Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com                                     ...
Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com                                     ...
Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com                                     ...
Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com                                     ...
Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com                                     ...
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  1. 1. Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com 1/21/09 3:41 AM Hosting and bandwidth provided by MacHost. Home | What's New? | Forum | Q&A | Apple | Clones | Upgrades | Find | Resources Members Home Ads by Google Mac Pro Dual 2.0 Power Macintosh G5 Apple Mac G5 Apple Dual Tower Apple M9590LL A Site Search: Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (M9590LL/A) Power Macintosh G5 Main | Ports | Support Links | Q&A | Forums | Add to EveryMac.com Pro Advanced Search The Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0), along with the Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.3) and Power Macintosh G5 "Quad Core" (2.5), are the first and last Power Macintosh G5 models to use dual core PowerPC Apple Power Mac G5 970MP (G5) processors, which have two independent We Offer 5,000+ Power Mac G5 Info: processor "cores" on a single silicon chip. Hardware Choices. Deals Power Mac G5 Specs on Apple Power Mac G5! Power Mac G5 Q&A The Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) is powered Shopzilla.com/ApplePowermac Power Mac G5 Support by a single "dual core" 2.0 GHz PowerPC 970MP (G5) Power Mac G5 Forums processor with dual optimized AltiVec "Velocity Engine" vector processing units (one per core), four double-precision FPUs (two per core), 1 MB of on-chip level 2 cache on each core, and a 1.0 GHz frontside G4 Macs from $99.99 system bus. It shipped configured with 512 MB of 533 400 MHz to 466 MHz OS Recent Apple Specs: MHz PC2-4200 DDR2 SDRAM, a 160 GB (7200 RPM) 9 Bootable. Nice & clean MacBook MegaMacs.com/AppleG4PowerMacs Serial ATA hard drive, a 16X dual-layer "SuperDrive", MacBook Pro and a NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE video card with 128 MacBook Air MB of GDDR SDRAM. iBook Quad Core Custom PowerBook G4 PowerBook G3 Connectivity includes USB 2.0, FireWire "400" and Server "800", a single-link DVI and a dual-link DVI port, Intel Xeon & AMD Mac Pro optical digital audio in/out, two independent Gigabit Ethernet ports, and support for Opteron Processors Dual Power Mac G5 AirPort Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR. & Quad CPU Storage Power Mac G4 Servers Power Mac G3 Xserve All of the "multiple core" equipped Power Macintosh G5 models have three open www.aberdeeninc.com PCI-Express (PCIe) expansion slots. The Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) uses 2008 Macintosh Pro Mac mini the same easy-to-upgrade "anodized aluminum alloy" case as all other Power iMac Memory Macintosh G5 models with the same removable side panel for easy access to eMac NEW 800MHz FB-DIMM internal components. Likewise, it is divided into four different thermal zones with nine computer-controlled fans for optimum cooling. Approved Memory 8GB iPod Kit for $184.90 & Free iPhone Shipping Apple TV Also see: What are the primary differences between the "Late 2005" or "Dual Core" Power Mac G5 models? www.MemoryAmerica.com Current Macs & iPods Intel® Core™2 Cinema Displays DuoDesktops All Apple Specs Buy New Business Ultimate Mac Desktops Powered by Comparison Visit site sponsor PowerMax to purchase new & used Macs, monitors, and peripherals. Intel® Core™2 Duo Visit site sponsor Other World Computing to buy memory, drives, video, and more. Processor. Macs By Year nationinfotech84.googlepages.com Macs By Processor Macs By Case Macs By Capability Click on the underlined category text for related details. The most commonly Mac Clones needed info is "open" by default, but all info is important. Expand All Details | Contract All Details http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g5/stats/powermac_g5_dual_2.0.html Page 1 of 5
  2. 2. Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com 1/21/09 3:41 AM New Additions: Introduction Date: October 19, 2005 Discontinued Date: August 7, 2006 New MacBook Pro 17" 25 Popular Q&As The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced iPod Support Links via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a Details: Cinema Display Specs model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production MacBook Air Q&A otherwise ended. Aluminum iMac Q&A Processor Type: PowerPC 970MP (G5) Processor Speed: 2.0 GHz Ult. Mac Comparison EveryMac.com Pro The PowerPC 970MP "G5" has two independent 2.0 GHz processor Improved Forums "cores" on a single silicon chip. It also includes dual optimized AltiVec Unibody MacBook Q&A "Velocity Engine" vector processing units (one per core), four double- Unibody MPB Q&A precision FPUs (two per core), and on chip level 2 cache on each New MacBook Air core. More in What's New? Like all PowerPC "G5" processors, the PowerPC 970MP "G5" has 64- bit data paths and registers with native support for 32-bit application