eMac (2005)

Introduced: May 2005
Terminated: October 2005


The eMac (2005) was a speed bump of the previous eMac.  It ran a G4 PowerPC processor at 1.42Ghz, The two configurations were available with a Combo drive or a dual layer SuperDrive and with 80 or 160Gb of hard drive space.  AirPort Extreme was supported.


The eMac (2005) had a number of improvements over the previous model.  There was an increase to RAM, faster memory and a faster graphics chip.  The low-end model was $799 and the higher-end was $999.


eMac (2005)


Processor: PowerPC 7447/7457 (G4)
Processor Speed: 1.42 GHz
Benchmarks: 1.42 GHz: 814
Cache: 64 KB L1 512k on-chip L2
System Bus: 167 MHz
Hard Drive: 80 or 160 GB
Media: 8x24x8x24x DVD/CD-RW or 2.4x8x4x8x24x8x24x DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW SuperDrive
Peripherals: Apple Keyboard, Apple Mouse
Colors: White
Weight and Dimensions (US): 50 lbs., 15.8” H x 15.8” W x 17.1” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 22.7 kg, 40.6 cm H x 40.6 cm W x 43.3 cm D
Original Mac OS: Mac OS X 10.4 (8A428)
Later Mac OS: Mac OS X 10.4.2 or 10.4.4
Maximum Mac OS: Latest release of Mac OS X
Hardware Test: AHT (eMac) 2.5.1, AHT (iMac G5/eMac) 2.5.3
Firmware: Open Firmware
Firmware Update: None
Logicboard RAM: None
Maximum RAM: 2.0 GB (Actual) 1.0 GB (Apple)
Type of RAM Slots: 2 - PC2700 DDR333 184-pin SDRAM
Minimum RAM Speed:—
Interleaving Support: No
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 9600
ATI Card Model: ATY,RV351
Graphics Connection: 4x AGP
Graphics Memory: 64 MB DDR
Built-in Display: 17-inch (16-inch viewable) 0.25mm dot-pitch CRT
Resolutions: 640 x 480 @ 120 Hz, 800 x 600 @ 120 Hz, 1024 x 768 @ 89 Hz, 1152 x 870 @ 80 Hz, 1280 x 960 @ 72 Hz
Display Modes: Video mirroring only
Display Connection: 1 - Mini-VGA
Expansion Slots: None
Hard Drive Bus: Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
Large Drive Support: Yes (128 GB or larger per drive)
Backup Battery:—
Max Watts: 230 W
Line Voltage: 100-120V AC or 200-240V AC depending on country of use
AirPort: Optional AirPort Extreme card (802.11b/g)
Bluetooth: Optional internal Bluetooth module
Ethernet: 10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem: 56k v92
USB: 3 - 480 MBit/s
FireWire: 2 - 400 MBit/s (8W total power)
Audio In: 1 - 3.5-mm analog input jack, Built-in microphone (16-bit 44.1 kHz sample rate)
Audio Out: 1 - 3.5-mm analog output jack, Built-in speakers (16-bit 44.1 kHz sample rate)


The eMac (2005) was introduced in May 2005 and terminated in October 2005.



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