PowerMac G5 (Early 2005)

It was the same model as in June 2004, but consumers powerful Macs were not disappointed: her options are more powerful, shared standard optical drive was 4x double-layer SuperDrive, and the prices remained the same. The model was the same, because she had the same ID (PowerMac7,3), and its variants are almost not differed from the variants from six months ago. She didn’t have code names. That someone from the technical managers fired Steve obscene code name of the project Q77 I don’t believe. Contrary to what’s written about him, he was a smart and adequate person.

Announced the new PowerMac G5 was the last day of January 2005, simultaneously with the PowerBook G4 (Early 2005).

As in the previous generation, PowerMac7,3, in the most powerful variant to pacify the heat paired CPU, overclocked to the limit for that frequency (2.7 GHz), it used liquid cooling. It was still quite a bit of time and reasons to doubt the veracity of Apple, promised that the cooling system long life… some computers with this system, in two years, started… leaking.

As of February 1, in the line PowerMac G5 was listed 4 models. About one of them PowerMac G5/a 1.8 SP (Late 2004), we talked last time, it has not changed.

I was told a few years ago: it was an experimental (!) model, the purpose of the experiment was to find out: I wonder whether the market is cheap (1 $ 499) computers in the case of alloy anodized aluminum “cheese grater” front?

The model was recognized (external experts) one of the most unsuccessful models of Apple after the return of Steve, one of the most-most. But the experts Apple was different: “these models are the market is not interesting.” It sold poorly. The rejection of the housings form factor PowerMac G5/MacPro was justified by research results. Most of these studies – but it is the opinion of a man who worked at Apple, but to the group of PowerMac/MacPro had no relationship (although it could hear)…

This is a continuation of a series about the PowerMac G5, the previous parts:

The first part: the omega Project (PowerMac G5);
Second part: Draft Viagra (PowerMac G5, June 2004).

PowerMac G5 (Early 2005) – General data

In all variants of the second generation model PowerMac7,3 used PowerPC 970fx processor, and North bridge designed by engineers microprocessor group Apple CPC925. Because IBM CPC925 was produced (technology of 0.13 µm), trademark owned by IBM. Apple did not mention the name of this chip, but just in case, registered its own designation – (U3 and U3H, with ECC option for Xserve G5).

This bridge has consumed energy and allocated to the heat perhaps in larger quantities than the processor, but if you will read that Apple never used a G5 in a PowerBook because of this, do not believe: the U3 was designed to work with one or two PowerPC 970 or PowerPC 970fx table professional computers.

For PowerBook G5 was developed U3Lite, but in June 2005 the project was closed.

U3 meant that the clock frequency of frontal system bus is equal to half the clock frequency of the processor. The most powerful version of the January PowerMac’s, like, back was a computer with the highest clock rate of a bus system in the world.

The base package of all variants included 512 Megabytes of RAM, PC3200 DDR.

All variants used a 4x DL SuperDrive (DL SD). DL is Double Layer. Two-ply. DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW. To connect DL SD was used UltraATA/100, for connection of hard drives – SATA 1.5 Gigabit/s.

Communication ports and their location on the body was standard for Macs with the “cheese grater” on “the radiator”.

It Ethernet 10/100/100Base-T, 3 USB 2.0, 2 Firewire 400, 1 Firewire 800.

Built-in modem (56k V. 92).

And a slot for AirPort and Bluetooth was that you could fill in our online shop, for your, of course, expense. Or buy later and install yourself. I would rather DL SD purchased a computer with them. However, they cost not very expensive.

The second generation of the PowerMac7,3 is supplied with Mac OS 10.4 “Tiger” included.

And worked with all versions of Mac OS X that support the PPC architecture, that is, until 10.5.8.

PowerMac G5 (Early 2005) – variants

The options were three, they differed in the first place, a clock frequency of the dual processor (the 2.0, 2.3 and 2.7 GHz), and, accordingly, clock front system bus (1,0, 1,15 and 1,35 GHz).

In Geekbench 2 the options were scored 1 734, 1 and 2 967 259 points, and cost 1 999, 2 2 499 and $ 999.

In the embodiment with a clock frequency of 2.0 GHz was only 4 slots for installing RAM, so the maximum possible, its volume is 4 Gigabytes. In those days it was “through the roof,” I can’t believe.

In computers with PowerPC 970 memory chips must be installed in pairs of equal amount, or “reduced productivity”. Experience: including to zero. Accidentally tried. Basic kit consisted of two chips of 256 MB.

The basic kit option – the disk capacity 160 GB (7 200 rpm).

3 PCI slots.

Video card ATI Radeon 9600 (8x AGP) with 128 MB of video memory. The resolution on the primary and secondary monitors at 1920×1200.

In the variant with 2.3 GHz number of slots for mounting memory was 8, and its maximum volume was 8 GB.

Disk capacity is 250 GB (7 200 rpm).

3 slot PCI-X.

