updated 06:50 pm EDT, Thu June 30, 2005
MAChSpeed G4 ZIF upgrades
Daystar Technology today announced new lower pricing on its . Citing triple digit sales growth, and additional volume-based cost reductions, Daystar says it is continuing to pass its manufacturing cost savings to its customers. Acccording to the company, the MAChSpeed G4 ZIF is the only PowerMac G3 CPU upgrade that can provide "Quicksilver" performance at prices under $200. The upgrade features a large 1MB backside cache, which allows it to outperform a 700MHz Power Macintosh G4 "Quicksilver" system and that its exclusive design allows the Blue & White system bus to run at full 100MHz speeds. Pricing is now $100 for the 466MHz ($50 drop), $130 for the 500MHz ($50 drop), $160 for the 550MHz ($30 drop), and $180 for the 600MHz ($20 drop).