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Other World Computing Drops Prices on Internal SuperDrives

Read and write CDs and DVDs faster and add Dual-Layer DVD read/write capability for $149.95 (August 23, 2005)

Other World Computings MercuryPB SuperDrive internal optical drive upgrades give your Aluminum or Titanium Apple PowerBook up to 24X CD-R/RW and 8X DVD+/-R/RW burn speeds.

Two versions are available:
* The MercuryPBG4 SuperDrive is compatible with 12-, 15- and 17-inch Aluminum PowerBook G4s and 15-inch Titanium PowerBook G4s that run at 667-, 800-, 867MHz and 1GHz. It is immediately available for $149.95 (previously $179.95).

* The MercuryTi SuperDrive is compatible with 400-, 500-, 550- and 667MHz versions of the Titanium PowerBook G4. It is immediately available for $229.95 (previously $249.95).

Both versions include NTI Dragonburn, EMC/Dantz Retrospect and 10 pieces of 8X DVD-R media. OWC also stands behind these solutions with a one-year warranty. Solutions are compatible with a number of popular software applications including Roxio Toast, NTI Dragonburn and Apple iLife applications, and are EMC/Dantz Retrospect Backup Certified.

These internal solutions are user-installable with the help of OWCs instructions, but OWC does offer installation services for those who may feel uncomfortable doing it themselves. Also, OWC offers up to a $75 rebate/trade for the optional return of an existing drive. For more information or to order, visit

Internal and external solutions are also available for other Apple models starting from $45. All OWC SuperDrive options can be viewed online at

About Other World Computing
Other World Computing has been providing quality hardware products and support to the Macintosh universe since 1988. The Illinois-based company operates the popular Web site, which features one of the largest online catalogs of enhancement products, including OWCs own Mercury acceleration and FireWire product lines. Along with its proprietary XPostFacto, which allows select pre-G3 computers to run Mac OS X, OWC is an Apple Certified Developer, and provides extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. OWC also owns and operates, a national Internet Service Provider designed specifically for Macintosh users, as well as OWC.Net, an ISP that provides Internet access, design and hosting solutions in the greater Chicago area. Other World Computing ranks as the largest technology services employer in McHenry County according to the McHenry County Business Journal.

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