Model Detail - Xserve Xeon Nehalem 2.26GHz "Quad Core" (2009)

The model Xserve Xeon 2.26 quad core Early 2009 (Nehalem) runs a 2.26GHz Quad Core 45-nm Xeon E5520 Nehalem processor with 256k of level 2 cache per core plus 8MB of level 3 cache along with "Hyper-Threading" and "Turbo Boost" support allowing dynamic multi-thread/ multi-speed output based on processor loads. Processor options include dual 2.26GHz Quad Core Xeon E5520, dual 2.66GHz Quad Core Xeon (X5550) or dual 2.93GHz Quad Core Xeon (X5570).
The base configuration has 3GB of DDR3-1066 ECC SDRAM installed as 3 DIMMs to compliment the triple channel memory bus design of these models, a 7200 RPM 160GB with 8MB cache in a hot-plug "Apple Drive Module", a 128MB internal SSD option was offered, an 8X dual-layer "SuperDrive" plus an NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 graphics processor running 256MB of VRAM.
Ports and communication come via 1 Mini DisplayPort , 3 USB 2.0 ports, 2 Firewire 800 ports.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 2.26GHz
First Build Date 4/7/2009
Last Build Date 1/31/2011
Built-in Display
Model Identifier Xserve3,1
Apple Order Number MB449LL/A
Apple Model Number A1279 (EMC 2279)
Form Factor Xserve Intel
Apple Subfamily Early 2009
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
48GB
RAM Slots6
RAM SpecsDDR3-1066 ECC SDRAM
RAM Speed1066MHz
Standard Storage Drive
160GB (7200 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
4TB* X3
Storage Drive Interface SATA/SAS
SYSTEM
Processor Type Q. Core Xeon E5520
Processors / Cores 1 (4 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 7292/8254
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds 2.26, 2.66, 2.93GHz
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable N/A
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM None
Standard RAM 3GB
Maximum RAM 48GB
RAM Slots 6
RAM Specs DDR3-1066 ECC SDRAM
RAM Speed 1066MHz
System Bus Speed QPI
Cache Bus Speed 2.26GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k x4
L2 / L3 Cache 256k (x4), 8MB
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card GeForce GT 120
VRAM Type GDDR3 SDRAM
Standard VRAM 256MB
Maximum VRAM 256MB
Native Resolution N/A
Multi Display Support None
Multi Display Max Resolution N/A
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 160GB (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 DisplayPort)
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 x16
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 10.5.6
Maximum MacOS Current
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 30.8 lbs. (14.0 kg)
Original Price USD US$2999
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