XLR8 Improves Speed For XLR8 Upgrade, OS X Users

XLR8 has released their MACh Speed Control software for Mac OS X. The new software allows those using Mac OS X on an XLR8 upgraded machine to increase the cache performance of their upgrade cards, thus improving overall system speed and responsiveness. According to XLR8:

XLR8 today posted a performance enhancing cache utility for Mac OS X, MACh Speed Control X.

We have released MACh Speed Control X due to overwhelming requests from our customers for Mac OS X cache control software. The installer will enable the backside cache to be run at 2:1 on all Macs upgraded with XLR8 upgrades and is available free of charge from the XLR8 web site at www.xlr8.com.

The supported upgrades include the MACh Velocity MPe, MACh Speed G3 and G4, MACh Carrier and Carrier ZIF families of processor upgrade cards.

Users can register to receive the XLR8 MACh Speed Control X backside cache enabling simply by visiting the XLR8 web site. To make use of the utility users must have already installed Mac OS X and be running the software when they launch the installer. The new XLR8 MACh Speed Control X utility will work with all third party processor upgrades providing they have at least 1MB of backside cache that is capable of running at a ratio of 2:1 (all XLR8 upgrades faster than a G3 300 with 1MB of backside cache are capable of running at 2:1). ?Users who have purchased other brands of processor upgrade should ensure that they have high specification cache before installing the utility.

Although XLR8 does not officially support the installation of OS X on platforms not supported by Apple, we are giving these users the performance to really push the boundaries... And after all isn?t that what being a Mac User is all about?

MACh Speed Control for X is available for free. You can find more information at the XLR8 Web site.