The Performance Edge: The Hundred
Dollar Price Break On Certain PowerForce Upgrade Cards - PowerLogix's
Price Cuts And The Price/Performance Equation
October 10, 2001
has knocked up to $100 off the upgrade cards listed below.
The entry level G3/350 for PowerPC 604e based machines is
an especially good bargain at $149. PowerLogix has discontinued
upgrades for Zif based Macs but do have a G4 version for
Powerbook G3 Series 233 (no cache)
Powerbook G3 Series 233 (233/117/512K)
PowerBook G3 Series 250 (250/125/1Mb)
Powerbook G3 Series 266 (266/133/1Mb)
Powerbook G3 Series 292 (292/146/1Mb)
Powerbook G3 Series 300 (300/150/1Mb)
What kind of performance gain are you getting for the money
you'll be shelling out for the various cards?......
Scores marked in Red indicate this information was provided
by PowerLogix. Scores Marked in Blue indicate that this information
was independently verified by MacSpeedZone. Also keep in mind
that MacBench does not stress the G4's accelerated functions.
that are accelerated for the G4 you can see up to a 1/2 -
5 times speed improvement over a similarly clocked G3 processor.
Check our full reviews
of these upgrade for more information
And how much do you pay per performance point
Ready to spring for that card yet? Ask
the our online experts and the MacSpeedZone community how
they like the upgrade cards they have bought.
PowerLogix Press Release
New Lower Prices on PowerLogix Upgrades
AUSTIN, Texas, --9/26/01-- PowerLogix announces new, lower prices on
their popular processor upgrades for Apple [Nasdaq: APPL] computers.
The PowerLogix BlueChip G3 500/250/1MB has dropped $100 from $599 to
$499. BlueChip upgrades are compatible with the Apple PowerBook G3
series (known as wallstreet). It upgrade has been popular among
those who want to edit video in their PowerBook but have found the
processor demands of this software overwhelming their stock
processor. Once the BlueChip is installed it puts higher-end more
desktop-level tasks within reach. Other computing challenges that are
met by the BlueChip G3 upgrade include digital audio development and
editing, QuickTime editing and graphics editing.
The PowerLogix PowerForce G4 450/225/1MB (for Power Macs 7300-9600
and compatible clones) has dropped $80 from $449 to $369. The
PowerForce G3 ZIF 500/250/1MB and PowerForce G4 ZIF 450/225/1MB (for
beige and blue & white Power Mac G3s) have been replaced with a
PowerForce G4 ZIF 500/200/1MB at the list price of $399.
PowerLogix also added a new low-end sku to their award-winning lineup
of PowerForce G3 upgrades and dropped the prices on the higher-end
skus (for Power Macs 7300-9600 and compatible clones).
PowerForce G3 350/117/512k $149
PowerForce G3 400/200/1MB was $249 now $229
PowerForce G3 500/250/1MB was $349 now $269
PowerLogix R&D, Inc. manufactures innovative products like the
PowerForce and BlueChip processor upgrades for maximum performance
from second generation and newer Apple Power Macs and clones. For
more information, contact PowerLogix R&D, Inc, 3921 Steck Avenue,
A-105, Austin, Texas 78759, 877-849-2504, Fax: 512-795-2981,
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