Xserve Cluster Node
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Xserve G5 Cluster Node


The Apple Xserve G5 Cluster Node is a Network Server computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2004 to 2005 as part of the Macintosh Xserve G5 series. The computer has been introduced on January 6, 2004, and its price started at $2999. The new Xserve G5 features a 2 GHz Dual-Core PowerPC 970fx G5 processor, 512 RAM, 80 GB hard drive, and 10/100/1000Base-T (Gigabit) Ethernet. This Xserve has been discontinued on January 4, 2005.

Today Xserve G5 Cluster Node is 17 years old!

Xserve G5 Cluster Node – General information

Overview

IntroducedJanuary 6, 2004
DiscontinuedJanuary 4, 2005
Model IdentifierRackMac3,1
Model NumberUnknown
EMCUnknown
Order NumberML/9215A
M9742LL/A
Price$2,999
ColorsAluminum
Weight33 Ibs.
14.968 KG
Dimensions1.73” H x 17.6” W x 28” D
4.39 cm H x 44.7 cm W x 71.12 cm D

Rack Support

  • Fits EIA-310-D-compliant, industry-standard 19-inch-wide racks, including four-post racks (24-inches, 26-inches, and from 29 to 36-inches deep) and two-post telco racks (center-mount brackets included)

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 970fx G5
Processor SpeedDual 2 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus1 GHz
Cache64 / 32 KB L1
512 KB L2

Storage & Media

Storage80 GB 7,200 rpm
MediaNone

Memory

Built-in Memory512 MB
Maximum Memory8 GB
Memory Slots8 – PC-3200 DDR400 SDRAM
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics MemoryN/A
Display ConnectionNone
Display ModesN/A

Expansion

Expansion Slots2 – PCI-X 133 MHz 64-bit
Bays1 – Apple Drive Module bays
Hard Drive Interface1 – 1.5 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
ADM Compatibility74 GB
80 GB
250 GB
400 GB
500 GB

Connections

Ethernet2 – 10/100/1000BASE-T (support for jumbo frames)
ModemNone
Wi-FiNone
BluetoothNone
Fibre ChannelOptional
USB2 – 480 Mbps
Serial1 – DB9 (RS-232)
SCSINone
FireWire1 – 400 Mbps
2 – 800 Mbps
Audio InNone
Audio OutNone
DisplayNone

Software

Original OSMac OS X Server 10.3 (10 Client)
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.5.8
FirmwareMac OS ROM
Bundled SoftwareNone

Power

Backup BatteryUnknown
Maximum Continuous Power240 – 252 W
Line Voltage90V – 264V AC

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