Model Detail - Xserve Xeon 2.8GHz "Eight Core" (Early 2008)

This BTO 'Build to Order' model Xserve Xeon 2.8 "Eight Core" Early 2008 (Harpertown/Penryn) runs dual 2.8GHz Quad Core 45-nm Intel Xeon E5462 Harpertown/Penryn processors featuring 12MB of on-die cache per processor plus dual 1.6GHz 64-bit frontside buses.
The base configuration has 2GB of special DDR2-800 ECC fully-buffered memory installed as a pair of 1GB FBDIMMs, a 7200 RPM 80GB SATA hard drive mounted in an "Apple Drive Module" with 8MB cache, a slot-loading 8X double-layer SuperDrive plus an ATI Radeon X1300 PCI Express graphics processor equipped with 64MB of VRAM.
Ports and communication come via 1 mini-DVI, 3 USB 2.0 ports, 2 Firewire 800 ports.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 2.8GHz
First Build Date 1/8/2008
Last Build Date 4/7/2009
Built-in Display
Model Identifier Xserve2,1
Apple Order Number BTO
Apple Model Number A1246 (EMC 2186)
Form Factor Xserve Intel
Apple Subfamily Early 2008
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
32GB
RAM Slots8
RAM SpecsDDR2-800 ECC FBDIMM
RAM Speed800MHz
Standard Storage Drive
80GB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
4TB* X3
Storage Drive Interface SATA/SAS
SYSTEM
Processor Type Q. Core Xeon E5462 x2
Processors / Cores 2 (8 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 9201/10279
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable N/A
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 2GB
Maximum RAM 32GB
RAM Slots 8
RAM Specs DDR2-800 ECC FBDIMM
RAM Speed 800MHz
System Bus Speed 1.6GHz
Cache Bus Speed 2.8GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache N/A
L2 / L3 Cache 12MB x2
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card Radeon X1300
VRAM Type GDDR3 SDRAM
Standard VRAM 64MB
Maximum VRAM 64MB
Native Resolution N/A
Multi Display Support None
Multi Display Max Resolution N/A
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 80GB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 4TB* X3
Storage Drive Interface SATA/SAS
Optical Disk 8X DL
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort None
Bluetooth None
Video / Multi-IO 1 (Mini-DVI)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 3 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 2 (800)
Ethernet (RJ-45) Gigabit (x2)
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone None
Microphone None
Audio In None
Audio Out None
Keyboard None
Mouse / Trackpad None
Expansion Slots 2 PCIe 2.0
Expansion Bays 3 3.5
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial 1 (DB-9)
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS X Server 10.5 (9B2117)
Maximum MacOS X Server 10.7.5
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support N/A
Minimum Windows None
Maximum Windows None
POWER
Battery Type N/A
Battery Life N/A
Power Adapter N/A
PHYSICAL
Case Type Rack-Mountable
Dimensions 1.73 x 17.6 x 30.0
Weight 31.7 lbs. (14.4 kg)
Original Price USD US$3499
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