GVS Inc.-GVS9000 Power Mac G5 - Technical Specifications GVS Inc, Grande Vitesse System - GVS9000 4.2U PowerPC G5 - Technical Specifications GVS9000 4.2U PowerPC G5 Dual 2.0GHz 167MHz bus

GVS9000 4.2U Rack Mount PowerPC G5 Configuration

Order number GVS9000 4.2U 1.8GHz
GVS9000 4.2U 2.0GHz
GVS9000 4.2U Dual 2.5GHz
G5 Processor Dual 1.8GHz PowerPC G5 Dual 2GHz PowerPC G5 Dual 2.5GHz PowerPC G5
L2 Cache 512K 512K 512K per processor
Frontside bus 900MHz per processor 1GHz per processor 1.25 GHz per processor
DDR SDRAM main memory 256MB PC2700 (333MHz)
4GB maximum
512MB PC3200 (400MHz)
8GB maximum
8X AGP Pro graphics NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra with 64MB DDR SDRAM ATI RADEON 9600 Pro with 64MB DDR SDRAM
Hard drive 80GB Serial ATA; 7200 rpm 160GB Serial ATA; 7200 rpm
Optical drive SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) 8X
PCI slot Three open full-length 33MHz, 64-bit PCI slots Three open full-length PCI-X slots: one 133MHz, 64-bit slot and two 100MHz, 64-bit slots
High performance I/O One FireWire 800 port, two FireWire 400 ports; three USB 2.0 ports, Five USB 1.1 ports, four on Front (on keyboard); AGP 8X Pro slot with graphics card installed, including ADC connector and DVI connector
Bays 12 internal hard drive bays Serial, EIDE, SCSI320, and Fibre (1 occupied); two optical drive bay option
Networking Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet and 56K V.92 modem (13)
Wireless AirPort Extreme optional (6); Bluetooth option
Audio Optical digital audio in, optical digital audio out, analog audio in and analog audio out
System software Mac OS X v10.2 “Englesh”
Software iLife (including iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie and iDVD), QuickBooks for Mac New User Edition, FAXstf, Art Directors Toolkit, Microsoft Office v.X Test Drive, FileMaker Pro Trial, OmniGraffle, OmniOutliner, GraphicConverter, QuickTime, iChat, Safari, Sherlock, Address Book, iCal, iSync, DVD Player, Mail, EarthLink, Acrobat Reader, Classic environment and Developer Tools
Hardware accessories Keyboard, Mouse, USB keyboard extension cable, DVI to VGA adapter, modem cable, AirPort antenna
Limited warranty and servic Your GVS9000 Power Mac G5 comes with 60 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the GVS extend service warranty and support up to three full years. Only the GVS Warranty Servie Plan provides you with direct telephone support from GVS technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by GVS-certified technicians using genuine GVSparts. For more information, visit GVService or call 800-794-4622

Costum Configuration Options

Order a custom-configured GVS9000 from the online GV Store or an authorized GVS reseller.
Memory (PC2700 or PC3200 DDR SDRAM; installed in pairs): 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
Hard drives 80GB, 160GB and 200GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA drive
80GB, 120GB, 180GB and 200GB 7200-rpm and 250GB, 300GB, 320GB 5400-rpm EIDE drive
36GB and 73GB 15,000-rpm 146GB 10,000-rpm UltraSCSI 320 drive
36GB and 73GB 15,000-rpm 146GB 10,000-rpm 2GB Fibre drive
Optical drive SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW), Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
Graphic NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra with 64MB of DDR SDRAM
ATI Radeon 9600 Pro with 64MB of DDR SDRAM
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro with 128MB of DDR SDRAM
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro with 128MB of DDR SDRAM with 15-pin VGA, DVI and S-Video
Audio GVSFlat Speakers
1-10m Digital Fiber Optic Cable
External storage Nomadic RAID with 2GB PCI Channel Card
PCI-X Ultra320 SCSI Card
Nomadic Cube Firewire 800 drive
Nomadic Cube Fibre drive
External Archive Nomadic Archive From 2TB to 140TB speed of 30MB/sec to 1000GB/hr
Complite Fibre channel interface
Nomadic LTO-2 Nomadic LTO 4TB native and 8TB compressed up to 60MB/sec
Nomadic SDLT Nomadic SDLT 2.2TB native backup
Wireles AirPort Extreme Card
AirPort Extreme Base Station
AirPort Extreme Base Station (with modem and antenna port)
Internal Bluetooth module with antenna
Displays GVS Panoramic Display (26-inch flat panel) PN0X15XX
GVS Panoramic Display (42-inch flat panel) PAN0X17XX
GVS Panoramic Display (44-inch flat panel) PAN181834-30
GVS Panoramic Display (50-inch flat panel) PAN202034-4
GVS Panoramic HD Display (54-inch flat panel) PAN24220HDLCD
Services GVS On-stage Warranty Service 24/7
Advance replacement
Phone service 24/7

