Model Detail - Power Mac G5 1.8GHz PCI (2004)

The Power Macintosh "Power Mac" G5 1.8 (PCI) has at it's heart a 1.8GHz PowerPC 970fx "G5" processor with "Velocity Engine" vector processing and 512k level 2 cache. The base configuration has 256MB of DDR-400 (PC3200) SDRAM installed as a pair of 128MB DIMMs, an 80.0GB/ 7200 RPM SATA hard drive, an 8X DVD-R/CD-RW "SuperDrive" along with an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra AGP 8X Pro video processor running 64MB of VRAM.
Ports and connectivity come via 1 USB 2.0, 1 FireWire 400, 1 FireWire 800, 1 ADC, 1 single link DVI, optical digital audio in/out plus support for AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 1.1.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 1.8GHz
First Build Date 10/19/2004
Last Build Date 6/13/2005
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier PowerMac9,1
Apple Order Number M9555LL/A
Apple Model Number A1093 (EMC 2020)
Form Factor Power Mac G5
Apple Subfamily Late 2004
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
256MB
Maximum RAM
4GB
RAM Slots4
RAM SpecsPC3200 DDR-400
RAM Speed400MHz
Standard Storage Drive
80GB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
4TB* X4
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (1.5GB/s)
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 970fx (G5)
Processors / Cores 1
Geekbench Rating 1005
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable G5 Daughtercard
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 256MB
Maximum RAM 4GB
RAM Slots 4
RAM Specs PC3200 DDR-400
RAM Speed 400MHz
System Bus Speed 600MHz (3:1)
Cache Bus Speed 1.8GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type Open Firmware
EFI Architecture 1MB
L1 Cache 32k/64k
L2 / L3 Cache 512k
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card GeForce FX 5200 Ultra
VRAM Type DDR SDRAM
Standard VRAM 64MB
Maximum VRAM 64MB
Native Resolution 1920x1200
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 1920x1200
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 80GB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 4TB* X4
Storage Drive Interface Serial ATA (SATA) (1.5GB/s)
Optical Disk 8X
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11b/g (Optional)
Bluetooth 1.1 (Optional)
Video / Multi-IO 2 (ADC/DVI)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 3 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 2 (400), 1 (800)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 56k v.92
Headphone 1
Microphone None
Audio In 2
Audio Out 2
Keyboard Apple Pro Keyboard
Mouse / Trackpad Apple Pro Mouse
Expansion Slots 3 PCI, AP/BL
Expansion Bays 2 3.5
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS OSX 10.3.5 (8E90)
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.5.8
MacOS 9 Support Classic Mode Only
Windows Support Emulation Only
Minimum Windows N/A
Maximum Windows N/A
POWER
Battery Type 3.6V Lithium
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter N/A
PHYSICAL
Case Type Tower
Dimensions 20.1 x 8.1 x 18.7
Weight 36.0 lbs. (16.4 kg)
Original Price USD US$1499
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