updated 01:45 pm EDT, Thu September 11, 2003
Other World Computing today lowered pricing of its by up to $50. "Featuring an ultra-quiet custom cooling solution and Tantalum-dipped components (which resist damage from electrostatic discharge), Mercury Extreme G4 upgrades are designed for extreme reliability and longevity" and are backed by a three-year warranty and a 30-day money-back guarantee. Prices are $250 for the G4/800MHz model ($20 drop), $450 for the G4/1.25GHz ($50 drop), $530 for the G4/1.33GHz ($20 drop), and $580 for the G4/1.4GHz ($30 drop) model.
The Mercury Extreme G4 processor upgrades feature 256 Kilobytes of 1:1 L2 cache
on-chip and 2 Megabytes of high-speed SPD or DDR L3 Cache operating at up to
267 Megahertz (MHz). They are compatible with Apple PowerMac G4 AGP Graphics
(Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio and Quicksilver models and support
Mac OS 9.2.1 and higher, as well as OS X and higher, including all 10.2.x