May 1st, 2000
|[6:00 AM] Sonnet Reports CPU Price Droppings
Sonnet Technologies announced price drops for its line of G3 processor upgrades. Prices have been lowered up to 20% on these cards. According to Sonnet:
Sonnet's new lower prices are as follows:
- Crescendo G3/PCI 266/512K $179.95 (was $199.95)
- Crescendo G3/PCI 300/512K $199.95 (was $249.95)
- Crescendo G3/PCI 333/512K $249.95 (was $299.95)
- Crescendo G3/PCI 350/1M $299.95 (was $349.95)
- Crescendo G3/L2 400/1M $399.95 (was $499.95)
- Crescendo G3/L2 500/1M $599.95 (was $699.95)
Sonnet Metronome Every Sonnet processor upgrade includes the Metronome Profiler Utility software, giving users useful system performance information such as processor type, speed, and bus speed.
You can find more information about Sonnet's upgrade cards at... Sonnet's site.
The Mac Observer Spin: No need to raise your hands, but who here remembers when a 300 MHz G3 upgrade cost about US$1499. Again, keep your hands down, but who here paid that price? :-)