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Xserve Early 2008


The Apple Xserve Early 2008 is a Network Server computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2008 to 2009 as part of the Xserve series. The computer has been introduced on January 8, 2008, and its price started at $2999. The new Xserve features a 2.8 GHz / Two 2.8 GHz or Two 3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5400 series processor, 2 GB of RAM, 80 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-RW/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, dual Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire “800”, and 64 MB ATI Radeon X1300 graphics. This Xserve has been discontinued on April 7, 2009.

Today Xserve Early 2008 is 13 years old!

Xserve Early 2008 – General information

Overview

IntroducedJanuary 8, 2008
DiscontinuedApril 7, 2009
Model IdentifierXserve2,1
Model NumberA1246
EMC2186
Order NumberMA882LL/A
Price$2,999 (base configuration)
ColorsAluminum
Weight31.7 – 38.3 Ibs.
14.378 – 17.372 KG
Dimensions1.73” H x 17.6” W x 30” D
4.39 cm H x 44.7 cm W x 76.2 cm D

Rack Support

  • Supports most industry-standard (EIA-310-D) four-post racks and cabinets with a rack depth of 24 inches to 36 inches deep

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorQuad-Core Xeon E5462 “Harpertownt” (2.8 GHz)
Two Quad-Core Xeon E5462 “Harpertownt” (2x 2.8 GHz)
Two Quad-Core Xeon E5472 “Harpertownt” (2x 3 GHz)
Processor Speed2.8 GHz
2x Quad 2.8 GHz (2x Quad-Core)
2x Quad 3 GHz (2x Quad-Core)
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores4 per processor (4 or 8 cores in total)
System BusSingle or Dual 1.6 GHz
Cache12 MB on-die L2 per processor (2x 6 MB)

Storage & Media

Storage80 GB 7,200 rpm
Media1 – 8x DVD-RW/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory2 GB
Maximum Memory32 GB
Memory Slots8 – PC2-6400 240-pin DDR2 ECC DIMM 800 MHz
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Radeon X1300
Graphics Memory64 MB GDDR3 SDRAM
Display Connection1 – Mini-DVI
Display ModesN/A

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – half-length (6.6-inch) configurable (8-lane PCI Express 2.0 or 133 MHz PCI-X)
1 – 9.25-inch 16-lane PCI Express 2.0
Bays3 – Apple Drive Module bays
Hard Drive Interface3 – 3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA) or Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
ADM Compatibility73 GB
80 GB
300 GB
1 TB
Internal RAIDOptional Xserve RAID Card with 256 MB cache and 72-hour cache battery backup; support for RAID 0, 1, and 5

Connections

Ethernet2 – 10/100/1000BASE-T (support for jumbo frames)
ModemNone
Wi-FiNone
BluetoothNone
Fibre ChannelOptional
USB3 – 480 Mbps
Serial1 – DB9 (RS-232)
SCSINone
FireWire2 – 800 Mbps
Audio InNone
Audio OutNone
Display1 – Mini-DVI

Software

Original OSMac OS X Server 10.5.1 (Unlimited Client)
Maximum OSMac OS X Server 10.7.5
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareNone

Power

Backup BatteryUnknown
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100V – 240V AC

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