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Sonnet Reduces Prices On Processor Upgrades For Mac

Popular upgrade for "Zif" And "Sawtooth" Macintosh Systems (June 01, 2004)

Sonnet Technologies, the worldwide leader in upgrade cards for Apple Macintosh computers, announces price reductions on eight of its top-selling CPU upgrades for Beige G3, Blue & White, and most G4 Macintosh models. Effective today, the Encore/ZIF 500 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz and 1.0 GHz upgrades, along with the Encore/ST G4 800MHz, 1.0 GHz and 1.2 GHz, will be available for up to $100 below their previous price points.

"Sonnet has enjoyed significant economies in our production and procurement activities, enabling us to offer better values than ever before to users looking for higher performance from these popular systems," said Robert Farnsworth, Sonnet's President and CEO. "We're pleased to be in a position to make these solutions available."

All of these Encore solutions are available now from Sonnet's worldwide network of Apple dealers and computer resellers.

Prices (in US $) for Sonnet's Encore/ST G4 processor upgrades are as follows:

- Encore/ST G4 1.4 GHz at $499.95
- Encore/ST G4 1.2 GHz at $349.95 (reduced $20)
- Encore/ST G4 1.0 GHz at $249.95 (reduced $50)
- Encore/ST G4 800 MHz at $199.95 (reduced $40)

More information on the Encore/ST line is available at:

Prices (in US $) for Sonnet's Encore/ZIF processor upgrades are as follows:

- Encore/ZIF G4 1.0 GHz at $399.95 (reduced $100)
- Encore/ZIF G4 800 MHz at $299.95 (reduced $50)
- Encore/ZIF G4 700 MHz at $249.95 (reduced $50)
- Encore/ZIF G4 500 MHz at $169.95 (reduced $30)
- Encore/ZIF G3 500 MHz at $149.95 (reduced $20)

More information on the Encore/ZIF line is available at:

Many of these upgrades can receive additional discounts up to $25 when purchased with a new Macintosh via Sonnet's "Make your old Mac smile" mail-in rebate program. For details, see:

The Encore/ST models above are compatible with the following Power Macintosh models:

- Power Mac G4 (AGP Graphics)
- Power Mac G4 (Gigabit Ethernet)
- Power Mac G4 (Digital Audio)
- Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver 2001, 2002)
- G4 Servers based on the above models
- Power Mac G4 Cube (800 MHz and 1.2 GHz Encore models only; additional kit required)

The Encore/ZIF models above are compatible with the following Power Macintosh models:

- Power Mac G3 Beige Desktop, Minitower and All-in-one
- Power Mac G3 Blue & White
- Power Mac G4 (PCI Graphics)

About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.
Sonnet Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, is the worldwide leader in processor upgrade cards, ATA disk controller cards, and other enhancement products for Apple Macintosh computers. After Apple Computer, Inc., Sonnet is the largest producer of PowerPC processor-based products in the computer industry. Founded in 1986, Sonnet offers processor upgrades for most Macintosh models. To locate an authorized reseller or purchase product, visit the Sonnet Technologies web site at, or call the company at 1-949-587-3500.


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