The Performance Edge: Vimage Has Cut The Prices Of It's CPU Cards But What Does That Mean To You In Terms Of Performance?

Vimage, manufacturer of CPU upgrade cards and pioneer of the L2 cache slot solution, sent us the following press release yesterday:


New Price Cuts at Vimage


Torrance, CA (26 April 1999) The Vimage Corporation today announced new price cuts on a diverse array of G3 upgrade cards.

MacWorld's favorite PowerBook 1400 upgrade card, the Vpower PB 1400 G3/233, (233-MHz CPU, 512K of backside cache, 2:1 backside cache bus clock ratio) upgrade for the PowerBook 1400, which received rave reviews from MacWorld earlier this year, has been cut by $50, to $289.

Users of beige G3s, too, are in for an unprecedented price/performance ratio. With a new retail price of only $689, Vimage's 400Z (400-MHz, 1 MB) offers the best value currently on the market.

Finally, the Vpower PF 240 (240-MHz, 512K) has been lowered from $339 to $299. This incredibly low price, for solidly dependable technology from the company that invented the card, should convince anyone who still has an unupgraded 54xx/64xx/55xx/65xx that it's time to go G3.

Macintosh users who are ready to finally take the plunge and find out for themselves the power of G3 are invited to visit Vimage's website at They can also contact Vimage, toll-free at 1-888-484-VIMAGE (484-6243), and also by e-mail at


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 ......


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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