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December 2nd, 1999

[12:30 PM] Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, Sonnet Lowers Prices
by Staff

Just in time for the holidays, Sonnet Technologies has announced a price drop across their line of G3, along with certain G4, upgrade cards. According to Sonnet:

Sonnet's new lower prices are as follows:

  • Crescendo G3/PCI 266/512 $199.95 (was $249.95)
  • Crescendo G3/PCI 300/512 $249.95 (was $299.95)
  • Crescendo G3/PCI 300/1M $299.95 (was $349.95)
  • Crescendo G3/PCI 400/1M $399.95 (was $499.95)
  • Crescendo G3/PCI 466/1M $599.95 (was $649.95)
  • Crescendo G3/PCI 500/1M $699.95 (was $799.95)

The above cards are compatible with the following Macintosh models:

  • Power Mac 7300, 7500, 7600, 8500, 8515, 8600, 9500, 9515, 9600
  • Workgroup Server 7350, 8550, 9650
  • Power Computing PowerTower Pro, PowerWave
  • UMAX J700/S900
  • DayStar Genesis Series, Millennium
  • Mactell XB Pro

Crescendo NuBus

  • Crescendo G3/NuBus 300/1M $349.95 (was $399.95)
  • Crescendo G3/NuBus 400/1M $499.95 (was $599.95)

The above cards are compatible with the following Macintosh models:

  • Power Mac 6100, 7100, 8100 (including AV models)
  • Performa 611X
  • Workgroup Server 6150, 8150, 9150
  • Radius 81/110
  • Power Computing Power 100, Power 120

Crescendo L2 Slot

  • Crescendo G3/L2 250/512 $199.95 (was $249.95)
  • Crescendo G3/L2 300/512 $249.95 (was $299.95)
  • Crescendo G3/L2 300/1M $299.95 (was $349.95)

The above cards are compatible with the following Macintosh models:

  • Power Mac 4400, 5400, 5500, 6400, 6500, 7220
  • Performa 54XX, 6360, 64XX
  • 20th Anniversary Mac
  • StarMax 3000, 4000
  • Power Computing PowerBase
  • UMAX C500, C600

Encore G3

  • Encore G3 500/1M $699.95 (was $799.95)

The Encore is compatible with the following Macintosh models:

  • G3 Desktop, Mini Tower, Server, All-In-One
  • G3 Blue and White
  • G4 Graphite "Yikes"

The Encore G3 plugs into the ZIF socket of any of the compatible models without needing switches, jumpers or control panels. The unique Encore G3 hardware will automatically configure itself to run at 500MHz whether plugged into a 66 MHz bus Platinum G3, or a 100 MHz Blue&White or Graphite.

Sonnet Metronome:

Every Sonnet G3 and G4 upgrade includes the Metronome Profiler Utility software, giving users useful system performance information such as processor type, speed, temperature, bus speed, and cache size.

You can find more information at the Sonnet Technologies web site.

Sonnet Technologies

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