updated 11:15 am EST, Thu January 6, 2005
1GHz G3 upgrade
PowerLogix and Other World Computing (OWC) today announced the for original PCI-based Power Macs. The 1.0GHz PCI 750GX, the newest addition to the PowerForce G3 processor line, operates at 1GHz and includes 1.0MB of L2 cache (running at 1GHz). The PowerForce 750GX utilizes the 20x bus multiplier of the IBM PowerPC 750GX processor and is compatible with the 7000/8000/9000 series of first-generation PCI-based Macs and is also compatible with select Power Computing and Umax clones. The upgrade also features a built-in fan sink to provide necessary CPU cooling, fail-safe protection circuitry, and CPU Director software for adjusting speeds on the fly and compatibility with add-on PCI cards. It is available for $240 and is compatible with Mac OS 8.6/9/X.