updated 08:05 pm EDT, Thu June 17, 2004
1.5GHz upgrade for G4 Cube
Giga Designs is now shipping its for the Apple's G4 Cube. The new "M series G-celerator" uses the latest G4 (7457) processor available from Free Scale (Motorola Inc), which boasts lower power consumption (up to 1/3 less than that of previous G4s) and has a larger (512KB) on chip L2 cache. The M series features a new "PowerShare" architecture, in addition to the original adjustable speed and voltage settings, allowing customers the ability to maximize the Cube's performance. They ship with a 3-year warranty and are available for $600 (1.5GHz) or $500 (1.4GHz).