Other World Computing Drops Prices on SuperDrive DVD/CD Kits & Solutions

OWC SuperDrive Upgrade Kits for PowerMacs, iMacs, PowerBooks, and eMacs give existing Apple computers the latest CD/DVD capabilities and are now available for as low as $44.99

Jun 6, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Technology solutions provider Other World Computing (OWC) today announced an immediate price reduction, with prices as low as $44.99, on its popular SuperDrive Upgrade Kits allowing Apple users to upgrade PowerMacs, iMacs, PowerBooks, and eMacs. Kits for these various Mac models are user-installable and allow users to burn DVDs as fast as 16X, Dual-Layer 8.5GB DVDs up to 8X, or CDs at up to 40X. DVD read speeds are up to 16X and CD Read at up to 40X. SuperDrive Upgrade Kits available from OWC are easily installed for instant access to today’s most advanced technology. Kits are compatible with all popular Mac software such as Apple's iLife Suite including iDVD; Apple DVD Studio Pro; Roxio Toast; and EMC Retrospect. For users with multiple machines or who would prefer an external solution, Other World Computing offers the award-winning OWC Mercury Pro 16X DVD/8X Dual Layer/40XCDRW SuperDrive FireWire+USB2 Combo Solution with easy plug-and-play connection for just $129.99. All kits come with required cabling/mounting hardware. Packages also may include a selection of applicable CD and/or DVD burning media, NTI DragonBurn 4.0 CD/DVD Authoring software, and/or EMC Retrospect Backup software for complete protection through fast, easy-to-use backups. See what SuperDrive solution OWC has for your Apple model online here:

/shop/optical-drives/superdrives/ For additional information contact www.macsales.comor call toll free (800) 275-4576. About Other World Computing Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer universe since 1988. The Illinois-based company had revenues exceeding $35 million USD in 2005. OWC operates the popular e-commerce portal which features one of the largest online catalogs of computer and iPod enhancement products including Mercury, Neptune, and NewerTech acceleration and FireWire product lines. OWC is a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member and provides extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. The company management umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers and, and is the area’s leading technology employer as ranked by McHenry County Business Journal. OWC press release and product images can be found at


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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