Sonnettech, manufacturer of CPU upgrade cards sent us the following press release last week:
May 7, 1999 For More Information, please contact: Joy Hsu 949-261-2800 email@example.com SONNET DROPS PRICES ON G3 UPGRADES FOR UPGRADE-CHALLENGED MACS SONNET LEADS MAC UPGRADE MARKET WITH DRAMATICALLY LOWER PRICES ON SERIES OF L2 CACHE SLOT PROCESSOR UPGRADE CARDS IRVINE, CALIFORNIA. MAY 7, 1999. Sonnet Technologies sets new price/ performance standards for G3 processor upgrades with lower prices on its CrescendoTM G3 product lines for the upgrade-challenged Macintosh models. These processor upgrade cards occupy the L2 cache slot for Macintosh computers which are built with the CPU soldered directly onto the motherboard, instead of an upgradeable daughter card. With the processor upgrade installed into the L2 cache slot, these upgrade- challenged machines achieve a significant performance increase. Crescendo G3 for PCI/L2 (Upgrade-challenged) Macs New prices are as follows: Crescendo G3/L2 250/512K $299.95 Crescendo G3/L2 300/512K $399.95 Crescendo G3/L2 300/1M $499.95 Crescendo G3/L2 400/1M $799.95 The Crescendo G3/L2 processor cards are compatible with the following Macintosh models: Power Mac 4400, 5400, 5500*, 6400, 6500*, 7220 Performa 5400, 5410, 5420, 5430, 5440, 6360, 6400, 6410, 6420 20th Anniversary Mac* Power Computing PowerBase Motorola StarMax 3000, 4000, 5000*, 5500* * Indicated models are 50 MHz bus Macintosh models which can support the Crescendo G3/L2 400 MHz processor upgrade cards. About Sonnet Technologies, Inc. Sonnet Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Irvine, California, and is the world's 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 < http://www.sonnettech.com>, or call the company at 1-800-786-6260 (USA and Canada) or 949-261-2800.
But what does this mean to you. What kind of performance gain are you getting for the money you'll be shelling out for the various cards? Well that's what MacSpeedZone is here for - to fill you in on such details. Just peruse below ......
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