Other World Computing Reduces Price of OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.4-1.5GHz

Top-rated processor upgrade for Power Macs now $395

Mar 17, 2005 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced it has reduced the price of its OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.4-1.5 Gigahertz (GHz) processor upgrade from $429 to the new lower price of $395.The new price is effective immediately through OWC at

“We are making it easier for customers to get these great processors in their hands by lowering the prices,” said Larry O’Connor, President of OWC. “The OWC Mercury Extreme G4 is one of the most economical ways to upgrade an older Mac. And, as with all our processors, it is 100 percent compatible with Apple’s recently unleashed Tiger.”

The Mercury Extreme G4/1.4-1.5GHz includes 256KB of 1:1 L2 cache on-chip and 2MB of high-speed L3 Cache, and is covered by OWC’s three-year limited warranty and 30-day 100 percent money-back guarantee. The processor is compatible with Apple PowerMac G4 AGP Graphics (Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio and Quicksilver models, and with Mac OS 9.2.1 or higher, all versions of OS X 10.0.4 and later including Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Visit for pricing of, information on or to order any of the full line of OWC Mercury Extreme G4 Processor upgrades starting from $195 for 1.0GHz.


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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