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Xserve Early 2009


The Apple Xserve Early 2009 is a Network Server computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2009 to 2011 as part of the Xserve series. The computer has been introduced on April 7, 2009, and its price started at $2999. The new Xserve features a 2.26 GHz / Two 2.26 GHz / Two 2.66 GHz or Two 2.93 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5500 series processor, 3 GB of RAM, 160 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-RW/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, dual Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire “800”, and 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 graphics. This Xserve has been discontinued on January 31, 2011.

Today Xserve Early 2009 is 12 years old!

Xserve Early 2009 – General information

Overview

IntroducedApril 7, 2009
DiscontinuedJanuary 31, 2011
Model IdentifierXserve3,1
Model NumberA1279
EMC2279
Order NumberMB449LL/A
Price$2,999
$3,599
$4,999
$5,599
$6,199
ColorsAluminum
Weight30.8 – 38.3 Ibs.
13.970 – 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 E5520 “Gainestown” (2.26 GHz)
Two Quad Core Xeon E5520 “Gainestown” (2x 2.26 GHz)
Two Quad Core Xeon E5550 “Gainestown” (2x 2.66 GHz)
Two Quad Core Xeon E5570 “Gainestown” (2x 2.93 GHz)
Processor SpeedQuad 2.26 GHz
2x Quad 2.26 GHz (2x Quad Core)
2x Quad 2.66 GHz (2x Quad Core)
2x Quad 2.93 GHz (2x Quad Core)
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores4 per processor (4 or 8 cores in total)
System BusIntel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI)
Cache8 MB shared L3 per processor

Storage & Media

Storage160 GB 7,200 rpm (HDD)
1 TB 7,200 rpm (HDD)
2 TB 7,200 rpm (HDD)
128 GB (SSD)
Media1 – 8x DVD-RW/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory3 GB
Maximum Memory48 GB (Apple)
96 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots6 – PC3-8500 240-pin DDR3 ECC SDRAM 1066 MHz (Quad-Core)
12 – PC3-8500 240-pin DDR3 ECC SDRAM 1066 MHz (8-Core)
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GT 120
Graphics Memory256 MB GDDR3 SDRAM
Display Connection1 – Mini DisplayPort
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 Compatibility160 GB
450 GB
1 TB
Internal RAIDOptional Xserve RAID Card with 512 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 DisplayPort

Software

Original OSMac OS X Server 10.5.6 (Unlimited Client)
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface
Bundled SoftwareNone

Power

Backup BatteryUnknown
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100V – 240V AC

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