updated 10:20 am EST, Mon January 16, 2006
Dual 1.7GHz G4 upgrade
Sonnet Technologies today announced that its top-of-the-line dual processor upgrade is now available in the UK. The , is designed for most "Sawtooth" Power Mac G4 systems, including AGP Graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio and QuickSilver models. "This product represents a new high point in performance and value in Sonnet's most popular line of processor upgrades; it is priced the same as the 1.3GHz dual processor upgrade it replaces." The new upgrade is based on the latest and fastest PowerPCtm G4 7447A processors (used in Apple's current PowerBook line) from Freescale Semiconductor. It features 512K of SRAM on-chip L2 cache and is compatible with Mac OS 9.2, and Mac OS X 10.3.5 and higher. Sonnet's Encore/ST G4 upgrades for Power Mac G4 tower computers include a factory-attached heatsink. The Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.7GHz (Part No. SG4D-1700) is available now for £450 and includes a three-year warranty.