Image Credit:  Apple Inc.

Image Credit:  Apple Inc.

Introduced: October 12, 2005
Terminated: January 10, 2006

Logic Board
Processor:   PowerPC 970fx (G5)
Processor Speed:   1.9 GHz
PMMU:   Integrated
FPU:   Integrated
Frontside Bus Speed:   633 MHz
Data Path:   64-bit
ROM Size:   1 MB (NewWorld - Boot ROM is around 1 MB, other instructions loaded in RAM)
Level 1 Cache:   32K/64K
  • 32K level 1 data cache, 64K level 1 instructional cache.
On-chip Level 2 Cache:   512K at full processor speed
Expansion Slots:   none
Battery:   3.6V Lithium

RAM Type:   PC2-4200 (533MHz) DDR2 SDRAM
RAM Slots:   1
Min - Max RAM:   512 MB - 2.5 GB
Install in groups of:   1
RAM Sizes:   512 MB, 1 GB, 1.5 GB, 2.5 GB
Onboard RAM:   none

ADB:   none
USB:   3 x USB 2.0
FireWire:   2 x 400-Mbps

  • Built-in iSight camera
  • VGA output port for video mirroring on external display or projector
  • S-video and composite video output to connect directly to a TV or projector
Floppy:   none
SCSI:   none
Modem:   none (optional 56K V.92 modem Apple USB Modem)
Ethernet:   Built-in 10/100/1000 Gigabit BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

AirPort Extreme Ready:
  • Built-in 54 Mbps AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi (802.11g)3; built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) module.
Mic Type:   Built-in

  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Internal 12-watt digital amplifier
  • Headphone/optical digital audio output
  • Audio line input
  • Built-in microphone

Graphics Support
Minimum SDRAM:   128 MB
Maximum SDRAM:   128 MB

Display Resolution:
  • ATI Radeon X600 Pro with 128 MB DDR SDRAM; PCI-Express
  • 128 MB of dedicated Double Data Rate (DDR) video memory
  • 17-inch display resolutions: 16:10 aspect ratio: 1440 x 900 pixels (native); 1152 x 720; 1024 x 640; 800 x 500; 4:3 aspect ratio: 1024 x 768 pixels; 800 x 600; 640 x 480
  • 17-inch (viewable) widescreen TFT active-matrix LCD, 1440 x 900 pixels, millions of colors

Optical Drive:
  • 8x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) installed; writes DVD+R DL discs at up to 2.4x speed, writes DVD-R and DVD+R discs at up to 8x speed, writes DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs at up to 4x speed, reads DVDs at up to 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 8x speed, reads CDs at up to 24x speed
Internal Hard Drive:   160 GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive
Floppy Disk Drive:   none

Operating System
Original OS:   X v10.4 (Tiger)

Compatible MacOS:
X v10.4 (Tiger)
X v10.5 (Leopard)

Mac OS X v10.5 (Leopard) requires:
  • Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor
  • 512 MB of memory
  • 9 GB of available disk space
  • Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply
  • Some features require Apple's MobileMe (.Mac) service; fees apply

For additional information on operating systems:
See this article

Model No.:   MA063LL/A
Form Factor:   iMac G5 iSight (17-inch)
Dimensions (Inches):   16.9 H x 16.8 W x 6.8 D
Average Weight (lbs):   15.5
Original Price:   $1299 US

Image Credit:  Apple Inc.

This model originally included Apple Remote, Apple Keyboard, Mighty Mouse; Front Row, iLife '05 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, GarageBand), Photo Booth, Mail, Dashboard, Spotlight, iChat, Safari, Sherlock, QuickTime, iSync, iCal, DVD Player, Address Book, AppleWorks, iWork (30-day trial), Classic environment, Quicken 2006 for Mac, 2006 World Book, Nanosaur 2, Marble Blast Gold, Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive, Zinio Reader, XCode Developer Tools and Apple Hardware Test.