Xserve RAID

Introduced: February 2003
Terminated: January 2004


The Xserve RAID used a dual 2Gb fibre channel interface.  It could support up to 14 drive modules with up to 180Gb of space in each.  The maximum storage capacity was 2.52Tb. 


The Xserve RAID was developed to go along with Xserve in high-performance computing and file server functions.  It was basically a device that allowed for mass storage.  The price for the Xserve RAID was between $5,999 and $10,999 depending on the configuration.


Cache: 128 MB per RAID controller with support to 512 MB
System Bus:—
Hard Drive: Up to 2.52 TB total capacity in RAID 0
Rack Support: Fits EIA-310-D-compliant industry-standard 19-inch-wide four-post racks from 24 to 36 inches deep; deeper racks require third-party extender
Weight and Dimensions (US): 60 - 100 lbs., 5.25” H x 17” W x 18.4” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 27.2 - 45.4 kg, 13.3 cm H x 43.2 cm W x 46.7 cm D
Original Mac OS:—
Maximum Mac OS:—
Hardware Test:—
Firmware Update: Xserve RAID Admin Tools 1.5.1
Firmware Update URL: http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/xserveraidadmintools151.html
Logicboard RAM:—
Maximum RAM:—
Type of RAM Slots:—
Minimum RAM Speed:—
Graphics Card:—
Graphics Memory:—
Built-in Display:—
Display Connection:—
Expansion Slots:—
Expansion Bays: 14 - Apple Drive Module bays
Hard Drive Bus: 14 - Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6), Dual independent RAID controllers
ADM Compatibility: 180 and 250 GB (400 and 500 GB with 1.3.1-1.24 firmware)
Backup Battery:—
Max Watts: 400 W
Line Voltage: 90V-264V AC
Ethernet: 2 - 10/100BASE-T
Modem: None
Serial: 2 - DB-9
Fibre Channel: Dual 2Gb Fibre Channel ports (HSSDC2)
Audio In: None
Audio Out: None


The Xserve RAID was introduced in February 2003 and it was discontinued to make way for an upgraded model in January 2004.



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