Technical Specifications

  • 1.6GHz, 1.8GHz, or dual 2GHz PowerPC G5 microprocessors
  • PowerPC processor architecture with 64-bit data paths and registers
  • Native support for 32-bit application code
  • 512K on-chip L2 cache running at processor speed
  • Parallel data structure supporting up to 215 simultaneous in-flight instructions
  • Simultaneous issue of up to 10 out-of-order operations
  • Dual-pipeline Velocity Engine for 128-bit single-instruction, multiple-data (SIMD) processing
  • Two independent double-precision floating-point units
  • Advanced three-stage branch-prediction logic
  • 800MHz, 900MHz, or 1GHz 64-bit DDR frontside bus supporting up to 8-GBps data throughput; one on each processor on dual processor systems
  • Point-to-point system controller

  • 128-bit data paths for up to 6.4-GBps memory throughput
  • 1.6GHz model
    • 256MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM
    • Four DIMM slots supporting up to 4GB of main memory
  • 1.8GHz systems and 2Ghz systems
    • 512MB of PC3200 (400MHz) DDR SDRAM
    • Eight DIMM slots supporting up to 8GB of main memory
  • Support for the following DIMMs (in pairs):
    • 128MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 128- or 256-Mbit)
    • 256MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 128- or 256-Mbit)
    • 512MB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 256-Mbit)
    • 1GB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 256-Mbit)

Graphics and displays

  • AGP 8X Pro graphics slot supporting up to 2-GBps data throughput, with one of the following graphics cards installed:
    • NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra with 64MB of DDR SDRAM
    • ATI Radeon 9600 Pro with 64MB of DDR SDRAM
    • ATI Radeon 9800 pro with 128MB of DDR SDRAM 15-pin VGA DVI and S-Video
  • ATI Radeon 9800 Pro with 128MB of DDR SDRAM (option)
    • Support for digital resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels
    • Support for analog resolutions up to 1600 by 1200 pixels
    • ADC and DVI connectors; DVI to VGA adapter included
    • Dual display support for extended desktop and video mirroring modes
    • Support for up to two GVSflat panel displays(8)

    • Two Serial ATA controllers supporting up to 150-MBps data throughput per hard drive on board
    • Up to 8 Serial ATA controllers support with PCI interface card
    • Up to 12 EIDE
    • Ten 3.5-inch hard drive expansion bays with hot-swap drive bay support up to 5 removable drive
      • Serial ATA, UltraATA(EIDE), UltraSCSI320 and 2GB Fibre drive support
      • 80GB, 160GB and 200GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA drive installed in any costume configurations
      • 80GB, 120GB, 180GB and 200GB 7200-rpm 250GB, 300GB and 320GB 5400-rpm EIDE drive installed in any costume configurations
      • 36GB and 73GB 15,000-rpm 146GB 10,000-rpm UltraSCSI 320 drive installed in any number of configurations
      • 36GB and 73GB 15,000-rpm 146GB 10,000-rpm 2GB Fibre drive installed in any number of configurations
      • Support for up to Six internal Serial ATA drives, eight UltraATA, ; 3000GB maximum system capacity
      • 8MB memory buffers on all hard drives
    • Two Optical drive bay with SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) installed; writes DVD-R discs at up to 4x speed, reads DVDs at up to 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at up to16x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 10x speed, reads CDs at up to 32x speed
    • Panasonic LF-D291 Internal SCSI DVD-RAM drive option
    • Toshiba SD-R6012 slim DVD-R/-RW 1X/1X/8X CD-RW 16X/10X/24X drive option
    PCI expansion
    • One of the following configurations:
      • Three open full-length 64-bit, 33MHz PCI slots, or
      • One open full-length 64-bit, 133MHz PCI-X slot and two open full-length 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X slots


    • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet connector (RJ-45)
    • Built-in 56K V.92 modem (RJ-11) (13)
    • Expansion slot for optional 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme Card
    • External AirPort Extreme antenna
    • Optional Bluetooth 1.1 module and antenna

    Peripherals and audio
    • One FireWire 800 port and four FireWire 400 ports (4 on front panel, one in the back)
    • Four USB 2.0 ports (on one front panel), two USB 1.1 ports on keyboard
    • Back headphone minijack and speaker
    • Optical digital audio in and out Toslink connectors
    • Stereo audio in and out minijacks

    Electrical and environmental requirements
    • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
    • Line voltage: 100-125V AC or 200-240V AC
    • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
    • Maximum current: 6.5A (low-voltage range) or 7.5A (high-voltage range)
    • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
    • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C)
    • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
    • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet

    Size and weight
    • Height: 7.3inches (185 mm)
    • Width: 17.2inches (437mm)
    • Depth: 24inches (610mm)
    • Weight: 39.2 pounds (17.8 kg) (14)
    1. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
    2. Options are change based on availability contact GVS or authorized resellers.