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Sonnet Announces New G4 Upgrades

Graphite, Quicksilver models get boost to 1.4 GHz By Dave Nagel
Sonnet Technologies has announced new upgrades for Apple Power Macintosh G4 systems. The new Encore/ST upgrades offer Motorola G4 processors at speeds up to 1.4 GHz. They're available now for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X.

The new Sonnet Encore/ST upgrade uses the 745X series of Motorola G4 chips. It offers 2 MB DDR level-3 backside cache and a 1.4 GHz G4 processor, supporting the following G4 models from Apple: AGP Graphics; Gigabit Ethernet; Digital Audio; QuickSilver 2001 733, 800DP, 867; and G4 Servers. The Cube is also supported but requires an additional installation kit. Other Encore/ST upgrades are also available in speeds ranging from 800 MHz to 1.2 GHz.

The 1.4 GHz Encore/ST is available now for $599.95 and requires no additional software when running in Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X. 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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