The Performance Edge: What Do Newer's Price Cuts Mean To You - G3/G4 Upgrade Price Cuts And The New Price/Performance Equation!
NewerTech has dropped prices on two of their 500Mhz upgrade cards and on their entry-level G4 card for PCI based Macs.
New Prices and the Machines The Cards Are Intended For
Previous Prices For Newer 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. Also keep in mind that MacBench does not stress the G4's accelerated functions. For Applications that are accelerated for the G4 you can see up to a 4 - 5 times speed improvement over a similarly clocked G3 processor.
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Newer Press Release
Newer Technology Announces New Lower Prices Mac users can save as much a $100 on popular upgrades WICHITA, KS, USA-February 22, 2000-Newer Technology, the largest producer of Apple Macintosh upgrades, announces new lower estimated street prices on MAXpowr G3 and G4 upgrades, FireWire 2 Go as well as Newer's USB product line. The estimated street price for uDrive, the USB floppy drive for Apple iMacs, iBooks, PowerBooks and other USB equipped Macs, has dropped $10 from $99 to $89. The estimated street price for the uHub 7-port powered USB hub is also $89, down from $109. FireWire 2 Go has declined $10 from $149 to $139. Pricing for MAXpowr G3 500/1MB/250 and MAXpowr G3 ZIF 500/1MB/250 has dropped from $749 to $699. The MAXpowr G4 350/1MB/175 is now priced at $599, down from its previous $699. The MAXpowr G3 300/1MB/200 will no longer be produced, making the 400/1MB/200 the entry-level G3 upgrade. The MAXpowr G3-L2 upgrade that installs into the Level 2 cache slot is also out of production. Finally the BookEndz for the 1998 PowerBook G3 will no longer be produced. Availability Newer Technology Macintosh products are available worldwide through major distributors, with North American distribution through Ingram Micro, Pinacor and Merisel, as well as through national resellers such as MicroCenter, value-added resellers, online sources and mail-order catalogs. Newer's USB products can be purchased through the more than 800 retail stores throughout North America. Newer Technology products can also be purchased from Newer's online store at www.newerstore.com. Newer Technology has consistently lead the development of processor upgrades for Macintosh. Newer "firsts" include the first Power Macintosh processor upgrade, first G3 Power Mac processor upgrade and the first G3 processor upgrade for the PowerMac 6100, 7100 and 8100 series as well as the iMac. Newer Technology has more than 15 years of experience and is the leading developer of performance upgrades for Apple PowerBooks, desktop Apple Macintosh computers and Mac OS compatibles. For more information, contact Newer Technology, Inc., 4848 W. Irving Street, Wichita, KS 67209; phone: +1 316-943-0222; fax: +1 316/943-0555; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website at http://www.newertech.com. For international inquiries, please contact email@example.com.