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July 6th, 1999

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Transform Your Old PCI Mac Into A 300 MHz G3 For Under US$300
Sonnet Technology has announced a new round of price reductions on their line of G3 upgrade cards. According to Sonnet:

Sonnet Technologies continues to drop prices on G3 processor upgrades. Sonnet's new lower prices are as follows:

Crescendo G3 300/512K for PCI Power Macs

This card is compatible with the following Macintosh models:

  • Power Mac 7300, 7500, 7600, 8500, 8515, 8600, 9500, 9515, 9600
  • Workgroup Server 7350, 8550, 9650
  • Power Computing PowerCenter, PowerCenter Pro, PowerTower, PowerTower Pro, PowerWave, PowerCurve
  • UMAX J700/S900
  • DayStar Genesis 360, 400, 528, 600, 720, 800, 900, 932

Encore G3 466/1M for Power Mac G3s

This card is compatible with the following Macintosh G3 models:

  • Power Mac G3 desktops
  • G3 Towers
  • G3 Servers
  • All-in-one
  • Blue & White G3s

Presto PPC for Macintosh Quadra and Centris

This card is compatible with the following models:

  • Quadra 610, 650, 700, 800, 900, 950
  • Centris 610, 650

You can find out more information on these products at the company's web site.

The Crescendo G3 300/512K for PCI Power Macs is priced at US$299.95.
The Encore G3 466/1M for Power Mac G3s is priced at US$799.95.
The Presto PPC for Macintosh Quadra and Centris is priced at US$299.95

The Mac Observer Spin: Hey, this is cheap territory here. Turning your old PowerMac into a 300 MHz G3 for less than US$300 is a great deal. All of the G3 upgrade companies have been offering fantastic prices, but Sonnet is definitely pushing new boundaries. Other companies may soon follow.

Sonnet Technology



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