updated 07:40 am EDT, Wed August 2, 2006
1.6GHz Encore/ST G4 Duet
Sonnet has upgraded its dual-processor G4 CPU upgrade line with the addition of a new Encore/ST G4 Duet 1.6GHz, which features faster performance using the latest PowerPC G4 (7447A) processor available. The chip features 512K SRAM on-chip L2 cache and requires Mac OS 9.2/Mac OS X 10.3.5 and higher (with full support for Mac OS X 10.4.x). The Encore/ST G4 Duet is compatible with the the Power Mac G4 AGP, Gigabit, Digital Audio, and QuickSilver models. The chips are plug-and-play without the need for jumpers or switches and carry a three-year warranty including free tech support. Available now, the upgrade joins the dual-1.8GHz G4 ($600) as the Encore/ST G4 Duet line for $500.