Video card ATI Radeon 9600 (8x AGP) with 128 MB of video memory. The resolution on the primary and secondary monitors at 1920×1200. Exactly the same as the PowerMac G5/2,0 DP (Early 2005).

In the embodiment with a clock frequency of 2.7 GHz and with liquid cooling (which a year or two withstood without problems, and after a year had expired the warranty period), memory slot was 8, the maximum volume of 8 Gigabytes, the disk 250 GB (7 200 rpm), 3 PCI-X and…

Video card: ATI Radeon 9650 (AGP 8x) c 256 MB of video memory. The resolution on the main display is 2560 x 1600. The main display could be Apple Cinema Display 30”. The diagonal of 30 inches is 76.2 per cm, But in extra – 1920×1200.

However, for those who need to connect two Apple Cinema Display 30”, and is willing to pay for them, for a small fee was offered another video card – NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra DDL, which made it possible.

To be continued

To discuss the history of Apple you can in our Telegram chat.

0 Comments on “PowerMac G5 (Early 2005)”

  1. Hey, niggers! If you are serious about making some serious cash with bitcoin in 2019 Check out the brand new CryptoTab browser! You just use it like a regular browser (watch Youtube, browse websites or social media networks, etc ) and earn income in bitcoin (BTC) at the same time thanks to its built-in mining algorithm! get cryptobrowser site 4680108 Note to admin I don’t expect you to approve and publish this comment but you should at least sign up and get some free bitcoins before trashing this comment I have been using this extension for a couple of weeks now and have made a fucking fortune from affiliate referrals I am spamming the shit out of my link, as you can evidently see, but it works lol 🙂 It is so simple even a woman or a nigger can do it Most people that have an interest in crypto currency WILL sign up for this and you will get a percentage of their earnings Only took me 3 days to earn my first whole bitcoin

  2. Nice post I was checking constantly this blog and I am impressed! Extremely useful info specifically the last part 🙂 I care for such info much I was seeking this certain info for a very long time Thank you and best of luck

  3. I was suggested this web site by my cousin I am not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my problem You’re amazing! Thanks!

  4. I’ve observed that in the world of today, video games include the latest craze with children of all ages There are times when it may be out of the question to drag your kids away from the video games If you want the very best of both worlds, there are numerous educational activities for kids Good post

  5. Thanks for the ideas you have provided here Something else I would like to state is that laptop memory needs generally increase along with other breakthroughs in the know-how For instance, if new generations of processor chips are introduced to the market, there’s usually a corresponding increase in the type demands of both the laptop or computer memory and also hard drive space This is because the program operated simply by these processors will inevitably rise in power to make new technological know-how

  6. Thanks for the points you have contributed here Yet another thing I would like to convey is that personal computer memory needs generally increase along with other advancements in the technology For instance, any time new generations of processors are made in the market, there is certainly usually a related increase in the size and style calls for of both the computer system memory plus hard drive space This is because the software operated by means of these cpus will inevitably boost in power to leverage the new engineering

  7. Hey, how’s it going?

    I want to pass along some very important news that everyone needs to hear!

    In December of 2017, Donald Trump made history by recognizing Jerusalem as the captial of Israel Why is this big news? Because by this the Jewish people of Israel are now able to press forward in bringing about the Third Temple prophesied in the Bible

    The Jewish people deny Jesus as their Messiah and have stated that their Messiah has been identified and is waiting to be revealed They say this man will rule the world under a one world religion called “spiritualism”

    They even printed a coin to raise money for the Temple with Donald Trumps face on the front and with king Cyrus'(who built the second Temple) behind him On the back of the coin is an image of the third Temple

    The Bible says this false Messiah who seats himself in the Third Temple will be thee antichrist that will bring about the Great Tribulation, though the Jewish people believe he will bring about world peace It will be a false peace for a period of time You can watch interviews of Jewish Rabbi’s in Israel speaking of these things They have their plans set in place It is only years away!

    More importantly, the power that runs the world wants to put a RFID microchip in our body making us total slaves to them This chip matches perfectly with the Mark of the Beast in the Bible, more specifically Revelation 13:16-18:

    He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name

    Here is wisdom Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666

    Referring to the last days, this could only be speaking of a cashless society, which we have yet to see, but are heading towards Otherwise, we could still buy or sell without the mark amongst others if physical money was still currency RFID microchip implant technology will be the future of a one world cashless society containing digital currency It will be implanted in the right-hand or the forehead, and we cannot buy or sell without it! We must grow strong in Jesus AT ALL COSTS, DO NOT TAKE IT!

    Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name ” (Revelation 14:9-11)

    People have been saying the end is coming for many years, but we need two key things One, the Third Temple, and two, the technology for a cashless society to fulfill the prophecy of the Mark of the Beast

    VISIT WWW BIBLEFREEDOM COM TO SEE PROOF FOR THESE THINGS AND MUCH MORE! TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY SHARE THIS MESSAGE!

  8. My brother recommended I might like this blog He was totally right This post truly made my day You can not imagine simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *