Other World Computing Introduces Mercury G3/533MHz and G4/550MHz ZIF Upgrades

OWC Mercury ZIF Upgrades are Fastest Available for Apple PowerMac G3 Beige, G3 Blue & White, and G4 “Yikes” PCI Models

Jul 17, 2002 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing, a leading provider of products and services for the Macintosh marketplace, today introduced the Mercury G3/533MHz and G4/550MHz ZIF upgrades for the Apple PowerMac G3 Beige, G3 Blue & White and G4 “Yikes” models.

“The New Mercury G3 and G4 upgrades add new life to older, yet still dependable and functional Macintosh computers,” said Larry O’Connor, president of Other World Computing. “In a time where many computers face a two-to-three year life cycle, OWC continues to deliver products and services that breathe life into older systems. Our Mercury ZIF upgrades are the most affordable solutions available to increase the performance of an existing Mac.”

The new Mercury ZIF plug-and-play upgrades are fully compatible with all existing hardware and software, and the latest Apple OS versions. The upgrades come with a two-year warranty from OWC.

The Mercury G3/533MHz ZIF sells for $219.97 and the G4/550 ZIF sells for $259.97. Both upgrades are available exclusively through Other World Computing at


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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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