Model Detail - Power Macintosh G4 500MHz Dual (Gigabit) (2000)

The Power Macintosh "Power Mac" G4 500 Dual Processor (Gigabit Ethernet) features dual 500MHz PowerPC 7400 G4 processors each including "Velocity Engine" vector processing and a 1MB backside cache. Base system configurations had 256MB of RAM, a 40GB Ultra ATA/66 hard drive, a 5X DVD-ROM or DVD-RAM drive plus a 2X AGP ATI Rage 128 Pro graphics processor running 16MB of VRAM plus a 10/100/1000Base-T (Gigabit) Ethernet port and optional AirPort (802.11b).

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 500MHz
First Build Date 7/19/2000
Last Build Date 1/9/2001
Built-in Display None
Model Identifier PowerMac3,3
Apple Order Number M7893LL/A
Apple Model Number M5183 (EMC 1864)
Form Factor Power Mac G4 (Graphite)
Apple Subfamily Gigabit Ethernet
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
256MB
Maximum RAM
2GB
RAM Slots4
RAM SpecsPC100 SDRAM
RAM Speed100MHz
Standard Storage Drive
40GB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
250GB* X4
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 7400 (G4) x2
Processors / Cores 2 (1 Core)
Geekbench Rating 489
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable AGP G4 Daughtercard
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 256MB
Maximum RAM 2GB
RAM Slots 4
RAM Specs PC100 SDRAM
RAM Speed 100MHz
System Bus Speed 100MHz
Cache Bus Speed 250MHz
ROM / Firmware Type Open Firmware
EFI Architecture 1MB
L1 Cache 64k
L2 / L3 Cache 1MB (backside)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card Rage 128 Pro
VRAM Type SDRAM
Standard VRAM 16MB
Maximum VRAM 16MB
Native Resolution 1920x1200
Multi Display Support None
Multi Display Max Resolution N/A
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 40GB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 250GB* X4
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
Optical Disk 5X DVD-ROM, RAM
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11b (Optional)
Bluetooth None
Video / Multi-IO 1 VGA, 1 ADC
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 2 (1.1)
Firewire Ports / Spec 2 (400)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 56k v.90
Headphone None
Microphone None
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Apple Pro Keyboard
Mouse / Trackpad Apple Pro Mouse
Expansion Slots 3 PCI, AP
Expansion Bays 5 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 9.0.4
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.4.11
MacOS 9 Support Boot/Classic Mode
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 17.0 x 8.9 x 18.4
Weight 30.0 lbs. (13.6 kg)
Original Price USD US$3199, $3499
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