The Performance Edge: Using The Force - A Renewed Look At The PowerForce Upgrade Cards From PowerLogix

PowerLogix has announced that they will be coming out with G4 upgrades but this will be some months down the road. So we thought we would take a look at their current G3 offerings. Below we explore what performance gain you will see with these cards installed in the machines they are made for. 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 PowerForce G3/400/200/1MB - $649

Powerlogix PowerForce G3/400/200/1MB - $549.95

Powerlogix PowerForce G3/333/166/1MB

Powerlogix PowerForce G3/300/150/1MB - $349.95

Powerlogix PowerForce G3/233/117/512K

Power Mac 7300, 7500, 7600, 8500, 8515, 8600, 9500, 9515, 9600

Workgroup Server 7350, 8550, 9650

Power Computing PowerCenter, PowerCenter Pro, PowerTower, PowerTower Pro, PowerWave, PowerCurve and PowerBase

UMAX J700 and S900

Powerlogix PowerForce Zif G3/466/233/1MB - $629.95

Powerlogix PowerForce Zif G3/400/266/1MB

Powerlogix PowerForce Zif G3/333/222/1MB

Power Mac G3 desktops
G3 Towers
G3 Servers
Blue & White G3s


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


And how much do you pay per performance point (price divided by performance score - we could not find prices for all the above cards) ....

Ready to spring for that G3 card yet? Ask the MacSpeedZone community how they like the G3 upgrade cards they have bought.