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OWC 64GB High Performance Multi-Channel 1066MHz DDR3 Memory Upgrade Doubles The Factory RAM Offered In 2009 Mac Pro 8-Core Models

OWC 64GB Upgrade Kit continues OWC’s three year streak of offering double the factory offered RAM with savings up to 68% versus same sized factory options

Feb 2, 2010 | Woodstock, IL

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Other World Computing (OWC®)http://www.macsales.com, a leading zero emissions Mac® and PC technology company, announced today its new OWC 64GB 1066MHz DDR3 ECC Memory Upgrade Kit for Mac Pro 8-Core Pro models continues OWC’s three year streak of offering up to double the original factory memory for Apple Mac Pro computers by offering kits of up to 64GB at savings up to 68% over same sized factory options for all Mac Pro Dual-Core, Quad-Core, and 8-Core models.

More Options & Savings Up To 68% Versus Factory

OWC’s Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro 8-Core models offer more configuration options and thousands of dollars in savings over factory memory upgrades. The two 8GB module-based OWC upgrades - 48GB (6 x 8GB) and 64GB (4 x 8GB) - offer a maximum performance configuration for Mac Pro 8-Core machines not available from the factory. Mac Pro 8-Core owners can also choose OWC’s 32GB Memory Kit priced at only $1,197.99 – a savings of $2,502 compared to the $3700 32GB factory upgrade. In addition to the savings offered by OWC Upgrades, Mac Pro users also retain their original factory memory modules that can either be set aside for future use or be sent to OWC for a cash back trade-in of up to $25 per Apple factory 2GB memory module.

Pricing for OWC Memory Upgrade Kits up to 64GB
for 2009 Mac Pro 8-Core 2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, and 2.93GHz models:

• OWC 24GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$914.99 (6 x 4GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option.

• OWC 32GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $1197.99 (8 x 4GB matched memory modules)
$2502 (68%) lower cost than factory 32GB upgrade.

• OWC 48GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $2679.99 (6 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $1020 lower cost than 32GB factory max upgrade.

• OWC 64GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $3559.99 (8 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $140 lower cost than 32GB factory max upgrade.

Pricing for OWC Memory Upgrade Kits up to 32GB
for 2009 Quad-Core 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, and 3.33GHz models:


• OWC 12GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$459.99 (3 x 4GB matched memory modules)
$890 (66%) lower cost than factory 12GB upgrade.

• OWC 16GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$612.99 (4 x 4GB matched memory modules)
$1237 (67%) lower cost than factory 12GB upgrade.

• OWC 24GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit -$1399.99 (3 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $450 lower cost than 16GB factory max upgrade.

• OWC 32GB DDR3 ECC Memory Kit - $1799.99 (4 x 8GB matched memory modules)
Not available as factory memory upgrade option. $50 lower cost than 16GB factory max upgrade.

To assist all Mac Pro owners in selecting the correct memory upgrade for any 2006-2009 Dual-Core, Quad-Core, or 8-Core Mac Pro model, OWC has created a simple to use guide that shows what RAM type and speed each Mac Pro model utilizes. To use the guide to select and order OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro models, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/memory/Mac-Pro-Memory

64GB Certified For Flawless Use With Mac Pro 8-Core

By maintaining its own lab of nearly every Apple Mac model ever made, including all of the latest Mac Pro 2009 models, OWC’s MaxRAM™ certification program can confirm use of memory configurations that exceed Apple’s officially supported RAM maximums. This program also confirms OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for the Mac Pro meet, if not surpass, Apple Design Specifications, including specific required thermal EEPROM, board design, chip components; and are fully RoHS and JEDEC compliant. Also, like all fully tested OWC memory upgrades, these new OWC Upgrade Kits for Mac Pro Quad-Core models are engineered with premium quality components for cool, flawless operation and are backed with a Money Back Guarantee and OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty.

For more information on various Mac machines that have been confirmed to be able to utilize up to four times the amount of RAM than factory offered, visit:http://eshop.macsales.com/memory/maxram

Free “Do-It-Yourself” Video for Easy Installation

OWC Memory Upgrade Kits for 2006-2009 Mac Pro models are fully supported with free online instructional videos to make user installation an easy 15-minute procedure. To watch the step-by-step installations, visit:
http://eshop.macsales.com/tech_center/installation.cfm

OWC - Trusted Name in Mac Memory

OWC memory upgrades are available from 16MB to 64GB for nearly every current and past Apple notebook and desktop computer manufactured during the past twenty years, including Mac Pro Xeon, iMac, PowerMac, Xserve, iBook, and PowerBook computers. By maintaining an active state-of-the-art test lab, OWC ensures its memory upgrades offer the highest product quality and reliability and backs them with a Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty and Money Back Guarantee.

The full OWC Memory line, as well as a compatibility guide for the correct upgrades for each specific Apple model, can be found online at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/apple/memory/

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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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