Apple Xserve G5 - Early 2005
2.0GHz or 2.3GHz Dual
Model ID: RackMac3,1 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • Single 2.0GHz PowerPC G5, Dual 2.3GHz PowerPC G5
  • 512K per processor On-chip L2 cache
  • Frontside bus 1GHz and 1.15GHz per processor
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 8GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 8GB of memory.

Internal Drives

  • One 80GB Serial ATA Apple Drive Module; support for up to 1.2TB in three drive bays
  • Cluster Node: One drive bay with 80GB Serial ATA Apple Drive Module
  • Slot-loading Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) or optional SuperDrive(DVD-R/CD-RW)
Hard drive upgrade: Xserve requires 1.5Gb/s SAS or SATA HDD under 2.2TB. No longer available through OWC.


  • Two FireWire 800
  • One FireWire 400
  • Two USB 2.0
  • One DB-9 (RS-232) serial port

Rack support

  • Fits EIA-310-D-compliant, industry-standard 19-inch-wide racks, including four-post racks (24 inches, 26 inches, and from 29 to 36 inches deep) and two-post telco racks (center-mount brackets included)
  • Cable management arm for four-post rack
  • Front-to-back cooling for rack enclosure


  • Output power: 400W
  • Line voltage: universal input (90V to 264V AC), power factor corrected
  • Maximum input current: 4A (90V to 132V) or 2A (180V to 264V)
  • Frequency: 47Hz to 63Hz, single phase
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F
    (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F
    (-40° to 47° C)
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet
  • FCC Class A approved
Battery upgrade / replacement | Apple MagSafe Power Adapters
Design Note: for computers that have an upgrade option available should link to specific lander


  • Two built-in Gigabit Ethernet interfaces (10/100/1000 BASE-T RJ-45)


  • Two full-length 64-bit, 133MHz PCI-X slots on independent buses
  • Apple Fibre Channel PCI-X card (for connecting to Xserve RAID)
  • Hardware RAID PCI card
  • Gigabit Ethernet PCI-X card
  • Dual channel 320 SCSI PCI-X card
  • PCI video card with VGA connector

Dimensions / Weight

Height: 1.73" (4.4cm)
Width: 17.6" (44.7cm)
Depth: 28" (71.1cm)