The Performance Edge: XLR8 Your Mac, Pedal To The Metal - The New Price Performance Equation For September!

XLR8 has reduced the prices on all of their G3 processor upgrade cards again. These include cards for PCI Macs and cards for G3 PowerMacs. Using the XLR8 CarrierZIF Upgrade Adapter any PCI Mac can use ZIF socket upgrades expanding the choice of G3 upgrades for pre G3 PCI capable 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 MSRP Prices and the Machines The Cards Are Intended For

XLR8 MACh Speed G3/300/200/1MB ($449) XLR8 MACh Speed G3/333/167/1MB ($479) XLR8 MACh Speed G3/366/183/1MB ($579) XLR8 MACh Speed G3/400/200/1MB ($659)

Prices above include Free XLR8 USB Performance Pack

XLR8 MACh Carrier G3 Upgrades
G3/300/200/1MB ($499)
G3/333/167/1MB ($529)
G3/366/183/1MB ($649)
G3/400/200/1MB ($729)
G3/450/225/1MB ($879)

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 720, 800, 900, 932
Millennium.

XLR8 MACh Speed G3Z/300/200/1MB ($359) XLR8 MACh Speed G3Z/333/167/1MB ($379) XLR8 MACh Speed G3Z/366/183/1MB ($499) XLR8 MACh Speed G3Z/400/200/1MB ($579) XLR8 MACh Speed G3Z/450/225/1MB ($749) XLR8 MACh Speed G3Z/466/187/1MB ($779)

*Note that 466 MHz performs at 450 MHz in the translucent G3 systems.

Prices above include FreeR8 USB Performance Pack

Power Mac G3 desktops
G3 Towers
G3 Servers
G3 All-in-one
Blue & White G3s

And with CarrierZIF Upgrade Adapter

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 720, 800, 900, 932
Millennium

Previous Prices

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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) ....

Previous Price/Performance Equation

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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