Apple Xserve G4 - Early 2002
1.0GHz or 1.0GHz Dual
Model ID: RackMac1,1 View how to find model ID

Processor / Memory

  • Single or dual 1GHz 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 SRAM L3 cache per processor with up to 4GB/s throughput
  • 133MHz system bus supporting over 1GB/s data throughput
  • 256MB or 512MB of 266MHz PC2100 DDR SDRAM with up to 2.1GB/s throughput
  • Four DIMM slots supporting up to 2GB of DDR SDRAM using the following:
    • 128MB or 256MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 128Mb technology)
    • 512MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 256Mb technology)
OWC Memory Upgrades: Add up to 2GB of memory. OWC certified for up to 2GB of memory.

Internal Drives

  • Four internal bays with independent 100MB/s buses for up to 480GB of internal storage using hot-plug Apple Drive Modules
  • Available in the following capacities:
    • 60GB 7200-rpm Ultra ATA/100 with 2MB disk cache
    • 120GB 7200-rpm Ultra ATA/100 with 2MB disk cache
  • One bay filled with 60GB 7200-rpm Apple Drive Module (standard configurations)
  • Support for reading SMART data from Apple Drive Modules for early failure notification
  • Tray-loading 24x CD-ROM drive with front-panel eject button
  • Optional Ultra160 SCSI PCI card for connecting to external storage and backup devices
Hard drive upgrade: Add up to 320GB of storage


  • One half-length 32-bit 66MHz PCI/AGP combination slot with one of the following:
  • Gigabit Ethernet card (standard configurations)
  • AGP 4X graphics card (build-to-order option)
  • Two 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) RJ-45 Ethernet connectors, one on logic board and one on PCI card
  • Optional Fiber Gigabit Ethernet PCI card (IEEE 802.3z)
  • Three 400Mb/s FireWire ports (two on back panel; one on front panel; 15W total power)
  • Two USB ports (12 Mb/s each)
  • One DB-9 serial port

Rack support

  • Fits EIA-310-D-compliant industry-standard 19-inch wide racks, including:
    • Four-post racks from 29 to 36 inches deep
    • Two-post telco racks (center mount brackets included)
  • Mounting screws with M5 and 10/32-inch threads included
  • Cable management arm for four-post racks included
  • Front-to-back cooling for rack enclosures


  • Output power: 400W
  • Line voltage: universal input (90V to 264V AC), power factor corrected
  • Maximum input current: 3.6A
  • Typical continuous power: 125W (single-processor system); 175W (dual processor system)
  • 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
  • Agency-approved 12-foot power cable included
Battery upgrade / replacement | Apple MagSafe Power Adapters
Design Note: for computers that have an upgrade option available should link to specific lander


  • One 10/100/1000BASE-T port on board and one 10/100/1000BASE-T card in PCI/AGP slot


  • Two full-length 64-bit, 66MHz PCI slots (lower slot filled with PCI graphics card in standard configurations); supports 32-bit or 64-bit 3.3V PCI cards running at 33MHz or 66MHz respectively
  • Dual-Channel Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Card
  • Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card
  • Quad-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card

Graphics / Video

  • ATI PCI graphics card with 32MB of DDR SDRAM graphics and VGA connector; support for 33MHz or 66MHz operation
  • Optional ATI RADEON 8500 AGP 4X graphics card with 64MB of DDR SDRAM and DVI, VGA, and S-video connectors; dual display support, support for digital and analog resolutions up to 2048 by 1536 pixels

Dimensions / Weight

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