Apple G5 Dual 1.8GHz Desktop Computer

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Dual 1.8GHz PowerPC G5 microprocessors
PowerPC processor architecture with 64-bit data paths and registers
Native support for 32-bit application code
512K on-chip L2 cache running at processor speed
Parallel data structure supporting up to 215 simultaneous in-flight instructions
Simultaneous issue of up to 10 out-of-order operations
Dual-pipeline Velocity Engine for 128-bit single-instruction, multiple-data (SIMD) processing
Two independent double-precision floating-point units
Advanced three-stage branch-prediction logic
900MHz 64-bit DDR frontside bus supporting up to 10-GBps data throughput; one on each processor on dual processor systems
Point-to-point system controller

128-bit data paths for up to 6.4-GBps memory throughput
256MB or 512MB of PC3200 (400MHz) DDR SDRAM
Four DIMM slots supporting up to 4GB of main memory
Support for the following DIMMs (in pairs):
128MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 128- or 256-Mbit)
256MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 128- or 256-Mbit)
512MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 256-Mbit)
1GB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 256-Mbit)

Graphics and displays
AGP 8X Pro graphics slot supporting up to 2-GBps data throughput, with NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra with 64MB of DDR SDRAM graphics card installed
Support for digital resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels
Support for analog resolutions up to 1600 by 1200 pixels
ADC and DVI connectors; DVI to VGA adapter included
Dual display support for extended desktop and video mirroring modes
Support for up to two Apple flat panel displays

Two 3.5-inch hard drive bays, each with a 150MBps Serial ATA controller
One 160GB or 250 GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA; 8MB memory buffer
Optical drive bay with SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) installed; writes DVD-R discs at up to 8x speed, reads DVDs at up to 10x speed, writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 10x speed, reads CDs at up to 32x speed

PCI expansion
Three open full-length 64-bit, 33MHz PCI slots

10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet connector (RJ-45)
Built-in 56K V.92 modem (RJ-11)
Expansion slot for optional 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme Card (based on IEEE 802.11g specification; 802.11b Wi-Fi certified)
External AirPort Extreme antenna
Optional Bluetooth 1.1 module and antenna

Peripherals and audio
One FireWire 800 port and two FireWire 400 ports (one on front panel, 15W total power)
Three USB 2.0 ports (on one front panel), two USB 1.1 ports on keyboard
Front headphone minijack and speaker
Optical digital audio in and out Toslink connectors
Stereo audio in and out minijacks

Software Included
Mac OS X v 10.3 "Panther"
iLife (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD and GarageBand)
Art Directors Toolkit
EarthLink TotalAccess 2004
QuickBooks for Mac New User Edition
Zinio Reader
iChat AV
Address Book
DVD Player
Classic environment
Xcode Developer Tools

Electrical and environmental requirements
Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
Line voltage: 100-125V AC or 200-240V AC
Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
Maximum current: 6.5A (low-voltage range) or 7.5A (high-voltage range)
Operating temperature: 50 degrees to 95 degrees F (10 degrees to 35 degrees C)
Storage temperature: -40 degrees to 116 degrees F (-40 degrees to 47 degrees C)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet

Size and weight
Height: 20.1 in. (51.1 cm)
Width: 8.1 in. (20.6 cm)
Depth: 18.7 in. (47.5 cm)
Weight: 44.4 lbs. (20.2 kg)

*** Please note that all RAM upgrades are broken down into 2 chips. For example, 1 GB of ram is broken down to 2 x 512MB's.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-MY-APPLE
(24 ratings)
Submitted September 24, 2004 by a customer from
"G5 1.8ghz"
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outstanding it will last 5plus years in my studio
sounds great .... the harman kardon speackers are the best
comes with ILIFE ,,, you can make music edit movies edit pictures right off the operating system also 64 bit
the best computer for music or film or photo ... it has to much power
i think it should be worth more for what apple is giving us
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