The Performance Edge: The Affordable iMac Upgrade - The Price/Performance Equation For PowerLogix's iMac Upgrade


PowerLogix , is offering a $50 rebate on the 400MHz version of the iForce G3 upgrade card. This card can be installed in the first 4 generations of iMacs. The rebate is only good for the month of May and requires you to download a rebate form from the PowerLogix web site and mail it, along with a copy of your sales receipt, to PowerLogix before June 15th. If you have a 233 MHz iMac this upgrade will give you near double the processing power of your original machine. For our previous coverage of this upgrade click here.

Below we explore what performance gain you will see with these cards installed in the machines they are made for. We are including scores for the current iMacs so you can make a speed comparison to those as well. We also take a comparative look at the price/performance equation of each card.


New Prices and the Machines The Cards Are Intended For

PowerLogix iForce G3/400/200/1MB
Price: $229 (after rebate)

iMacs A-D G3/233-333MHz

Previous Prices For PowerLogix Upgrade Cards


What kind of performance gain are you getting for the money you'll be shelling out for the various cards?......

Scores marked in Red indicate this information was provided by PowerLogix. Scores Marked in Blue indicate that this information was independently verified by MacSpeedZone.


And how much do you pay per performance point ................


Previous Price/Performance Equation For PowerLogix Cards

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PowerLogix Press Release
iForce Rebate from PowerLogix - Save $50 on PowerLogix iForce G3 
400MHz Upgrade for iMacs
AUSTIN, Texas, --05/01/01-- PowerLogix announces a $50 rebate on the 
purchase of their immensely popular iForce 400MHz upgrade for the 
iMac computers.  The iForce is compatible Rev A-D iMacs and ships 
with a 400MHz G3 processor and 512k of backside cache running at 
"With prices as low as $279 with several resellers, the iForce 400 is 
a great way to boost the performance of your Bondi or Fruit Flavored 
iMac without emptying your wallet,"  said Robin Howdershelt, 
Marketing Director for PowerLogix R&D, Inc.
iForce 400 purchases must be made from May 1 through May 31. A copy 
of the dated sales receipt is required in addition to the completed 
iForce Rebate Form. Rebate forms must be returned to PowerLogix prior 
to June 15, 2001. PowerLogix is not responsible for late or 
misdirected mail. This offer is not good with any other offer made by 
PowerLogix.  Please allow six to eight weeks for rebate checks.
Rebate forms are available online at
iForce G3 product information is online at
PowerLogix R&D, Inc. manufactures innovative products like the 
PowerForce, iForce and BlueChip processor upgrades for maximum 
performance from second generation and newer Apple Power Macs and 
clones. For more information, contact PowerLogix R&D, Inc, 3921 Steck 
Avenue, A-105, Austin, Texas 78759, 877-849-2504, Fax: 512-795-2981,,