Other World Computing Reduces Pricing on OWC Mercury Extreme G4 Line

New Pricing up to 15% lower, OWC Mercury Extreme G4 1.0GHz to 1.5GHz now from $195.00

Apr 5, 2005 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced it has reduced prices by as much as $40 on its popular OWC Mercury Extreme G4 processor upgrades. The updated pricing, effective immediately through OWC at is as follows:

  • OWC Mercury Extreme G4/933 Megahertz (MHz)-1.0 Gigahertz (GHz) – $195.00 (was $229.99),
  • OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.0-1.2GHz – $289.00 (was $299.00),
  • OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.3-1.4GHz – $349.00 (was $389.00), and
  • OWC Mercury Extreme G4/1.4-1.5GHz – $429.00 (was $459.99).

“The OWC Mercury Extreme G4 line is one of our best sellers,” said Larry O’Connor, president of OWC. “These easy-to-install, plug-and-play processor upgrades are the easiest way to speed up your Power Mac G4, and now they’re an even better value.”

Each Mercury Extreme G4 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. All models are 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 10.3.x Panther versions.Complete pricing, ordering and availability information for Mercury Extreme G4 processor upgrades is available online 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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