The Performance Edge: Three Fast Cards At Lower Prices - Sonnet's G3 Upgrades And The Price/Performance Equation

Sonnet has reduced the price on several of it's G3 processor upgrade cards again. These include a card for PCI Macs a card for G3 PowerMacs and a card for Quadra and Centris machines. 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.

 

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New Prices and the Machines The Cards Are Intended For

Crescendo G3 300/150/512K for PCI Power Mac $299.95 

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
UMAX J700/S900
DayStar Genesis 360, 400, 528, 600, 720, 800, 900, 932

Encore G3 466/233/1MB for Power Mac G3s $799.95

Power Mac G3 desktops
G3 Towers
G3 Servers
All-in-one
Blue & White G3s
Presto PPC 601/100 for Macintosh Quadra and Centris $299.95 Quadra 610, 650, 700, 800, 900, 950
Centris 610, 650

 

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) ....

 

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

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Press Release

                       Subject:                             Time:   1:40
PM
   OFFICE MEMO         Sonnet Lowers Prices on G3 Upgrades
                                                             Date: 
7/5/99
For More Information, please contact:
Joy Hsu
949-261-2800
joy.hsu@sonnettech.com


SONNET LOWERS PRICES ON G3 UPGRADES 

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA. July 6,1999. Sonnet Technologies, the leading
manufacturer of performance upgrade products for Apple MacintoshTM computers,
continues to drop prices on G3 processor upgrades. With this aggressive price
reduction, Sonnet Technologies is leading the market with the best
price/performance standard for G3 processor upgrades.  SonnetØs new lower prices
are as follows:

Crescendo G3 300/512K for PCI Power Macs        $299.95 

This card is compatible with the following Macintosh models:
- 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
- UMAX J700/S900
- DayStar Genesis 360, 400, 528, 600, 720, 800, 900, 932        

Encore G3 466/1M for Power Mac G3s              $799.95

This card is compatible with the following Macintosh G3 models:
- Power Mac G3 desktops
- G3 Towers
- G3 Servers
- All-in-one
- Blue & White G3s

Presto PPC for Macintosh Quadra and Centris     $299.95

This card is compatible with the following models:
- Quadra 610, 650, 700, 800, 900, 950
- Centris 610, 650

About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.
Sonnet Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, California, and is
the worldØs leading Macintosh upgrade company. Founded in 1986, Sonnet
upgrades more Macintosh models with processor upgrade cards than any other
company. All Sonnet processor upgrade products are easy to install, are
backed by a three-year warranty, include free technical support, and require
no switches, jumpers, or control panels. To locate an authorized reseller
or purchase product, visit the Sonnet Technologies web site at
, or call the company at 1-800-786-6260 (USA and Canada) or
949-261-2800. 

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