PowerLogix Ships 2.0 GHz PowerForce G4 Upgrade Card

PowerLogix announced Tuesday the immediate availability of its 2.0 gigahertz (GHz), single processor, PowerForce G4 7447A processor upgrade card.

The 2.0GHz PowerForce G4 7447A utilizes the latest, fastest available FreeScale PowerPC 7447A processor and includes 512 kilobytes of on-board L2 cache.

The card features an on-board thermal sensor and real-time thermal monitoring. Dynamic frequency switching is also supported for significantly reduced power demand. These features enable the PowerForce G4 7447A to operate at high speed and highest power efficiency, for the coolest possible operation. No other product on the market has even one of these of features, let alone the full combination.

CPU Director, PowerLogix?s proprietary software utility, is included with the card. CPU Director enables the user to monitor the most important parameters of their CPU upgrade ? real-time and historical temperature data.

The 2.0GHz PowerForce G4 7447A is available for Power Mac G4 AGP Graphics (Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio, Quicksilver and Quicksilver 2002 models. It is compatible with Mac OS 9.x and Mac OS X 10.3.5 and higher. Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher is required for thermal monitoring and DFS features.

The new upgrade card is immediately available for US$399 from Other World Computing.