updated 04:30 pm EDT, Fri August 18, 2006
G4 upgrade price cut
FastMac today announced that it has lowered pricing on its G4 processor upgrades (for AGP-based Power Macs) by 30 percent, and unveiled a new "SuperGrade" bundle featuring a 16X double-layer SuperDrive coupled with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Each G4 processor upgrade includes 256KB of 1-to-1 L2 cache on chip, 2MB of L3 cache, and an integrated heat sink. The upgrades are designed to work with Apple PowerMac G4 AGP Graphics (Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio, and Quicksilver models. The "G4 AGP processor upgrades", which range from 1.4GHz to 1.5GHz, are priced from $250, while the "SuperGrade" bundle is available for $100. All FastMac processor upgrades ship with a three-year warranty.