Server G4 with Gigabit Ethernet is 23 years old!

Macintosh Server G4
Source: – Macintosh Server G4

Macintosh Server G4 with Gigabit Ethernet Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJuly 19, 2000
DiscontinuedJanuary 9, 2001
Model IdentifierPowerMac3,3
Model NumberM5183
Order NumberM7892LL/A (dual 450 MHz)
M7893LL/A (dual 500 MHz)
Original Price$3,999
Weight30 Ibs.
13.607 KG
Dimensions17” H x 8.9” W x 18.4” D
43.18 cm H x 22.6 cm W x 46.73 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorPowerPC 7400 G4
Processor SpeedDual 450 MHz
Dual 500 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus100 MHz (Up to 800 Mbps data throughput)
Cache64 KB L1
1 MB backside L2

Storage & Media

Storage80 GB 7,200 rpm (ATA)
36 GB 10,000 rpm (SCSI)
72 GB 10,000 rpm (SCSI)
Media1 – 5x DVD-ROM or DVD-RAM


Built-in Memory256 MB
512 MB
Maximum Memory1.5 GB (Mac OS 9)
2 GB (Mac OS X)
Memory Slots4 – PC-100 3.3v 168-pin SDRAM
Minimum Speed8 ns (125 MHz)
Interleaving SupportNo


Built-in DisplayNone


Graphics Card2x ATI Rage 128 Pro
Graphics Memory16 MB
Display Connection1 – VGA
1 – ADC
Display ModesSingle display only


Expansion Slots3 – 33 MHz 64-bit PCI
1 – 2x AGP
Bays4 – Internal 3.5″ ATA drive bays
1 – Optical drive bay
1 – Zip 100/250 bay
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
Optical Drive InterfaceEIDE (ATA-3)


Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
Wi-FiAirPort Card 802.11b (Optional)
USB2 – 12 Mbps
SCSI1 – Ultra160 SCSI PCI card (Optional)
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps (15W total power)
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – VGA
1 – ADC


Original OSMac OS 9.0.4
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMac OS ROM 4.9.1
Bundled SoftwareMac OS 9 with AppleShare IP or Mac OS X Server

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Pro Keyboard
Apple Pro Mouse


Backup Battery3.6 V 850 mAh Lithium (922-4028)
Maximum Continuous Power220 W
Line Voltage115 V AC (90-132 V AC) or 230 V AC (180-264 V AC)

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