Details: code. Apple also reports that each core of the 970MP has a "parallel data structure supporting up to 215 simultaneous in-flight instructions, [and] simultaneous issue of up to 10 out-of-order operations." Each core likewise has a "dual-pipeline Velocity Engine for 128-bit single-instruction, multiple-data (SIMD) processing [and] advanced three-stage branch-prediction logic." Also see: How fast are the "Dual" and "Quad" Core Power Mac G5 models compared to earlier ones? Processor Upgrade: G5 Daughtercard FPU: Integrated The Power Macintosh G5 models have the processor(s) mounted on a custom 300-pin daughtercard, but it is not feasible to upgrade the processor. Details: Also see: Is the CPU on the Power Mac G5 upgradable? How is it mounted? System Bus Speed: 1.0 GHz (2:1) Cache Bus Speed: 2.0 GHz (Built-in) Apple notes that the system has a "single 1 GHz 64-bit DDR Details: bidirectional frontside bus". ROM/Firmware Type: Open Firmware ROM/Firmware Size: 1 MB Boot ROM and around 1 MB, other instructions are loaded into RAM Details: (NewWorld). L1 Cache: 32k/64k L2/L3 Cache: 1 MB 32k level 1 data cache, 64k level 1 instructional cache. The 1 MB on- Details: chip level 2 cache runs at processor speed. RAM Type: PC2-4200 DDR Min. RAM Speed: 533 MHz Details: Supports 533 MHz PC2-4200 DDR SDRAM. Standard RAM: 512 MB Maximum RAM: 16.0 GB Installed as two 256 MB modules. Memory must be installed in pairs. Details: Site sponsor Other World Computing sells Power Macintosh G5 memory, as well as hard drives, accessories, and other upgrades. Motherboard RAM: None RAM Slots: 8 Apple notes that the system features a "128-bit memory controller and data path". Details: Also see: How much RAM of what type does the Power Mac G5 support? Which models have four RAM slots and which models have eight RAM slots? Video Card: GeForce 6600 LE VRAM Type: GDDR SDRAM The NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE with 128 MB of GDDR SDRAM occupies a 16-lane PCI Express slot. Details: Also see: What graphics cards are provided by the Power Mac G5? Which have ADC ports and which have DVI ports? Standard VRAM: 128 MB Maximum VRAM: 128 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6600 with 256 MB of GDDR SDRAM, NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT with 256 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM, and NVIDIA Details: Quadro FX 4500 with 512 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM were available at the time of purchase via build-to-order. Other graphics cards could be http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g5/stats/powermac_g5_dual_2.0.html Page 2 of 5
  3. 3. Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com 1/21/09 3:41 AM pre-installed at the time of purchase or installed later. Display Support: Dual Displays* Resolution Support: 2560x1600 Apple advertised that this system can support "two Apple flat-panel displays for each graphics card installed". The default graphics card Details: can support "up to 2560 by 1600 pixels" with the dual-link DVI port and "up to 1920 by 1200 pixels" with the single-link DVI port. It also can support analog resolutions "up to 2048 by 1536 pixels". 2nd Display Support: Dual/Mirroring 2nd Max. Resolution: 1920x1200 The default graphics card can support a second display with a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 using the single-link DVI port (assuming the dual-link DVI port is being used for the primary Details: display). The build-to-order NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 graphics card with 512 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM has two dual-link DVI ports and is capable of powering two 2560x1600 displays, like the 30-inch Apple Cinema Display models. Standard Hard Drive: 160 GB (7200 RPM) Int. HD Interface: Serial ATA (1.5Gb/s) Officially supports two hard drives. One installed by default. Not compatible with Ultra ATA drives without an adapter. Details: Also see: Are there third-party products to use more drives than are "officially" supported in the Power Mac G5? Standard Optical: 6X DL "SuperDrive" Standard Disk: None Apple reports that this "16X" DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW SuperDrive "writes DVD-R discs at 16x speed, writes DVD+R DL discs at up to 6x speed, reads DVDs at up to 16x speed, writes CD-R and CD-RW discs at up to 24x speed, [and] reads CDs at up to 32x Details: speed." It uses an Ultra ATA/100 bus. Also see: What are the capabilities of the "SuperDrive" provided by the Power Mac G5? Standard Modem: None Standard Ethernet: Gigabit (x2) External USB modem optional. The system has "two independent Details: 10/100/1000BASE-T [Gigabit] Ethernet (RJ-45) interfaces with support for jumbo frames." Standard AirPort: 802.11b/g (Optional) Standard Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR (Optional) Expansion slots for AirPort Extreme (802.11g) card and Bluetooth Details: 2.0+EDR module. Both optional at the time of purchase. USB Ports: 4 (2.0) Firewire Ports: 2 (400), 1 (800) The "Multiple Core" Power Mac G5 models have four USB 2.0 ports on the system (one on the front panel and three on the back), two Firewire "400" ports (one on the front and one on the back), and one Details: