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OWC Launches G4 Processor Upgrade

1.33 GHz available now By Dave Nagel
Otherworld Computing has launched its first processor upgrade. The new model, a 1.33 GHz G4, is available now for Macintosh.

The Mercury Extreme G4 offers a Motorola PowerPC G4 7455a 1.33 GHz processor, 256 KB of 1:1 level-2 cache on chip and 2 MB level-3 cache operating at up to 267 MHz. It's compatible with Sawtooth, Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio, Quicksilver and Quicksilver 2002 Apple models and supports Mac OS 9.2.1 and higher and Mac OS X OS X 10.2.x.

OWC's Mercury Extreme G4 1.33 GHz processor is compatible with PowerMac G4 AGP-equipped models and acts as a replacement to the stock Apple G4 daughtercard without taking up a separate PCI slot. It also includes a pre-installed heat sink and cooling fan.

OWC's Mercury Extreme G4 1.33 GHz processor upgrade is available immediately for $579.99. For more information, visit

Contact the author: Dave Nagel is the producer of Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; host of several World Wide User Groups, including Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Photoshop, Mac OS, Adobe InDesign, Adobe LiveMotion, Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; and executive producer of the Digital Media Net family of publications. You can reach him at

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