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Power Mac G4 (Quicksilver 2002) - Technical Specifications

Power Mac G4 (Quicksilver 2002) - Technical Specifications
Configurations
Order no. M8705LL/A M8666LL/A M8667LL/A
Processor 800-MHz PowerPC G4 933-MHz PowerPC G4 Dual 1-GHz PowerPC G4
On-chip cache 256K L2 at 800 MHz 256K L2 at 933 MHz 256K L2 at 1 GHz per processor
L3 cache (DDR SDRAM) 2MB with 3.7-GBps throughput 2MB per processor with 4-GBps throughput
Main memory (PC133 SDRAM) 256MB 256MB 512MB
Hard disk drive5 40GB (7200 rpm) 60GB (7200 rpm) 80GB (7200 rpm)
Graphics support ATI Radeon 7500 with
32MB of DDR SDRAM
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX with
64MB of DDR SDRAM
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX with
64MB of DDR SDRAM
Optical drive CD-RW SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
FireWire Two ports Two ports Two ports
USB Four ports Four ports Four ports
PCI Four slots Four slots Four slots
Ethernet 10/100/1000BASE-T 10/100/1000BASE-T 10/100/1000BASE-T
Wireless networking8 AirPort ready AirPort ready AirPort ready
Modem7 56K 56K 56K
All models include Apple Pro Keyboard, Apple Pro Mouse, and modem cable; Mac OS X v10.1 and Mac OS 9.2; QuickTime, iMovie 2, iDVD 2 (requires SuperDrive), iPhoto, iTunes 2, DVD Player, Mac OS X Mail, Microsoft Internet Explorer, EarthLink, Acrobat Reader 5.0, Art Director’s Toolkit, FAXstf 10.0 Preview, FileMaker Pro 5.5 Trial, Graphic Converter, OmniGraffle, OmniOutliner, PCalc, PixelNhance, and Snapz Pro X; Apple Hardware Test CD; complete setup, learning, and reference documentation; limited warranty; and 30 days of free Internet service through EarthLink.
Internet access requires an Internet service account; fees may apply. Product contains electronic documentation. Backup copy of software is provided on CD-ROM.
Options
Processor 800-MHz, 933-MHz, dual 1-GHz PowerPC G4
Memory 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 1.5GB2
Hard disk drives 40GB Ultra ATA (7200 rpm), 60GB Ultra ATA (7200 rpm), 80GB Ultra ATA (7200 rpm), 36GB Ultra160 SCSI (10,000 rpm), 72GB Ultra160 SCSI (10,000 rpm)5
Optical drives SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW), DVD-ROM/CD-RW Combo, CD-RW
Graphics ATI Radeon 7500 with 32MB of DDR SDRAM, NVIDIA GeForce4 MX with 64MB of DDR SDRAM, NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti with 128MB of DDR SDRAM
Audio Apple Pro Speakers, Apple iPod, Harman Kardon iSub, Harman Kardon SoundSticks
Other AirPort Card, AirPort Base Station, DVI-to-ADC adapter, Zip 250 drive, Ultra SCSI PCI card, Ultra160 SCSI PCI card
Technical Specifications

Processor

  • 800- or 933-MHz PowerPC G4 processor or dual 1-GHz PowerPC G4 processors
  • Velocity Engine vector processing unit
  • Full 128-bit internal memory data paths
  • Powerful floating-point unit supporting single-cycle, double-precision calculations
  • Data stream prefetching operations supporting four simultaneous 32-bit data streams
  • 256K on-chip L2 cache running at processor speed
  • 2MB DDR SDRAM L3 cache per processor, with up to 4GB per second throughput (933-MHz and dual 1-GHz systems)
  • 133-MHz system bus supporting over 1-GBps data throughput

Memory

  • 256MB or 512MB of PC133 SDRAM
  • Three DIMM slots supporting up to 1.5GB of PC133 SDRAM using the following2
    —128MB or 256MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 128-Mbit) 
    —512MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 256-Mbit)

Storage

  • One of the following hard disk drives5
    —40GB 7200-rpm Ultra ATA 
    —60GB 7200-rpm Ultra ATA 
    —80GB 7200-rpm Ultra ATA
  • One of the following optical drives: 
    —CD-RW drive (writes CD-R discs at 24x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 10x speed, reads CDs at 32x speed) 
    —SuperDrive (combination DVD-R/CD-RW drive; writes DVD-R discs at 2x speed, reads DVDs at 6x speed, writes CD-R discs at 8x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 4x speed, reads CDs at 24x speed) 
    —DVD-ROM/CD-RW Combo drive (build-to-order option; reads DVDs at 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at 12x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 8x speed, reads CDs at 32x speed)
  • Three 3.5-inch hard drive expansion bays 
    —One ATA drive preinstalled on standard configurations 
    —Support for up to two internal ATA drives 
    —Support for up to three internal SCSI drives 
    —Support for a combination of internal SCSI and ATA drives

Graphics support

  • One of the following graphics cards, installed in a dedicated AGP 4X graphics slot: 
    —ATI Radeon 7500 graphics card with 32MB of DDR SDRAM and ADC and VGA connectors; supports digital resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels and analog resolutions up to 2048 by 1536 pixels 
    —NVIDIA GeForce4 MX graphics card with 64MB of DDR SDRAM and ADC and VGA connectors; supports digital and analog resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels 
    —NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti graphics card with 128MB of DDR SDRAM and ADC and DVI connectors (build-to-order option); supports digital and analog resolutions up to 2048 by 1536 pixels
  • Dual display support for extended desktop and video mirroring modes1

Expansion

  • Four open full-length 64-bit, 33-MHz PCI slots
  • One AGP 4X slot with graphics card installed
  • Two 400-Mbps FireWire ports (15W total power)6
  • Four USB ports (two on system, two on keyboard)

Communications

  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet connector (RJ-45)
  • Built-in 56K V.90 modem7
  • Ready for wireless networking: Built-in antennas and card slot for optional 11-Mbps AirPort Card; IEEE 802.11b compliant8

Audio

  • Built-in speaker
  • Apple speaker minijack for connection to Apple Pro Speakers
  • Optional Apple Pro Speakers
  • Headphone/line out minijack
  • Support for external third-party USB digital audio peripherals such as microphones, speakers, and MIDI devices

Keyboard and mouse

  • Apple Pro Keyboard
  • Apple Pro Mouse

Electrical requirements and agency approvals

  • Line voltage: 115V AC (90V to 132V AC) or 230V AC (180V to 264V AC)
  • Frequency: 47 to 63 Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 360W
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements

Environmental requirements

  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: –40° to 116° F (–40° to 47° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet

Size and weight

  • Height: 17.0 inches (43.2 cm)
  • Width: 8.9 inches (22.6 cm)
  • Depth: 18.4 inches (46.7 cm)
  • Weight: 30 pounds (13.6 kg)9
  1. The ATI Radeon 7500 and NVIDIA GeForce4 MX cards support one ADC display and one VGA display simultaneously. The NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti supports one ADC display and one DVI or VGA display simultaneously.
  2. 999MB maximum per application in Mac OS 9.
  3. iTunes is for legal or rightholder-authorized copying only. Don’t steal music.
  4. Based on Photoshop, BLAST, and MPEG-2 encoding performance.
  5. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  6. Actual rates will vary.
  7. Actual modem speeds lower; speed depends on connection rate and other factors.
  8. Wireless Internet access requires AirPort Card, AirPort Base Station, and Internet access (fees may apply). Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort. Range may vary with site conditions.
  9. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.

Last Modified: Oct 13, 2008
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