Firewire "800" port on the back. Apple also advertised "two USB 1.1 ports on included keyboard". Also see: Complete Ports. Expansion Slots: 3 PCIe, AP/BL Expansion Bays: 2 3.5" This model has "two open full-length four-lane PCI Express slots", "one open full-length eight-lane PCI Express slot", a 16-lane PCI Express slot that is occupied by the graphics card, as well as expansion slots for AirPort Extreme (802.11g) -- antenna internal -- Details: and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR. Also see: Which Power Mac G5 models have PCI, PCI-X, and PCI Express slots? How many PCI slots of what speed does each Power Mac G5 have? Incl. Keyboard: Apple Keyboard Incl. Input: Apple Mighty Mouse Details: Also included a USB keyboard extension cable. Case Type: Tower Form Factor: Power Mac G5 Details: Apple Model No: M9590LL/A Apple Subfamily: Late 2005 The Apple model number should be unique to this system. Also see: Details: What are the primary differences between the "Late 2005" or "Dual Core" Power Mac G5 models? Gestalt/Model ID: N/A Machine Model: PowerMac11,2 http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g5/stats/powermac_g5_dual_2.0.html Page 3 of 5
  4. 4. Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com 1/21/09 3:41 AM Details: Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model. Battery Type: N/A Battery Life: N/A Details: N/A Pre-Installed MacOS: X 10.4.2 (8E90) Maximum MacOS: Current Please note that this system can run the current version of MacOS X Details: as of the date last updated (see bottom of page). MacOS 9 Support: Classic Mode Only* Windows Support: Emulation Only *This model is capable of using MacOS 9 applications within the MacOS X "Classic" environment provided with MacOS X 10.4.11 "Tiger" and lower ("Classic" is not supported starting with MacOS X Details: 10.5 "Leopard"). It cannot boot into MacOS 9. Site-sponsor OHS specializes in heavily upgraded Macs capable of running both MacOS X and MacOS 9 applications. Dimensions: 20.1 x 8.1 x 18.7 Avg. Weight: 44.5-48.8 lbs. In inches - height by width by depth, (51.1 cm, 20.6 cm, 47.5 cm). Details: Weight in kilograms is 20.2-22.1 kg. Original Price: US$1999 Est. Current Retail: US$1250-US$1500 Please note that on average the estimated current retail pricing of used systems is updated twice a year (please refer to the date on Details: the bottom of the page for the date last updated). Photo Credit: Apple Computer. Dual Core Hotfix Dual Core Hotfix Guide Directory & Info. Find it here. characteroutlet.com Macintosh products save Used macintosh laptop &Desktop Certified Pre-Owned www.usedmac.com Add the Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) to EveryMac.com Pro for future reference. Permalink | Del.icio.us | RSS | Add to Google | Add to My Yahoo! | Add to AOL Report an Error/Typo | Ask a Question in the Forums << Power Macintosh G5 (Home) Most Frequently Asked Power Mac G5 Q&As: How many drives of what type are supported in the Power Mac G5? Are there third- party products to use more drives than are "officially" supported? Is the CPU on the Power Mac G5 upgradable? How is it mounted? http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g5/stats/powermac_g5_dual_2.0.html Page 4 of 5
  5. 5. Apple Power Macintosh G5 Dual Core (2.0) Specs (Late 2005 - M9590LL/A) @ EveryMac.com 1/21/09 3:41 AM What graphics cards are provided by the Power Mac G5? Which have ADC ports and which have DVI ports? What is the maximum supported resolution on a primary and secondary display? How much RAM of what type does the Power Mac G5 support? Which models have four RAM slots and which models have eight RAM slots? Which Power Mac G5 models have PCI, PCI-X, and PCI Express slots? How many PCI slots of what speed does each Power Mac G5 have? Can the Power Mac G5 run MacOS 9/Classic applications? What are the primary differences between the "Late 2005" or "Dual Core" Power Mac G5 models? Can you recommend a Power Mac G5 that probably will last another seven or eight years? I have a critical need for MacOS 9/Classic support. What are the "pros and cons" of the Power Mac G5? Is it right for my needs? Is the "Quad Core" Power Mac G5 the first Mac with four processors? For all Power Mac G5 Q&As, check out the Power Mac G5 Q&A (Home). For other systems, visit the Q&A section. EveryMac.com is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind whatsoever. EveryMac.com, and the author thereof, shall not be held responsible or liable, under any circumstances, for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use the information within. For complete disclaimer and copyright information please read and understand the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy before using EveryMac.com. Use of any content or images without expressed permission is not allowed, although links to any page are welcomed and appreciated. Last major site update January 12, 2009. 'Estimated Current Retail' prices last updated on October 28, 2008. Brock Kyle - EveryMac.com - Kyle Media - Advertising Info - All Rights Reserved - Copyright © 1996-2009. http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g5/stats/powermac_g5_dual_2.0.html Page 5 of 5

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